Not this week, Satan! Morning news roundup!
A little pumpkin pie blurb to get you ready for Thursday: https://open.substack.com/pub/martiniambassador/p/pumpkin-pie
How to save money on groceries?
Don't pay $90 for a turkey.
[Judge David] Friedman questioned if the blowback for Greenfield was entirely Trump’s fault, asking, “If you put something out in public and then it goes viral, who’s responsible?”
Gee, I wonder if he's also one of those who would say, "Well, if she didn't want to get raped, she shouldn't have been wearing that outfit/been out so late/had a drink with that guy."
Well, here's a thought, YOU CAN'T RETIRE. I love you all but who would delegate to SER, Evan and the gang?
Enjoy your vacation, Rebecca, and we'll get by somehow.
I will try to list all my thankfuls on The Morning. No turkey, we like little Cornish Hens.
I got the winter tires onto the car over the weekend, ensuring another four snow-free weeks out here, you're welcome Iowa. Also actually saw a Nikki Haley yard sign?? In the wild, with my eyes, not even a photoshop?? Truly, wild times.
A nice reminder from Connie Schultz that you don't have to be ever-accomodating during the holidays
Happy birthday, OHJB.
Blessed rest for Rosalynn Carter. May her memory be a blessing. (Of course it is).
The kid just arrived! I did not expect him until this afternoon. I guess he's not a teenager anymore. No sleeping in, even after a big football game in Detroit and a night with his pals.
So turns out I didn't have a recurrence of HPV, the old scar just got roughed up and slightly infected. That's a huge relief.
Now I just have to do a follow-up test for other gross things I picked up while being a gross pervert as self-medication for depression...
As you can see, the farce is starting to show its ugly face. The courts are slowly moving to protect Donald from legal harm. A delay here, a successful appeal there, a “Yes, he committed sedition but I can’t kick him off the ballot... you know how he is,” and a little more every day. It’s a farce. It’s theater. It’s bullshit.
Vote against every Republican on your ballot in every election starting with the next one. That’s all we have.
All of the morning chores are done, except putting the medicine drop in Serendipity’s eye. I didn’t finish getting the snow off the porches and decks and steps, but I got a good start on it. Wood is in, plants are watered, etc. My back doesn’t seem too much the worse for wear. Reset my alarm clock for a solid snooze and I am going to turn off the light and go back to sleep for a little bit. Try to not get too raucous, please.
ETA: eye drop is now done also.
Yes, I read the George Santos Botox story and why am I not more shocked that he went to the sketchiest of quacks to get it done? I guess grifters only trust other grifters.
Its my birthday today. One of my favorite breweries promised me a free beer today. And I have nice dinner plans with a friend. Spent family time on Saturday. The Dawgs beat Tennessee and Auburn lost - a nice birthday present.
However, the rest of the family is having a ton of drama and dragging me into it. SIGH. Look, dear sister, if you're going to write a 1000 word apology letter to your daughter, maybe start out with "I am aware I am the one who messed up" and not "This letter is to help you heal." You can't make other people heal from the trauma you put upon them just by writing a nice letter. My niece told her mom she wanted space.
Editor: Write an article about what to get for your 9 year anniversary.
Writer: 9? Why 9? I mean just wait a year and you can celebrate the big one. A whole decade!
Editor: *coughs* Yeah, well not everybody makes it to 10 years.
Writer: What do you mean?
Editor: I'm just saying, some people won't make it past 9.
Writer: Some people? Are... are you some people?
Editor: Look just write the damn article, ok.
I've ranted before, we can't understand how weird 1920s politics were. It was also the peak of white people who thought they could create and perform jazz.