An Ol' Broad's Ramblings
Archive for 24 February 2008
The Mr and I were out and about this afternoon, Jr free, and what happens? My PT pooped out! Why? Well, we’re not real sure. There we were, with the hind end sticking out in the street cuz I couldn’t roll it up hill. Well, DUH! The Mr was trying to push it, but it was rolling back towards him. Not good.
Luckily, a young couple pulled up and ask us if we were having car trouble. Umm….yeah. That’s why the hind end was out in the road. Bless their hearts, they helped the Mr push it out of the road. Now, on Sunday afternoon, there really isn’t a lot of traffic out and about, so I guess the Good Lord sent them in our direction. They even stuck around until we got it started, and followed us to make sure we got home.
Now, in other areas, this might be suspicious. Not here! Since they live down the road a piece, they were coming in this direction anyway.
So, back to the pick ‘em up truck. Can I? HUH HUH HUH???
Sigh….. Ok, I’ll behave! Calling the PT folks in the morning.
RaÃºl Castro, who has labored in the shadow of his brother Fidel since the days of the Cuban revolution, became the new president of the Communist island on Sunday, ending his brotherâ€™s 49-year rule, as well as speculation that a younger generation would take power.
In his first words as president, Mr. Castro made it clear that any changes would be limited, promising to continue to consult his brother on every important decision. He said his brother was still alive and alert, and the time had yet to come when the leaders of the revolution in the 1950s had to pass the baton to a new generation.
Nope! Me neither.
Overslept and computer problems issue.
Acknowledging that she’s counting on Texas to turn the tide in her bid for president, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton urged an enthusiastic crowd of Houstonians late Saturday to make their voices heard in the Democratic primary.
Sure hope Texas keeps her in the fray! Although it would be nice if she’d learn that gubmint run anything is typically screwed up. Pfft. Fat chance!
Ralph Nader says he is running for president.
He made the announcement on Sundayâ€™s â€œMeet the Press.â€
Oh yippee! More assault and moonbattery.
Prime Minster Ehud Olmert on Sunday ordered the Interior Ministry and Public Security Ministry to expel all illegal infiltrators by the end of this week.
Good luck on that one. Hey, why can’t WE ‘expel all illegal infiltrators’ too?
These Republican lawmakers are out of step with the rest of the country,” said Libby Doggett, executive director of Pre-K Now, a Washington, D.C.-based group advocating for high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten for all 3- and 4-year-olds.
Personal opinion: Maybe they just realize what mothers SHOULD know….3 and 4 years olds need to be at home with their moms, instead of state run indoctrination centers!
This winter has been especially bad. It’s not just your imagination. According to an array of weather statistics compiled by Illinois state climatologist Jim Angel, it’s the third-worst winter in a decade. And weird, besides.
Any body seen the Boracle lately?
Cuban lawmakers meet to name a new head of state for the first time in nearly a half-century on Sunday, five days after an ailing, 81-year-old Fidel Castro relinquished power.
His 76-year-old younger brother Raul Castro, as first vice president and constitutionally designated successor, is widely expected to be picked as president of the ruling Council of State.
Is there some doubt? Pfft!