Floater at the Pool

April 30, 2012

I saw something today that really ticked me off and I should have said something about it at the time but I hesitated and didn’t. I was at the local Round Lake Beach grocery store that rhymes with pool and I was waiting in line behind an older lady. She was probably in her 60’s […]

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November 30, 2011

Yesterday I started getting the dreaded, “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page” error on one of my WordPress blogs (not this one) when I tried to log in with any admin account. Before I go any further…always always always backup your database and wordpress files before making changes! Don’t blame me […]

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My Vainglorious Announcement!

August 24, 2011

Attention! Attention everyone! I have a formal announcement to make.

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Butch Ladybug From Hades!

July 28, 2011

This has got to be the most enormous lady bug that ever existed! I’m betting it was the subject of some government experiment gone horribly wrong. When I left for work this morning I noticed this thing hanging above my front door. I was about 15 feet away and it looked like a leaf or […]

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Storm Of The Century!

July 21, 2011

A couple of weeks ago a nasty storm rolled through the Chicago area and did a lot of damage. The storm only lasted about 45 minutes but it really disrupted everyone’s lives. To give you an idea of the trouble the storm caused, the traffic light on the corner of Rollins and Cedar Lake Rd […]

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Ding! Jhet Becomes Level 2 Gardener!

May 29, 2011

So the storms we had last Wednesday knocked over this thorny, tree-bush, weed thing from hell that happened to be right up against the side of my house. I’ve been wanting to get rid of it for a year or so now. All it’s been doing is attaching itself to my gutter and causing issues. […]

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The US After A Japan-Like Disaster

March 16, 2011

So I read this article on Yahoo about people in Japan who are “panic buying” everything out of the stores since the earthquake / tsunami occurred. They are buying up everything edible…except the super hot chips for some reason. And it got me thinking…what about the US? Our economy is a mess. The government is […]

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Amazon Drops IL Affiliates – Quinn Nexus Tax

March 11, 2011

Illinois has been working hard to drive businesses out of the state and increase the tax burden on the middle class. And in the latest stage of this war, yesterday, Governor Quinn signed into effect bill HB3659. Thereby, making it to the top of my “What A Jackass” list. For those of you that don’t […]

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Letter To Eric & Kathy On The Mix

February 11, 2011

I’ve been waking up late in the mornings recently. It’s a re-occurring problem I have unfortunately. Some days I can wake up early and others I can sleep through all four alarms. Lucky for me the local radio station decided to unwittingly help me with my dilemma this morning. The radio, boom box really, is […]

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The Twins That Died

November 1, 2010

They are gone but not forgotten. Their brief time in our lives will stay with us always and their memory shall not fade with the passing of time…

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Pooh Attacks Giraffe, Sadistic Monkey Waves

October 27, 2010

OMFG! Winnie the Pooh was in my bedroom this morning doing some very bad things with a giraffe while this stuffed monkey was watching and waving! WTF?!?

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