Sunday, June 23, 2013

Paula Deen, enemy of the state

Do you recall a few years back when Martha Stewart's trading of some stock was such a threat to the U.S. economy that she had to go to prison for awhile?
Well, there's a new threat, according to media watchdogs.
Based on television coverage, I have concluded that Paula Deen's calling people "niggers" poses a far worse threat to the American Republic than does a president who stands by and does nothing while terrorists murder a U.S. ambassador and then concocts a lie about an obscure anti-Muslim video as the cause of the uprising rather than acknowledging a real terrorist attack.
That is why the media are all over this story. They are protecting us from the likes of Paula Deen, enemy of the state.
Plus, they just don't like her Georgia accent.

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Weather observations at 7:30 a.m. Sunday

From the Rolla NOAA Co-Op Weather Station, here is the Rolla weather data for the 24-hour period ending at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013

Max Temperature:                      82° F  

Min Temperature:                       67° F

Present Temperature:                 71° F

Precipitation:                             0.03"

Precipitation for the year:           27.48"

Precipitation for the month:        2.16"

Relative humidity:                      93%
                                 

S.R. Fraley
NWS Co-Op Observer

Happy Fathers Day

U hope you had a pleasant Fathers Day. I did. I spent the day with Daddy and Mama, who are 81 and 82 years old, respectively, and are still as active as most 50-year-olds. Daddy is still working part-time as a barber. They're both active in church and still drive and travel quite a bit. They are amazing.
One of my two sisters, her son and grandson; my brother and his wife and their son, my daughter and son-in-law and their two boys were also there. My son and daughter-in-law and their two girls and my sister and brother-in-law and my other brother-in-law were unable to attend. I'm hoping we can all get together for a Fourth of July celebration.
Daddy cut the hair of three great-grandsons. It was the first-ever haircut for one great-grandson.
It was a wonderful day.

Here's a song about a Daddy from Lou Reid and Carolina. I heard this song this morning on Wayne Bledsoe's Sunday Morning Sounds bluegrass gospel program on KMST-FM.