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Thursday, December 29, 2005

Talk About A Wet Dream!!

Last night, I was soooo exhausted that I fell asleep in my tub while taking a bath! I must have been out close to an hour. It's a wonder I didn't drown!

A Sample Of My Collection


Here's my 1914 Series Large Size $5 Federal Reserve Note!

Monday, December 26, 2005

What I got for Christmas

I made out pretty good for Christmas! Here's what I got:

$100

Battlestar Galactica Season 1 on DVD

6 models

Socks

A book

A picture of Baltimore's Camden Yards Ballpark

Lots of Candy


And last but not least, a nice pair of matched cuts and bruises on my elbows and knees from slipping on ice on the porch and taking a flier across the porch!

Friday, December 23, 2005

This is outrageous!

I am totally appalled, but not surprised by the news coming out that the President has authorized wiretaps of private citizens, without the approval of the courts! Have we been so frozen in terror that we are allowing the government to take away our right to privacy?

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

"Camping Out"

Today, I had to treat the first 6 hours of my day like I was camping out. The Electric Company had to turn the power off to my end of town to perform maintainance. So that meant no TV, computer, microwave, heat except for a kerosene heater, and not much to do but read. Kinda makes you think that maybe we depend too much on electrical devices....

Sunday, December 18, 2005

Redskins scalp t he Cowboys

Today, my Washington Redskins totally defeated the hated Dallas Cowboys, 35-7. For the first time in 1o years, the 'Skins swept the season series. Next week, Washington hosts the NY Giants, hoping to avenge a 36-0 loss earlier in the season.

Thursday, December 15, 2005

A Movie Coming Out Next Year That I Want To See

There's one movie coming out next year that I want to see: Ghost Rider. This movie is based on one of my favorite Comic Book Heroes! It stars Nicholas Cage as Johnny Blaze, motorcycle stuntman by day, flaming demonic agent of vengeance by night. I've seen a few clips of it, and it looks like it could be a great movie! It comes out in July.

Sunday, December 11, 2005

GRRRR Part 2

I just got finished talking with a friend of mine telling em for the millionth time how his inlaws are bullies, and his wife will do nothing to back him up. This is getting quite boring! If you're not gonna do anythng about it, don't come bitching to me!

GRRRR Part 1

This weekend, I have been very frustrated. The phone lines around here are worthless. They have a hole in them somewhere, and when they get damp, like from the snow melting this weekend, they get all staticky, and you can't hear anything on the phone, or get online. We call the phone company and they come out and fix it (or so they say) but it still comes back. I wish I could lose weight fast enough so we could get DSL!

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Christmas Shopping

Today I went to Maryland to do my Christmas shopping. I bought some books for my parents, and I'm gonna take some of their old tapes and make CDs of them. I'm not much of a shopper anymore, I dunno how women do it!

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

The Stupidest Stupid Crook

Today, While watching the news, I saw a story about the stupidest crook I've ever seen! This lady in Georgia hired a hitman to kill a family and steal what she thought was a block of Cocaine to sell to finance her modelling career. 2 problems though: The "hitman" was an udnercover cop, and the stuff wasn't a block of Cocaine at all, but a block of Cheddar Cheese! Dang!

Friday, December 02, 2005

My View On The Courts

After reading and watching all the hoopla about the openings on the Supreme Court, I have one thing to say:

The Law is not a Republican, Democratic, Christian, or Athiest thing! It applies to all people. Judges on all levels should leave their Political and Religious views at the Door when working. The Constitution of the US should be their guide, not the Bible, even though I'm a Christian.

Thursday, November 24, 2005

Happy Thanksgiving to all my readers!

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I hope you all had a nice day! Ours was great. It was just a nice quiet day at home with the parents. I am sooo glad of myself, I didn't pig out like I usually do, so the diet is intact!

Monday, November 21, 2005

Hunting Season

Here in West Va., today was the first day of Deer season. It sounded like a war zone outside! Non-stop shooting, trucks going up and down the road, and just all around racket. My poor dogs are scared stiff, they don't like loud noises. Don't get me wrong, I'm all for the 2nd amendment. Guys, you need silencers!

Sunday, November 20, 2005

This Is So Whack!

It's not even Thanksgiving yet, and already, they're playing Christmas music in the stores around here! That is totally crazy! It seems that We're starting to forget the signifigance of these holidays, and businsesses are exploting this.

