Wednesday, April 30, 2008


I feel like I have been working like a crazy person lately. Well, maybe not working that much but my schedule has been wacky.

I can't wait to go to St Louis on Friday despite the weather forecast being dismal for the game on Friday night. I haven't visited my brother since he got married last year. I hear he has a lot of yard work lined up for me to help him with. It should be a blast, we can have fun doing pretty much anything together.

While I am usually very excited about my birthday and celebrate it for most of the spring and summer, I am not all the hyped up about it this year. I am not really sure why not, as I have lots of exciting things going on for it. Maybe I'm just getting to be that old.

I am excited to be going to Mexico in a week for an extension of my birthday. It will be just a small group of friends have a fun extended weekend together. I sure hope I get a killer tan.

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Mel's life has come to an end. RIP the COUGAR

As I reported on the first of April, a cougar had been spotted prowling around the North Chicago area. Last night the cops gunned down the cougar.,CST-NWS-cougar15.article

Friday, April 04, 2008

another horoscope

I wonder what this one means. What should I be taking a brief hiatus or sabbatical from?

Financial columnist Bill Fleckstein says that by its very nature, capitalism continually cycles through periods of boom and bust. You can't have one without the other. The American economy is in trouble because for many years the federal government suppressed the down times in an effort to create a state of perpetual boom. The backlogged busts are now kicking in all at once. I bring this to your attention, Taurus, in the hope that you won't make a comparable mistake in your own sphere. Some tightly wound part of your life needs to unravel for a while. I advise you to consider going on a brief hiatus or sabbatical.