Millinerial theme association:
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Mary!!!! Following the rabbit down the hole……
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Happy times in the hot tub….
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Nye!!!!!!!!! Brown water from Mexico…….
Marketing peeps refer to it as “organic.”
Taco Bell refers to it as…
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“the daily special.”
I was going to say something like ‘Tuesday’ but you’re right, it’s not day-dependent.
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Leave it nyet.
^insert the word to….as in Leave it to nyet.
I was just about to comment, on- oh another art day. Then the next art was from nyet!!!![snort}
When it does, I hope I’m bungee jumping. Because that would be pretty artistic.
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Who the heck is Candy Duffer?
Wooly!!! Don’t know, looks good, sounds good……can she cook??? Make blueberry pies???? .
I’m amazed I never heard of her. Like Rachmaninoff said, “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”
Dulfer has released nine studio albums, two live albums, and one compilation album. She has performed and recorded songs with musicians including her father Hans Dulfer, Prince, Dave Stewart, Van Morrison, and Maceo Parker, and has performed live with Alan Parsons (1995), Pink Floyd (1990), and Tower of Power (2014).
I must have found her in the YouTube sidebar last night when I cued up Tower of Power. Stunning performance.
You can always just order out…
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More rain today, throughout the weekend…….
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Yesterday we had frost! But the sun did come out and dry things up and today is supposed to be much like yesterday. Stay dry Sir !
Yesterday was in the low 80s, low humidity and sunny. Dh and I lounged by the pool for a bit. Tennis was fun, and after dinner I went fishing. sighs One for the books, in a good way.
37° this morning and I left a window open 😳.
How wonderful for you!! Those days are the kind we want to store in a special place in our minds, because they calm, ground, and center, not just for the immediate pleasure but for a sanctuary we can retreat to in our memories. We very much need those sanctuaries in today’s worldly chaos.
Glad you had such a treasure, amwick!
Did I mention the big bass I caught? He is fine, I always catch and release.
Ooooooh… bass fishing. Used to live in Oklahoma and did a lot of striper fishing below the dams. They fought like the devil. Isn’t it fun having to master the rod and the touch to reel ’em in?
Feeding frenzies are very cool to watch, too.
Can’t find anyone around here that wants to fish – and to be quite honest, I’m not sure I would want to even touch anything that came out of Big Muddy (cause the Mississippi is no longer just about mud) and most of the smaller lakes around here are private ponds.
Thanks for (for me) that bit of nostalgia. Catch a couple for me next time you’re out.
We live on a fake lake. Part of new construction zoning requirements are retention ponds for drainage. It is pretty though, and big fish live there. It is a giant drain, no way would I eat a fish. I walk out the front door and fish right there, just across our street. It is very relaxing.
Wow. Sounds like a nice place, amwick! It would be hard not to enjoy living there.
TY, small but friendly…. 🙂
You should be here at THIS end of the Mississippi, the terminus of 1800 miles of industrial sewer line.
Ew, uh, no thanks. I would imagine that the river there has 20′ gars, fish with no gills that glow green at depth. That’s in addition to the reports of the fish with the cancerous tumors. Definitely no thanks!
Oh, yeah, and the smell. Ok, I’ve pursued that imaginary thread as far as I’m comfortable with! The area must have some terrific aspects to overcome that stuff.
I’ve seem fishermen pull monster catfish out of the river both right at the riverside right at the Quarter and down around the grain elevators. To be frank, they don’t look too healthy and the long-time fishermen generally won’t eat them.
A perfect day! 😊
Something big is happening in England. Speculation includes a possible death at Buckingham Palace.
Not that dramatic. After all, the man is almost 96.
Yes. He deserves to retire. 🙄
Accardin’ tuh me Irish Republican relatives he deserves to ‘be’ retired.
No, it’s not dramatic in hindsight. But before they announced what was up, the world (literally) was abuzz with speculation. The trauma and near-hysteria on twitter was interesting to observe.
While searching around for Buckingham Palace information last night, I found this extremely interesting/informative article:
‘London Bridge is down’: the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death
“May the 4th be with you.”
