September 2, 2013

It’s hot and relatively muggy weekend here in the Valley of the Sun. September means imminent fall for a lot of people, but here September is as much of a summer month as June is, except the days are getting noticeably shorter. We’re still gonna see near 110s this week, and that’s summer to me. Our pool temp is still hovering just above 90, and we’ve still got another six weeks until the heat god swips the flitch. In the meantime, here are a few items of note:

Cute? Check. Cuddly? Check. Endangered? Check. In everyone’s existence there comes a time. Pandas, might it be yours? If so, you’ve only got yourselves to blame.

I understand where this guy is coming from, but there’s nothing wrong with marrying the new and the old. It’s all about disciplining yourself, I think. I too remember family vacations spent up at a New Hampshire or two with no TV and phone, but I remember listening to music and baseball games on a transistor radio. If I really want to get away I can, but I think it’s always good to have your cell phone with you in case of emergencies.

This whole Syria thing bothers me. But not because of President Obama’s incompetence – hell, that’s been a given since his first day in office – but because it seems like rather than Democrat vs. Republican it’s the Washington political elite that are pushing for intervention. I guarantee you ask the regular folks, be they liberal or conservative, and the majority will question why we bother getting involved in yet another fight in the Middle East and killing innocent people simply because politically it’s to make us or President Obama look good.

I’m really proud of this year’s Boston Red Sox team. They’ve positioned themselves quite well for the September dash to the finish. Assuming they get to the playoffs, anyone can win and they will be a team to be reckoned with.

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  1. OK…we have to set up a skype call…I am getting a new kitten today.

    Comment by jana — September 2, 2013 @ 6:01 am


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