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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

" My Beach is Safe"

This is the beach where I walk and meditate. Taken October 23 at 5:50 pm Eastern. Its where I escape the craziness of the world. A place of solitude and peace. I was worried sick that it was going to be changed forever by this storm but somehow it escaped with only minimal damage..The cottages were barely touched. There were a few shingles missing and very slight damage. You cannot imagine how happy this makes me. I am so pleased.





Tuesday, October 30, 2012

"Hurricane Sandy"



Is it me or the location I'm in? It wasn't that bad. It ended here last night at approximately 8:30 PM Eastern. I went outside in the dark but was able to see a full moon and clouds.   I live on the side of the building where I could leave the windows open during the storm to hear the gusts of roaring wind. The power went off at around 3:00 that afternoon as expected. Willie was acting weird and his ears were perked as he kitty slinked around the house. Mostly keeping near the walls but not straying to far from me, although he did occasionally sit on the sill to watch leaves fly by the window...Brave little guy that he it is. All in all not that bad for being a mile away from the ocean. I haven't been out yet and I am not looking forward to some of the roads being closed and all the fallen trees. When I was working I did, not much but some line repair and I know what those guys go through... Never ever stop and ask them when the power will be back on? Just move along, smile, wave and give the thumbs up sign but keep moving. Being fully prepared for this storm I don't have that much to do. I feel bad for the folks that have to go to work...Be careful out there.  The image is from Google Earth today at 9:30 AM Eastern Time ....







Sunday, October 28, 2012

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

 Written on June 29th, 2010 at 8:43 AM

                                                         "The Depression" 

Reminder .........I guess the point of me doing all this in the past was because it made me feel better and because someone said why don't you write about it. I did feel better ...I noticed that even when I first started 4 years ago I was writing about how our leaders and the nation were corrupt. I knew things were changing. I could feel the anger people had. The long look on their faces. If I wrote anything today the words would be different but the message would be the same. Its worst now than it ever was.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

© " My Life in a Nutshell " - "Beach"

© " My Life in a Nutshell " - Beach

 Written on Aug. 26th, 2008 at 7:56 AM
                                                              
                                                         "Beach"
  
I have since moved to where I am talking about in this piece...My friend was right and I am glad she woke me up...

 Reminder ........In 2008 I wrote a blog in a place called Live Journal. Its a paid for site and I take great pride in knowing that I wrote 1000 consecutive entry's. It was sort of a goal. Rain or shine day or night or on vacation with my lap top, I did it. Don't laugh you try it, its not easy. I thought because I did all this work I would share my priceless pages with you. There are stories about my Mom who is in Heaven now, a few ex-girl friends and my sons or lack of them and my super best friend and constant house mate and companion, Willie my cat. Pictures included. Each day I will sent a link to that site with the title of the page. Remember to look at the date and it will give you an idea of where I was coming from on that particular day. This one was from August 2008...........Just click the link..





Friday, October 26, 2012

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

Written on Oct. 13th, 2010 at 8:58 AM

                                             "Morning Mind Blank" 

 Reminder .........I had an idea the other day and I think I'm going to try it...In 2008 I wrote a blog in a place called Live Journal. Its a paid for site and I take great pride in knowing that I wrote 1000 consecutive entry's. It was sort of a goal. Rain or shine day or night or on vacation with my lap top, I did it. Don't laugh you try it, its not easy. I thought because I did all this work I would share my priceless pages with you. There are stories about my Mom who is in Heaven now, a few ex-girl friends and my sons or lack of them and my super best friend and constant house mate and companion, Willie my cat. Pictures included. Each day I will sent a link to that site with the title of the page. Remember to look at the date and it will give you an idea of where I was coming from on that particular day...........Just click the link..

Thursday, October 25, 2012

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

                                               "Life and Niceness"

Reminder .........I had an idea the other day and I think I'm going to try it...In 2008 I wrote a blog in a place called Live Journal. Its a paid for site and I take great pride in knowing that I wrote 1000 consecutive entry's. It was sort of a goal. Rain or shine day or night or on vacation with my lap top, I did it. Don't laugh you try it, its not easy. I thought because I did all this work I would share my priceless pages with you. There are stories about my Mom who is in Heaven now, a few ex-girl friends and my sons or lack of them and my super best friend and constant house mate and companion, Willie my cat. Pictures included. Each day I will sent a link to that site with the title of the page. Remember to look at the date and it will give you an idea of where I was coming from on that particular day. This one for example was from June 2010...........Just click the link...