Happy Star Wars day. #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay pic.twitter.com/QSis3jauZq
— Darwin Award 🔞 (@AwardsDarwin) May 4, 2017
Happy Star Wars day. #MayThe4thBeWithYou #StarWarsDay pic.twitter.com/QSis3jauZq
— Darwin Award 🔞 (@AwardsDarwin) May 4, 2017
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I had to self edit and delete my reply. Really, it’s better that way.
Menagerie, you always listen to your better angel that is something to be proud of.
I’d love to see a version of this movie where Luke pushes the button right there. Bzzzt. Brains all over the room. Obi Wan panicking, unable to call 911, no more Jedi.
Get Quentin Tarantino on it.
Sounds like a job for Mr. Wolfe…..
Nothing like a little acid phosphate to get you over your exhaustion and dyspepsia! LOL!
Well, here ya go ZM. You can buy it….
Acid Phosphate is more than just diluted phosphoric acid, it’s actually a partially neutralized solution made with salts of calcium, magnesium and potassium. The solution has a pH between 2.0 and 2.2, or about the same as fresh squeezed lime juice.
Well, some dyspepsia (acid reflux, used to be treat with something sour) Then, apparently soda fountains had it in the early days. You can probably put it in a cocktail.
In fact, that bottle above says ” Added well to Libations as a Mental Balm to Nervous Perturbations…….”
I still can’t figure out where the supposed help for exhaustion comes from.
Back then, products had like cocaine and stimulants too.
Before the FDA, yes, it was the Wild West, concerning “medicine”, and advertising, too. Lie your butt off, it didn’t matter, it was allowed. Then came the lawyers.
I’ll take a gallon of Lydia Pinkham’s Medicine. Liquid, please, and thanks!
“Although her company had humble origins in her own kitchen, by the time the FDA restrained the company’s activities in the early 20th century (the Pure Food and Drug Act of 1906 forced the company to reveal that the compound contained up to 20% alcohol), the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Company was a true multi-national corporation with production centers in Canada, Mexico, and the United States. “Lydia Pinkham Herbal Compound” is still available for sale in pill and liquid form. In the process, Lydia Pinkham changed the lives of thousands of American women by drawing attention to serious female medical issues that were being neglected by mainstream medicine.”
http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/pinkham.html (The Working Women Collection)
I take the Lydia Pinkham’s in 25 oz. cans. And the “compound” only contains about 5.9% alcohol.
I haven’t had a cold or flu or laryngitis or pneumonia or bronchial pneumonia or bronchitis in almost a decade. I can’t remember the last time I had a fever.
I wonder why? I used to get all those, twice a year each. Many fevers.
I quit drinking about a year ago (maybe two, I dunno), and I got sick. Within two days, it was like I went back in time ten years. I was off the sauce for twelve days. Since that first six-pack after that? I’ve never got sick. I can’t complain.
I’m thinking your scientific theory is short a few steps though.
I know. Correlation does not equal causation.
Ooh, ooh, that’s it. After having been up most of the night, and just now getting my coffee, I sat here trying to think up that fancy phrase and gave up. Thanks Wooly!
I’m going to memorize that phrase for when the landlord asks, “Is that a bag of beer?”
Why, no! dear landlord! This is a bag of libations to be used as a mental balm for nervous perturbations!
I’m purty sure I have neuralgic dissipation. It hit home, that’s what I’ve been trying to figure out all these years. Now when my sons tell me I’m being bitchy (they don’t put it quite that bluntly yet) I’ll tell them I am suffering from the above named malady. Which will get me made fun of rather than sympathy, I assure you.
Or just tell ’em it’s not beer, it’s Miller lite. You won’t be fibbin’.
“Tastes like bacon.” 🥓 🥓
Yeah sure it does…….
Vote on the Healthcare bill. hhhhhhmmmmmm. I am hoping that the cost of premiums will go down, but I kinda think it is like putting toothpaste back in the tube. 😦
I’m just hoping it gets voted on and causes real, actual change. My opinion of Ryan the rat is so low, you would need a shovel to get to it.
I can’t help but wobder if the insurance companies got to the POtuS and told him that they’d be his BFF if he pushed a bill that gave them free rein to raise premiums thrunthe roof.
