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I've a wagon load of opinions on nearly every subject and I seem to gather enough steam occasionally to instigate a debate if the subject stirs me.

I have super-low tolerance for stupidity, child, senior and animal abusers, smelly old men who come on to any female and last but certainly not least, Criminal Politicians. *Smirk*

I am a Christian, NOT perfected by any stretch.

Come on in, read, agree, disagree or just shake your head, I welcome your thoughts, all peoples, all nations, always. *Bigsmile*



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September 7, 2009 at 9:14am
September 7, 2009 at 9:14am
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Just like I said; Origins of Labor Day, hey, I admit I didn't know, did you?


http://buzz.yahoo.com/buzzlog/92981?fp=1




Check out my new Poll at "Invalid Item and VOTE oR sound off right here! However you wish to express yourself *Thumbsup*.



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New Word ALERT *Exclaim*

Their prodigious presence is no mystery. Starlings breed like crazy, eat almost anything, are highly mobile and operate in overwhelming numbers. They're also expert at nesting in protected nooks and making an intimidating statement as they swirl in vast clouds called "murmurations." Funny, *Laugh* my online dictionary does not have anything close to that word, " murmurations ".


Someone's making up words again Lucie-ee . . . *Wink*




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The link provided below was very interesting and enlightening; you might think so also.

http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/youscareme.asp




September 6, 2009 at 1:07pm
September 6, 2009 at 1:07pm
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Thank you Mr. Green Czar, for your resignation. Such grand news on this beautiful Sunday morning *Delight*. See the (**sniff, sniff, dab & wipe**) story below. (**if you can bare it**) *Smirk**Smirk*


Ohhh what a bewww-T-FUL MOR-ning,
Ohh what a bewww-T-FUL DAy,
I've got a WON-der-FUL feel-ling,
EV'RYthing's* going my way. *Smile* & *Delight* & *Bigsmile*



*Up**for 15 minutes at least, anyway! *Laugh*



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Do you think in the near future this Obama administration will actually repeal the freedom of speech law?


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September 4, 2009 at 2:08am
September 4, 2009 at 2:08am
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"One of the traditional methods of imposing statism or socialism on a people has been by way of medicine. It’s very easy to disguise a medical program as a humanitarian project. Most people are a little reluctant to oppose anything that suggests medical care for people who possibly can’t afford it.”


Ronald Reagan






Thank the Lord for Lorien . She underscored the importance of those stats and then the changing/crashing/unverifiable URLs. Ugh, I had composed yet another apology regarding verification sites and this one cratered on me. *Angry*

So, #4,6,8,11,12,13,14 from "Invalid Entry are P O O F ! and again
I go sit in

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September 3, 2009 at 10:27pm
September 3, 2009 at 10:27pm
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Right after my morning ritual I have all these interesting things to write about and advocate and tell you about and then by the time I get here, they're

P O O F !


Morning brought the busiest one I can remember for a long time. While I was away from the apartment, I missed three calls. After checking on Tamra, then Dulce and Irene, I came home and made my call backs.

While I was at Tam's, she told me that Linda got mad at the senior's abusive granddaughter and told her that I was the one who called the APS. Oh my goodness. *Shock* She cussed Tamra OUT and said she didn't want to be a part-time friend to her. That we could just go F ourselves. Well now, ain't this just rotten peaches with sour cream? The great State of Texas afforded me complete anonymity and my neighbor OUTED me to the disgruntled daughter and granddaughter *Exclaim*

The daughter came to Tam's door wanting to talk to ME. I told Tam that I didn't wish to talk to her. I could hear her, she said, "I'm not going to do anything, I just want to talk to her." Tamra repeated my stand. She went away but I called Tom to come and get me, just in case they had other ideas.


*Confused**Angry**Sick**Confused**Angry**Sick**Confused*



I must tell you that I'm practically in a constant stream of talking to my personal Avenger. People are losing their common sense, OR they should be on medication, they AREN'T or REFUSE to take it.

I don't want or like all this drama from so-called adults who are so self-centered, greedy AND CRUEL. Tam did nothing to deserve that cussing out, and it provokes me that she would dare go off on her like she did. I was expecting Tamra to be in a weepingmode, but PRAISE the LORD, she showed some spiritual spine, and she made me proud *Heart*.



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It seems that my celebration of Max and Mollie in the "Invalid Entry entry was more than one reader could take at one time. I was sorry to learn that, however, when I'm reading anything about animals and the narrative is someone's personal POV, I usually enjoy it more for exactly what it is, that individual's personal peek into their pets. *Delight*

I enjoy learning how people love their pets, whether it's a pot-belly pig or an Amazon macaw. What I discover is so much more about the writer, which colors that most interpersonal knowledge that we flowingly (**hopefully**) receive from and give to others. Sharing the love in their hearts for their pets. For some people that's all they have to love in this world. Then the cherry on top is the pets love them unconditionally, bad breath and all *Heart*.

It seems my essay on my cats was close to 3,000 words. I don't apologize. As a matter of fact, I failed to describe their eyes, when I realized that, I knew I had left out the most expressive part of them (** excluding their tails *Wink* **).

Mollie: has copper eyes, that seem to enlarge when she's trying to get my attention to the disappearing chow. She's not a lap cat (yet *Wink*) but she likes to retrieve a milk jug ring til my arm burns *Delight*. When I sit on the love seat that's when she's willing to grace my left leg with her presence.

She allows me to pet her non-stop thank you, but no lapping. *Smile* When she's reclined on the back of the overstuffed rocker, I buzz those ears with *Kiss*Y sounds and she pushes back on my face. Yes, I admit to loving the physical signs of feline affection. She is curious and discriminating of people, much moreso than Maxy-pax.

Max: I have seen cats with green eyes and seen cats with yellow eyes, but never have I seen a cat with both colors simultaneously. Then depending upon the light, those shades would change, the green and yellow, and the pupil become a slit creating another original "face" that's burned a 5-*Star* rating upon my *Heart*.

Max's eyes are both green and yellow at the same time . . . ALL the time,

I couldn't have known it, cause I never saw them, just what it said on the paperwork. So it begged the name of "Mr. Greengold" and he slowly blinks his approval. I don't do it all the time, just the right time. *Delight* Sometimes I think the Creator's gifts are beyond the borders of words. This incredible companion animal has a grandeur about him that gives me great pleasure. *Heart*

Max's personality overpowers Mollie, but she's coming out some and challenging all Max-A-Rama's attention. One night while cutting grocery coupons and listening to FNC, Max was "laying on thick" the look-at-my-tummy-while-I-curl-up-like-bacon act for my music-box and love scruffs and slow ear pulls or paw-pad mashes til they open 10shun. He looks for the hand now and its an accomplishment *Heart*.

Mollie was perched up on a pile of clean laundry with one leg crossed over the other, looking down on the silly Maxibilly with a snobby arrogance that I recognized and regaled in. *Laugh* She's jealous of Max. She can't or won't show her tummy - she might eventually, it's not an issue for me. But when Maxatoni showed Tom his tummy first, that was an issue for me. *Rolleyes*

You big B&W turd, *Laugh* I baby-talked your blessed assurance for four solid days and you show TOM your tummy first.
See who opens that next can of tuna, Boyoi. *Laugh*


These two felines breathe the same air I do, have some of the same needs I do, and have their individual idiosyncrasies indelibly imprinted on their psyches, like I do. *Heart*

Okay, NOW I'm thru with kitties for a while. *Cool*


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September 2, 2009 at 9:21pm
September 2, 2009 at 9:21pm
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I just can't believe what some children do to their parents. This senior lady 83-85 (not sure) has a patch of hair missing on the top of her head, she has scratched both her skinny little legs til they bled, a 3-year old is left with her all the time for hours at a time. She fell yesterday and almost fell on the toddler.

Her daughter finally came home, asked her daughter to help her get the lady up and the granddaughter said she can stay on the floor for all I care. . . *Shock* *Shock* So ........

Last night I heard all I wanted to hear, I excused myself from Tamra's and Linda's company and came home and called the Adult Protective Hotline. I held and HELD. I was on ignore for 45 minutes and getter hotter under the collar with every minute that passed.

When a sweet voiced Charlotte finally came on line with me, I said I have two things to say right off the bat, 1) the music I had to listen to was wonderful (some kind of jazzy tunes) and 2) the wait I had to endure was appalling. She, of course apologized but then I learned later in the conversation that it was the entire state of Texas that their switchboard covered.

And yes, it was my turn to apologize to Charlotte, and I did so sincerely, no wonder I was on hold so long. *Rolleyes* They take care of the entire state!

She took all the information that I knew, then because I was gone over one hour, Tam came looking for me to find out when they were coming. So Tamra was able to help me in the information department.

I had Bible study from 10:30 to 1:00 - then a 1:30 appointment with the Blood Center, then Tam picked me up and we went and got pedicures. I had a man technician for the first time and his hands/fingers were sooo strong.

I was almost drooling as his fingers hit the perfect spots on the sole of my foot. I took sooo many deep, deep breaths and without thinking twice I asked if they do body massage.

He responded, "you wan body massage?" I said, "Yes" and then pulled my visor down over my face, as everyone in hearing distance laughed and he was blushing!

Came home to find out that an older lady with a metal clipboard came by to see Ms Joyce, the senior today and the granddaughter was talking to her Mom on the phone mad as hell.

THEY ARE B U S T E D *Exclaim*

Yes, I'm delighted that someone now knows what that poor, old, unloved, disrespected, woman has been going through for a long time. God love her!





September 1, 2009 at 3:11pm
September 1, 2009 at 3:11pm
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August 31, 2009 at 9:39pm
August 31, 2009 at 9:39pm
#665955
Wow, yesterday mid-afternoon I saw Gary Smith for the first time in six months. I walked straight to his big, grinning, red face and shook his hand with gusto. He blushed deeper and deeper and I did my best to put him at ease. He's 51, but you would guess late 30's or early 40's. He takes care of his body and has nice hands. *Blush*

His faded light blue jeans fit him well and his equally faded red T-shirt fit his upper arm even better. I wondered why he was so shy, he was that way with everyone who approached him. Since we had finished our business at the same time, he asked if I had a way, yes, I could call someone, but no, he wouldn't have that and insisted to take me home.