Wednesday, October 24, 2012

"New York Giants - Dallas Cowboys"


New York Giants @ Dallas Cowboys
Sun, 10/28 at 4:25 PM EDT
from Cowboys Stadium on Fox....

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

© " My Life in a Nutshell "

                                                "That S--T Storm"


I had an idea the other day and I think I'm going to try it...In 2008 I wrote a blog in a place called Live Journal. Its a paid for site and I take great pride in knowing that I wrote 1000 consecutive entry's. It was sort of a goal. Rain or shine, day or night on vacation, sitting on the beach with my lap top, I did it. Don't laugh you try it, its not easy. I thought because I did all this work I would share my priceless pages with you. There are stories about my Mom who is in Heaven now, a few ex-girl friends and my sons or lack of them and my super best friend and constant house mate and companion, Willie my cat. Pictures included. Each day, well maybe not each day but once and a while I will sent a link to that site with the title of the page. Just click the link.. You know the rest... Enjoy



Tuesday, October 23, 2012

"The Citizens Band Radio Fad"

How many people remember the CB radio? Trucks on the highway still use them today to report the location of police although these days you don't really need to because it seems there is no speed limit. Today 65 really means 85. That's all you need to know...Remember when everyone just had to have one in their car or truck with the antenna on the back of the car they called a "Fire Stick"? Remember the 24 channel CB? Then they came out with the 40 channel and everybody had to have that. Remember, "breaker one nine, breaker one nine, how do you read me or in some cases, what's your twenty?" That meant where are you? There was absolutely no privacy, everyone could hear what you were saying. It was a time when a sexy female voice really meant something. Especially late at night on your way home from work. It was a time when everyone  had a job and didn't know what welfare or food stamps were. I remember those days fondly. I even sent a form to the Government for a FREE radio license. I still use that number today as a pass code to get on the internet. Its a long complicated number that I memorized years ago. Almost like my Army serial number. The CB Fad lasted for a while. Even today I know where they sell them. How long will the "Cell Phone Fad" last? What's odd is, a few years ago they encouraged you to buy a large screen TV. Today, "they lie to you" telling you to watch TV on your phone on that tiny screen saying everybody does it. Are they "grasping at straws" or is the Cell phone fad ending? Will you actually watch TV on that tiny screen? Its almost like the Fast-food restaurants saying "Fat is the new beautiful"...P.T. Barnum once said, "There is a sucker born everyday." and I humbly agree......








Sunday, October 21, 2012

"I Don't Know What to Say?"

One of the greatest writers in American History, F. Scott Fitzgerald said, "There are no second acts in American lives" (1896 1940) He died when he was 44 years old. So very sad....  He drank himself to death...



http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F._Scott_Fitzgerald











"Employment Opportunity"

Let me see if I got this straight… A while ago we, the U.S.A. finally after about 10 years and Billions of dollars caught up with and killed the mass murderer, Osama ben Laden. OK, having said that, its my understanding that he will have to be replaced with another leader. Lets see, if I put an ad in the “Radical Muslim Times“…It would look like this…......Wanted, someone to take over as mass murderer and baby killer. Must be able to give classes building suicide bombs. Must be willing to strap young psychopathic men and woman with high explosives and send them into markets, schools and restaurants to blow themselves up and kill innocent men, woman and children. Its very important that you have no conscience and you must be willing to be put on the most wanted list. You must have terrorist experience and have killed at least a 1000 innocent people before applying for this position. Consideration will be given to all applicants with no formal education but sheep herder experience will be taken into consideration. No woman will be allowed to apply but we will allow you to blow yourself up.…..Well, it looks like they found one but it was decided that his position will be temporary. Sort of like a part time mass murderer not a full time killer. Don’t laugh this is true. The position is temporary or until they can find a more insane guy to apply....