First off, anyone who ever worked insurance knew that forcing companies to accept all people with preexisting conditions and keeping your kids on until they’re almost ready for Medicare would force rates up. Only question was how high how fast.
The other big lie was that this wasn’t an income transfer program. OK, so they said the increase in premium amounts from younger, healthier folks now mandated by law to buy insurance would offset increased costs from the inclusion of people with preexisting conditions. Sure sounds like income transfer to me. Thing the Rats didn’t take into account…or did and ignored it…was that companies had to maintain profits so the HAD to raise premiums.
Let’s also not forget the Medical Industrial Complex. They recognize the opportunity to bill as much as humanly possible with these new patient additions, the billing department’s designed to work with the providers in maximizing income potential. A lot of insurance carriers will react to the increase in billings by hiring new staff, further increasing costs…oh yeah, and tax deductions for operating expenses. And so it gies.
I just can’t help but wonder where those donatiobs covering Barry’s $500-million library are coming from??? Coulda fed a lotta hongry innercity chirruns wid dat monies.
Preexisting conditions. SMH. No one seems to have an issue with older people being charged more, because they are statistically more likely to have issues. No, that makes sense, but bring up pretty existing conditions and all hell breaks loose. Insurance is based on two things, $ and stats. So, at my age, I pay high insurance, but I would take on someone 10 years younger when it comes to fitness.
FWIW, BOR always called the ACA income redistribution.
Call it what you want but if it smells like a skunk it’s generally a skunk.
Another fib…that preexisting conditions are only 2% of the total number of enrollees. That’s another manipulated statistic, note you never hear what the true parameters for determining that number are. I know that our slice of the Federal program, some 36,000 enrollees, had well over 2% preexisting rate and we weren’t exceptional.
Everybody I know has a preexisting condition. High blood pressure is a preexisting condition.
Old age is a pretty existing condition. Think about it.
Think about ehst? What were we talking about?
Old age… old age… ahh old something..
The diff with pre-existing conditions this time is that the premium difference will come directly from the government fund (all of us) rather than just those people who are enrolled in the ACA (true income distribution). The hope is that will keep premiums down. Regardless of what you think about covering those with pre-existing conditions, it is a difference.
That makes more sense. Just like buying federal flood insurance, if you need to, well sort of.
This gal, Betsy McCaughey knows a lot about this whole insurance/health issue. She has read every page of Obamacare and carried the whole book, with her marked pages, around for years. I trust her judgment.
Did you know she was married to Wilbur Ross for five years (I didn’t until a couple of days ago.) From 1995-2000.
No, I didn’t. That’s interesting. 😯
For the medical industrial complex preexisting conditions are a cash cow. I constantly get entreaties to buy this, that or the other disbetes supplies which ‘are covered by your insurance!’. Reminds me of the local pol who used to own a medical service, he had vans that traveled the innercity roads looking for chirruns to exploit. Not in the expected way though, he’d stop them to see who hadn’t had this, that or the other medical test then drive them over to his clinic where they’d do anything possible thst they could bill Medicaid.
These clinics that milk Medicaid would freely diagnose chirruns wif ADHD and help the parent apply for a child’s disability, locally called ‘crazy money’. So the parents get SSI and the clinic gets to treat the chile – cash cow city.
There’s gotta be a better way to manage the preexisting problem, and given time and Rat proclivities I can see that becoming the government either heavily subsidizing the premiums or putting preexistings on Medicaid.
Good morning WeeWeed 🙂
Need to photoshop out some of her teeth, for accuracy!
Hey, Wooly that wasn’t crack she was taking. Wasn’t even the turkey-drug diet pills doctors prescribe in today’s time.
I am busy now, but that sounds like fun! Remember Befunky.com
All right, everybody have a round of amphetamines on me!! I talk a lot anyway, can’t imagine.
😀 Mornin’ BigMama!
I’m thinking those eyebrows ain’t natchural.
Mornin’ Wee! You crack me up.
