The other day I was reading a book and instead of a “run” in the hose it was called a “ladder”. The writer was British, so maybe that’s a term used there? I’d never heard of it.
On December 26 my husband was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He’s 54. It took a while to get into the oncologist. We’re retired army, so insurance wasn’t the problem, just too many patients & not enough doctors. They caught it early, so if he can get treatment there shouldn’t be any issues. Guess what is NOT considered a medical necessity? That’s right, his cancer. They were able to give him his first hormone shot in February. This month they were suppose to implant that markers for the 8 weeks of radiation therapy. Not going to happen now until at least June. They said the hormone shot is still fighting the cancer & they’ll be giving him a second shot soon, but the idea that ANY cancer isn’t considered medically necessary is insane to me.
This is completely off-topic, but so weird. I have my computer set up to play all my music randomly. I have stuff fro the 1920s all the way up to this year & every genre from jazz, gospel, rap, rock, folk, etc. I hadn’t paid attention to the names of most of the commenters, but your reply to heavyduty was bizarre in that when I noticed the name my computer was playing the song “Heavy Duty” by Judas Priest. I have over 10,000 songs & that was the one playing. I know I’m odd. :)
Blanche from the “Golden Girls” would say she feeling “magenta”.
When I was in high school debate club we took on the drinking age being raised to 21. I’m an army brat. My mom and I were living Colorado. Even after my father retiring and then leaving us (thankfully) we still always lived by posts. We were in Fountain. My high school was in fact Fountain-Fort Carson High. They bused the military kids off post to us. Anyway at the time Colorado was finally giving into federal pressure to raise the drinking age from 18 to 21. I was on the side arguing the idiocy of soldiers being drafted at 18 not being able to drink. They were old enough to die for the country, but not have a beer?! Before the 26th amendment was passed in 1971 the same was true for voting. This was the height of Vietnam. Kids being drafted & sent to a hellhole without the ability to vote for the politicians that were sending them to their deaths. It was insane to consider that! Still irks me. I have no problem with the draft. In fact I believe in compulsory service. It doesn’t have to be the military. I know I could never take another person’s life. The fact that my father is alive out there somewhere says that. If people want to be protected then they should shoulder some of the burden. And now I am rambling. Sorry been up since 2 am.
Any women here remember what happens to your body AFTER giving birth? The placenta, the bleeding for 3 days straight, the other items that come out while giving birth. No way in hell would I want that in my house.
Jean Shepherd (the country singer, not the man behind "A Christmas Story), had a song titled, “Poor Sweet Baby”. As a kid I thought she was being nice to him. As an adult I get more of a condescending feel.
Out of curiosity, does the cow have a name? Also is it always the same cow or is there a herd hanging out in the sky?
Yeah I know Pastis is PBS. I said that because earlier in the thread people were referencing him. I love Stephen, but I’m always on Rat’s side when it comes to the puns. Also thank you. My brain had forgotten fall/autumn, so I didn’t even go there.
I got them all except for Rome. Can someone please explain it without any of Pastis’ nonsense?