Here in the U.S. the price of gas is stalled at about $3.99 a gallon. Rampant greed and corruption are out of control and Food stamp applications continue to flood into State offices. Welfare is paying for most people to live and the United States continues to give Billions of dollars in foreign aid to countries that lie to us and hate us…Here in Connecticut, its the same.  Mental terrorism at its best….



"Television 2012"

Hey NBC, CBS, ABC and Fox don't you realize that there are too many commercials on in the morning. Morning Hell, all day…Boring and repetitive, geared to the weak minded, designed to have people max out their already maxed out credit cards and to take money from people who don’t have any money…Television is to the point of embarrassment themselves. Hey, greedy producers and advertisers! Can you imagine how many people mute the TV? Personally, I mute the TV in the morning if I turn it on and I don’t watch TV at night. If you are so good with statistics you figure out why.






"No One Disagrees"

…Not to long ago I stopped for gas in Montville Connecticut and was surprised that an American young woman was behind the register. I commented that I was astonished, and after months of buying gas that it was a real American that was working in this convenience store gas station. Nancy told me that “Cumberland Farms” was owned and operated by an American family and she would only work for Americans. She has a bumper sticker that says that on the Chevy pick-up she drives. We got to talking and it seems she feels like I do. In fact everywhere I go lately I mention the Arizona illegal issue and, now get this, NO ONE DISAGREES. Everyone has their own horror story…Not one person is on the side of the illegal’s and that’s a good thing. Everyone comments about their displeasure with doing something, it could be just walking down the street or being at an event and feeling like they are in a different country. Some have said they are afraid and just go home…Usually I let national issues go or leave it to the crooked politicians to get paid under the table to take care of these things…This is something we can’t let go. Real Americans are suffering because our government refuses to act and deport the illegal’s. More and more States are getting involved so this is very far from over. This problem is more than just another issue and will not go away by burying your head in the sand…We have a President who looks the other way while real Americans suffer and pay…Real Americans with no jobs. Tax dollars being spent on stimulating the economy and saying that its starting to get better. They have been saying that months. News Flash….. Its NOT going to get better. They are the only ones who believe that, it’s a lie.…I don’t believe this President. The only thing he is good at is talking in circles… All the candidates that are running for office are talking about having a plan for getting everyone jobs. If you want to win an election and you really had a solution share that information now before the election. When am I going to hear one of these wanna-be future crooked politicians say, sorry folks there are no jobs available because there are just too many people and not enough things to do. Hey, you can only have so many fast food restaurants and landscaping jobs. Sorry folks but the illegal’s are doing the things that you did before. It must be true because one of the Bush Presidents said that. They should be saying…If you vote for me I can’t promise anything unless something is done with all the foreigners that are here illegally here in this country. Send me to Washington so I can sign legislation that will reinforce the law that only citizens can be in this country. Then we can deport all the non-citizens and ease the strain on our pocketbooks and stabilize our economy. Only then will there will be jobs…remember, with the over population in this country there can only be so many opportunities and nothing for the American People.



Saturday, October 20, 2012

"Line From the Movie "Fight Club"

FIGHT CLUB [1999] Image
From the movie "Fight Club" 1999


















"Man, I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables . . . slaves with white collars. Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war . . . our Great Depression is our lives. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars. But we won't. And we're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off"

Comment....Line from the movie "Fight Club" with Brad Pitt and Edward Norton. I don't have to say anymore. This says it all.







Friday, October 19, 2012

"What Is the News?"


 Written in 2008 as kind of a prediction of what would happen 2012... 