Nice car, don't ask me what it was, I stopped being into cars early 70's. It was a terra cotta color, or rusty orange. Comfy and clutter, not filth. So he red-faced again about the "mess", but soon enough I was seated and he closed the door. But that's been a while ago. A man shut my door for me.

I'm enjoying this retro man's role interplaying with woman's role.

Brain storm *Exclaim* After learning that Gary lives with his aunt and her husband (his uncle) just died recently, she has strict rules for him to obey, and he does. She caught him looking at porn once and he was disciplined. I don't mean corp-orally but curfews set and keys confiscated.

This guy is a pussy-cat. He's never drank, smoked a cigarette, taken any recreational drug, a V I R G I N ! This guy is tall, built (**by that I mean flat tummy *Delight***) plus he looks like Tom Hanks. So I decided to introduce him to Tamra.

We were sitting around and the subject came up about housework and how repetitive and mundane and suddenly Gary volunteered to do whatever Tamra needed done to get her apartment in order from the move. She was sitting there with her mouth open and finally sputtering "Well sure Gary, wanna start now?" She laughed, so did I, then Gary slipped to the floor.

He continued to tell us he truly believed with all his heart that women were superior to men! *Shock* I'm thinking to myself, get a big net and take him to the scientist who can clone him Right ladies?

He was as serious as any Hare Krishna, Mormon, or pagan you ever met. He was/is p***y-whipped and LOVES IT *Exclaim* I walked him to his car, fearful someone might holler 'faggot' at him. Then I went back to Tamra's.

First thing she squealed was, "Can I KEEP HIM TRICIA ANN?" I laughed and rolled for a while and kept pointing my finger at her calling her a dominatrix, then she blew it by saying, "what's that?" *Rolleyes*

This morning she came here in a streak of joy telling me that Gary had dropped by a few minutes ago as it was on his way to some place to clean. He and his uncle had a medium-sized janitorial service and he just wanted to see if there was anything he could do for her. *Delight*

I asked her if she made coffee or offered some breakfast - she said he just hugged her and was on his way. Tra la la la la, hey, I'm THRILLED she has this original, shy, woman-elevator, for a change that I could do a little do-Se-do.

I asked her if he made uncomfortable in any way . . . she said, "Hell no."
I asked her if she liked him dropping by, she said, "he's fun to talk to."
So hell yeah I'm happy Tamra has a friend, a male friend that these non-working folks can see is hanging around. So they best not try anything because he may be inside. Oh yeah, this can be a blessing.

Every time Tamra starts her attention-piggie routine I shake my head and tell her where she came from and all the freedom she has now, . . . so don't be banging on my door every 20 minutes asking me what I'm doing Okay? *Worry*

I believe that Tamra is in desperate need of psycho-therapy at this late point in her life considering the phases of parental neglect and plain indifference she suffered. Then when physical maladies are interwoven and do their damage she wants to blame herself and she doesn't stop there, it develops into self-loathing and trouble really gets a foot/hand hold when that comes to live in the brain. *Sad*

Today we went to the office that assesses her eligibility and evaluates by her income (disability check) minus her personal outgo will equal how much in food stamps Tamra will receive.

The manager here filled out $535.00 per month, when in reality she'll only pay 485.00 - Was that a Random Act of Kindness for Tamra? I say that Mr. Ricardo Mendoza is a good man. He understands Tamra's situation because I spoke with him on her behalf and he demonstrated a willingness to bring her back even though she broke the lease. Yeah, he's a KEEPER *Delight*


Texans behind Vikings 10-17, but Andre Johnson just caught a beaut! *Bigsmile*
and Minnesota challenges #80's dance down the sideline.

Houston leading Cubs

Gonna eat my Cheerios and watch the game - Goodnite WdC,


IMPORTANT DRUG ALERT:
For those who may have teenagers or young adults living at home, casually run this item under their nose,(no pun intended) with *Heart* of course. *Smile*


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090831/ap_on_re_us/us_drug_war_tainted_cocaine



August 29, 2009 at 2:27pm
August 29, 2009 at 2:27pm
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WHY ARE WE BANKRUPT?

Informative, and mind boggling!

From an email forward from Nevada




You think the war in Iraq is costing us too much? Read this:

Boy, was I confused. I have been hammered with the propaganda that it is the Iraq war and the war on terror that is bankrupting us. I now find that to be RIDICULOUS.

I hope the following 14 reasons are forwarded over and over again until they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading them. I also have included the URL's for verification of all the following facts.

1. $11 Billion to $22 Billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year by state governments.

Verify at: http://tinyurl.com/zob77

2. $2.2 Billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC, and free school lunches for illegal aliens.

Verify at: http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html

3. $2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal aliens.

Verify at: http://www.cis.org/articles/2004/fiscalexec.html

4. $12 Billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary school education for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of English!

Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANscriptS/0604/01/ldt.0.html

5. $17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies.

Verify at http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANscriptS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

6. $3 Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens.

Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/%20TRANscriptS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

7. 30% percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens.

Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANscriptS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

8. $90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare & Social services by the American taxpayers.

Verify at: http://premium.cnn.com/TRANSCIPTS/0610/29/ldt.01.html

9. $200 Billion dollars a year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens.

Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSC%20RI%20PTS/0604/01/ldt.01.html

10. The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime rate that's two and a half times that of white non-illegal aliens. In particular, their children, are going to make a huge additional crime problem in the U.S.

Verify at: http://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANscriptS/0606/12/ldt.01.html

11. During the year of 2005 there were 4 to 10 MILLION illegal aliens that crossed our southern border also, as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from terrorist countries. Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana, crossed into the U.S. from the southern border.

Verify at: Homeland Security Report: http://tinyurl.com/t9sht
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12. The National policy Institute, estimated that the total cost of mass deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion or an average cost of between $41 and $46 billion annually over a five year period.'

Verify at: http://www.nationalpolicyinstitute.org/pdf/deportation.pdf


13. In 2006 illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in remittances to their countries of origin.

Verify at: http://www.rense.com/general75/niht.html


14. 'The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One million sex crimes committed by illegal immigrants In The United States.'

Verify at: http://www.drdsk.com/articleshtml



The total cost is a whopping $ 338.3 BILLION DOLLARS A YEAR AND IF YOU'RE LIKE ME HAVING TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING THIS AMOUNT OF MONEY; IT IS $338,300,000,000.00 WHICH WOULD BE ENOUGH TO STIMULATE THE ECONOMY FOR THE CITIZENS OF THIS COUNTRY.


Are we THAT stupid? YES, FOR LETTING THOSE IN THE U.S. CONGRESS GET AWAY WITH LETTING THIS HAPPEN YEAR AFTER YEAR *Exclaim*

If this doesn't bother you then just delete the message. If, on the other hand, it does raise the hair on the back of your neck, I hope you forward it to every legal resident you know.


YEAH! That goes DOUBLE for me. *Delight*




August 25, 2009 at 4:32pm
August 25, 2009 at 4:32pm
#665175
As our government continues its downward spiral, I've been drawn to the Book of Romans. It's really knocking me out and I MUST read each chapter more than once to retain the richness therein.

It became problematic for me when at Chapter 13, I'm immediately thrown off balance by the language. Please, read for yourselves and ask the question that BEGS the question, is this pertinent regarding Our Government today*Question* *Confused*

I admit to being disheartened to read and think that God really commands us to obey these government officials because He put them in place? T O D A Y *Question*

The very first verse of Chapter 13 made me very nervous. See what you think;

v 1:Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.


This might be one of those times that we aren't to take the Scripture literally. *Confused* Should it be meant literally, for our present day condition, then the reader must question (due to ignorance, speaking for myself only) why He would orchestrate bad, corrupt, dishonest men for such noble positions of authority and power? *Confused*


v 2: Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves.

Yikes, all my previous personal opinions and jokes that place Obama in a less than presidential light is wrong, I guess, *Confused* Shouldn't the President be worthy of such respect from the people whom he governs?

v3: a)For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. b)Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good and you will have praise from the same.


a)Some rulers are a terror - so how does one reconcile the glaring disparities of Good vs Evil rulers? b) No one wants to be afraid of authority. Do I want praise from corrupt officials? *Confused*

v4: For he is God's minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God's minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.
*Confused* I don't understand how the corrupt guys will execute wrath on him who practices evil, when they themselves are evil. *Confused*

v5: Therefore you must be subject, not only because of wrath but also for conscience' sake.
My conscience is pretty crusty and denial "always works", dun'cha' know? *Laugh* N O T !

v6: For because of this you also pay taxes, for they are God's ministers attending continually to this very thing.
Look at all those prime people positions that preferred to withdraw because of tax issues *Exclaim*

v7: Render therefore to all their due: taxes to whom taxes are due, customs to whom customs, fear to whom fear, honor to whom honor.
Since Our Creator did not give us a spirit of fear, this verse includes a ordinance to render to all their due. It includes fear. I need some clarification on that one. *Confused*

So in only seven verses we have much to ponder. I'm still not clear on it's meaning. I will consider the definition that's written under the biblical text that explains verbiage as it was used and intended in the early Church, or so ONE MAN'S OPINION will explain. (**sigh**)

Once it's been interpreted from the Greek or Aramaic, it could and has before been debated what certain words, passages and context was meant or implied.


That's why I think it's a GOOD *Idea* to pray prior to reading so you'll have the correct understanding, as He meant you to have. You may not get it then, but through perseverance and a pure *Heart* you and I can have victory. YOWSER! *Delight*


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August 24, 2009 at 8:18pm
August 24, 2009 at 8:18pm
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Finally received some rain today and a little cooling of the dreadful heat and humidity here in Houston. It's debilitating sometimes. Seniors have some difficulty in managing their comfort level when it hovers around 100 degrees for several days in succession.

Tamra has her own extra problem on her side of these apartments. Right next door to her is an 85-year old woman and her granddaughter. The Grnddghtr and some man left Granny alone with no phone, no money and NO FOOD. MAN!

Then the poor old lady told another neighbor, Linda, that the granddaughter strikes her and sure enough Linda saw a bruise on her upper arm.

WHAT THE FLUCK IS WRONG WITH PEOPLE *Question*

This granddaughter needs to be talked to severely and maybe even prosecuted! *Smirk* I got to see the senior lady as it took her some time to get to the door and open it for Linda. Linda told Tamra she was gonna' report the case to Adult Protective Services, they WILL prosecute. Poor old lady . . . *Worry*.

