Friday, September 21, 2007

Kitchen Sink

Some random stuff:

I can't believe it. Apparently, the judge has just refused bail for Mychal Bell, one of the Jena Six.

Story here.

Copyright AP.
ENA, La. - A relative of one of the Jena Six says a judge has denied bail for Mychal Bell, the only one of the teens who is jailed in the beating of a white classmate.

Attorneys would not comment because juvenile court proceedings are secret. But the father of one of Bell's co-defendants said Bell's bail request was rejected. Bell's mother left the courthouse in tears and refused to comment.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information.

There simply must be a federal investigation of this. You can sign the petition here.


Scruffybutt takes me walkies every day. It's occurred to me before while watching her walk along, sniffing the ground, sometimes pausing to get a better sniff, that what she is doing, in effect, is surfing the net. Well, today I realized that when she lifts her leg to squirt on a spot, she's bookmarking it. Yeah. It's like her bookmark. (And yes, she does actually lift her leg to pee. That's just one reason we call her the Holy Terrier. She's very alpha.) Hmm. I suppose my job on these walkies, then, is to clear her cache... and take it away in a little bag. I'll be damned.


While at the store today, I needed some help selecting some cosmetics. The cosmetics lady was busy, however. That's because she and the in-house cop were flirting with each other. I was torn between interrupting them to ask for help or just letting the two alone. You know, in case it was Real Love in the Making and I might have upset some delicate cosmic, universal space-time matchmaking thingy. Because he could have, you know, been almost to the point where he would ask her out, and she would accept, and they would date for a while and then get married, and the little girl he was telling her about - the one he was trying to raise all by himself - would finally have a mommy, and then maybe even a little sister or brother on down the road, and the cosmetics lady might quit her job and become a stay-at-home mom, or heck, the cop might quit his, I mean, this is 2007, right? it could happen, only none of it would happen if I interrupted them and asked for help, so I didn't.


I felt bad about Chicken being voted off Survivor: China last night. He was a woodsman from Virginia, and yes, he was the oldest, but the kids just didn't seem to get that he might know a thing or two about how to BUILD A FUCKING SHELTER! OTOH, I'm glad it wasn't the wrestler because I think she's gonna be a contendah. I loved P.G., but they're gonna get rid of her next, I think. She has a strong work ethic, and besides, she's of Chinese heritage and she was one of the few in the whole group - both tribes included - who seemed to appreciate the fact that they were in China.


Please scroll down a bit and let me know about any conspiracy theories you think are credible, okay? Thanks. Have a great weekend, everyone.