The Big DumpTruck

Throwing Little Thought Pebbles at Your Windshield Since 1996

Month: June, 2005

On The Tool Scale, He’s an 11

Tom DeLay, you big tool, how do you sleep at night? So, “It’s not a pay raise,” said House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas. “It’s an adjustment so that they’re not losing their purchasing power.” Well heavens to Betsy, can’t have them lose their purchasing power. Grandma, looks like you’re gonna have to eat cat […]

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Template Change Test

The new menu should work. If it doesn’t, I’ll have to fix it later. For now, I just wanted to make sure I didn’t blow anything up. Then again, not much I can do about it now that I’ve saved the changes, eh? Updated: Minor flaws. Nothing to see here except minor flaws. Updated: Okay, […]

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200,000 and Counting

I was looking at my page stats a few minutes ago, and realized that since I started using that tracking service in 1998, I’ve had over 200,000 page hits. Actually, it hit 200,000 over the weekend. That’s a lot of page hits. I mean, some folks get that many a day. My highest day ever […]

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Possible Excuse for the Lack of Soap

At CVS, I mean. Maybe they are so busy miss-filling prescriptions that they just don’t have time to stock the shelves. The local paper said a Leominster woman was given double the dose of her thyroid medication. Another local person was one of the 20 or so who have come forward to say they got […]

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Scrub-a-Dub-Dub, No Soap in the Tub

We ran out of soap in the shower. Around the house, we use pump bottles of Dial Complete. But in the shower, we use Coast. I think because the commercials claimed it would help us open our eyes in the morning. I have to tell you, after a couple of years of using Coast, it […]

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Where is My $5?

I’ve been maintaining this website for almost 10 years now. Not once in that whole time has anyone offered me $5 for hawk a product on my site, as was mentioned in an article in the Globe. Where is my $5? Sure, I have Google ads that I’m not allowed to talk about (but I […]

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How to Deal with the Heat

Here is Jody’s Top Three Tips for Dealing with Yucky Hot Humid Weather. 1. Eat a lot of popcicles. Humidity bad, popcicles good.2. Hand your son a high-powered water gun. Chase each other in the back yard. This has the added bonus of letting you pound on your kid mercilessly all in the name of […]

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98? 98?

Crap, it’s going to be 98 on Saturday. And I don’t know if the party we’re going to is going to be inside or outside. If it’s outside Mr. Dump will last exactly 10 minutes. Ugh.

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A Million Billion Years Ago

I was going to post something for the amusement of some of my long-time readers, and then I started to wonder if I actually have any of those any more? I know a few folks who do drop by from time to time, but I don’t think they are regular readers. So then I’d have […]

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New Interview For Your Reading Enjoyment

I had to tweak the template (well, I didn’t have to, but I accidently blew it away and I didn’t have a backup copy, so let’s just pretend that I wanted to update the look and feel of Interview with Still Life, shall we?) Today’s interview is with McDonald’s New Fruit and Walnut Salad

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