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Finally Feeling Like A Human Again

Today has been the first day in 2 weeks that I've felt good. My Stomach has finally calmed down, My head feels like it's all in 1 piece, and I have energy! Hopefully, I won't have a relapse, and all will be well for a while!

Thursday, November 17, 2005

I Need Your Advice, Readers!

As I've told you before, I'm shy. Any ideas on how to combat this would be welcome!

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

A Really Sucky Day

Today was one of those rainy, damp, dark days that just suck the energy out of you! Combined with the fact that my stomach is still killing me, This has been one of those days where you just wanna curl up and go to bed, no matter what time it is!

Monday, November 14, 2005

Can't This Guy Just Shut Up?

Well Boys and Girls, Pat Robertson has spouted off again! The man who advocated the assasination of the President of Venezuela had now declared that God will no longer protect a town in Pennsylvania because members of the School Board who advocated the teaching of Intellegent Design in school were defeated for reelection. Robertson, Jerry Fallwell, and their cronies give Chrisianity a bad name, and I hearby declare that even though I'm a Christian, I don't think like they do!

My Christmas Wish List

I know that it's a bit early for Christmas shopping, but here's some things I'd like to get:

The New Battlestar Galactica Season 1 on DVD
Clothes
This year's Proof Set from the US Mint
An Ipod Shuffle
Any Ship or Aircraft model kit
Minutes for my Cell Phone
Books
And that old standby, Money! :P

Friday, November 11, 2005

TGIF

I am soooooo glad that today is Friday!! I need rest, I do not feel good, my stomach is killing me, and my head is doing flip flops. Maybe tomorrow, I'll feel better.

Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Victory!

My Beloved Democratic Party scored 2 big wins tonight. In my birthplace of Virginia, Lt. Gov. Tim Kaine Was elected Governor, and in New Jersey, Senator John Corzine was elected Governor. Hopefully, this is a portent of things to come in next year's Congressional elections!

Friday, November 04, 2005

Are You Sure It's November?

It was 80 here today. On the 4th of November, 80! That is really weird! usually, its only in the 40s or 50s by now. Anyway...I'm not gonna argue about it, I love this weather!

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Total Discomfort

Yesterday, I had my 6 month appointment with my dentist. There was a new hygenist there, and he got to clean my teeth. OUCH! The guy was rough! My mouth bleed all day, and my teeth were a bit sore, but strangely enough, he got the job done.

Friday, October 28, 2005

Note to My Fan

To the person from the University of Washington who reads this blog pleanty of times each day:

Hi there! Glad you like this blog! Leave a comment on this post telling me some about you!

Progress Report

Well, the diet's gone good so far! I havn't had much junk food this week, and I've been walking, situps, and running the treadmill. I'll weigh myself on Sunday and give the results.

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Cold

Wow! For the past few days, it has been COLD and rainy here! It's really nasty. All the darkness and dampness can really make your bored. But...as I'm writing this, the Sun is trying to come out, so maybe we'll get some light and warmth soon!

Monday, October 24, 2005

Mountains


Here's a pic of the Mountains I took from the porch of our Church.

Saturday, October 22, 2005

A Challenge

After having another fight with my Mom today about my weight, we came up with a deal. If I can lose 20 pounds by the end of the year, she would for over the $75 a month to get DSL installed here. I'm gonna work hard on it, because I'd love to be able to have DSL, so that I could broadcast live on COR radio. I love a challenge!

Thursday, October 20, 2005

World Series Preview

Saturday, the World Series begins, with the Houston Astros facing the Chicago White Sox. This should be a pretty good series. Can the Houston pitching, lead by Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Roy Oswalt, and Brad Lidge slow down Paul Konerko, Scott Podsednik, Aaron Rowand, Carl Everett, A.J. Pierzynski, and Co? Can the White Sox pitching, lead by Mark Buerhle, Jon Garland and Jose Contreras slow down Lance Berkman, Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, and the rest of the Astros lineup? I think this Series will go 7, with whoever has the best pitching being the one left standing!

Saturday, October 15, 2005

More Home Remodeling

The past few days, we've been putting in a new floor in our kitchen. Previously, the floor was done in white linoleum, but Mom wanted to put a darker color down, because she hated having to sweep 3 or 4 times a day. We also got a new kitchen stove, since our old one was going bad. Well, that will have been every room in the house. Keep it up, we'll have a whole new one! :P

Friday, October 14, 2005

Scarecrow


Here's a little fall ornemantal arrangement my Mom but up on our porch.