After my morning ritual, I went and helped Tamra get her apartment straight. We went thru the bath and bedroom boxes and after that I told her that we would do the kitchen and living room tomorrow.

We still haven't heard from her step-sis about the verdict. I'm a tad anxious to know the outcome. I've been waiting a year for this day.

Cody back full-time at work, Praise the Lord! Kurt interviewed last Friday, clinched the job in the interview and started this morning. Kewl!

Now all I need, is to see Patrick. He quit his McDonald's job and his mother came here last week asking if we knew where he was. Gosh, no. We don't, but I don't worry about him, he's a survivalist and loves the conspiracy theories that abound on the internet. I feel certain that Patrick is A-OK.

Then I find out that Race, 18-year old (married with a son), has deployed to Afghanistan without coming to see us before he left. That really bothers me. I wanted to say a prayer of protection over him. Hopefully and surely his parents did that before he left.



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I see that the Houston physician, Conrad Murray will have to answer for the death of Michael Jackson after all. Someone needs to fall for it.

Guess I should just close this entry, cause I'm diggin' too hard for somethin' to write about. That's odd too, me with nothing to say?

Very odd. *Confused*


August 23, 2009 at 6:04pm
August 23, 2009 at 6:04pm
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One year ago this afternoon, Lou and I went to the SPCA's FREE Adoption Day. It had been over one year since my black & white ran away when we moved here and I missed the feline form and fickleness living around me. *Thumbsup*

Lou was a former employee of the SPCA and really knew everyone's job it seemed as we by-passed all the others waiting in lines at the many computer stations processing adoption requests.

The Houston SPCA is featured on the Animal Planet. I have been there many times, to drop off kittens usually. When I see the Houston facility on AP, I'm proud of the work they do on the farm animals that are just outside the Houston city limit.

Back to the Grand Feline Find - We had to park three blocks from the center's parking lot to find approximately 300 people milling about the huge complex. There was already a line at the check out that traveled across the width of the building and down the long hall.

The people who had yet to decide which cat would fit their lifestyle, were going back and forth, looking at each cat and writing down their ID# so as to identify the feline for the attendant to pull. I didn't visit the canine side, because I was there for a very special cat.

The spaces the adult size cats had wasn't much but the litter pan was clean, fresh water and food (they use Science Diet exclusively) visible. They were housed in a double row down one long hall, at the end of the hall, was the entry way into where the techs pulled the prospective adoptee out for the interested client.

Then from there was an identical wall of double housed cats for the public's inspection. Lou was able to get ME into the tech's area where I was allowed to reach in and pull the cat out.

I had pulled two cats out and suffered their indignation at the end of their paws, UGH & OUCH! Okay! Back you go. I know they are stressed but I needed a cool kitty. *Delight*

I was indeed looking for a B&W male. I'd find a gorgeous specimen and from the paperwork I would learn it was a female. So the process of finding a B&W, then checking for the gender, then the tell-tale personality under stress, that's a tall order for a scared kitty-cat. *Worry*

Once inside the restricted area, I pulled the third B&W, male, young, less than a year old and the name on his paperwork was Abner, YUCK! But that will change if I . . . as I lifted him and settled him in my arms, I provided the nook (of where the elbow bends) for him to hide his eyes and head. He ducked in that crook and kept his head in there.

The place was noisy with stressed cats meowing their displeasure and contempt and the multitude of people created their own decibel of noise irritation. This less-than-a-year-old-tuxedo was going home with me, that much I knew. I also knew he would rehabilitate better with a companion.

Would I dare bring home two? Tom wasn't wild about one, but two? My decision for a female companion was made. I set about to find a complimentary female. I went up and down those two long walls, eyeing critically the females available. Some too old, some with stated behavior problems, some outdoor cats.

On the second female pass, I saw her. She, too, was a B&W, sitting regally in her space, unconcerned about the world around her. I told Lou, I wished to "see" her, while I looked to see her age and name, 6 months old and " Phoebe " ooglie name.

If she acted half right I would take her home as well. Lou pulled her from the enclosure and handed her over. She sniffed my mouth as I called her all kinds of "pretty girl" and she head-butted me like her wild cousins do in Africa. They head butt as a form of greeting, so I butted her back and the deal was sealed!

Lou was reconnecting with old co-workers and enjoying that attention and then she offered to stand in line for me, so I would not have to. My male was in a cardboard box, with no way to see out. My girl was in their In-Take cage and was open on all sides.

As I sat and watched the various families with their pet picks, I couldn't help but notice that the female was poised, neck fully extended and head set back in her shoulders, front paws tucked under like a mother hen and her ears pricked forward. Her ears then followed sounds like a radar scope. Tilting and perking to all the unfamiliar sights, sounds and smells of the SPCA.

There was a constant stream of people and barking big dogs around her cage, other caged cats were hissing, spitting and growling at the preposterous predicament they were exposed to, and were voicing their displeasure. They would puff themselves up as big as they could and arch their backs like Halloween cut-out cats do. My girl was *Cool*, calm and collected.

When my two cages were finally at the checkout, Lou signaled me to come up front and I made the finalization. The female would have to stay for sterilization within 72 hours and " Abner " had already been whacked *Laugh*. They showed me shot records, worming, and micro-chipping was done for success in recovering them should anything happen. *Cool*

So here we go, heading home with my one feline kid, what would Tom say? Lou had called Cody and told him that I went crazy and chose two cats. Cody told his Dad and that prompted Tom to call her cell phone and demand to speak to me.

Uh oh, . . I'm B U S T E D **Gulp**

Way to go youngblood! *Smirk* Yes, son & Mom had a very short conversation monologue about that when I got home. *Heart* *Smirk*

All they cost me was three hours of my time and Lou's. I had to leave Zeta so they could operate, p/u scheduled for the Tuesday after Saturday adoption. When we arrived to pick her up, she had not been done due to the overwhelming response. The surgeons were overloaded, but someone could have called, I pointed out with vigor. *Rolleyes*

I have spared you all the details, but In the Beginning, while Zeta was at the mercy of the overworked SPCA staff, Zorro was under my bed for four solid days, hiding. All the while I'm a constant streamer of "baby-talk" and "kitty-ease" - you feline fanciers known what I'm talkin' about . . .

He meowed twice in four days. I placed the chow bowl close to his refuge of under my bed, along with the water bowl. The litter box was on the side of my bed, and late at night in the dark he'd do his business. I made everyone, especially Cody, lower his music-box so as to acclimate him to the sound of his voice, not wonder at the decibel.

After arriving home, I thought of what to call them. I wanted a pair-type name, you know, like Jack & Jill or Bogie & Bacall or Bonnie & Clyde. *Bigsmile*

So, I settled on Zorro & Zeta (**for the glamorous Catherine Zeta-Jones who played the feisty senorita opposite Banderas**)

Guess what? I never knew this until some years ago, that if your feline friend doesn't like the name you have chosen for them, they will simply refuse to come to you! They will IGNORE your derriere! My new kids did not like the Z names. Darn it! I thought it was so cute.

But alas, my name change would be put on the back-burner, for my girl was ill, so very sick that she sat on the floor with her nose almost touching the carpet, not moving, not eating or drinking water. She was sneezing too much which is a red flag to cat owners. Her eyes were tearing and running matter down her white and pink nose. She was very ill and I called the SPCA.

The lady I needed to speak with was on VACATION, oooh, rotten peaches w/sour cream . . . so I TOLD them I would not be returning her to the clinic for sterilization, because she was too ill to stand the surgery.

I called the clinic who works in concert with the SPCA adoptions that display sickness. They have to be seen within a window of time in order for the treatments to be at no cost to the families.

Who else but George took me to the clinic and Zeta went in to see the vet that saved her life. She told me that we could have planted a flowerbed in her ears with the ear mites that create and live a substance that resembles potting soil. So they cleaned her ears out, diagnosed and treated her upper respiratory ailment . Even some highly caloric cat food was dispensed for a slight, rapid weight gain.

After the vet consulted with me, I was asked to wait about 15 minutes so she could have a highly beneficial breathing treatment. Man, what a check-over. *Check4* Again, at zero cost to me.

I did pay George for the trip, with pure joy I might add *Delight*.

I was ecstatic over the quality of the care Zeta received and then as God likes to bless us, the tech told me, they see many animals referred by the SPCA, and many are sick to differing degrees due to the cramped conditions.

She told me the vet said and she (tech) concurred that Zeta was one of the few ill cats that openly and aggressively pursued affection and she was looking me straight in my green eyes when she congratulated my selection.

*Heart*thumper, yes, my choice was perfect and what a blessing she's been.



My home became a highly controlled atmosphere conducive for cat care/rehab. Yes, I did and do pray for my pets. *Heart* And on the fourth day, Lou and I went to pick-up Zeta, spayed and micro-chipped, with Cody in the back seat. We waited and waited and then they lost my carrier. Then they tried to pawn off some raggedy cat carrier as mine, but, that issue was resolved quickly *Bigsmile*.

Cody removed her from the carrier and cuddled her in his arms. I wished he hadn't, but kept my mouth shut as he was showing my "new kid" some human TLC. *Heart*

Getting in the front door we were all anxious to see or hear Zorro's reaction to his perfect roommate. Lou wanted to ramrod the proceedings because she felt it was her expertise that would make it all a memorable occasion.

Cody always thinks he should be in charge, BUT I HAD THE FINAL SAY, dun'cha' know? *Wink*

I took her from the carrier, lifted her ear to my lips, kissed her ear, bent over and pushed her under the bed, watching for a hasty retreat. There was none. *Bigsmile*

No cat coat flyin', No cat growlin', hissin' or spittin'. No sound of any kind. I placed my index finger to my lips and signaled them to Be Qui-ette! Then I signaled them to exit. I shut the door and sat in my wingback and waited. No TV, no reading a newspaper, no other sounds, just silence.

Must have been "love at first sight", or "thank God you are here", or "are you from The Cat Hotel too?" I sat there silent as the two of them communicated silently and peace was in the kingdom . . .


Okay, wiseguys, so you don't like the names I've chosen, alright, give me a day and I'll do better. I put my thinking cap on and wrote pair names, Dick & Jane, stupid! Dick & Liz, stupider! Bogie & Bacall, don't care for Bogart. Tracey & Hepburn, neh! Ginger & Fred?

