Monday, November 24, 2008

I am thankful for...

My Dad

That is the list my 3 year old gave his daycare lady when asked what he was thankful for to put it on the Thankful Tree.

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Frigging goat in my road!

So I live in the boonies. I've been caught in a cattle drive trying to get out of town, just to give you an idea of what it's like here.

I'm driving home tonight. R is in the backseat, B is in his car behind us. THERE WAS A FRIGGING GOAT IN THE ROAD!!!!!!! Not a deer, not a cow (cow pasture next to me), A FRIGGING GOAT!!!

Now, understand, I HATE goats. I despise them. They are evil and I hate them all because they are goats. There is zero need for goats on this planet and they shouldn't be here. Can you tell me anything good that goats do? No, because they don't do anything good. They are stupid and evil.

So what do I do? I stop, completely, to make sure that the goat gets into the field. Flash my lights at the car coming toward me to let them know that something is going on (common practice around here when an animal is in the road). Had to honk my horn before the stupid frigging goat went into the field.

The rest of the way home, about 10 min, I'm muttering about the frigging goat in the road. Get home, B goes to pull R out of the car seat and R looks at him and says "Frigging goat in road Daddy!" LMBO!!

Thank God I said "frigging" and not what I was thinking!!! I thought the little monkey was asleep.

A FRIGGING GOAT IN THE ROAD!!! My God. And to think I thought that I'd never see another animal in the road that would surprise me!

R almost got kidnapped today!

Or at least I *thought* he was!

We were outside the restaurant after lunch, which was in a casino. So a lot of people. R was playing with my sis's bf. I was looking at my uncle. I see, out of the corner of my eye, a gray arm go around R. OMG!

I turned, sliding my purse down my arm to hit the person in the head with it. As I turn I notice, "OH SHIT! That's DAD!" LMBO!

He had come back inside, walked up and grabbed R from behind to tickle him.

I told him that he almost got whacked with my purse and why. He said "Good!" So at least he was understanding! lol

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Train show

Well, R has been dry since last Mon, Nov. 3. I need to wash one more load of diapers because there have been a couple used, but that's it. I'm DONE WASHING DIAPERS!!!!! He is still in a 'sposie over night and at nap time, but that's it. Over 3 years of washing diapers 3 times a week, DONE!!! WOOHOO!!!!!!!!!

Sat we took him to a train show. It was fun. He always has fun at these things. I took some pics of one of the layouts and the men running the layout want me to email the pics so that they can put them on the web site. :) Anyway, the train show was fun.

We're watching "The Nightmare Before Christmas" right now. R loves this movie. It's a little weird that he loves it so much. But he LOVES Jack. lol And amazing to me that he'll sit through it. But he loves it. Tries to remove heads like Jack can remove his too. lol Kids!

Today is veterans day. So no school today for the district, which means no subbing. And tomorrow I go to the neurologist. So nothing for tomorrow. Hopefully something for Thurs. And Fri. And next week too. I'm stressing with no jobs. I want to be working. I was counting on the extra money for Christmas. :(

Oh well, time to get on with my day! Later!

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

So tired

I had my MRI today. To do it I had to take 2 Ativan's. I did fine. But that was at 9 this morning. It's 6:50 & I'm still a little bit loopy. Tons of fun.

The election is over

And I'm happy and sad about results. About par for things like this!!

Barack Obama will become the President of the United States on January 20, 2009. I'm not thrilled with this. His views are very socialistic. And while I was once a socialist myself, I do not think that it is the right way for the country to go. Many political experts think that he will lean more centrist when he takes office. We will see.

In California, 95% of precincts are reporting, so some things could change.

Prop 1A, which is a bond that would bring high speed rail to California, is currently passing. 52% to 48%.

Prop 2, which gives basic animal rights to farm animals, passed 63% to 37%. YAY!! This means that the animals should have time to get out of cages and move.

