We attended a pre-school Christmas program last night, and those 2, 3, 4, and 5 year olds were criminally adorable.... The audience had been warned that some of the "performers" might get stage fright and run to sit with parents in the pews, but... Read more
Saw a real live SWAT team, or as close to it as I've ever been, in action today, but I don't know what was going on.... maybe will find out on the news tonight...
Flashing lighted police cars blockaded I-35 as headed south through our town ... Read more
My beloved buddies from our Craft Play Day group decided to go out to lunch today, rather than actually doing some crafts...I am so grateful to have friends who accept me the way I am... it was a good time, and even though we DID have a hot spin... Read more
Went to a Christmas program at a big Baptist church here in Houston this afternoon, with a full choir (probably about 200 voices, and a full orchestra, though there was no harp, but they DID have timpani!!!), and it was perfectly wonderful! The ... Read more
My older brother was driving today (in Houston) in his new car, a fancy one with all sorts of fancy special features, as we were trying to get to the Houston Museum of Natural Science... He dictated the address and the super smart GPS guided us ... Read more
Brought ALL of my Cookie Swap cookies to my mom, except ONE which I did eat and enjoy... so it was a great victory....
BUT, for dinner tonight, we went to eat at a Mexican restaurant, and though it certainly COULD have been worse, I ate pas... Read more
Danger! Danger! Christmasl Cookie Swap Ahead!
Today is the annual church ladies cookie swap.... Everybody brings 4 dozen cookies. Everybody goes home with cookies, lots of cookies... I used to love it, but this year, after losing the DH, I'... Read more
This seemed particularly timely just now...
Edit: I don't know why the link doesn't work, but try searching Youtube for "Stress kittens"
or maybe copying and pasting... Read more
I had a birthday last week, and my grown kids offered to take me out to eat (that's a story in itself) but I drove up to Austin to rendezvous with them early, and at one point I got to hold the baby, born 7 weeks ago.
As I held him so we co... Read more
I live in the heart of Texas, a beautiful tourist destination between San Antonio and Austin.... and this place is full of "colorful" characters, not just MY little part of The Great State, but the whole darn landscape....and by "colorful", I m... Read more
“I know there's a proverb which that says 'To err is human,' but a human error is nothing to what a computer can do if it tries.”
― Agatha Christie, Hallowe'en Party
If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-butto... Read more
The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do.
B. F. Skinner
Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object.
Laurence J. Peter
Men have become the tools of their tool... Read more
Well, ITRIED to take advantage of Cyber Monday, and I carefully scanned lots of websites looking for stuff that I couldn't live without , but came up empty handed...
EXCEPT I did try to buy some software that I could download on my new-ish ... Read more