Got yelled at today … by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was.
I thought I’d watch some sports while folding clothes (making up for my complete lack of doing chores yesterday). My choices were NBA basketball (where travelling is only called after 6 or 7 steps), bull riding (where I just feel sorry for the bulls), or a dog show (where I just couldn’t care less). My sister Lucy would be in TV heaven, but I had to just turn it off. 🙂
United Airlines says "Thank you, American Airlines, now everyone finally knows we’re not the ONLY a*holes!" Yes, the woman was apparently belligerent (just like United’s victim), but these so-called professionals need to be a LOT more professional.
"Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia, and are FAR more dangerous than drinks sweetened with sugar.
Boston University researchers found aspartame, a low-calorie sweetener, wreaks havoc on the arteries, as opposed to sugar-sweetened drinks They found a direct link between this damage and dementia or stroke risk The news comes amid a surge in popularity for diet drinks in kids and adults"
See also Diet Soft Drinks Cause Stroke
It was horrible! I was at Walmart again, but that’s not the worst part. There was a teenage/early-20’s girl with boobs out to here, wearing the most form-fitting outfit you ever saw. I tried to ignore her because she REALLY wanted to be looked at, and I always try to disappoint people like that. Even my 12-year-old daughter shook her head, saying "She’s so plastic!" because of all of the make-up.
Then I kept running into this girl and her mom (similarly dressed) as I went searching for cat food. I was studiously avoiding eye contact because I didn’t want to feed her ego. Thirty years ago, sure, I might have asked her out. Wait, how old am I? Wow, time flies.
Anyway, now that I have a beautiful young daughter of my own (already being checked out by creepy guys), I found this girl to be sad and pathetic. By the time they were near the cashiers, I was going the opposite direction. Another woman, dressed normally, attractive, Iranian maybe, was looking at the plastic girl then looking at me, right in the eye. I could guess she was thinking (of me) "You’re going to stare at that tramp, aren’t you!? I just know it! Men are all pigs!"
I just looked at her — the attractive, decent one — and smiled. And that was the end of it. Or so I thought. There was the plastic girl again at the self-checkout as my daughter and I were checking out. Everyone was staring (men and women) at the girl. She was actually very attractive, but would’ve been even more so if she toned it down a notch or two … or ten.
I’m going to try running Windows in a virtual machine after installing Linux on my PC, as per these instructions: superuser.com. It’ll probably suck (because Linux sucks), but after all of NSA’s Windows backdoors were published online (somewhere, look it up), I’m almost afraid to use my Windows machine. I use my iPhone and ChromeBook as much as possible (even though the NSA probably has backdoors into those, too). I prefer Windows, and not just because my Windows PC has two monitors. It’s the only device that I consider a REAL computer.
Don says, “Bill, to give Windows access to your USBs, install Virtualbox Guest Additions.”
Makes me laugh when Facebook asks why I think something is funny or amazing. I’m thinking "Bite me. I don’t have the time or inclination to teach your artificial ‘intelligence’ algorithms what it means to be human." Not that it could ever understand it, anyway.
Preparing to take Elizabeth to a skating party, I said, “Here, take some money. Go ask your mom for more.” I thought I had at least a $10, but only had $6. When she returned I asked how much she had now.
“What?! Yeah, I’ll need most of that back.”
Salt water filter invented