February 26, 2007

Connor Phunny

(Double Click Image for a better look-see) Caption: She got stuck in the rocks. Pull me! Help Me!

Joke I stole and one I recall.

A guy walks in a bar and starts drinking himself blind. After a bit the bartender ask him "Why so Glum?"
The gent looks up and answers "Today is my wedding anniversary. We got married because her father caught us fooling around. He told me that I could either marry her or go to jail. I chose marriage."

Bartender, "So, it's your anniversary. Thats usually happy. Why so sad?"

Guy, "If I had chosen jail I would be getting out today."

-----one I recalled---
She told me we couldn't afford beer anymore and I'd have to quit.

Then I caught her spending $65.00 on make-up.

And I asked how come I had to give up stuff and she didn't.

She said she needed the make-up to look pretty for me.

I told her that was what the beer was for.

I don't think she's coming back......

February 23, 2007

Ring o Ring o rosie

Well lesee, Tina go sick with a cold, then Connor got a flu. Then Tina got back to back flu. Then Trevor got a light case of the flu.

Lotsa sleeping being done around the house.

February 21, 2007

Kids Illnesses

Connor was under the weather over the weekend. He had a fever and was generally listless and did not do much more then lay in bed or on the couch.

Being Autistic he does not relay how he is feeling in words. This really makes you worry that your correct in him having a cold and not something more. Add to that the fact he is one tough little guy. I mean it takes something very painful to elicit tears from him.

keeping him hydrated was tough as he did not want to drink. Telling him its important would get him to take a drink. buying him Gatorade (a treat) helped out quite a bit.

You always hate to see your kids not feeling well. Not being able to confirm how they are feeling verbally makes it worse.

February 19, 2007

Loved this quote

Isn't arguing like a liberal the intellectual equivalent of throwing like a girl?

February 16, 2007

Dino's Ristorante Italiano

With the Feast of Saint Valentine upon us going out to eat falls under customary to manditory. Living in a smallish city in the middle of the woods tends to bring mostly blue collar fare. Kill it, Cook it, Eat it... with beer... is the typical.

Other then the obvious fast food we do not have many franchise places to choose from. There are some great places for sandwiches, breakfasts and pizza. The kind of fare that lumberjacks like to eat.

Then there is Dino's. This place stacks up to any fine food experience anyplace anytime. It's quaint and downtown. The service is very italian and everything about the place is for your senses. Book selves with various travel guides and picture books. There is an 'Actual' Dino who seats you and prompts you as two what the finer dishes are and the wine to match. We sat next to some of his picture albums showing how Italy is never far from his heart.

Depending upon when you go there is musical entertainment from classical, jazz to barber shop. With prior commitments we opted to go the night after the Vanentines day feast. Dino look noticeable tired. He was very open and friendly and moved with the slower pace that let you know this was NOT fast food!

We ordered and as the meal was prepared we had time to look at the books and pictures. As the food was prepared.

We must have looked hungry because Dino decided we needed some soup and brought out a bowl for us to share (on the house). It was a bean soup and very full flavored and savory. That was followed by fresh bread and finally the main dish.

OH MY GOODNESS it was good! Tina got smoked Salmon Ravioli and I got the special which was Sweet potato in a hazlenut sauce. I had to restrain my eating to make sure every bite was chewed to full delite. The Salmon was 'smooth' in flavor and in a cheeze sauce that was not heavy as you would think.

We ended with Black forrest cake. It is easy to spend two hours just enjoying the experience. As they are now an Icon and Dino enjoys 'teaching' good food to the Pac NW.

February 15, 2007

Words used in pervious posting.

Grat (graat) Interjection - Used to express extreme displeasure.

Chak (chaakk) Adjective - Use to modify a noun or pronoun; carries a negative connotation.

Blit (blitt) Noun - 1.) A person who is thoroughly disliked. 2.) An unpleasant difficulty.

Flak (flak) Multi-functional - Can be used in nearly any circumstance, often carries an intense or distastful meaning. As a person, place, thing or idea, as any action or event, as a modifier of nearly any verb, etc.


World of Warcraft - Inventing Curse Words

February 12, 2007

Answers to belows post

In order:

Austin Powers in Goldmember: Nigel Powers (Michael Cain).

