Monday, June 23, 2008

"Sorry, we just don't have Time".

My wife and I took our youngest daughter and one of her girl friends to the Mall in Tupelo Sunday. You need to understand that we have to drive nearly for an hour to get there. And with today's rising gas prices, it is no small financial feat to do so. So, we had been there for a bit, walking around, when I needed to rest for a while. I sat down in front of some toys that children ride on. You know, trucks, "race cars", wagons, whatever. You put the quarters in and the child gets bounced around for a minute or two. Little did I know that I would experience a life event that would prompt my writing here.


       A little girl, no more than five years old walked among the toys, and asked her dad could she ride one. "No", her dad had said, "we just don't have the time". As  I heard those words, I thought of my oldest daughter, and to her two children. How many times did my wife or I tell that oldest girl, "no, we just don't have the time". We can never recover those times lost.We had the time, we just never understood how precious, and fleeting, our time with our children is. We should have made time. The man in the Mall should have made time. If he had to be somewhere important, then why was he in the mall in the first place?


        I want to say so many things about spending time with your children while they are small. But you KNOW all of the things I want to say! All of us do! We now try to make the time for our youngest girl. I spent two nights in a row sitting in a skating rink with my youngest...because she wanted me to. Our children crave our approval, and our love. I miss the times I spent with my oldest girl. The times I wanted to fish, and she wanted to swim and splash in the water, and scare away any fish within a two mile area! The kites she wanted to fly...the animals she would wag home, and try to save. All of that is gone now, just so many memories stored in my head.

         Make time for your children, not excuses. You can never go back...if you have grown children, then you know what I mean!

Thursday, June 19, 2008

We All Have to Pay...

Have you seen this shit? We are now forced to buy "converter boxes" to see our tv after January '09? The fuckin' cable companies were going to make everyone pay for cable one way or the other! Either you have cable, or, if you get tv on an antenna, then you now have to buy the converter boxes that are for sale by the cable companies. Fuck that!


       This is simply another example of Congress passing laws without our knowledge! You didn't think that all of the cable companies just decided to go digital all at once? Oh no, my friends, this was brought on by the cable companies, but Congress passed the legislation to make it happen! And the cost of these boxes? They start at $40;00! I am sure that there are more expensive ones. This is bullshit, and we should not stand for it! I am writing to Senator Trent Lott, of Mississippi. I will tell him just what a rip-off this really is! There are lots of rural living people who count on big antennas to get their tv. Fuck these corporate assholes!


         On a lighter note. Our car has been making a funny noise so my wife took it to a "trained" Nissan mechanic.  All she got from him was that one of the belts was loose, so he tightened it. Still the noise persisted. I told her it sounded like an external noise, like the water pump, or the power steering pump. Meanwhile, back at the shop, and the heavily trained mechanic, he just scratches his head and says he can't figure it out? So, last Thursday, guess what happens? You guessed it... the water pump went out about three miles from the dealer, and their trained mechanic! Now, how did I know it was the water pump? Lifetime experience, that's how! I trained as a diesel mechanic in the Army, but it is all almost the same thing! I have never worked on foriegn cars before, but I am sure they are not so different from U.S. cars. Except for Mazdas. They have "rotary" engines in them!


           My oldest daughter took me to eat a steak dinner last Saturday for Father's Day. I just had fun with the kids, I didn't really need the dinner at all!!

Thursday, June 12, 2008

Here Again?

Who are we? Don't give me your name! WHO are you...WHY are you here? I have asked myself these questions lately more and more. I find no answer. Want to know if your life is important? Ask yourself this..."In one hundred years, will anyone remember me?" If the answer is "no", then you are un-important. Join the club!

Monday, June 9, 2008

A Submission

A submission from dkbsnurse, enjoy it, peons!!!


1  There will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
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2.  All ballots will be in this nation's language.
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3.. All government business will be conducted in our  language.
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4. Non-residents will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.
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5. Non-citizens will NEVER be ab le to hold political office.
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6  Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers.   No welfare, no food  stamps, no health care,  or other government assistance programs. Any burden will be deported.
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7.  Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount at least equal to 40,000 times the daily minimum wage.
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8. If foreigners come here and buy land... Options will be restricted. Certain parcels including  waterfront property are reserved for citizens naturally born into this country.
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9.. Foreigners may have no protests; no demonstrations, no waving of a foreign flag, no political organizing, no  bad-mouthing our president or his policies. &n bsp; These will lead to deportation.
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10.  If you do come to this country illegally,  you will be actively hunted &, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged.  All assets will be taken from you.
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Harsh, you say?.......

The above laws are current immigration laws of


An Answer to a Question

Dang it! Someone asked the question about my drinking; most notably that I didn't do it anymore. Well, I DO drink the occasional beer, and a little whiskey or tequila thrown in for good measure! Believe me, I do not drink like I used to! Shit, I used to drink like it was a sport or hobby!


      That is almost correct...if you could smoke it, snort it, inject it, or drink it, I was there! By the tender age of 19 I was an addict. I had to do something and quick. I kicked everything for a long time. I now drink a little bit, but it takes so much to get me drunk these days! I can get a big bottle of whiskey, and drink the entire thing in an evening! But I don't...I make it last for about three days. Hey! That is a stretch for me!!


        Something you should know; my girls have NEVER seen me drunk. I never hit their mom, or run around with other women. Hell, I even gave up smoking! I need some form of vice guys! Hell, even my muse drinks to excess! I try to keep her sober, but then she never has any ideas about what to write!


         Take note; my Bowflex is working wonders! I am not losing much weight, but my damn arms are getting huge!!! Back when I was a wrestler,  my arms measured 19 inches at the biceps! I am going for more than that this time around!!!! Don't worry, I can STILL break boards with one punch! That is what I like!!!


       Be nice, and take care of each other. You never know when the person you piss off will get even....or how!