 What is the news?   Its Interesting the way local news has evolved into, "Who can beat the other TV stations in describing the blood and gore on the streets?" The more horror the better. They describe that the man was shot in the chest 4 times and was killed instantly. Then the camera pans to the street to show the blood and police tape...Do we really care what happens in the city to the drug dealers? I don't know about you but I don't. Then there is the "Caught on video on a security camera." They will run this "over and over" with the warning "may not be suitable for children." Then they show a man being hit by a car and thrown over the hood with his limp, rag doll body hitting the street. The driver then speeds away never to seen again. My personal favorite is the man or woman hit by a train then showing the blood and brain matter on the tracks. Then there are rapes and child molesters. The corrupt officials who hide there faces in a perp walk or are caught in a men's room looking for sex. The future leaders who cheat on their wives. The male coach who is accused of inappropriately touching a teen girl in school or of setting up a video camera in a girls locker room. I really enjoy the hot blond, female teacher who had sex with her 15 year student. Oh, how I envy him. You can be sure mom told on that one......Oops, lets not forget the commercial telling the audience to take anti-depressant's or a pill to loose weight. I especially love the commercials with the loud obnoxious moron yelling at you to buy a car and lets not forget the bastard singing a stupid song about his package store. Now back to the news...A crack head breaks into senior housing to steal money and kills the 88 year old woman after he has raped her. We must not forget the gang assholes who light a homeless man on fire while he was sleeping then rob a convenience store only to kill the clerk who I might add was working 3 jobs so his son could go to medical school. Now for the weather update. Rain and floods in the Midwest causing 28 children to drown in a school bus. Driver tried to drive across a flooded street only to be swept by the currant into a river. The driver survived trying to save children. I think that driver might as well have died along with the kids by the time they are done with him....Now the Local weather. Lighting strikes pregnant woman and kills her. Then, with that "idiot smile" on his face the weather man says "Back to the news. A man drills a hole in the head of his dog because the dog wouldn't listen. Woman arrested for having too many stray cats, Neighbor complained. You know the neighbor, the one with his to big baseball hat on sideways with all the gold chains who speaks that black street talk. "ITS THE DRUG DEALER THAT SHOT THE MAN 4 TIMES" I scream at the TV but they can't hear me... They show the poor lady crying as the animal control puts the cats she saved in the little kennels. Now the human interest story....Man has a prayer memorial for his wife and 2 daughters who were raped and murdered in their home during a home invasion. The two suspects were released from prison 2 weeks earlier because of over crowding. They show where the home was and it was leveled and it is a lawn now with a plaque with the names of his wife and daughters. The two men are now on death row with no hope of release. The Governor of Connecticut just abolished the Death penalty. Will these two killers have any hope of not being given the needle...Stay tuned... The worst part of all this is, all this is true.......Time for Letterman........





"My Take on the News"

Violence on TV stimulates the copycats and the Psychopaths into thinking that they can get away with the things they see on TV or in the movies because they think they are smarter. Did you notice that lately they are putting the most insane things on the TV news? They do this so people will generate more news. In a sense they are reshaping cultural values. The young people of today are, for the most part not being taught at home or in school. Look at the epidemic of bullying lately. Years ago they learned by limit setting and their parents example. Today it’s the drug addict movie star or some other twisted thing on Facebook or YouTube. They see these things and guess what? Right, they are on the news and you are saying. ”Awww isn’t that a shame…









"TV Ban"

Television is still banned in my house except for NY Giant football. Just kidding, its really about choices and choosing and I choose not to be brainwashed. Its not banned and if I have company they can watch anything they want. We usually end up watching commercial free movies on the internet because I'm finding more and more people are sick of all the violence on TV. However I do miss certain things. Once you stop doing something habit forming you also miss the good things, if there are any good things about the habit. When I watched morning television the only good things were watching my favorite weather girl Stephanie Abrams on the Weather channel and as far as I am concerned the most famous traffic girl in this area Teresa LaBarbera from New Haven 8. My favorite news girl was Heather Hegedus but she moved from Channel 3 in Hartford to Boston. I felt bad about that. I looked forward to seeing these ladies. These three woman are not only gorgeous but they have brains and are good at what they do. What I don’t like is and you knew there would be a, “Don’t like“ didn’t you? The television stations and networks exploit their sexuality to attract viewers, mostly guys, who will ultimately watch commercials and spend money. I mean what normal guy doesn’t like to see an attractive woman. If you think about it, there isn’t really anything wrong with that. Well, along with the good guys that watch and there are a few, come the perverts and scumbags that make rude comments. Their insults and dirty words are usually made on Facebook or other social media where you can be a so-called follower or fan of these woman. I often wonder why these beautiful woman would subject themselves to this scrutiny and I feel embarrassed for them. I think the bottom-feeders that say these things had parents who brought them up in a sewer and taught them to roam the playgrounds and hallways in High Schools, if they made that far, as bullies. I wonder what Mom and Dad think when they read some of the things written about their daughters. Enough said. Its very discouraging to see how much our morality has degraded just to sell something and make money…


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

"Soup Kitchen In Your Neighborhood?"