Prop 3, a bond measure to support specific children's hospitals in Southern Cali, is passing. 55% to 45%. This should have been regional to the areas that would use this.

Prop 4, which would require parental notification of a minor having an abortion 48 hrs prior, did not pass. 52% say no, 48% say yes. I'm saddened by this. The school nurse can't give your 17 year old senior an aspirin but a dr can rip another life out of your daughter and you might never know. Taking an aspirin doesn't usually have physical or emotional effects. An abortion does 100% of the time.

Prop 5, which would allow non-violent drug offenders to go to rehab rather than jail has lost. 60% to 40%.

Prop 6, which would give a certain amount of money to fire and police resources has lost. IMO, the amount they are asking is far too much for a state with financial woes. It's 69% to 31%.

Prop 7, which would require a certain percentage of our energy to come from renewable sources by 2010 failed. The time frame isn't do-able. The new plants wouldn't be able to be built in that time. 65% to 35% for that one.

Prop 8 saddens me. A state constitutional amendment to make marriage between one man and one woman. Which forbids gays fro getting married. CIVIL RIGHTS ANYONE!? 52% to 48%. I keep hoping and praying that this can turn around with the last 5%.

Prop 9 has more notification to victims for court dates, hearing, parole hearings, etc. It's passing, 53% to 47%.

Prop 10 would be bonds that would give money to people for buying cars that run on alternative fuels. Absolutely a stupid idea. 60% no to 40% yes.

Prop 11 would have committees formed for redistricting rather than just having redistricting done by the reps. (this is so stupid to have to vote on! Isn't it common sense that redistricting is done by the people so that they can keep their jobs?) 51% to 49%. I think some people (*coughcoughpoliticianscoughcough*) voted more than once on this. Cuz if people were not stupid this would make sense.

Prop 12 gives loan assistance to vets for buying homes and farms. Apparently it's been in place since WWI. It's passed, 63% to 37%.

Locally, two of the three people I wanted for city counsel were reelected. And I don't know what will happen with the 3rd. They have the same percent of votes, 17%, but are separated by 2 points. So I don't know if they will have to refight it out or if the one with more votes gets it.

And our county Measure M that will allow us to have non-volunteer fire fighters has passed. 69% to 31%. YAY!!!! We can have PAID fire protection now!!

So, I'm saddened by Obama being elected. I'm saddened by Prop 8 being shot down. I'm saddened by Prop 4 not happening.

I'm thrilled by Prop 7. And I'm thrilled by Prop 2 (hey, I WAS a member of PETA!).

We'll see what changes really happen.

Tuesday, November 04, 2008


I am so tired. I have been being climbed on for HOURS. I kid you not, R wanted to watch Nemo but he hasn't actually SAT for it. He's been climbing over ME instead! Little monkey.

Election Day

Today is Election Day in the US. I don't care how you vote. Just VOTE. Make sure that you're educated on the issues and go VOTE. This is more important than anyone realizes. We have a wonderful right in this country. GO EXERCISE IT!!


Monday, November 03, 2008


Halloween was soooo much FUN! R was a blue butterfly, per his own request. He was so excited about it. It was cute. Everyone thought that he was adorable. And, of course, he was!!

Tomorrow is election day. Thank God! I am so DONE with this election cycle. I am tired of hearing what's wrong with the other guy . . . I wanna hear what YOU ARE going to do! I don't care that you THINK that Obama is gonna align us with terrorist, or that McCain is the devil. WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO????????? I am so tired of it. Honestly, anyone who is currently in politics should not be allowed to run again. I'm just done. We need a revolution in this country, and we need it soon.

I can't believe it. Starbucks, Krispy Kreme and Ben & Jerry's are giving away free things for voting. I can't believe that that is necessary to get people to vote. Well, no I can. In general, people are stupid and need to be bribed to do what is right for themselves.

Anyway, gonna get this living room clean! If you're a U.S. citizen, VOTE TOMORROW!