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Tuesday

RAIN - but only at work.  It rained so hard, the street and parking lot in front of our building was flooded, and I do mean FLOODED, in less than 5 minutes.  It filled up water retention basins in record time.  Then it started hailing. THEN - the power went out.  So, it's time for me to go home anyway.  Street lights out at one intersection wtih cops directing traffic. 

Next intersection?  Flashing red lights for both directions.  Now, according to the law, how are flashing red lights supposed to be treated?  If you said the same as a stop sign, ding ding ding ding ding ding ding ding ding ding!!  How do you think the drivers of vehicles going the opposite direction were treating it?  As a full-blown green light.  I came up to the intersection and they weren't even slowing down, they were blowing the light and there was a LOT of traffic doing it.  Drivers going the direction I was going weren't doing ANYTHING - they would have had to wait a LONG time because the flow of t…

Monday

Monday


I called the 2 numbers on the previous post again this morning. One rang endlessly, the other came back with a message: The cricket customer you are trying to reach.......

Cellphone. I was hoping to score a reverse looking up that might at least show the person's name without having to pay for it, haven't found one yet. I was willing to pay $2.00 for the cheapest I found, but it automatically signs you up for are recurring, $24.95 per month fee to join. No thanks.

Haven't given up - in fact, that Cricket customer is going to get a lot of phone calls from me.......

Uhh, well anyway, I drove the old Buick to work today. There is a repair facility 200 feet down the road that I have used before - reasonable rates and good service - I am going to have the car diagnosed as to what caused it to fail emissions. One can always hope it's not going to be something extremely expensive.

I was amused to read a news article about "Obama's health care not up to par&q…