Soup kitchen issue packs meeting - Norwich, CT - The Bulletin



“I am devastated as to what I am experiencing,” said Sharon Reilly, who has lived at 41 Park St. for more than 20 years. “I resent the lack of representation from our politicians as well as the underhanded actions of the diocese under the guise of kindness.”
Reilly’s husband, Mark Gagne, said they and other opponents appreciate the value St. Vincent de Paul has for the needy people it serves, but that its arrival to St. Joseph School has severely altered quality of life in the neighborhood.



Comment .... They moved from an easy access in downtown Norwich to the top of the hill in a vacant Catholic school is what they are talking about. The two places are like different worlds. Living in the area now must feel like you are bringing the enemy home to your back yard. People will argue and say, Larry have some compassion. Its a Catholic thing to help and feed the poor and being a Catholic I would agree and say the same thing. I remember the neighborhood they are talking about here. It was beautiful when the school was active but I also remember a few years ago the dwindling attendance. I thought then that they would find a good use for the old school never thinking they would try to do something like this. It just doesn't fit in there! Its like positive and negative. Its hard to believe they are putting something there should be in the center of city. Maybe over by the Town Hall or the Firehouse. Or maybe over near the Court House would be more appropriate. Forgive me here but I wouldn't want to look out my window only to see, "Staggering rift raft"  walking toward the soup kitchen past my grand children who playing in the front yard. Get the point? In Windsor Locks Connecticut the diocese sold the old Rectory and Catholic School I went to. They turned it into condos and apartments for low income people. No comment on that but you can just imagine?
Like most things these days the world is changing as we speak, faster than the mind can understand. Leaving the good honest people that worked hard in the dust. This issue has been going on for a while now.. However, I will bet not one of the Politicians or Lawyers that want this to happen, live in that neighborhood. 









Tuesday, October 16, 2012

"Days Past"

In Reference to the record breaking Skydiver story the other day...

Being an Airport runway electrician in my younger days. Hey, somebody had to install and repair the runway lights and all those little blue lights... I have met my share of, lets say risk takers. Mostly in the form of Air force Fighter pilots. Who, as I used to say had a "screw loose", all along secretly wishing that I could do what they did. Air Guard Col. Bonetti would taxi his F-100 fighter onto the approach of the runway, then would wave at me giving me the thumbs up sign, close the canopy and line up his jet fighter on the center line of the two mile long runway and take off into the sky with the roaring of the afterburner at astounding speeds...I swear to you the earth shook when he went by. They left sometimes alone or in twos, threes or fours. A long flame with a loud boom coming out of the tail pipe...Wow, what a sight, especially close up or at night...Sometimes I watched from only 10 or 20 feet away...Having had this wonderful experience day after day I believe I know what it feels like to do what they did. Doing my job as I did years ago lets me appreciate how far we have come in 2012. Sometimes I just don't believe it...




Monday, October 15, 2012

"BBC News - Skydiver Felix Baumgartner Breaks Sound Barrier"

BBC News - Skydiver Felix Baumgartner breaks sound barrier

Austrian Felix Baumgartner has become the first skydiver to go faster than the speed of sound, reaching a maximum velocity of 833.9mph (1,342km/h).
In jumping out of a balloon 128,100ft (24 miles; 39km) above New Mexico, the 43-year-old also smashed the record for the highest ever free fall.
He said he almost aborted the dive because his helmet visor fogged up. It took just under 10 minutes for him to descend. Only the last few thousand feet were negotiated by parachute. There are videos on this link....


Comment.....Being an Airport runway electrician in my younger days. Hey, somebody had to install and repair the runway lights and all those little blue lights... I have met my share of, lets say risk takers. Mostly in the form of Air force Fighter pilots. Who as I used to say had a screw loose, all along secretly wishing that I could do what they did. Air Guard Col. Bonetti would taxi his F-100 fighter onto the approach of the runway then would wave at me giving me the thumbs up sign, close the canopy then line up on the center line of the two mile long runway and take off into the sky with the roaring of the afterburner at astounding speeds...I swear to you the earth shook when he went by. Sometimes alone or in twos, threes or fours. A long flame with a loud boom coming out of the tail pipe...Wow, what a sight, especially close up or at night...Sometimes only 10 or 20 feet away...Having had this wonderful experience day after day I believe I know what it feels like to do what they did. Doing my job as I did years ago lets me appreciate how far we have come in 2012. Sometimes I just don't believe it...