Yellow Submarine: John, George and Ringo.

Kill Bill 2: Beatrice Kiddo (the bride).

Zoolander: Derik Zoolander (Ben Stiller).

My Favorite Year: Alan Swan (Peter O'Toole).

The Matrix Revolutions: Agent Smith (Hugo Weaving).

El Dorado: Cole Thornton (John Wayne), Alan Bourdillion Traherne 'Mississippi' (James Cann).

Silverado: Emmet (Scott Glenn), Auggie (some kid actor).

Duck Soup: Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx)

February 09, 2007

Favorite Movie Lines (see if you can name the movie)

"There's only two things I hate in this world. People who are intolerant of other people's cultures and the Dutch."

Person A: "Yes, dey do look very nice, don't dey?"
Person B: "Yes, dey do."
Person C: "Dey do dough, don't dey?"
Person A:"Yes, dey do."
Person B: "Don't dey, dough?"
Person A: "Dough?"

[after entering a cafe, covered head to toe in dirt] "May I have a glass of water, please?"

"Have you ever wondered if there was more to life, other than being really, really, ridiculously good looking? "

"Damn you! I'm not an actor, I'm a movie star!"

"Mr. Anderson. Welcome back, we missed you."

Person 1:"Can you use a gun?"
Person 2"Well if I could I'd be using one."

Kid: "He was trying to get away. He fell off his horse... off a cliff."
Man: "Jake... [disbelieving] FELL off his horse?"

"I'd be unworthy of the high trust that's been placed in me if I didn't do everything in my power to keep our beloved Freedonia in peace with the world. I'd be only too happy to meet with Ambassador Trentino, and offer him on behalf of my country the right hand of good fellowship. And I feel sure he will accept this gesture in the spirit of which it is offered. But suppose he doesn't. A fine thing that'll be. I hold out my hand and he refuses to accept. That'll add a lot to my prestige, won't it? Me, the head of a country, snubbed by a forgein ambassador. Who does he think he is, that he can come here, and make a sap of me in front of all my people? Think of it - I hold out my hand and that hyena refuses to accept. Why, the cheap ball-pushing swine, he'll never get away with it I tell you, he'll never get away with it."

February 06, 2007

black hole information paradox

Steven Hawking tried to destroy the universe by making Black holes destroy Physical information!

This put us all at tremendous risk and is generally considered by Quantum mechanics to be an evil act.

Good thing Mr. Hawking made a great comback and saved the universe:
The Euclidean path integral over all topologically trivial metrics can be done by time slicing and so is unitary when analytically continued to the Lorentzian. On the other hand, the path integral over all topologically non-trivial metrics is asymptotically independent of the initial state. Thus the total path integral is unitary and information is not lost in the formation and evaporation of black holes. The way the information gets out seems to be that a true event horizon never forms, just an apparent horizon.

Whew! that was a close one!

February 05, 2007

I'm going to die.

Found out from the doctor that I am indeed mortal. Shocking eh? Fortunatly my soul is imortal but this body is just gonna wear out and stop at some point.

I have adult onset diabetes. I noticed I was having a tough time staying awake at times during the day. It did not matter how much sleep I had. Had a long set of tests done one morning on an empty stomach. I was told that loosing weight (I had balooned up to 280) would help and I was put on a daily medication and daily blood tests.

I got to the point were the blood test would only confirm how I was feeling so I went to weekly tests and then only when I felt 'off'. I added a couple of suppliments and a baby asprin to my collection of consumables and over time lost 40something lbs.

This week I go in for my first big set of tests since I lost the weight. As I was borderline last time I hope to be 'insulin intolerent' or better this time around.

My doctor is a pretty good one. He doesnt rest on his laurels and spends quite a bit of time reading the latests research and adopts them into his practice on a one off basis.

For instance he noted my 'bad' cholesterol is a bit high and that the Omega-3 fatty acids have proven reduction. So he recommended me look into Flax Seed supplimentals.

This versus putting me on some additional medication on a perscription basis.

I would like to get down around 200lbs. That was where I was in my 20's. I have about 50 lbs to go.