Sunday, July 30, 2006

Been a long time...

OK! I've been out working for awhile. I want to say just this:

STOP THE SLAUGHTER OF INNOCENT LEBANESE CHILDREN NOW!!!!

The idiots in Washington are blind and insensitive, and must be removed as soon as possible.

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Happy New Year!!

OK, so I am a few days late. It has been an extremely busy season for me. Let me start by saying my mother is doing well and is home from the hospital. She is walking on her new hip, and her stubbornness has returned in full strength. I'm sure she'll do just fine.

Here is what happened over the last few weeks.

Left for California to visit my Dad and help get my Mom moved to her home town for rehabilitation. The good new is I got to drive my Dad's sporty little car. I like the G35. Then after a few days, we rented a car for ourselves and drove to SoCal for Christmas. Spent the holiday with my in-laws, then drove back to NorCal on the 26th. Then my lovely wife and I came home on the 30th, to rain. We were just happy there wasn't any snow on the ground. And that about covers it.

I purposely left out a lot of boring detail about all the great food we had, the sunshine, and the quality time spent with my Dad.

So, back to work.

In three weeks, my wife and I are headed east for a long weekend just to ourselves. We're going to the Mecca for stout lovers. A city called Dublin. We cannot wait!

After that, my job is sending me to Colorado for a meeting in which we get the afternoon off to ski! Damn, my job sucks! AND, I was recently informed there is a good chance I am going to Australia in May for, yes, you guessed it, another meeting. The meetings sometimes suck, but the trips are often awesome.

Anyway, I just didn't want to neglect this blog. So, there it is, for now.

I want to thank everyone who made prayers for my Mother. God has answered your prayers, and I am eternally grateful to you for your spiritual help.

Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Some news

Saturday night my mother broke her hip. I won't go into too many details, but this happens to be something I am very well educated about. Speaking with my Dad, I believe she is getting the right care. The device comes from a great company, and I suspect the surgeon has enough experience since these fractures are the second most common orthopaedic trauma on Earth. She is probably in surgery as I write. I will be going back to Cali. to see her, although a lot sooner than originally planned. I would appreciate any offerings of prayers for her well-being. She is a chronically unhealthy person, and something like this has a way of taking the lives of chronically unhealthy people.

I'll write more about this as I learn more.

Thanks for your kind thoughts and prayers.

T

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Slacking Off!

OK. It has been a full week since my last post. Oh well. This blog doesn't get around too much anyway.

Been snowing here a lot. We got about 8 inches on Thursday, and it is snowing again. We expect 'only an inch' tonight. An inch of snow doesn't sound like much, but as cold as it's been, it will add up over time, and then we'll have well over a foot before too long. Sometimes I long for the beach.

I guess the prez had abit of a surprise this last week. Bill Clinton showed up at the environment summit in Canada. Pissed off the Shrub. How I would love to find a way to directly piss of the Shrub.

For my new friend 'Still Alive' in Iraq, those of us not too happy with our government refer to the current president as "the Shrub." I just want you to stay in touch as you read American blogs.

Anyway, I think the GOPer agenda is falling apart. I cannot wait for 2008! regardless, I will do what I can to eliminate GOPers next year. Their war-mongering has gone too far.

Cheers to all. I'll try to write tomorrow.

Saturday, December 03, 2005

Happy Saturday!

This is going to be a great weekend. Here is why:

1) I am sending the final Child Support payment to my ex-wife today.
2) USC is gong to kick some UCLA ass.
3) I am going to a party tonight.
4) I have discovered that blogging connects people.

As for the first 3 points, they are purely a personal pleasure. Point 4 is something I'd like to talk a bit about. As I was looking at different blogs, I stumbled accross a blog that captured my eye. So much so, I will visit it regularly. It is from a young woman in Iraq, and she discusses her perspectives on what is going on over there. Our media and our government are skewing the truth so much in both directions, I think it becomes necessary to seek new sources of information. Anyway, I encourage everyone that reads this to seek out and read accounts of what is happening in Iraq from the iraqi persective. Do the same for the Army and Marines that are over there. Collect all the info you can. How can one intelligently discuss a topic without understanding all sides of an issue? Of course, in this red state the answer is "Easy, you just talk about your side."

If you are interested, here is the link: http://myletterstoamerica.blogspot.com/

Enjoy.

Arrivederci.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Hooray!!

Today, I was granted my first patent ever. I happen to have about eight other applications awaiting the process, but the first one is pretty cool. My company gives us a cash bonus for patents, which is also very cool. I should get the bonus just in time for the holidays.

I wish I could tell you more about the patent, but then that may result in unwanted attention, if you get my meaning.

Aside form that, we're expecting... yep, you guessed it. SNOW!

Enough of this for now.

Au revoir.

Monday, November 28, 2005

Sad day for the GOPers.

This is not too surprising. Dig deep enough, and I'm sure we'll find the Shrub-Dick show is no different.

Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy and tax charges. He admitted taking $2.4 million in bribes in a case that grew from an investigation into the sale of his home to a wide-ranging conspiracy involving payments in cash, vacations and antiques. Appearing close to tears, Cunningham said today: "I cannot undo what I have done but I can atone." U.S. Attorney Carol Lam said: "He did the worst thing an elected official can do -- he enriched himself through his position." - CNN.com

Republican corruption. Look for it at your local congresspersons office! What a putz.