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

So Much For My Presidency

Yesterday, I had to resign as President of the COR . I did so because a member had called for a recall, because he didn't think the bizarre election results were in the best interest of the group. I didn't want this stuff to distract from the Group's works, do I decided to step down. I'm gonna sit back for a while and enjoy life as a private member, since I've been an elected official in one form or another since the beginning. But believe me, Next year, I will run for pres again.

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Rain

For the past 2 days, it has been raining. That's a very good thing! We havn't had any rain here for the past couple of months, and it was beginning to look like the place was gonna dry up and blow away! The trees and grass are already looking a lot better. I usually don't like rain, but I'll make an exception for this.

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Anticipation

Well, it's been a bizarre week in the COR The Presidential election started last Wednesday. The candidates were Myself and Damian Stryker. On Monday, Damian announced that he had to drop out of the race. That should have made me President by default, since there were no other candidates, but our Appellate Bench took it under advisement. This moring, they made their ruling. I'm President!

Monday, October 03, 2005

Another Close One!

Yesterday, my Washington Redskins escaped with a 20-17 overtime win over the Seattle Seahawks. I just about lost my dinner when Mark Brunell threw an interception in Redskins' territory with 1 minute remaining, but Seahawks' kicker Josh Brown missed a 47 yard field goal attempt with no time left in regulation. However, Brunell redeemed himself by leading the Skins' downfield on the first possesion of OT, leading to Nick Novak's 39 yard game winning FG. Washington is 3-0, with all 3 victories being by a total of 6 points. Now on to Denver for next Sunday's meeting with the Broncos!

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Shyness

I might have posted about this before, but since it would take me all night to look back on my archives to look, let me tell you I'm shy. It makes me feel soooooo uncomfortable being around people, even at church. Most people think I'm anti social, but I'm not! Let me ask you this: if you had been picked on, called names, and generally humiliated every day for 12 years, wouldn't you want to keep your distance from people? Shyness has cost me a lot: Friends, love and lots of other things. I'm working on it, but I'm afraid the damage may be irreversable. I try to talk to people and be nice, but I just freeze up.

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

What a Day

Today has been a rough day. One of our dogs died. Little Bit was probably the best behaved of our dogs, and he was a good friend. We knew his heart problem would catch up with him, but it's still not easy.

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Netscape 8

A couple of days ago, I downloaded the new Netscape 8 web browser. I really like it! It has the best features of both Internet Explorer and Firefox. For Firefox fans, there's tabbed browsing, and all the greatness of Firefox. But what I really like is that you can switch Browser engines between Firefox and IE, and that makes Windows update work with it. Also, there is a button that you can push and go to your web based email (Yahoo, AOL, Gmail, Hotmail, and the like) without having to look through your bookmarks. Also, there are buttons to get your Local and National weather and news. This browser is definately worth trying out!

Saturday, September 24, 2005

What I want to do

I'd really love to combine my 2 favorite hobbies, coin collecting and model building into something to make money. What I'd love to do is start my own coin/hobby shop. Problem is, I don't think there are many model builders or coin collectors here where I live, but hey , a man can dream!

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Oh No Not Again!

Looks like Hurricane Rita is gonna hit Texas in the next day or so. This is terrible! At least they seem to be more prepared then with Katrina. Here's hoping that there's not much damage!

Tuesday, September 20, 2005

Mom Reading


Mom Sitting On The Porch Reading.

Ahh The Sweet Taste Of Victory!

Last night, my Washington Redskins scored 13 points in the last 3:46 of the game to beat the hated Dallas Cowboys 14-13! This was the Skins' first win against the Cowboys in 3 years, and the first in Texas since 1995. Even though Washington is 2-0 on the season, they have scored only 2 touchdowns, but their defense has allowed only 20 points in the first 2 games. Oh well, a win is a win!

Monday, September 19, 2005

Boycott

For all you readers thinking of remodeling your kitchen, I am asking you not to buy kitchen Cabinets from American Woodmark. I'm calling for this boycott because that is the company that my Mom was working at when she got hurt. They had no guards on the machines, and several other people have been hurt there since for lack of safety equipment. This company puts profits before people, and they should be punished for that!

Sunday, September 18, 2005

Model Building

Another one of my various hobbies is building model ships and planes. I've been doing it for over 20 years, but only in the past couple of years have I gotten good at it:p My current project is a model of the WWII aircraft carrier USS Ennterprise. I'll post of pic of it when I get done!

Saturday, September 17, 2005

Busted!


Here's our fearless Commander In Chief Writing a note to Condi Rice during his trip to the UN.

