• Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    Through the night with a light from above

    Today was a good day to witness the collapse of civilization.  Because collapse it did. Maybe they call it Black Friday because it brings out the worst in us.  It’s Friday night and I did not start the car today.  I did not go to a store.  I did not buy a thing online and yes, I am a smug old bitch tonight. I spent Thanksgiving with friends.  Lots of them.  I was supposed to hit four houses, I made it to two.  I had BBQ’ed oysters in a garlic sauce that was not to be beat.  The guy got them off of the pier in Oakland.  They were that…

  • Bon Mots and Cheap Shots

    And God was watching

    I really want to write a happy post.  Full of happy things.  But I think Norman broke my toe last night.  The second broken toe this year if in fact it’s broken.  It looks like hell but it didn’t keep me awake last night like most broken bones so it might just be badly bruised.   Yeah, I know.  I have funky toes, but my feet look just like my grandmother’s did, so they are her living legacy. Now.  Walmart.  Do read to the end of the article where you can find out that Walmart turned a profit of $15.7 million last year.  Doncha think they could pay their employees…

  • Bush is a Moron,  Rant

    You’ve got the brawn, I’ve got the brain

    Veteran’s Day.  Seems like a good day to be pissed off about something. California, the land of fruits and nuts they’ll tell us.  Well, STFU.  California has given more than any other State.  Including the one that still can secede from the Union and none of us would miss.  STFU. I went to San Francisco three times in the last three days.  Every day you go to San Francisco from East Jesus, you drive by Lafayette.   Photo by Falcorian I think the number was 6905 on Saturday, the day I took BART in.  It is a poignant reminder of every serviceperson who has given their life in the two…