Mornin’ stella! (Smiter of those that ought to be smote) 😎 🍸 (Long Island Iced Tea)
Mornin’ WeeWeed! (Master Mixologist Extrodinare) 😎 🍸 (Old Fashioned)
Mornin’ Menagerie! 😎 (Jack Daniels – Single Barrel )
Mornin’ Ad rem! (Queen Felis catus) 🐱 🍸 (Flaming Lamborghini)
Mornin’ Sharon! 😎 🍸 🍸 (earthquake)
Mornin’ ytz4mee! 😎 🍸 (cosmopolitan)
Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! 🙂 🍸 (white wine and perrier)
Mornin’ partyzantski! 🙂 (Tom Collins)
Mornin’ texan59! 🙂 (Black & Tan)
Mornin’ ZurichMike! 🙂 🍸 (fuzzy navel)
Mornin’ Col.(R) Ken! (hand salute) 🙂 (Boilermaker)
Mornin’ Czarina! 🙂 🍸 (Lynchburg Lemonade)
Mornin’ czarowniczy! 🙂 (Wild Turkey Rare Breed)
Mornin’ letjusticeprevail2014! 🙂 (Irish Car Bomb)
Mornin’ Patriot1783-ctdar! (aka “ctdar”) 🙂 🍸 (grasshopper)
Mornin’ tessa50! 🙂 🍸 (flaming volcano)
Mornin’ waltzingmtilda! 🙂 🍸 (sidecar)
Mornin’ varsityward! 🙂 (Godfather)
Mornin’ MaryfromMarin! 😀 (Mortlach)
Mornin’ Wooly Phlox! (aka “taqiyyologist”) 🙂 (Roy Rogers)
Mornin’ Howie! (aka “doodahdaze”) 🙂 (Classic Daiquiri)
Mornin’ TwoLaine! 🙂 (Gin & Tonic)
Mornin’ Sha! 🙂 🍸 (Lemon Drop)
Mornin’ BigMamaTEA! 🙂 🍸 (Harvey Wallbanger)
Mornin’ cetera5! (aka “Cetera”) 🙂 (Blackberry wine)
Mornin’ The Tundra PA! 🙂 🍸 (Baileys Irish Cream on the rocks)
Mornin’ lovely! 🙂 (Backdraft)
Mornin’ michellc! 🙂 🍸 (Salty dog)
Mornin’ auscitizenmom! 🙂 🍸 (Kiss on the Lips)
Mornin’ Margaret-Ann! 🙂 🍸 (White Russian)
Mornin’ Auntie Lib! 🙂 🍸 (Tom and Jerry)
Mornin’ holly100! 🙂 🍸 (Jack & Coke)
Mornin’ Pam! 🙂 (Not even water)
Mornin’ Ms.Tee! 🙂 🍸 (Mojito)
Mornin’ koolkosherkitchen! 🙂 🍸 🍸 (Cuba Libre)
Mornin’ ImpeachEmAll 🙂 (Flaming Dr. Pepper)
Mornin’ Monroe! 🙂 (Stinger)
Mornin’ Les! 🙂 (Rusty Nail)
Mornin’ shiloh1973! 🙂 (Jack Daniels)
Mornin’ TexasRanger! 🙂 (Whiskey Smash)
Mornin’ Ziiggii! 🙂 (B52)
Mornin’ oldiadguy! 🙂 (Rum & Coke)
Mornin’ smiley! (“stuck in spambucket”) 🙂 🍸 (Spanish coffee)
Mornin’ derk! (“Stellars”) 🙂 🍸 (Kamikaze)
Mornin’ Jacqueline Taylor Robson 🙂 🍸 (Shirley Temple)
Mornin’ facebkwallflower! 🙂 (Night Train Express)
Mornin’ Ms. Cindy! (aka “Ms Cynlynn” aka “ms cynlynn”) 🙂 🍸 (1970 ducru beaucaillou)
Mornin’ sandandsea2015! 🙂 🍸 (1961 Château Montrose)
Mornin’ amwick! 🙂 🍸 (Blue motorcycle)
Mornin’ hocuspocus13! 🙂 🍸 (1970 Chateau Latour)
Mornin’ Sloth1963! 🙂 🍸 (1971 Moulin Touchais)
Mornin’ MTeresa! (Ex-lurker) 🙂 (Albanian Raki Moskat)
Mornin’ Rhea Salacia Volans! 🙂 (Hot Buttered Rum)
Mornin’ joshua! 🙂 (Mudslide)
Mornin’ John Denney! 🙂 (RumChata)
Mornin’ litenmaus! 🙂 (Stolichnaya elit, no ice)
Mornin’ kinthenorthwest! 🙂 🍸 (A Lonely Island Lost in the Middle of a Foggy Sea)
Mornin’ TwoLaine! 🙂 (Smoking Bishop)
Mornin’ patternpuzzler! 🙂 🍸 (Old Lady)
Mornin’ Senatssekretär FREISTAAT DANZIG! 🙂 (Red Russian)
Mornin’ G-d&Country! 🙂 🍸 (Blind Russian)
Mornin’ whiners and complainers! 😛 (No drink for you!)