Friday, September 16, 2005

This is Totally Wrong!

It just boils me hearing about how the owners of that nursing home in Louisiana let 40 or their residents just drown when the hurricane hit! The scumbags waved of help from someone who said they could evacuate everyone from the home. Can you imagine how those people felt as the water kept getting higher and higher? If it was me, I'd hang those owners from the tallest tree!

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

And The People Of Oklahoma Voted For This Dummy?

A question asked by Senator Tom Cobourne (R-Oklahoma) to John Roberts during today's Supreme Court Conformation:

"Judge Roberts, would you agree that the opposite of Death is Life?"

Tom, you are a former Dr.! Didn't you learn the answer to that in Med School?

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

A Beautiful Day!

Today was a beautiful day! I love these days towards the start of Fall, when it's warm. but not hot, and they're pleanty of sunshine!

Sunday, September 11, 2005

4 Years

I can't believe that it's been 4 years since that day that turned the whole country upside down. I can remember what I was doing that beautiful morning of Sept. 11, 2001. I Slept in a bit late that day, then got up to help my Mom clean house. We always watch the news on CNN in the moring, so when I turned it on, about 10 mins or so after the first plane hit the WTC, I was totally in shock! At first, I thought maybe that it had been an accident, but when the 2nd plane hit, I knew that something was wrong. The attacks have affected just about every aspect of life in the US now. We're involved in a "war on terrorism" that will probably never end, Bush has got us into a war in Iraq that was started due to false information and deception on the Bush administation, and the Government is passing laws that are restricting our basic rights (The Patriot Act). The thing that really kills me is that Republicans are accusing anyone who is against the war in Iraq to be for the Terrorists. Anyone here who knows who Max Cleland is? He was a Demacratic Senator from Georgia who was defeated for reelection in 2002, because his opponent accused him of being unpatriotic because he was against the war. How the fuck can you call a man who lost both his legs and an arm after being hit by a grenade while serving in Vietnam, another dubious war. I have no respect for anyone who uses the deaths of 3,000 people for political gain, regardless of party. We Americans are tough and determined and we will preservere!

Thursday, September 08, 2005

More COR News

Well, I'm running for president of the COR in next month's election. I've ran 3 times before and had my ass thourougly kicked all 3 times, but I preservere!

Tuesday, September 06, 2005

A Coin With A Story


This is a 1923 Peace Dollar with a hole in it where someone made a necklace out of it. My Dad found this in a sewer when he worked for Fairfax Co., VA, and carried it in his wallet for 10 or 15 years. He gave it to me when I started collecting coins when I was 9 or 10.

Sunday, September 04, 2005

A Reassesment

After watching the horror that the hurricane victims are going through, I have decided not to complain about everything bad that happens to me anymore. What I go through every day is nothing compared to what the people down in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama are going through!

Thursday, September 01, 2005

So Long Sid!

The Orioles finally did something right: today, they released Sidney Ponson. After winning 17 games 2 years ago, he has slowly slid downhill. He's had weight problems (look's who's calling the kettle black!) , been arrested 3 times over the past year for drunk driving, got arrested for punching a judge out in his native Aruba, and generally had a bad attitude. If I was him, I wouldn't hold my breath waiting on anyone to sign me. Dude, get your head on straight, you have lots of potential!

Another Year Older!

Today's my birthday! I turned 34. Man, It seems like only yesterday, I was only a kid in school! Where have all the years gone? Oh well, time flies when you're having fun!!!

Wednesday, August 31, 2005

A Day Of Tragedy

This has been one of the worst days in the history of Man. First off, we're just starting to get a good look at all the hurricane damage, and it doesn't look good. We've got millions of people with out homes, or any other possessions, people stranded in the flood waters, and the Mayor of New Orleans says he thinks that over 1,000 people could be dead. and they will probably pleanty of more casualties before all is said and done. Then in Iraq, some idiot started a rumor during a ceremony that a suicide bomber was on his way, and that caused a stampede that has killed close to 1,000 people there. Man oh man! It's taking every ounce of strength I have to keep from crying.