Uggghhh, Pah-Trish-Sha, COME ON *Exclaim* *Smirk*

Antonio & Cleopatra? Cornpone *Rolleyes* TOO MANY SYLLABLES. Fred & Ginger, I think of Fred Flintstone, pass. Ozzie & Harriet, swearing off the Z sound. *Confused* Lucy & Desi, hmmm, maybe . . . but there's that Z sound again, sheet.

I was outside talking to Cody when a kid came by popping chocolate covered peanut M&M's, the fuse was lit on M. I started Maggie, Mattie, Melody (for my pen-pal) Millie, Milicent, Maxine, then I jumped on Max for the boy, but we have added every possible suffix I can think of. Maximillion, Maxabus, Max-attax, Maxilator, you know, the first syllable is what he hears. *Heart*

Give them Ms a workout! *Check4*

She's my Queen in face of it all, now recovered and six months younger than MaxiMUS. She's tall, lean, and l o n g and mostly white with interesting black patches, the quality of her coat is supple, luxurious and so much softer than Max-rat's. She's my ballerina, cat-walk model and loves to act like she's just passing by and then ninja attax Max from his side. She nails him every time.

MMM, Majestic, dumb. Magic, don't believe in " magic ". Miracle, neffers, much too celestial. The Unsinkable Molly Brown I think that is a musical with Debbie Reynolds, can't swear, I never saw it, but heard a lot of folks talk about it. Molly, yes I like that, but I'm goin' with Mollie. Max & Mollie.

So she gets all types of Mollie. Mollie-pog, Uh oh, Mollie-folly, "leave that toilet paper alone young lady!" Then there's the Good Golly Miss Mollie rhyme; animals respond to matching sounds, been proven by animal scientist/behaviorists.

So it came to pass that Max & Mollie, previous waifs of the Houston SPCA, came to live with a lady and a man and a loud, rough young man. They alert to any other sound like "watch" dogs and even beat us to the front door when visitors come. Waiting patiently to discover who would get to pet them next.

They have their favorites, Patrick being high on their list. Patrick takes her fave and his fave and ties them together and sits back to enjoy the inevitable fun of what they will do. Patrick engages them - mentally making them think and problem solve. I love it when he spends that kind of energy on my " kids ". *Heart* Forehead *Kiss* *Heart* *Delight*

Still with me Readers? Yeah . . . the kids delight me, surprise me with their intuition, and always entertain me with how & what they'll do to get my attention. We discovered that Max was terribly hand shy for a while and with tender music-boxes we FINALLY got him over that.

It was sad to see him on automatic when a hand reached to pet him, but so willing to stop his retreat when hearing my "please Max". He'd freeze and not jump off the bed. He would throw those ears in reverse and wait for another sweet invitation to "stay with me, Maxaroni." *Bigsmile*

My son was too energized for a rehabbing cat. When he failed to act as I instructed him, Max would leap off the bed to the bowels of the bed's underbelly. The times spent under my bed became less frequent. Then inevitably Cody would forget about Maxafiend's affliction and run in all breathless about something important to him and Presto! he's off the bed in one Mighty Mouse leap and disappears into the familiar protection, before Cody ever crosses the bedroom threshold.


Suddenly I'm flooded with little cat stories that I won't share all at one time here, that would be overload, *Wink* but over the entries, they'll come naturally and maybe be worth re-telling. *Thumbsup*


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UPDATE: Miss Tamra called this morning all breathless because the District Attorney's Office called her. They were preparing for tomorrow's docket and asked her
several questions. They even asked her what she wanted to happen to Mr. Blackwelder. *Shock**Shock**Shock*

She told the man that she wanted him to pay for the offense because he had gotten away with it clean, FOUR previous times. He was appalled at some of the stories she told him about David. He asked about " the family " as well. Tamra answered his question about "how would you say they treated you?" She told him, "like a dog, that's how they treated me."

I told Tamra that even if nothing happened to him tomorrow, that just means that God has a bigger victory in mind. Not to fret about it, trust Him to get David, leave it all up to Him. *Balloon4* * *Balloon2* * *Balloon5*

I'm relieved that she has a doctor's appointment at the same time that David's trial is to begin. I'm going with her, a new psychiatrist, first visit and she's already rescheduled. Tamra, you HAVE TO GO tomorrow. No more re-sets.

Sheri is taking her to a dealership to get her alarm repaired on her car and then to the grocery store, Tuesday. God bless this woman, same age as Tamra, makes more money now, than her Daddy did as the President of XXX. I asked Tamra, is it in the 6-figure range? She nodded emphatically in the affirmative.

Gotta' start the Nachos Villa Sana ~ and then watch everyone roll their "I'm In Heaven" eyes. *Laugh*

Hey, YALL - Sleep well tonight and have one Satan-smashing, Satan-ignoring, Satan-unyielding week.

Kiss them kritters before going to bed . . . and why not thank the Creator for His gift of companion animals *Question*



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August 22, 2009 at 11:31pm
August 22, 2009 at 11:31pm
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Well to those who say it's only pre-season I say we still want to win regardless. Duh!

But we didn't this time. New Orleans needs a morale booster, so it's an easier pill to swallow. *Smile*

Tam moved in today and her step-sis made all the arrangements and even stopped at a Garage Sale and bought her some dishes. The other step-sis, Kathy, showed up at David's house with some glasses for Tamra. So the two women (Sheri first, then Kathy today) got to see what their Uncle David did to her. That pleases me immensely.

Since Tamra's pleas for help have fallen on deaf ears, NOW they are looking and evaluating her differently. NOW they know what she accused their Uncle of all the previous times, is indeed true. What victorious vindication for Tam.

We are awaiting Monday morning 10:00am with wild anticipation and prayer.


I woke at 5:30am and could not go back to sleep, so I started the coffee, covered Cody up, changed the litter box, cleaned the kitchen AND the bathroom. Was gonna' vacuum, but I must have burnt the belt, cause Tom said there was no belt there. BUMMER - sure don't wanna' sweep the carpet, I've done that before and it wore me out.

Tamra gave me some powerful pain medication - I know this about pain meds, they will constipate you in a heartbeat and that's something I will consciously avoid like kissing a boy with a fever blister. *Sick* When nature can't call, it's painful, uncomfortable and miserable.

These meds make my mouth parched, can't get enough to drink. We went to the Taco Bell and got us a Frutista, she got mango/strawberry drizzle, I got pure mango and we slurped and ahhhed like we were experiencing something far better than a frozen fruit drink from TB. It was too good!

Cody and Kurt happened to come home upon the move-in of Tamra and chipped in the moving of the big furniture items, much to her Dad's relief. He is 70 years old and doesn't need to be moving big items.

So between Cody, Kurt, Tamra, Sheri and Johnny (her sig other) and Lance the job was completed in short order. She's in, she's fed, the manager turned on her power so she could have A/C tonight and she is in such a delightful silly frame of mind.

It does my *Heart* good to see her this way. Be silly for as long as you like my friend, you deserve that escape. No more walking on eggshells, no more brutality, no more condescending attitude. No more dictators demanding that she do this and that. And the best, no more denials about her physical condition, for it's all medically documented and signed off on.

I praise my Lord for the Spirit moving on both the daughters of Brenda Brumfield. They are and remain appalled at what their own mother has put Tamra through. The sweetest part is that "Revenge is mine saith the Lord".

He can payback your enemies way better than you ever could. *Delight* So what a relief to release that responsibility to His most capable hands.

For J O Y, for J O Y *Exclaim* You may shed tears throughout the night but J O Y cometh in the morning. Reminds me of a Vacation Bible School song.

I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart,
WHERE?
Down in my heart.
WHERE?
Down in my heart.
I've got the joy, joy, joy, joy down in my heart,
Down in my heart to STAY! *Delight*

And if the devil doesn't like it,
He can sit on a tack,
WHAT?
Sit on a tack,
WHAT?
Sit on a tack,
And if the devil doesn't like it
He can sit on a tack,
Sit on a tack and stay. *Delight*

When there is approximately 35-40 little kids singing this song, they love the WHERE and WHAT part, so they can get really loud. *Bigsmile*

I'm tired, a good tired, for much was accomplished this day, and tomorrow is another day closer to the verdict.

Love each other HARD, play FAIR, and place Him FIRST in your life, you won't regret it! *Heart*


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August 21, 2009 at 11:41pm
August 21, 2009 at 11:41pm
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Wow, my 1,000th hit today and I'm trying to type with a new set of solar nails on. Minor adjustments is all. I told Lin that I wanted them one click longer than short, and a customer checking out laughed at me.

I used to think I had the best nail-tech in the business, a white gal that worked with her Mom on the nail customers and the hairdressers rented their station from Rhonda. They had it goin' on - Thursday night was champagne or your choice of some pretty decent Merlot and/or red sparkling Reunite . Place was packed, a full service salon.

I knew if I promised George that I would go to church with him three times in a scheduled row, he would loan me the 15*Dollar*S I needed to put with my 20, to get my nails done. He had to tease me too much, but I knew that was coming. *Rolleyes* It's been so long since I had them on and they really make me feel snazzy. Don't even mind mundane housework cause my hands look so good. Yes, guys, we like feeling pretty.

I asked Lin (Vietnamese) if she was tired (because she looked like she could drop) and she asked me to repeat, so I did. She grinned and looked around the room and then cupped her shirt around her baby bump and grinned at me like crazee! Alrighty then, a baby shower forthcoming. They told me that the 1st and 3rd child received showers for clothes, diapers, carriers, car seats (one for Dad's car & one for Mom's), baby furniture, you name it, you've been there before.

I loudly congratulated her and that started a flurry of nosy but polite questions. Which she loved. Her third child, already has a boy and a girl. I asked her how she wanted the Vote to go, she didn't care, all the while beaming like a lot of pregnant women do.



Tomorrow morning Tamra promises to come early, like she'll be knocking on the door at 8:30am, so I'll have to get up early and make us all some breakfast buddies. Kinda' fashioned after McDonald's burger buddies.

1 can jumbo/Grands biscuit (sub w/English muffins for a change)
1 scrambled small or medium egg (per biscuit)
1 slice Velveeta cheese
1 pan sausage pattie smashed/drained well on paper towel.