Mornin’ to people posting that I missed. 😳
Mornin’ to all you lurkers! 😕
Also just in case someday; mornin’ to Elvis Chupacabra, F.D.R. in Hell and sundance!
NEW and IMPROVED breakfast with extra bacon for ZurichMike!
Doughnuts and coffee!
Good morning Nyet 🙂
Those waffles look good this morning. Mornin’ Nyet, everyone. 🙂
Morning Nyet and everybody!!! 👋🏻👋🏻👋🏻
Thanks for the great breakfast! Just a quick hi/bye… will check back later!
Have a beautiful day folks 🙂
That is a beautiful shot.
A Twitter find.
“Really honey, the worm that got away was thiiiiiiiiiiis big!”
Stella, when I was in high school for some reason my commercial art class got off on a little tangent about Gibson Girls artwork. Your pictures reminded me of that, a little. I always wanted to be able to fix my hair that way.
I was just watching a BBC program called Victorian Farm. The woman said that they used hair pieces under their own hair to get that look. She has long, but thin, hair, and it took her two braided hair pieces to get the “look”.
Correction: It was Edwardian Farm, Episode 6 (about 13:00). I’m hooked on these programs. There is also a WWII series called War Time Farm, and another one called Full Steam Ahead, which covers the rise of the railroad in England, and how it affected society.
Trump speaking on signing his religious freedom order. Waiting for pundits to start calling him a hypocrite for this versus his stand on Islam. Waiting for Islam to start saying this allows them to continue female genital mutilation, cutting the heads off/stoning people who are perceived to insult Islam and murdering Christians and Jews….sort of a return to the Obama period.
BGI be a’Huffin’ ana’Puffin about the Alton Sterling shooting in Baton Rouge. Seems that the DoJ’s decision not to prosecute the police who shot him, those were Obama folkses, has outraged them! They are dusting off their usual pack of self-serving lies about how innocent young men on their way to Bible study are jumped, prosecuted and murdered by evil pig henchmen in thecsrvicevof the white, Republican plantation overlords. Pkays well to the intended audience.
Last nite aggrieved pritestors were demanding access and input to the parish SO’s training manual, especially in the area of use of deadly force. I imagibe they’ll suggest something along the line of an officer must be shot by an aggressorcst least twice before s/he can return fire. Thry also want a citizen’s review board of police actions, and guess which ‘citizens’ be sittin’ on dat bowd?
I say wall off the aggrieveds’ living areas, withdraw the police and let them deal with the results of their failed cultural system on their own.
This nonsense is being allowed to go on too long. SMH.
They just don’t have anything better to but whine and blame alllllll of their problems on someone else.
SOCAL FAMILY THROWN OFF OVERBOOKED DELTA FLIGHT OVER CHILD’S SEATING
Hm. This family can use the video of the aftermath of that flight that hit turbulence and many people were injured as evidence that their child should not have had to sit on their laps.
It is an amazing bit of video to catch. Especially the dame telling the dad that they will be arrested and their children will be taken away.
Must have needed that seat for somebody really important for them to threaten them like that and throw the whole dang family off the plane. SMH
And yes, I have never heard of no carseats on planes it is safer if there is any problem. Strange stuff.
