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If we were sitting across a table from each other, I'd have no trouble exchanging stories, and talking about nearly everything. I just feel really pretentious writing those things down here.
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Compartmentalization is not just for serial killers.
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The light pollution is so severe in Las Vegas, that at 2 A.M. the birds are chirping for dawn.

I'll never get over the chuckle I get when news people, talking heads, and even people involved with this "Tea Party" business refer to it's members as tea-baggers.
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Not much going on. Garbage man came today, at least he left the can within 20' of my driveway. Is anyone else confuses/amused by Amazon's e-mails suggesting boods and such that some computer thinks they might like?
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Built a box to go around my mother's dog's cage. She wanted something solid, so I used 5/8" plywood and 2" x 2"s. I used just about a whole tube of construction adhesive, and over 50 screws. It's one heavy SOB. I think it'd probably survive a low velocity collision with a light vehicle.
heh heh.
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Good day today. I went to Chili's for lunch and got a Ribeye easily as good as I'd get at the Ranch House. Got a router table. Talked to my brother. All in all, a decent birthday.
lhozwald:
Happy belated birthday amigo.
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I finished the shelf project. It's not as ugly as I'd anticipated. I'm still not proud of it, but it's good enough that I didn't just trash the thing.
Strange dream last night. I dreamt that I was the House (tm,c,pdq) character, but as a private investigator. Bruce Willis was my partner. We'd been hired by a...
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I started a shelving project today. Important note: Laminated particle board is a bitch to work with.. I definately should have just bought standard lumber and latex paint. I notice that materials available in Vegas are generally low-quality. I found two different grades of screws in the packages of "L" brackets I bought. The lesser screws had to be thrown away. They were made of...
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There were two items of interest on "Marketplace", NPR's financial news show. 1) Humboldt County in California is worried that if the current attempt to legalize marijuana in CA passes, the local, illegal, growers will be pushed out of the business by big corporations setting up operations. Imagine R.J. Reynolds planting 600+ acres and building warehouses and automated rollling factories. Hilarious. 2) While...
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