Saturday, October 13, 2012

"Low Profile and Wisdom"

Nothing new going on with me...I like to say I'm keeping a low profile and minding my own business. Being invisible seems to working well if I do those things. Fall is well on its way and in my part of the world its getting cooler every day although I did wear shorts while walking on the beach the other day. Three years ago I made the decision to move back, I lived here in the past, its a long story, to the shoreline of Connecticut and I do not regret it.. Aside from buying my Mustang in 2005, its one of the best decisions I have made in my whole life and that is saying something. I have absolutely no regrets or buyers remorse. These days that is rare. With age comes wisdom and letting things go that in the past you tried to control. To sit back and watch without gloating,"I told you so" is quite an experience. What happens when you do this is that people, not all but some family and friends will accuse you of "Not caring". Well, that just isn't true. I have the knowledge and experience and will always warn you of the pitfalls. All you have to do now is ask and listen carefully. Learning to read between the lines also helps. Making mistakes is part of learning and growing up. For some of us these things take a little longer. In the past I have done many things, some good, some not so good. I've learned by these errors. A tribute goes to my Dad who shined the light for me to follow. I don't know what I would do if he didn't share his wisdom with me. I don't think I would be writing this today.

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

"Calif. Gov. Takes Action as Gas Prices Keep Rising"

Calif. gov takes action as gas prices keep rising - WFSB Channel 3
 
(AP Photo/Noah Berger). Gasoline prices higher than $5 per gallon are posted at a Menlo Park, Calif., Chevron station  on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Costco members fill up with discounted gasoline at a Costco gas station in Van Nuys, Calif., Friday, Oct. 5, 2012.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown is taking action in an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline as California drivers cope with record-breaking prices at the pump. For the third straight day Monday, the statewide average price for a gallon of regular rose to an all-time high, hitting $4.668, according to AAA.
That topped Sunday's price of $4.655 and Saturday's price of $4.6140, which broke the previous record high of $4.6096 per gallon set on June 19, 2008.
Due to a temporary reduction in supply, California gas prices in recent days have surpassed those in Hawaii to become the highest in the nation.

Comment....Ahh...A name from the past... Jerry Brown, Linda Ronstadt's ex-boyfriend. Do you remember that and what happened? Bear in mind I don't watch the news so I'm bound to make some mistakes but so far I think he is the first Politician that is saying something about the gas price issue in this country. The others obviously don't think its an issue. I say its the number one reason that the economy and the United States is going down the drain. But that's just me. The millions of immigrants (illegals) in Jerry's State must really have him backed against the wall. Not to mention the taxpayers who have to foot the bill for all the medical care, welfare and gas for all those immigrants (illegals). There is something really wrong with what is going on with the way Washington doesn't care. Hmmm I wonder what that is??? The millionaires who are running for political office in this country obviously don't care how much it hurts to put gas in your car or truck a few times a week to be able to afford just to go to work. At home here I noticed that since all the tourists went home... I live on the shoreline of Connecticut, is that people have slowed down to 60 and 65 on route 95 and of coarse there aren't so many cars. Someone is feeling the pain. Can you imagine the credit cards that are maxed out and the bills that are not being paid just from last summer?. How about this winter and the people who heat those big beautiful homes with oil? I believe its too late now and the price of gas will never go down. What is happening in California will happen here soon in the Northeast and all around the country. I'm afraid that after the election the price of gas will go to 6 or 7 or maybe 8 dollars a gallon. I can feel it in the cold, cold wind......







Sunday, October 7, 2012

"Who Me, Where?"