This looks disturbing, but there may be more to the story. Maybe not. I personally wonder about taking 2 young children on a red eye, perhaps they thought the children would just sleep. Also, it sounds like there is some confusion about car seats.
People fly with car seats for their children all the time.
I thought that was probably smart to take the red eye. Usually the lights are turned out and it is a little quieter than usually isn’t it?
He said they expected them to sleep the whole way. Any which way there could be more to the story but it doesn’t look good. They decided to book and pay for a seat so the kiddos could sleep and be safe and Delta didn’t stop them at any step of the journey until they had an overbooked flight?
I heard that one of the seats was originally for their older son, who went on an earlier flight, and they didn’t change the ticket.
That could be. I have been running around today and have to be the door again soon. That would make sense as at one point an airplane employee says that “Marshal” is not on the plane. But that would mean that Marshal flew earlier under somebody else’s name (the 2 year old’s name?) and the dad did pay for the seat that the 2 year old was sitting in. I can’t imagine the couple has a son old enough to fly alone but there could have been other adult family members on a different flight?
I think 18. I’ll see if I can find it.
Really? Young looking parents and a wide age range of kids for today’s day and age. Still how did Marshal get on a plane without a ticket with his name on it ?
I’ll check back later.
Still not clear, but here is the article:
I read about the original ticket, for an 18 year old named Mason. They just assumed they could use the ticket for the little boy. Not too smart. But then you have to ask how they got through the gate person. Also Delta website suggests using carseats, but the flight attendants contradicted this. Delta said at one point that this was not about overbooking.. IDK I guess I like to hear both sides, nothing is ever cut and dry now a days.
Here is an article I found the family claims a Delta agent told them what they were was fine.
It looks like it is an update on the article you posted.
Brian and Brittany Schear of Huntington Beach were returning from Hawaii on a red-eye flight on April 23 with their two toddlers when the disagreement began. The couple says they originally purchased a seat on the flight for their 18-year-old son Mason, but decided later to fly him back to Los Angeles on an earlier flight so they could use the seat for the younger sibling, Grayson, who would be placed in a car seat.
According to the Schear family, a Delta gate agent said that plan would be fine. But things turned ugly once the family took their seats.
Hiya, everyone! I had my 2nd eye operated on Tuesday, and So far, It’s great! I have gone from a -10.75 to 20/20 vision! Both eyes have 20/20, and I can see the computer just fine. I still will need reading glasses to see really close up. Having the cataract removed has also brought back my colour vision, so everything looks so bright and beautiful.
All things bright and beautiful,
All creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful,
The good Lord made them all.
I can’t express how thankful I am for this blessing of being able to see properly for the first time ever. Even with insurance, it has cost a lot, but it is worth every penny.
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Wonderful ! Now you can really appreciate all of Stella’s beautiful photos 🙂 .
All of you who have had the surgery make me anxious for my turn!
I had radial keratotomy many, many years ago. It really messed up my vision. The only thing that will fix it is that surgery, but they won’t do it until my cataracts are ripe. Problem is, they are just starting and growing very very slowly. So, it will be a while, if ever.
I swear, Stella, there was no pain at all! The first one felt sort of itchy for 2 days, but not a lot. The 3 different eyedrops are fiddly, but only one stings a little. Vision with the 1st took 2 days to calm down from lights and halos, but the 2nd was perfect! Don’t be afraid, it is a cinch, and well worth it! I had to go back and look at Tucker’s photos again, his eyes are such a pretty puppy blue. I know it doesn’t last long, but he is one gorgeous boy.
Great news. Thanks for sharing 🙂
That’s so amazing!!!! I’m very happy for you, Jacqueline!
REVEALED: FBI found email that Lynch would do everything she could to protect Hillary from CRIMINAL CHARGES
Lock them up.
Lock her up! Lock her up!
I was including Loretta Lynch….
House approves Obamacare repeal bill
The House passed legislation Thursday to repeal and replace Obamacare, as Republicans came closer than ever to realizing their seven-year pledge to overturn the Democratic law and remake health insurance for millions of Americans.
The plan, the American Health Care Act, was approved mostly along partisan lines, 217-213, with just one vote to spare. No Democrats backed the bill, and a slew of Republicans opposed it as well.