Combine however you wish. I like to lay the cheese slice between the hot sausage pattie and the steaming scrambled eggs, getz rite quik!

Now I get a frozen glass from the freezer, fill with icy cold milk.
Take off the squirt top and pour from the mouth of the Hershey's bottle. (**it's faster *Blush***)

I then stir like a maniac and scram to my bedroom to watch the news while I ooh and ahhh over my fresh, tasty breakfast. *Bigsmile*


I'll keep my commitment to accompany Geo to church Saturday night, it's called C.O.O.L. Ministries - that stands for Christ Over Our Lives. It's members are all ex-somethings. No one and I mean no one is mistreated, ignored or talked about because we all have something in our life that we need or should X out of it.

The preacher has a prison ministry because he was in prison himself and was struck by the need for three-time losers plus to reclaim their self-respect, and come to the understanding that they are still a creation of the God of Abraham, Isaac & Jacob AND that nothing, NOTHING can separate them from His love. *Delight*

But we ALL have believed the devil's/dark forces (whatever you wish to call the opposite of good/holy) LIES. he chips at our spiritual veneer, taps on our vanity, lies to our face without remorse, hits hard in our obedience to God, cuts deep in our personal relationships, and uses drug overdose/addiction to snare the young, then connives/seduces all God's Children as it's his duty and sweetest revenge on Our Father God . . . to separate one of His creations from His reward.

Old Satan NEVER gives up, 24/7, lurking about to see whom he might devour, maim or kill. I love the ones who tell me there isn't a devil, I also pray for those individuals, BUT I DO recall a time when I would never consider praying for those paganistic weirdos. Such are misconceptions of Whose power is the greatest. When I realized that totally I could then pray for pagans and wiccans and Satanists, whatever title they wanted to wear. *Delight* Again, many years ago.


Thank God the most of us get wiser as we age.

Think I'll surprise Tamra with my Nachos Villa Sana or better known to gringas and gringos as layered nachos tomorrow nite for supper, with icy beer. She don't drink, but I like a beer every blue moon and Tom loves beer but hardly ever buys it because of Cody, he pesters Tom until he gives in and allows him to knock 'em back.

Cover large platter with your favorite corn chips

spoon on slightly watered down refried beans

next spoon/sprinkle over the beans the fajita (flavor-pak) ground chuck that was scrambled til done. the ground beef will stick to the refried beans.

next melt Velveeta with some evaporated milk to a consistency that is thicker than water and pour by small stream over the top of ground beef.

shred lettuce and place a mound in center of platter

dice fresh tomato and place in center of lettuce mound

dollop 5 teaspoons of sour cream around evenly on mound

Take whole pitted black olives and cut in half, place many on the yellow cheese and white sour cream, lite green lettuce and red tomatoes.

The final topping is fresh or pickled jalapeno pepper slices arranged artistically around the delicious pile of ingredients.

It's a real presentation, people usually have a sudden intake of breath when I place individual platters in front of each guest. Serve with icy beer or your favorite wine, plenty of smiles and good food conversation will abound.

I used to make this dish every Thursday night when Survivor aired. It was a party atmosphere and we had a really great time, with a couple of friends over.

Birthdays abound next month - September, good month. Tom's is the 19th and mine the 21st. My step-son's is the 24th, my pen-pal's is the 28th.

Dang, I've been jabbering long nuff I guess. Tomorrow I think I'll do a What if? list. Like;

What if case decorations were available for all memberships?

What if Z couldn't blog for 72 hours? *Laugh*

What if fossils of dinosaurs were found on another planet?

You get the drift . . . *Delight*

Goodnite readers *Yawn*

for those who follow pre-season football -

Dallas Cowboys 30 - Tennessee Titans 10


August 20, 2009 at 11:49am
August 20, 2009 at 11:49am
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Regarding a comment yesterday from ladysilken - I answer each comment made here in this blog personally, unlike other bloggers who sometimes respond in their blogs to their commentors. Which is fine, however you wish to do it.

Contrary to what some may think, I welcome dissent, wouldn't this be a BORING world if we all thought the same? Or we all liked vanilla ice cream better than any other flavor? Or that all men liked brunettes better than redheads or (gods forbid) blondes? What if everyone liked the same girl's name? B O R I N G ! *Rolleyes*

So, dissenters, atheists, anarchists, and yes, even Democrats are welcome here, and my responses to those contributors will be personal and private. *Bigsmile*


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Good morning WdC!

I wish you to consider a little time spent in Leger~ 'S port, especially this "Hitchhiker - Me thinks you will enjoy it very much. I gave it a Public Review so other members might notice it, but how often do YOU go to the PRs to read other reviews? I confess to not reading those reviews.

The reason being, so many are not really reviews - they're generalities that could fit a hundred pieces, sooo generic that I want to holler. Many members are simply tallying up their reviews for the Top 100 and their content is ho-hum crap. Yes, I said it. CRAP.

I reviewed a man's auto-reward items that were like 5,241 (each) or something close to that weird number of Gps for reading about three of his pieces. He was politically slamming one party in all three.

I noticed the ratings were highly favorable and many had (taken advantage of the large award for RRR) agreed with his POV. That's what he was really interested in, being in agreement with him. When I reviewed them, I was not in agreement with him and he wanted me to return the 15K+ Gps. I told him I would absolutely NOT return them.

Then he threatened to report me! I responded with, "If that's what you wanna' do, go ahead." Then he blocked me! *Laugh* He did that because I did not agree with him NOR would I return the Gps that I had earned. Man, . . . THEN I receive an email from him that he wished me to go to some off-site blog and comment, he didn't care then if I agreed with him or not, he just wanted comments. Hmmm . . . I don't think so.


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Tamra came to these apartments yesterday and looked at an apartment to lease. She lived right next door to me for almost a year. She'll be on the "other side" where all the "fightin' females" live so I'll be diligent to watch out for her.

Tamra has the big brown eyes, very dark brown hair, a little overweight and she has what many people refer to as "a doe in the headlights" look about her. To the evil-intentioned she is what is commonly referred to as a " mark ". When she was next door, no harm came to her.

She's moving in Saturday with the help of her step-sister (eldest of the wicked step-mother) who has a truck and trailer. All at NO cost to her. HALLELUJAH! I am so elated that Sheri came to her aide. She is also paying the $99 dollar move-in deposit, plus the pro-rated rent from 8/22/09 to 09/02/09 (when she gets her check).

David's court date is 08/24/09. I'm praying for the maximum sentence to be doled out to him. So Brenda will have to dip into that 1/2 mil bank account after all. *Smirk* David is on a small disability check like Tamra, but she gets more.

So, I'll prepare us a dinner Saturday night since she will be in a helter-skelter kind of moving mess.

(12:20pm Texas time) Obama is live from the White House at this second saying that illegal immigrants will not be covered by the public health care plan. He says they will NOT be covered. Sure, he says that now, but like EVERYTHING ELSE HE PROMISES it will be trumped by some other catastrophe.

Why do we even bother listening to any of them? They ALWAYS have a myriad of excuses for not following through. Excuses mind you, not REASONS! *Smirk*


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I have finally admitted it, I'm in a foul mood today. It has to do with waking up in pain, stomach, back and I tried to sleep on my tummy, must have, because my right elbow woke me up at 5:39am, pounding in pain. I wuzz gonna' take a Darvocet, but I knew it would wire me up and I wanted to sleep more.

I know what's wrong, I didn't start this day like I normally do, prayer & reading the Word. Think I'll correct that mistake right now! *Smile*


August 19, 2009 at 10:15am
August 19, 2009 at 10:15am
#664255
Obama Health Care Plan Details (copied & pasted from Newsmax newsletter)

Like our elected officials I have "not read" this bill as listed here, but I'm GONNA' - Just thought you guys would like a peek. *Delight*

HR 3200 currently under consideration in the House of Representatives

*HC = "Health Care"

Pg 22 of the HC Bill MANDATES the Government will audit the books of ALL EMPLOYERS that self insure!!

Pg 29 lines 4-16 in the HC Bill - YOUR HEALTH CARE IS RATIONED!!!

Pg 30 Sec 123 of HC Bill - THERE WILL BE A GOVERNMENT COMMITTEE that decides what treatments/benefits you get

Pg 42 of HC Bill - The Health Choices Commissioner will choose your benefits for you. You have no choice!

Pg 50 Section 152 in HC Bill - HC will be provided to ALL non-U.S. citizens, illegal or otherwise

Pg 58 HC Bill - Government will have real-time access to individual's finances and a National ID Health Care Card will be issued!

Pg 59 HC Bill lines 21-24 Government will have direct access to your banks accounts for electronic funds transfer.

Pg 65 Sec 164 is a payoff subsidized plan for retirees and their families in unions and community organizations (ACORN).

Pg 72 Lines 8-14 Government is creating a Health Care Exchange to bring private health care plans under government control.

Pg 84 Sec 203 HC Bill - Government mandates ALL benefit packages for private health care plans in the Exchange

Pg 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs for of Benefit Levels for Plans = The government will ration your health care!

Pg 91 Lines 4-7 HC Bill - Government mandates linguistic appropriate services.

Pg 95 HC Bill Lines 8-18 The government will use groups i.e., ACORN & AmeriCorps to sign up individuals for government Health Care Plan

Pg 85 Line 7 HC Bill - Specs of Ben Levels 4 Plans. #AARP members - Your health care WILL be rationed

Pg 102 Lines 12-18 HC Bill - Medicaid Eligible Individual will be automatically enrolled in Medicaid. No choice.

Pg 124 lines 24-25 HC No company can sue the government on price fixing. No "judicial review" against this government monopoly.

Pg 127 Lines 1-16 HC Bill - Doctors/ #AMA - The government will tell YOU what you can make.

Pg 145 Line 15-17 An employer MUST auto enroll employees into public option plan. NO CHOICE

Pg 126 Lines 22-25 Employers MUST pay for health care for part-time employees AND their families.

Pg 149 Lines 16-24 ANY Employer w/ payroll 400k and above who does not prov. pub opt. pays 8% tax on all payroll

Pg 150 Lines 9-13 Businesses with payroll between 251k and 400k who do not provide public opt pays 2-6% tax on all payroll

Pg 167 Lines 18-23 ANY individual who doesn't have acceptable health care according to government will be taxed 2.5% of income.

