Happy 2015


About 30 minutes ago, 2015 started on this planet. It isn’t sunrise here yet, but the sun will come up, then go down, and soon  after that, 2015 will  start here!

Happy New Years Eve! Happy New Year’s Day! May you have a healthy happy and prosperous 2015 and beyond!

Very Good Day Indeed

Yesterday two of my best friends joined Facebook and sent me a friend request. One, I knew where he was, his brother has been on Facebook for a long time. My friend was just one of those “anti-computer” dudes.

The other one is a friend from the Navy who had completely disappeared. I had been looking for him, and/or his son, for years.


I rekkon I better get my Christmas shopping done either today or tomorrow, what do you think? Wait till tomorrow?

Hava Goodun!

Holiday Stress





Same story every year:
1: I don’t know what gifts to get people for the holidays.
2: I don’t have the money to buy anything anyway.
3: I don’t want anything for Christmas
4: I don’t want to buy anybody anything for Christmas
5: I don’t want to participate at all.

I hate to sound like a scrooge, but a spaceman observing our behavior from space would think we are idiots. We have “Thee Holiday of Thanksgiving”, then we spend the next month greedily grabbing up all this unnecessary crap. Nobody wants to do it, everybody does it because everybody else is.

And don’t try to hand me any of that Jesus crap, if you’re celebrating the birth of a great man, this period of insane behavior is NOT the way to do it.

And you know what? I don’t give a rats ass if I DO sound like scrooge!

Let me outta here!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving To All my American friends!


Hope you have a good day and a prosperous year! (
I plan on watching American Football on my tablet at work!)

Got off to a late start today. Alarm went off and I went back to sleep. I popped tall 35 minutes later. Oversleeping hasn’t happened in years. I had to bypass my morning exercises to get back on schedule. Now I’m ready for work on a very windy stormy day.


We have a cold front that’s stalled very near us. That usually means several days of wind and rain. Just in time for the weekend.

Again, have a wonderful day!

Experiment results

With the exception of last Tuesday, when my tablet totally died, My solar panel was able to maintain a usable charge on my Nexus 7.

My next experiment is to compare the time it takes my solar panel to charge 4  AA batteries compared to the time it takes the wall charger to  charge 4 AA batteries.

Today is a holiday  here, our first since July. It’s good to have an extra day off. It’s Remebrance Day. A day to remember our Veterans

I got a part time job as a real estate agent. Now I have to pass the test and get my license.

Have a good week!

August 01

August already.  Seems like a short year.


Coupla weeks from now they’ll be hanging out the Christmas decorations.

On a positive note,  it’s Friiii Hiiiii Dayyyy!
Have a good weekend!

Good Morning Monday!




Here in sunny Florida, arrived Saturday night. The Wife and I flew into Miami, rented a van and spent the day shopping. I got an SD card reader and a new cool phone case. The Wife got one million new swimsuits and a lot of other stuff.

Then we drove to Ft Lauderdale and picked up the In Laws, Ma and Pa and Bro and Sis in laws.

We drove down to Key Largo, stopping for a steak on the way, and the arrived at our rented house on a canal. (Pics above, back and front) The plan yesterday was no plan, and except for a grocery excursion, we didn”t leave the house. We hung out by the pool, and not much else.

Today we’re driving down to Key West.

Sorry, I don’t think I’ll be commenting on blogs much this week, :-(