Friday, May 5, 2006

Notes and a Picnic 2006-05-05

First, some quick notes:


Didn't stay up late to follow it, but the Catfish lost last night in a rain-delayed game. Relief pitching blew a 10-6 lead.

Caption Assignment

I never did properly thank everyone for the participation in Wednesday's caption assignment. You folks are great. You know that, right?


The grandchildren lost a pet last night. By lost, I mean the little dog is dead. Still trying to figure out what happened, but it appears to be completely unrelated to the Wife's pigs dying recently.


Today's picnic basket of items from my blogroll.


  1. Envy: Screedy Fun...

    Are you in the mood for some over the top BDS action? You could do much worse than visiting......

  2. Peace Deal for Darfur...

    ABUJA, Nigeria -- Sudan's government and the largest Darfur rebel group agreed Friday to sign a peace plan, a top U.S. envoy said, marking major progress in an internationally backed effort to end the death and destruction in western Sudan....

  3. Wal-Mart, Target, and slave labor in Jordan...

    Wal-Mart ruined its credibility by hiring illegal immigrants to work for them, but now, with the news that they and Target have been hiring a slavemongering Jordanian company to manufacture apparel for them, I'd say that makes them even more worth bo....

  4. The Landing...

    Dallas ATC: "Tower to Iran Air 911 - You are Cleared to land eastbound on runway 9R."
    Iran Air 911: "Thank you Dallas ATC. Acknowledge
    Cleared to land on infidel's runway 9R - Allah be praised!"
    Dallas ATC "Towe...

    [note: Firefox display issues]

  5. Sorry to hear about the poor little doggy.

  6. We can thank Reps. Kennedy and McKinney...

    They have really hurt the Democrats “scandal” electoral strategy. This morning, Kennedy was still denying everything and even NPR (no link yet, maybe in a few hours if you use the search function was calling it a cover up. Now, he’s ...


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