Monday, August 29, 2005

So Much For A Winning Season

Well, the Orioles' season has become a total disaster. Baltimore is now 7 games under .500 and sinking fast! I can't believe that just a couple of months ago, they were 13 games over .500 and in first place in the AL East. That's about when Erik Bedard, their best pitcher, hurt his knee and is just getting back off the DL. Also, Sammy Sosa and Javy Lopez have spent time injured, Sidney Ponson had his annual breakdown/legal problems, and the rest of the pitching staff tanked out too. And the hitters went south as well. After firing Lee Mazzilli (I never really liked that guy since he's a former Yankee) and replacing him with Cumberland MD's own Sam Perlozzo as manger Things started out good, including a sweep of Oakland a couple of weeks ago, but after the A's replied with a 4 game sweep of their own, I'm ready for next year!

Saturday, August 27, 2005

I'm Making a new blog!

I will be making a new blog dealing with coin collecting in the near future, I will be giving details when everything is set up!

Thursday, August 25, 2005

A Funny From Last Evening

Our evening last night got off to a crazy start. After hurrying up to get ready to go to Church for Bible Study, my Mom and I went down to the church, but no one was there. After wating a while, Mom went inside, found a program from Sunday, and we figured out what was going on! Since we didn't go to church on Sunday, we didn't know that the church was having a block party, where the clothes and school supplies that we've been gathering were going to be given out to people who needed them. Soooo, we drove to where the block party was going on, and helped out. There were people from a church from either South Carolina, Florida, or Georgia helping out, so there were a few people there that I didn't know. After things were starting to wrap up, I was strolling around a bit, when one of the ladies from this other church came up to me and said " Can I get you some school suppies?" I started laughing my ass off and said " Thanks, but I havn't needed school supplies in 17 years." Oh well, someone thinking that you're that long is a compliment....

Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Insert Foot In Mouth

Well, Pat Roberston has started running his big mouth again! Today on his show he called for the US to assasinate the president of Venezuela. This from the man who says gays and feminists caused 9-11. the sad thing is that the guy probably will be murdered, because whatever the religious nuts tell Bush to do gets done!

Sunday, August 21, 2005

My Weekend

My weekend has had mixed results. It started out pretty bad because on Friday night, Mom and Dad got into one of their stupid fights, and I got into the middle of if and got cussed out a bit. Well,
Saturday was a bit better, though I spent all day trying to get my back loosend up. Mission accomplished on that, though the back's still a bit sore. Today (Sunday) was pretty good. We didn't get to go to church today, because we slept in since we had a thunderstorm last night, and thunder freaks the dogs out.

Friday, August 19, 2005

Extreme Pain

I've had an extremely painful last 2 days. My back is killing me! I don't know whats' wrong, I must have slept on it wrong or my mattress needs to be turned over. It doesn't hurt as much as it did yesterday, but man is it stiff!

Wednesday, August 17, 2005

How To Hear YCOR Radio

The COR Radio is up and running! To hear it, you should should download Winamp. Then go to www.councilofregulars.com Enter, then look for the radio station link! I say download Winamp because it sounds better on it, but Real Player will do. Happy listening!

Tuesday, August 16, 2005

Is Nothing Sacred Anymore?

If you look at the comment on the post before this one, you will see that it's spam. My last refuge of privacy, and some idiot comes and posts an ad? GRRRRRR!!!!!

Saturday, August 13, 2005

So Much For The Best Laid Plans

Well, my short career as a DJ is over. I think I got a bit over my head with the COR radio project. Since I only have dialup, I would have had to file transfer all the songs and playlists I wanted to play to one of our DJs with broadband, and that would have taken longer to do then the shows themselves. Maybe If I ever get DSL...

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Got Company!

Sorry I havn't posted any this week, but my Niece Crystal is visiting, and man is she keeping me busy!

Monday, August 01, 2005

You're Out!

Today, one of my favorite baseball players, Raphael Palmeiro of the Orioles was given a 10 day suspension for violating MLB's drug policy. He tested positive for a banned substance. I am totally shocked! He's been one of the most straight laced players I've seen in the 16 years that I've been a Baseball fan. I suro hope that it was an honest mistake, that he accidentially took something he shouldn't. The Orioles really don't need any more bad news, since they've been on a major slide the past month.

Friday, July 29, 2005

A reason why People should need a license to become a parent

The past 2 weeks, I have seen on the news 2 cases that make me think that people should have to get a license in order to have kids:

Case No.1: A lady ties up her 6 year old son, and drowns him in the bathtub.

Case No.2: As punishment for not being good, a mother throws her 4 year old son out of the car,
and when he tries to run after her, she runs him down.


I tell ya, what is wrong with people these days?

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

HOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

It has been soooooo hot here the past 2 weeks! Today, it got up to 99. Yuck! I hate heat, because it just drains the strangth from you. Thank God for AC!

