Posted without comment, in re the Satanist Monument in OK: "... If by religion the Founders [of America] meant 'any system of belief in a supernatural power,' it's hard to see how the Satanists can be denied," Fischer writes. "But if by religion [they] meant 'Christianity' and its various denominations, then the answer to this problem is quite...
Ah - the benefits of working close to, but not at, home. I stopped in for lunch at my apartment and flipped my pot roast (which sounds like it should be a euphemism, but it isn't) and then left, leaving my dogs to deal with the smell of roasting beef all day.
I just saw a pic on Twitter labeled "Python meeting in progress" and it was a pic of 5 old white men. I was briefly disgusted by the thought of a major programming language being guided by a few old white dudes when I realized the tweet was from Eric Idle and the Python meeting wasn't about the coding language at all...
Splat!! The insects in Kansas aren't fucking around!! Ok, this was a bird, not an insect, but of course a friend had to make the "what was the last thing that went through that bird's head" joke (in case you are unfamiliar, the answer is "his ass". So, that was my Saturday fun, how was your weekend?
On Sunday I made a batch of no-bake bars (http://moneysavingmom.com/2013...) - sort of like the no-bake cookies that I grew up on, but in bar form. I just ate one for my afternoon snack and I might be a little bit in love. These are sooooo good! That's all I really needed to say.
I had JUST decided that going out to the Quantrill's Raid Eve program at the local library was more than I could reasonably expect to accomplish this evening when my phone beeped at me. I checked it ('cause that's what I've been trained to do) and it informs me that I need to leave by 6:51 if I want to make the Quantrill's Raid Eve program on time.
Monday? I just dumped 18 oz of *excellent* coffee onto my desk, my papers, my computer (the one I'm posting from now, so no harm done - so far), my desk chair, my bags that were over my arm and my hip/leg area. The calendar says it's Tuesday, but I'm not so sure. Today needs a do-over.
I went to the farmer's market today, despite me being 6 days til payday broke, because Chipotle was giving away $10 market tokens to the first 250 people to show up (yes, I was there at 6:50am). I got a bear of honey (which was all I *really* needed) and a honey soap/lip balm pack for a mother-out-of-law b-day gift for .50 total. Score!!
So far today I've gone to the farmer's market (got some yummy local cheese and some arugula as well as a bit of honeycomb for Mike) and scrubbed the bathroom and kitchen. I'm resting now before I pick up and vaccum the living and TV rooms. I'm planning on pretending the bedroom doesn't exist. What are your plans for the day?
My whiteboard today at work. Yesterday, while I stopped in to water some plants and let the boy child print off an extra sheet of music for band camp, the message at the top right appeared. I'm a lucky mommy.
I just wrote a .vbs script that called a .bat script that sets a date/time stamp, pings and then runs tracert on an IP address and logs all the information gathered to a file labeled with the current date. While I'm *much* more comfy doing stuff like this in bash (on Linux), I'm pretty pleased with my hour or so of work. *preens*
I made shrimp vindaloo tonight and it was pretty damn tasty. Smaller cubes on the potatoes next time and something less work-intensive than shrimp as the protein will *nail* it next time I make it. Yummmmmmmmy!
I've lived in Lawrence for 8 months now and have not visited the local McCalister's Deli once since I got here. Today, however, I am having a FIERCE craving for a muffeletta sandwich, which I know they do pretty well. I just need to decide if the inevitable swelling of the ankles from the salt hit will be worth it...
NEKLS just bought a new van. Our car dealership just delivered us a big ol' tin of fresh, chocolate chip cookies. My boss is concerned that this looks like a bribe and is insisting that we eat the evidence quickly. I really do like my job, the vast majority of the time.
The boyfriend is here and, since I don't want to be loud and wake him up, but I'm still wide awake at 6am (hello Saturday morning), I got productive. Took the laptop and my coffee outside with the dogs and spent a lovely hour or so jamming out 1000 words of PURE GOLD (heh) on vendor relationships as relating to outsourcing. Stimulating stuff!
I do have to say that I appreciate the restraint of FF in discussing GoT from last night - I won't get a chance to watch it til 4 when I get off work, but it is KILLING ME with curiosity as to what might have happened that got everyone talking. I'm still a touch behind in the books, so I have no idea - and I want to go home and watch it RIGHT NOW.