2008 December : Oh Fair New Mexico

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by Karen Fayeth

Bet this looks cool:

December 31, 2008 by · Comments Off on Bet this looks cool:
Filed under: Bay Area, big weather, grumptacular 

Venus, Jupiter, Mercury and the Moon conjunct on New Year’s eve.

I say “I bet” because…I wouldn’t know.

I went outside to look.

Foiled again by that @#$%ing Marine Layer.

It’s the same reason that little kids in the Bay Area can’t see fireworks on Fourth of July.

And, uh, New Year’s Eve.


And there you have it

December 31, 2008 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Celebration, hellidays, life, Opinions, politics 

So. 2008. S’up?

Been a wild one, huh? Ups. Downs. Really downs. Really *really* downs.

I got married. I changed jobs. I had a nice amount of money invested in some high upside stocks.

And then I had $1.75 and a bad mood.

We had a weird, wacky, wild run up to the election and lo and behold we got a new president-elect. Don’t make me regret voting for you, sir.

What lies ahead? A roller coaster economy, more businesses failing, maybe some recovery, and those wacky Democrats at the helm.

Put on your seatbelts. Arms inside the car at all times. 2009 promises to be a dark ride.

Cheers to you and yours.

Do Not Do As I Do

December 29, 2008 by · Comments Off on Do Not Do As I Do
Filed under: good eats, grumptacular, hellidays, life, melancholy, Opinions 

Today, in order to take the chill out of my bones on a cold winter evening, I decided to take a hot bath.

So there I was, in my all in all as the tub filled, and I made a critical decision.

I got on the scale.

This, just four days after Christmas.

It’s going to take a while to recover from the shock.

Perhaps time to consider resolutions…

Sign of the times

December 27, 2008 by · Comments Off on Sign of the times
Filed under: economy, Opinions, the feline, The Good Man, weekending 

Tonight, The Good Man and I couldn’t decide what movie to watch, so we flipped a coin.

TGM’s flip went offline, pinged off the cat and rolled across the floor.

The flip went bad since he’s accustomed to flipping a quarter for our deadlock decisions. Today all he had in his pocket was a penny.

Just not the same.

Wacked out economy.

Btw, the coin landed on tails, which means we watched The Great Debaters.

Can’t. Stop. Laughing.

December 24, 2008 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: hellidays, latent childhood 

Image via Las Cruces Sun News.

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