Pg 170 Lines 1-3 Any NONRESIDENT Alien is exempt from individual taxes (Americans will pay).

Pg 195 Officers & employees of HC Administration (GOVT) will have access to ALL Americans' financial and personal records.

Pg 203 Line 14-15 HC - "The tax imposed under this section shall not be treated as tax." Yes, it says that.

Pg 239 Line 14-24 HC Bill Government will reduce physician services for Medicaid. Seniors, low income, poor affected.

Pg 241 Line 6-8 HC Bill - Doctors, it does not matter what specialty you have, you'll all be paid the same.

Pg 253 Line 10-18 Government sets value of doctors' time, prof judg, etc. Literally value of humans.

Pg 265 Sec 1131Government mandates and controls productivity for private health care industries.

Pg 268 Sec 1141 Federal Government regulates rental and purchase of power-driven wheelchairs.

Pg 272 SEC. 1145. Treatment of certain cancer hospitals - Cancer patients - welcome to rationing!

Page 280 Sec 1151 The government will penalize hospitals for what government deems preventable readmissions. (Incentives for hospital to not treat and release.)

Pg 298 Lines 9-11 Doctors that treat a patient during initial admission that results in a readmission-Government will penalize you.

Pg 317 L 13-20 PROHIBITION on ownership/investment. Government tells Doctors what/how much they can own.

Pg 317-318 lines 21-25, 1-3 PROHIBITION on expansion- Government is mandating hospitals cannot expand.

pg 321 2-13 Hospitals have opportunity to apply for exception, BUT community input required. Can you say ACORN?!!

Pg335 L 16-25 Pg 336-339 - Government mandates establishment of outcome based measures. Health Care the way they want. Rationing.

Pg 341 Lines 3-9 Government has authority to disqualify Medicare Advantage Plans (Part B), HMOs, etc. Forcing people into Government plan.

Pg 354 Sec 1177 - Government will RESTRICT enrollment of special needs people!

Pg 379 Sec 1191 Government creates more bureaucracy - Tele-health Advisory Committee. Health care by phone/Internet?

Pg 425 Lines 4-12 Government mandates Advance [Death] Care Planning Consultion. Think Senior Citizens end of life.

Pg 425 Lines 17-19 Government will instruct and consult regarding living wills, durable powers of attorney. Mandatory!

Pg 425 Lines 22-25, 426 Lines 1-3 Government provides approved list of end of life resources, guiding you in death.

Pg 427 Lines 15-24 Government mandates program for orders for end of life. The government has a say in how your life ends.

Pg 429 Lines 1-9 An "advanced care planning consult" will be used frequently as patient's health deteriorates.

Pg 429 Lines 10-12 " advanced care consultation" may include an ORDER for end of life plans. AN ORDER from Government.

Pg 429 Lines 13-25 - The government will specify which doctors can write an end of life order.

PG 430 Lines 11-15 The government will decide what level of treatment you will have at end of life.

Pg 469 - Community Based Home Medical Services=Non-profit orgs. Hello, ACORN Medical Services here!!?

Pg 472 Lines 14-17 PAYMENT TO COMMUNITY-BASED ORG. 1 monthly payment to a community-based org. Like ACORN?

Pg 489 Sec 1308 The government will cover Marriage and Family therapy. They will insert government into your marriage.

Pg 494-498 Government will cover Mental Health Services including defining, creating, rationing those services.

PG 502 Sec 1181 Center for Comparative Effectiveness Research Established. - Hello Big Brother - Literally.

Pg 503 Lines 13-19 Government will build registries and data networks from YOUR electronic medical records.

Pg 503 lines 21-25 Government may secure data directly from any department or agency of the U.S. who have any of your data.

Pg 504 Lines 6-10 The "Center" will collect data both published and unpublished (that means public and your private info).

PG 506 Lines 19-21 The Center will recommend policies that would allow for public access of data.

PG 518 Lines 21-25 The Commission will have input from Health Care consumer reps - Can you say unions and ACORN?

PG 524 18-22 Comparative Effectiveness Research Trust Fund set up. More taxes for ALL.

PG 621 Lines 20-25 Government will define what quality means in health care. Since when does government know about quality?

Pg 622 Lines 2-9 To pay for the Quality Standards, government will transfer money from other government Trust Funds. More Taxes.

PG 624 "Quality" measures shall be designed to assess outcomes and functional status of patients.

PG 624 "Quality" measures shall be designed to profile you including race, age, gender, place of residence, etc.

Pg 628 Sec 1443 Government will give "Multi-Stake Holders" Pre-Rule Making input into Selection of "Quality" Measures.

Pg 630 9-24/631 1-9 Those multi-stake holder groups include unions and groups like ACORN deciding health care quality.

Pg 632 Lines 14-25 The Government may implement any "Quality measure" of health care services as they see fit.

PG 633 14-25/ 634 1-9 The Secretary may issue non-endorsed "Quality Measures" for Physician Services and Dialysis Services.

Pg 635 to 653 Physicians Payments Sunshine Provision - Government wants to shine sunlight on doctor but not government.

Pg 654-659 Public Reporting on Health Care-Associated Infections - Looks okay.

PG 660-671 Doctors in Residency - Government will tell you where your residency will be, thus where you'll live.

Pg 676-686 Government will regulate hospitals in EVERY aspect of residency programs, including teaching hospitals.

Pg 686-700 Increased Funding to Fight Waste, Fraud, and Abuse. Do they mean like the government with an $18 million website?

PGs 701-704 Sec 1619 If your part of health care plan isn't in Government Health Care Exchange but you qualify for Federal aid, no payment.

PG 705-709 SEC. 1128 If Secretary gets complaints (ACORN) on health care provider or supplier, government can do background check.

PG 711 Lines 8-14 The Secretary has broad powers to deny health care providers/ suppliers admittance into Health Care Exchange. Your doctor could be thrown out of business.

Pg 719-720 Sec 1637 ANY Doctor who orders durable medical equipment or home medical services MUST be enrolled in Medicare.

PG 722 Sec 1639 Government MANDATES doctors must have face-to-face with patient to certify patient for Home Health Services.

PG 724 23-25 PG 725 1-5 The same government certifications will apply to Medicaid and CHIP (your kids).

PG 724 Lines 16-22 Government reserves right to apply face-to-face certification for patient to ANY other health care service.

Pg 735 lines 16-25 For law enforcement, proposes the Secretary-HHS will give Attorney General access to ALL data.

PG 740-757 Government sets guidelines for subsidizing the uninsured (That's your tax dollars people).

Pg 757-762 Federal Government will shift burden of payments to Disproportionate Share Hospitals (DSH) to States. (Taxes)

Pg 763 1-8 No DS/EA hospitals will be paid unless they provide services without regard to national origin.

Pg 765 Sec 1711 Government will require Preventative Services including vaccines. (Choice?)

Pg 768 Sec 1713 Government - Nurse Home Visitation Services (Hello union paybacks).

Pg 769 11-14 Nurse Home Visit Services include economic self-sufficiency, employ adv, school-readiness.

Pg 769 3-5 Nurse Home Visit Services - "increasing birth intervals between pregnancies." Government ABORTIONS anyone?

Pg 770 SEC 1714 Federal Government mandates eligibility for State Family Planning Services. Abortion and State Sovereignty.

Pg 789-797 Government will set, mandate drug prices, controlling which drugs brought to market. Bye innovation.

Pgs 797-800 SEC. 1744 PAYMENTS for graduate medical education. The government will now control doctors' educations.

PG 801 Sec 1751 The government will decide which health care conditions will be paid. Can you say RATION!

Pg 810 SEC. 1759. Billing Agents, clearinghouses, etc. req. to register. Government takes over private payment system.

Pg 820-824 Sec 1801 Government will identify individuals ineligible for subsidies. Will access all personal financial information.

Pg 824-829 SEC. 1802. Government sets up Comparative Effectiveness Research Trust Fund. Another tax black hole.

PG 829-833 Government will impose a fee on ALL private health insurance plans including self-insured to pay for Trust Fund!

PG 835 11-13 fees imposed by government for Trust Fund shall be treated as if they were taxes.

Pg 838-840 Government will design and implement Home Visitation Program for families with young kids and families expecting kids.

PG 844-845 This Home Visitation Program includes government coming into your house and telling you how to parent!!!

Pg 859 Government will establish a Public Health Fund at a cost of $88,800,000,000. Yes that's billion.

Pg 865 The government will MANDATE the establishment of a National Health Service Corps.

PG 865 to 876 The NHS Corps is a program where doctors perform mandatory health care for two years for part loan repayment.

PG 876-892 The government takes over the education of our medical students and doctors.

PG 898 The government will establish a Public Health Workforce Corps to ensure supply of public health prof.

PG 898 The Public Health Workforce Corps shall consist of civilian employees of the U.S. as Secretary deems.

PG 898 The Public Health Workforce Corps shall consist of officers of Regular and Reserve Corps of Service.

PG 900 The Public Health Workforce Corps includes veterinarians.

PG 901 The Public Health Workforce Corps WILL include commissioned Regular and Reserve Officers. HC Draft?

PG 910 The government will develop, build, and run Public Health Training Centers.

PG 913-914 Government starts a health care affirmative action program thru guise of diversity scholarships.

PG 915 SEC. 2251. Government MANDDATES Cultural and linguistic competency training for health care professionals.

Pg 932 The Government will establish Preventative and Wellness Trust fund- initial cost of $30,800,000,000 billion.

PG 935 21-22 Government will identify specific goals & objectives for prevention & wellness activities. That means controlling YOU!!

PG 936 Government will develop "Healthy People and National Public Health Performance Standards" Tell me what to eat?

PG 942 Lines 22-25 More government? Offices of Surgeon General -Public Health Svc, Minority Health, Women's Health

PG 950- 980 BIG GOVERNMENT core pub health infrastructure including workforce capacity, lab systems, health info sys, etc.

PG 993 Government will establish school based health clinics. Your kids won't have a chance.

PG 994 School Based Health Clinic will be integrated into the school environment. Say government brainwash!

PG 1001 The government will establish a National Medical Device Registry. Will you be tracked?

