Our weather this weekend in Cincinnati was hot and muggy with a chance of pop-up storms … definitely not my favorite weather pattern. Nonetheless, how’s your weather? Did it interfere with your weekend? What did you do?
With my sister-in-law visiting this weekend, we spent a lot of time with her and my father-in-law, but we still got some dancing in.
A WordPress-related question to ask. I haven’t been receiving email notifications regarding your new posts. Are any of you having a similar problem?
Celebrations for your week
(Week) Great Circus Parade Week, Take Charge of Change Week, Freedom Week, Canned Lunchmeat Week, Prevention of Eye Injury Awareness Week, Freedom Week, Be Nice to Jersey Week
(Mon) Descendants Day, Leap Second Time Adjustment Day, Please Take My Children to Work Day, Ice Cream Soda Day (surprise, Graeter’s has outstanding sodas)
(Tues) Second Half of the Year Day, Postage Stamp Day, Zip Code Day, Canada Day, Build a Scarecrow Day, Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, Gingersnap Day
(Wed) I Forgot Day, UFO Day, Chicken Wing Day, Anisette Day
(Thurs) Superman Day, Compliment Your Mirror Day, Plastic Bag Free Day, Stay out of the Sun Day, Chocolate Wafer Day, Eat Beans Day
My recent use of clips from the Carol Burnett Show have been well received, so hey – here’s another one to start your week. One of the trademarks of the show was how the cast got other cast members to laugh … and if they did, they wouldn’t let up. Enjoy Vicki Lawrence laying it on Carol Burnett. Have a good week
From the partisanship-clouds-the-issue file, some Republicans say that the only thing that can explain Bowe Bergdahl’s release is that US negotiators are working for Al-Qaeda.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) loss in the primary shocked the US political landscape. Oh boy … and I wonder what the Democrats in that district are saying now? Meanwhile, Mr. Cantor will probably triple his salary.
David Brat (R-VA) is the one who beat Cantor. When asked about his stance about raising the federal minimum wage, he responded, “Um, um, um, I don’t have a well-crafted response on that one.” … now that’s an interesting response by an economics professor.
Problems in Washington are many and obviously deep and problematic, but I’ve narrowed it down to two … Nope … not Obama and Biden … Not McConnell and Boehner … Nada to Pelosi and Reid … and surely anyone named Bush or Clinton … Nope – not any combination of the previously named, nor even the lobbyists. The two biggest problems are the Democratic and Republican parties!
On This Week’s Headlines from The Onion
Parents at graduation to celebrate child’s last accomplishment
Residents plagued by roving pack of feral celebrities living in Hollywood Hills
Cable companies announce they are just going to take $100 from everyone
Man nothing but lumbering golem of reward cards
Child entertained for 5 minutes by plastic toy that will take 1,000 years to biodegrade
(Weekend) Banana Split Days, Superman Day, Duct Tape Days
(Fri) Blame Someone Else Day, Work at Home Father’s Day, Poultry Day, Kitchen Klutz Day, Lobster Day
(Sat) Dollars Against Diabetes Days, Bourbon Day, Blood Donor Day, Juggling Day, Knit and Crochet Day, Magic Circles Day, Missing Mutts Awareness Day, Pig Callers Day, Strawberry Shortcake Day
(Sun) Global Wind Day, Family Awareness Day, Father’s Day, Husband Caregiver Day, Magna Carta Day, Native American Citizenship Day, Nature Photography Day, Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Worldwide Day of Giving, Pet Fire Safety Day, Go Fly a Kite Day
To send you into the weekend, here’s an old tune from a group whose original name was The Mars-Bar … but the people at the Mars (candy) Company were not happy campers. Have a safe weekend and in the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.