Did you ever wish you were invisible? I mean so no one could see you. To be able to walk down the street and not be looked at all the time. To walk into a room and not be noticed or talked to? To be able to stand anonymously by, not saying a word and being bothered by anyone or anything. Well, I have and I have been wishing this would happen to me more and more lately. As you know or don't know I'm having a problem with our constantly changing world and I want to be left alone but not all the time, just some of the time. Let the world change at lightning speed while I stay where I am mentally and without the problems that go along with all the confusion and instability. The way things are going these days, its just moving too fast for me to understand so I am practicing being invisible because being the center of attention or visible also comes with the responsibly of setting a good example and as we all know these days that is impossible and almost non-existent. I mean who sets a good example these days? I don't want to be part of all that stuff. So being here and there or somewhere and being invisible works for me...Does it work and can you really do this, you may ask? I say, it works it really does but only if you practice. I mean I'm still here and there but barely noticeable. I have gotten so transparent lately that people don't say hello anymore and that's a good thing. Oh, some do but only if I want them too. You may not believe this but later on in the future you or I won't be here and no one will really care anyway. So from now on I'm going to practice not being here or in other words, being invisible. I will only become visible when I drive my car because it wouldn't look so good for a car to be going down the road without a driver.






Friday, October 5, 2012

"Windsor Locks Connecticut Officials Hoping Foreclosure Auction Happens"

Windsor Locks Officials Hoping Foreclosure Auction Happens This Time On Saturday - Windsor Locks-East Windsor, CT Patch

   
A tax foreclosure auction on the Montgomery Complex, 25 Canal Bank Road, is scheduled for noon Saturday, in order to secure the back taxes on the property by the Connecticut River and Windsor Locks Canal.

The current tax liability owed by Canal Bank Realty is $403,342.20, with interest accruing monthly, officials said. The town also has liens against the property for the expenses related to a fire that destroyed a part of the mill complex on July 16, 2006.

 Comment.....Why has it taken so long to go no where? Suffield and Enfield Connecticut have resolved the old factory issues years ago. At this point its too late to build condos, the building has deteriorated too much and who would actually buy a condo where the blaring horns of the Train Diesel engines echo between the walls of Senior housing, CVS and that place. Now they have another extension to pay Taxes? Not only does that old factory smell, this does too. So the old flood prone, fire trap factory and railroad station still sit there rotting as I write this. No progress just extensions and excuses. Its classic lets bleed the taxpayers by not making any decisions. I mean how long is it going to take to find someone to say tear them down and plant grass. What is going on here is absolutely ridiculous....Can you imagine if you or I owed $400,000 dollars. Say $400,000 out loud....Four Hundred Thousand Dollars....

Note......Windsor Locks is my old home town. My Mom worked in that factory and years ago I did electrical work in the building.. 






Wednesday, October 3, 2012

"Neeson Surprised He Is Seen as a 'Badass"

Neeson surprised he's seen as a 'badass' - UPI.com

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Liam Neeson says he is flattered to be offered a flurry of action-hero roles at this stage of his career.
"Hollywood likes to pigeon-hole you," the 60-year-old actor told reporters at a recent roundtable interview in New York to promote his new thriller, "Taken 2."
"After 'Schindler's List,' I was pigeon-holed in a certain way and then with the success of 'Taken,' I was re-pigeon-holed again," he said. "I started receiving quite a number of action scripts where the hero is obviously 30 years of age, but they changed it to late 40s, early 50s. It's quite flattering."

Comment...  I know that this is the last guy I would want after me so I would avoid him like the plague. You would think that the bad guys would do the same thing but we all know they weren't in the right line when they handed out the brains.... Mr. Neeson plays such a convincing protector of his family that you believe him when says, " I'll do what I do best"..  There is a clip on the link... In the movie "Rob Roy", Neeson has a sword fight with a very young actor named Tim Roth. I have seen all of Mr. Neeson's movies since then and I won't miss this one.....




Tuesday, October 2, 2012

"Issues and Google Plus"


When I post my Blog on Google Plus I send it to other members that are in my circles. I also Tweet it and Facebook it... I really do not understanding exactly how all this works. The question here is...If you don't want me to do this, please tell me and I will try to stop the EMs sent to your mail...In the almost 30 thousand page views I've had three people ask me to stop...There was that one Troll who I deleted and banned and 2 regular people who asked me to stop. If you want me to stop and don't want to tell me just dump the post in your spam box and the problem will be solved although I can't imagine why you'd want to do that. Thank you...