Mathew D. Staver*
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Liberty Counsel Liberty University School of Law

Offices in Florida, Virginia and the District of Columbia, Lynchburg, Virginia
(800) 671-1776 - Telephone (434) 592-5300 - Telephone

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August 18, 2009 at 12:47am
August 18, 2009 at 12:47am
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true to my feeling about this birth certificate debacle. I'm not done with it, I don't care what Snopes.com or FactCheck says about it. There is something "off" or non-kosher about it ALL.

8/6/09 Barack Obama’s Birth Certificate: Why It Matters

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:54 PM
By: Christopher Ruddy

Where was Barack Obama born?

It’s a fair question.

But we still don’t know the answer because Obama won’t tell us, because he remains the most mysterious man ever to sit in the Oval Office.

This week I appeared on Bill O’Reilly’s No. 1 rated “The O’Reilly Factor” to discuss the controversy over Obama’s birth certificate, along with syndicated radio host Mike Gallagher.

Let me make clear that I believe Obama was born somewhere in the state of Hawaii. Days after his birth, a small legal notice was printed in the local newspaper announcing his birth.

And the head of Hawaii's Health Department has stated that he reviewed pertinent documents and that Obama was indeed born in that state.

So, those who believe Obama was born outside the United States, such as in Kenya, are simply out to lunch.

But the real story here is about Obama’s failure to release his birth certificate.

As the state of Hawaii has made clear, the actual birth certificate has never been released.

Obama has released another document, the certification of live birth. This document does not provide basic information, such as the place of Obama’s birth or the doctor who conducted the procedure.

My brother Dan, a presidential historian who has a book coming out next year on Theodore Roosevelt, pointed out to me how rare Obama is among presidents.

He says we have no idea of his birthplace.

Dan notes that, of our unbroken line of 43 men who have served as president, only Zachary Taylor and Andrew Jackson, both born on the frontier, have disputed birth sites. All others have some commemoration for their place of birth — except Obama.

In Manhattan, you can stroll down to 28 E. 20th St., between Park Avenue South and Broadway, and visit the quaint brownstone that Theodore Roosevelt was born and raised in.

For Obama there is no plaque, nothing. (His family has given two different hospitals in Hawaii he was alleged to have been born in.)

We should know where our president was born. There is nothing conspiratorial in having an answer to that question.

President Obama is no longer a private citizen. He is part of a chain of history that stretches back to George Washington.

His birth site is just as relevant as those of the 42 men who came before him, and if these sites are not relevant, than why do we as a nation go out of our way to commemorate all of them?

When I asked Bill O’Reilly where in Honolulu Obama was born, he replied: “Chris, if I wanted to know I’d find out tomorrow . . .”

Good luck, Bill. The Obama White House is the most secretive ever.

Since Obama announced his candidacy, much of his life has been shrouded in secrecy.

He still has never released his college transcripts, his records as a state legislator in Illinois, his full medical records, even the names of donors who reportedly contributed hundreds of millions of dollars that helped make him president.

In the past, the disclosure of such documents has been de rigueur for presidential candidates.

When Sen. John McCain was questioned about his birth outside the United States in the Panama Canal Zone, he released his birth certificate quickly.

When McCain was questioned about his health, he released 1,500 pages of medical records.

When questions arose about donations to his campaign, McCain put his full donor file, even names he didn’t have to disclose, online for anyone to see.

So, let me be clear.

The issue over Obama’s birth certificate is not about President Obama’s citizenship.

It is about his honesty and his promise to be the most transparent president ever.

Releasing his birth certificate and other personal records that presidents have traditionally released to the public would go a long way toward bolstering those claims.

P.S. I am listing below all of our presidents and details of their places of birth.

1. George Washington — Address: George Washington Birthplace National Monument; Rural Route 1; Box 717; Washington's Birthplace, Va. 22443

2. John Adams — Address: 133 Franklin St.; Quincy, Mass. 02669

3.Thomas Jefferson — Address: U.S. 250; 3 miles east of Charlottesville, Va.

4. James Madison — Address: Monroe Hall; Virginia SR 205; Westmoreland County near Colonial Beach, Va. 22443

5.James Monroe — Address: Monroe Hall; Virginia SR 205; Westmoreland County near Colonial Beach, Va. 22443

6.John Quincy Adams — Address: 141 Franklin St.; Quincy, Mass. 02169

7.Andrew Jackson — Address: 14 miles south of Rock Hill on South Carolina State Route 5. The Park is on Route 1. Address:196 Andrew Jackson Park Road; Lancaster, S.C. 29720

8.Martin Van Buren — Address: 46 Hudson St.; Kinderhook, New York 12106

9.William Henry Harrison — Address: 12602 Harrison Landing Road; Charles City, Va. 23030

10. John Tyler — Address: John Tyler Memorial Highway; Charles City, Va. 23030

11. James Polk — Address: Box 475; Pineville, N.C. 28134

12. Zachary Taylor — Address: Highway 33; 5 miles west of Gordonsville, Va., and just over 20 miles from Charlottesville, Va.

13. Millard Fillmore — Address: Millard Fillmore Birthplace; Locke, N.Y. 13092

14. Franklin Pierce — Address: The Pierce Homestead; Routes 9 and 31; Hillsboro, N.H. 03244

15. James Buchanan — Address: Buchanan Historic Site; Mercersburg, Pa. 17236

16. Abraham Lincoln — Address: Sinking Spring Farm; 2995 Lincoln Farm Road; Hodgenville, Ky. 42748

17. Andrew Johnson — Address: Mordecai Historic Park; Wake Forest Road; Raleigh, N.C. 27601

18. Ulysses Grant — Address: Grant's Birthplace; Routes 52E and 322; Point Pleasant, Ohio 45143

19. Rutherford Hayes — Address: Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace; East William Street; Delaware, Ohio 43015

20. James Garfield — Address: James A. Garfield Birthplace; 4350 S.O.M Center Road; Moreland Hills (now Chagrin Falls); Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44022

21. Chester Arthur — Address: Chester A. Arthur State Historic Site; Route 36; Fairfield, Vt. 05455

22. Grover Cleveland — Address: Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site; 207 Bloomfield Avenue; Caldwell, N.J. 07006

23. Benjamin Harrison — Address: Benjamin Harrison Birthplace; William Henry Harrison Home; Symmes and Washington Avenues; North Bend, Ohio 45052

24. Grover Cleveland — Address: Grover Cleveland Birthplace State Historic Site; 207 Bloomfield Avenue; Caldwell, N.J. 07006

25. William McKinley — Address: William McKinley Birthplace; 36 S. Main St.; Niles, Ohio 44446

26. Theodore Roosevelt — Address: Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; 28 East 20th St.; New York, N.Y. 10003

27. William Taft — Address: 2038 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

28. Woodrow Wilson — Address: 18-24 Coalter Street, Staunton, Va. 24401

29. Warren Harding — Address: Highways 97 and 288, Blooming Grove, Ohio 44878

30. Calvin Coolidge — Address: P.O. Box 247, Plymouth, Vermont 05056

31. Herbert Hoover — Address: West Branch, Iowa 52538

32. Franklin Roosevelt — Address: 519 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, N.Y. 12538

33. Harry Truman — Address: 1009 Truman Ave., Lamar, Mo. 64759

34. Dwight Eisenhower — Address: 208 East Day St., Denison, Texas 75020

35. John Kennedy — Address: 83 Beals St., Brookline, Mass. 02146

36. Lyndon Johnson — Address: Box 329 Johnson City, Texas 78636

37. Richard Nixon — Address: 18001 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda, Calif. 92686

38. Gerald Ford — Address: 3202 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, Neb. 68103

39. James Carter — Address: 300 North Bond St., Plains, Ga. 31780

40. Ronald Reagan — Address: 119 S. Main St., Tampico, Ill. 61283

41. George H.W. Bush — Address: 173 Adams St, Milton, Mass. 02187

42. Bill Clinton — Address: Bill Clinton was born at the Julia Chester Hospital in Hope, Ark. The hospital has been demolished.

43. George W. Bush — Address: George W. was born to Barbara and George Bush in what was then Grace-New Haven Community Hospital and is now Yale-New Haven Hospital.

44. Barack Obama — Address: Unknown.



Well WdC readers, whaddaya' think now? Still feel the same way? Well, since we still, as of today, live in a free society, I will continue to believe that BHO is an unconstitutionally sitting President.


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The link below is Switzerland giving up the American tax cheats that use their Swiss bank accounts to shirk their tax burden.

http://www.newsmaxworld.com/europe/Swiss_banks_tax/2009/08/17/248488.html

August 17, 2009 at 7:38pm
August 17, 2009 at 7:38pm
#664038
In Saturday's entry "Invalid Entry, I explained the domestic abuse that befell my friend Tamra. I was hoping to encourage her to call the police herself but alas, her fear is too deeply ingrained after years of being criticized by family members and being ostracized from family gatherings. Tamra has always been the red-headed step-child and never supported like (I think) a human being should be treated.

It's true that she has some days that are not as good as others however, she has medical problems on top of her mental disorders, with her back (degenerative disc disease) and her hips. The orthopedic doctor says she'll have to have them replaced eventually. So a fall could place her in a wheelchair or have her permanently disabled physically along with the mental disability that she receives an allotment for.

So, we talked about her injuries and I knew what I was going to do. Yesterday morning, after my quiet time with Our Lord, I prayed for vision, not interference into Tamra's life.

At 1:20pm I called the Harris County Sheriff's Office and God had on the other end of the line a certain Communications Officer Victor.

Because this woman listened to me, I mean REALLY LISTENED to me, Tamra was able to communicate with the deputy who was dispatched to her residence. She had no idea that I made the call for the law to arrive at their front door.

I mean I told that kind, courteous lady E V E R Y T H I N G I knew about "the family" and what Tamra has endured in the year she's lived under the same roof with that pervert. The C.O. continued to listen . . .

I could hear her furiously typing in the background, determined to catch up with the pace I was speaking. My gut told me that this lady was INDEED a communications specialist as I took about 1/2 hour of her time to file my report of domestic abuse on Tamra's behalf.

I had to distract myself, so guess where I went? Yeppers, straight to WdC. *Wink*

At 3:50pm Tamra called me, breathless.

"Did you call the law?" she asked me excitedly. Before I could answer, she said, "David is in cuffs and in the back of the patrol car," she added.

