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Friday, January 4, 2008

Another Day, Another Post

Today was another day for a funeral. Two people in our church died on the same day and Wednesday was the first funeral, today the second. She was 89 1/2 years old and had been married for 70 years to her husband, who himself will turn 94 in 6 days. It was sad.
Another note from yesterday's news - Huckabee and Obama won the Iowa caucus. Now that's also a sad story. Is this the best our country can come up with to potentially be the president? Sad, very sad.
And, the rain that's been predicted for a week now, has finally shown up. I'm telling you, it's also a sad story because of all the media hoopla over rain. I mean, I know this is sunny So. California, and as the song goes, "It never rains in California", but it IS officially wintertime, and it actually DOES rain here periodically. But the sad thing is that the news media hypes everything so far beyond reason that it just makes me want to scream! In October and November we had devastating fires here in So. Cal. So, ever since the weather forecasters have said there will be rain, the news media has been camped out at the burn areas predicting disaster brought on by the rains. "Oh, it's going to rain hard and long, and there will be flooding for sure, especially in the burn-out areas." Well, so far, the big rainstorm is 2 days late in arriving, and, it's just a light shower, not much heavier than a sprinkle.
Well, enough griping for one post. I'm kind of on a rampage because it hasn't been the best of days today, and so far, this new year is crapping out!
A good note is that today I got another set of jars for my embellishment center and I'm determined to get organized.
As I was typing right now, I could see out of the corner of my eye our Momma Cat and one of her babies "dukin' it out"! Literally. They were both sitting on their hind legs boxing at each other with their front paws. Now they are having a stare-down wit each other. My little cat family brings me lots of pleasure just watching how they interact with each other. So, I'll end this post on that note, 'cause it made me laugh out loud watching their little boxing match. By the way, Momma Cat won - she always does! :)

1 comments:

Heather said...

OF COURSE Momma Cat won! Mommas are supposed to win! Or, the kids just let them...

I get you on the whole blahs thing. Same here. Lazy Saturday. Should take down the Christmas decorations, but not gonna. Want to scrapbook, ain't gonna happen. You know what I mean...