Health care bills squeaks through the House.. Barely.
perfect timing…. 🙂
Measles outbreak in Minnesota sickens dozens
An outbreak of measles in Minnesota has sickened more than 30 children in recent weeks, primarily in the state’s large Somali-American community, where many parents avoid the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine because of unfounded fears that it causes autism.
“This has nothing to do with being Somali, it has everything to do with being unvaccinated,” Kris Ehresmann, infectious disease director of the Minnesota Department of Health, told CBS Minnesota last week as the number of cases grew.
Somalis are just the latest example of a tight-knit community in which the highly contagious disease has gained a foothold in the U.S. in recent years.
“With Somalis, we know that it’s a community that’s been targeted for misinformation from the anti-vaccine community and so that’s a bit distressing,” she said.
Medical professionals and state health officials are working to contain the virus, but they expect more measles cases in coming weeks. A look at the situation:
As of Wednesday, 34 measles cases were confirmed in Minnesota. It’s the largest outbreak in the state since 1990, when 460 people contracted measles and three died.
Nearly everyone infected is unvaccinated, and all but a few are of Somali descent. So far, 11 children have been hospitalized.
The source of the outbreak is unknown, said Ehresmann. But since measles was declared eliminated in the United States in 2000, outbreaks in the U.S. are typically caused when international travelers are infected overseas and bring the virus home.
Stella, you would have enjoyed Ground Zero the other night. Ground Zero is a conspiracy theories show for the truly-true believers.
The host had an M.D. on. They claimed that vaccinations are a population-control mechanism to rid the world of the working class morons who pollute our sacred Mother Earth.
Just buy my vitamins and meal-replacement shakes, as endorsed by this conveniently-same-minded M.D., and all will be right with the world and you will live forever kum-buy-ya.
No UFOs or chupacabras that night, though. Bummer.
Just saw the USS Intrepid post next door. Had a long talk with a CV-11 (Intrepid) Viet Vet today who was also onboard for one of those space capsule recoveries. That guy really loved that old ship. Were it not for listening to these guy’s stories, my VA minder, a Womyn Marine, would’ve been decked by now by this Lady Marine. Mebbe next week…good medicine for all that ales ya.
Here’s a rainy day recipe for you guys. It caught my attention because it has bacon as an ingredient, and bacon as a topping. Looks good.
Monsoon day # 23. I think. I loose count. The sun is shining while the rain eases up a bit. Strong winds headed our way. I think I am going to buy me some rain wear and just put it on when I get up every day.
35 degrees yesterday morning and now it is 81!!! My body is in shock. We have thunderstorms moving in tomorrow and then back to cool weather. What a year.
Yes!!! The weather changes so fast it’s crazy!!!
This is really funny. My personal favorites are Kentucky and Maine, but Ohio is a close second.
Thank you sooo much. Is really worth the time, and tears – from laughter. Ohio – oh ya, that’s Ohio.
and we had some giggle snorts.. I got about half way… I had a problem with the ads… but this was really funny! TY
Our Heavenly Father, Your children come to you tonight to ask for healing and peace throughout our country so that we may return to being One Nation Under God. Guide us to be leaders in Your Kingdom, spreading Your Love and Salvation to all. Forgive us our sins and deliver us from evil.
Lord, we ask for a blanket of protection over all our troops and law enforcement who serve to defend and protect us. Bless our representatives with the strength and wisdom they need to achieve the path You have chosen for us.
Please place Your Guardian Angels of Protection around Donald Trump and Mike Pence and their families as they seek to lead America back to You.
Grant us patience, Lord, as the evil ones try to anger us and cause us to fall.
Spread blessings over Israel and Netanyahu. We pray for France, and for the safety of Marine Le Pen.
We humbly ask that You please comfort those who are grieving and in pain.
Thank you Father, for Your Love and the gift of Life.
In Jesus name, we pray. Amen
So, there I wuz. Mindin’ my own biness….. and smoking, which is of course against the law. Blue Angels show up (air show this weekend…..)
Half of the livestock is still under the bed…..
We have a few months to go before they get up over here.
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