I knew that by waiting from the 1:30am beating on (early) Saturday morning to the 1:30pm Sunday afternoon call that her bruises would be in fuller bloom for the officers to see better the damage that was inflicted upon her. In 36 hours bruises can go from not much to speak of, to obscene.

Her ambivalence was natural, she was relieved but still afraid of Brenda - and of course Brenda got wind of the scenario and came full-steam at the deputies.

Let me back up a tad . . . I asked her to relate the incident as it unfolded from the knock at the front door, until they drove away, with David secure in the back seat. She kept interjecting heartfelt "thank yous" and sighing heavily. Relief was sweeping over her. She and I knew that there would be NO ABUSE last night, by crackie, he just might get a taste of his own bullshit in the bullpen! *Smirk*

She was napping when David came and woke her up telling her to answer the front door. WRONG MOVE STUPID! That's all it took man! Those deputies took ONE LOOK AT HER FACE & that's all it took. Her left eye was blackened, her lower lip busted and puffed, her left cheek bone bruised.

Then they saw the deep crimson, purple and green shoulder and arm bruise that went down her arm, her stomach where he kicked her, a place across her DDD back and loosened, bloody bottom teeth.

They told her not to be afraid. (because they had the ammunition/information that I supplied the Communications Officer with.) They acted accordingly and Tamra felt safe to talk about what had happened to her. Praise God Almighty!

So when the wicked step-mother came down to the scene all in a huff, the officers were forewarned and knew what to expect. Hallelujah! *Delight*

Tamra told me when Brenda told the deputy to run Tamra's driver's license, hoping for an outstanding warrant, the deputy looked straight at her and yelled out "HEY!" Just to get her attention to who was really In Charge there, sooooooo, . . . when Brenda asked who called the police, the deputy calmly told her it was an Anonymous Tip. *Cool*

Yowsa' Yowsa' Oh Yeah! *Delight* *Bigsmile* *Thumbsup*

Don't keep on abusing my friend and expect me to stand idly by while you make cubed steak out of her face. Because God and I will GET YOU!

I feel good, jus like I KNEW I would! That ass-wipe stayed in county lock-up last night and Tamra got to stay on her computer ALL night, with no one looking over her shoulder directing/critiquing her every move.

I could not fall asleep last night for Praising His Name and giving Him all the accolades I could. He, in all His Mercy, provided that woman who at the very GIT-GO listened to the whole, ugly, nasty story.

I asked God to bless her as well and this morning when I got up I called the Harris County Dispatch line and asked for her by name. It took a few seconds, but when she took my call, I told her that she had no idea what her listening did for Tamra yesterday.

I asked her for the address where she worked out of and her supervisor's name so I might send a letter of commendation to her superior. I also told her that she should be an instructor on the very subject that she herself executed yesterday. How to LISTEN!

She was surprised, elated and more than eager to provide me with her super's name and address. That letter is in draft form as I make this entry. (**satisfied sigh**)

Some might say, why did you wait twelve years to do anything? All the abuse in those years was psychological, emotional, mental, social, and spiritual. Those abuses produced no tell-tale signs. Nothing to see with the eye, only the torrential tears and deep sobbing that family can inflict on each other.

Tamra has never in her 41 years ever hurt anyone. For this brute to do what he did, is more than I can handle.

She called late last night, about 9:30pm and asked to come over. I could not turn her down, she needed some TLC and she knew she would get it here. *Smile*

It was taking too long for her to show, so I called her cell phone and discovered she was in our parking lot. I rushed to greet her and when I saw her, I wanted to cry.

She looked sooo BAD. Bottom lip poked out an inch and a half, left eye blackened, left cheek bruised visibly. When we got to the privacy of my bedroom she showed me the rest . . .

Thank you, my God/Jesus/Holy Spirit, for Communications Officer Victor and her ability to do the job that put the bad guy where he belongs. After all it was the FIFTH time that he's assaulted her.

Justice Can Be Sweet! *Cool*




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August 16, 2009 at 4:00pm
August 16, 2009 at 4:00pm
#663861
Ticket Numbers 1305 - 1309 ~~ VOTE:ObamaDramaOverIn2012:D

~ gifted by Marsha Musselman in the "Invalid Item.

Don't you love those sweet little gifts of "Thinking of You"?
August 15, 2009 at 8:06pm
August 15, 2009 at 8:06pm
#663773
Subject: Fwd: LEARN SPANISH! An email forward I received from Nevada. These are sooo close to the actual pronunciation that Mexican illegals use.

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2009, 7:34 PM


Spanish words of the day.

1. *Cheese*
The teacher told Pepito to use the word cheese in a sentence.

Pepito replies: Maria likes me, but cheese fat.

2 *Mushroom*
When all my family get in the car, there's not mushroom.

3. *Shoulder*
My fren wanted 2 become a citizen but she didn't know how to read so I shoulder.

4. * Texas *
My fren always Texas me when I'm not home, wondering where I'm at!

5. *Herpes*
Me and my fren ordered pizza. I got mine piece and she got herpes.

6. *July* *my favorite
Ju told me ju were going to tha store and July to me! Julyer!

7. *Rectum*
I had 2 cars but my wife rectum!

8. *Chicken*
I was going to go to the store with my wife but chicken go herself.

9. *Wheelchair*
We only have one enchilada left, but don't worry wheelchair.

10. *Chicken* *wing*
My wife plays the lottery so chicken wing.

11. *Harassment*
My wife caught me in bed with another women and I told her honey harassment nothing to me.

12. *Bishop*
My wife fell down the stair so I had to pick the bishop.

13. *Body wash*
I want to go to the club but no body wash my kids.

14. *Budweiser*
That women over there has a nice body, budweiser face so ugly?



*Laugh* AND *Laugh* AND *Laugh*


It's true, you have to listen very hard sometimes to understand Mexicans who attempt English and then there are those who understand English and pretend they don't understand or speak our language. Grrr . . .


Received a call from Tamra this afternoon that David beat her up around 1:30am after a drinking bout and he's been reportedly crying *Rolleyes* all day. He took her cell phone away from her so she couldn't call the police and blocked her way out of the house, but she got past him somehow (haven't been able to determine just how she managed that) and went out the back door and over a fence running to her Dad's house for protection.

They refused to call the police even after seeing the blood trickling down her legs and I'm furious. This crazed maniac is going to put her in a wheelchair one day and they will be responsible. She is scared to death of the three of them. Her dad, who adopted her, the evil step-mother and stepma's brother, David with whom Tamra lives.

This beast actually said that once a girl starts her menses (irregardless of her age) she is fair game! What a sick bastard *Exclaim*

Brenda (wicked step-ma) told Tamra one day when she was feeling charitable that she had confided in her brother that her intimacy with her husband was non-existent, her husband past 70 now and DAVID told HIS SISTER, that HE could help her out with that!!!!!!! And Tamra is like a lamb in a wolf's den. (**can't shake the heebie-jeebies**)


The FOUR QUESTIONS WE CAN'T OR DON'T WANT TO - GET ANSWERS TO:

1. Who am I?

2. Where did I come from?

3. What's my purpose?

4. Where am I going?


It ain't no big deal, just something to think of while you're indisposed *Wink*

Right now I am rocked to my core by Romans. Especially the 8th Chapter onward. I read each chapter aloud and read it again, out loud. Mollie has come in the room by the second reading and nestled herself in the crumpled bedclothes. She looked at me while needling a little before finding the spot acceptable to melt into and then blinked her copper eyes several times, when I had to read it ONE MORE TIME! *Delight*

And it came to pass, that Patricia Ann read the chapter the third time aloud and it blessed her, filled her with renewed vigor and a measure of happiness. My God/Jesus/Spirit is indeed with me, even unto the ends of the earth.

somewhere in Revelations



Ready and steady to deal with life's baseball pitches, one throw at a time, only with life, I don't get to roll the bat around on my shoulders like a HGH geek, redress myself in front of the crowd with all the uniform adjustments that MUST be made for a decent hit *Rolleyes*, blow kisses to my first base coach or scratch down from my waist to my knees first, before the next curve ball comes at me.

I don't have that LUXURY! *Smirk* And YES, I do deal with a dab of bitterness occasionally. *Delight* BUT, I am a continual WIP *Delight* and He delights in the children who seek Him.


OT - Kenzie had in her port an "The ABC's of Me created 10-11-01, wow, eight years ago and it was delightful, she may have removed it. I'll know when I check this entry, but I was going to try that for myself. Hey, maybe you could give it a whirl.

Reinforcing the positive is good mental health. Instead of beating ourselves up we MUST learn the signs of self-abuse, even mentally. **sigh**

*My Texans beat them Kansas City Chiefs in their first pre-season game! *Cool*

*I have to make up my bed with fresh linen, (always a treat for me), shower and fall in.
Got through a mound of paper and letters today and threw away a lot of b.s.

*Lighter paper duty makes me feel accomplished/productive and expectant *Delight*

*Garage Sale 2day -
1 small white (really clean) teddy bear (sweet expression)............50
1 tiny little wicker chair with padded cushion ............................2.00
sudden realization/Teddy's hiney fit perfectly in chair ................PRICELESS!



*Delight*


August 14, 2009 at 10:29pm
August 14, 2009 at 10:29pm
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Hmmm . . . I'm spending a lot more time in solitude - which I truly need and enjoy occasionally.

I have a case of bottled water, and three days I can devote to study and prayer. That's what I want to do.

My neighbors seem to require more and more from me. I cannot be their psychiatrist,
marriage counselor or convenience store provider.

Toilet paper being the hottest item that leaves our shelf. *Rolleyes*

New neighbor, 30ish couple and their dog named Blu - he's part pit and has blue eyes. And he eliminates a Dairy Queen double dip and it's left there, right where I walk past to and from my neighbors and where kids ride their bikes and play tag.

I thought I had stepped in cat ca-ca and checked my shoes, that's when I saw the offending MASS. *Bigsmile* So I explained to Cindy that she'll have to pick it up. She was *Cool* and understood. So I was relieved.

My son's friend, Kurt, is out of jail and back home, much to his mother's total happiness and joy. Patrick is here now watching a nature show on Discovery.

Cody is at Lou's house - Tom is in "his house" as he refers to it and I am saying goodnight to WdC.

Have a memorable weekend and take pictures if you can - eat well and with gusto, love each other the same way! *Wink*


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