Sunday, July 24, 2005

Really Neat!

While reading an article in PC World magazine, I saw a pic of a really neat computer add on! It's a tape cassette player that fits into an empty CD drive bay. Kinda neat huh?

Saturday, July 23, 2005

I think I have figured out my Problem!

I think I have figured out why I have all the trooubles I do. I don't think I ever had a chance to grow up. For the first 10 years of my life, I was in the hospital more times then I wasn't, and when I got older, my trouble with people picking on me was another thing. I think my not being around lots of people has made me very socially inept. How is one susposed to handle life if he hasn't had a chance to grow up?

Crystal


Here's a pic of my Niece Crystal.

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Peace At Last

I think I'm finally coming to terms with my Mom's Injury. 3 weeks ago was the 5th anniversary of her accident, and I didn't let it get to me. While I will never fully understand why God let it happen, If Mom can be Ok with it, so can I!

Saturday, July 16, 2005

Weekends as a Kid

My Saturdays as a kid were pretty fun. When I was a little kid, I used to spend them with my Aunt. I remember getting up at 7 in the morning, hitting the TV to watch Schoolhouse Rock (talk about a blast from the past!) then I'd eat breakfast, then We'd go shopping or something, then she'd take me home to my parents.

Monday, July 11, 2005

Facial Hair

Well, I've decided to grow a moustache (or attempt to) because I am getting quite tired of people in stores saying "May I Help You Maam?" I think I posted a while back about that, but I'm gonna try it and see how it works!

Sunday, July 10, 2005

A Chance Meeting

A few months after I first started going online, I was checking out one of the Yahoo chat rooms when I got a pm. It said, are you from West Virginia? I said Yeah. Then this person said, I think I'm related to you. So by that, I was introduced to Laura Stapleton. Yes she really is related to me, on both sides of my family! It's kinda hard to understand, but Geneology is her hobby, and she mailed me all the documentation to prove her claim. She's one of the nicest people in the world, and we've been friends since! I am sooo glad that I'm not very creative, since she saw that my yahoo screen name is my name:P

Saturday, July 09, 2005

A Thought For Today

Hate, Anger, and other ill feelings are nothing but a waste of time and energy.

Thursday, July 07, 2005

Sitting On The Porch

Last night, the Parents and I sat out on the porch, talking about old times, and people we havn't seen in years. It's amazing how fast time flies! I can't beleive that in 2 months, I will be 34! Seems like only yesterday I was a little kid!

Tuesday, July 05, 2005

Exhaustion

You ever have a good night's sleep, then wake up totally exhausted? I get that way a lot of times. I wake up feeling like I've run a million laps around a track! Must be all those crazy dreams I have towards the end of my sleep!

Sunday, July 03, 2005

I'm Taking Requests!

The COR Radio project is almost ready! We are shooting for a start in a couple weeks. I will be one of the DJ's , and I'm shooting for a 10PM-Midnight or 11-1AM time slot. My show will be taped, since I only have dialup, and that's not very good for consisten transmission. Sooo, if you have any requests, email me at billydelawder@gmail.com. I have lots of classic rock, and a little bit of Christian. I hope you'll be listening in! I'll have my info as it becomes availible.

Thursday, June 30, 2005

I Was A BAAADDDDDDDD Boy!

Beleive it or not, I actually did physical harm to someone in a fit of anger. One day in 8th grade, while I was in lunch line, this stupid moron thought I was talking about his sister, and came up to me and tried to do this ninja shit on me, karate kicking me and all that. Being a drama student, I dropped to the floor, faked being knocked out, and when he turned his back to me, I jumped up, grabbed a chair, and knocked him over the head with it! since I had witnesses, I proved self defence, got off scott free, whike the dumbass got a weeks suspension!

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Monday, June 27, 2005

Junk

You never know how much junk you own until you have to move it or throw it all the way! Today, we were moving some stuff out of our back room, and I came across stuff I hadn't seen in years. Books, old toys, and all sorts of other things. It's a wonder I have any room to put the stuff I really need!:P

Saturday, June 25, 2005

My Favorite Bible Story

My favorite Bible story, which may sound strange if you've kept up with all my rants, is the book of Job. I am totally amazed at how Job kept he faith in God even after he lost everything. Maybe that;s something I should focus on! Even though things may be falling apart around you, God is always there for you, you just have to beleive that what ever is going on is for your own good. It might be to teach you a lesson or to show you what's really important, but be assured, God does not give you any thing you can't handle!

Thursday, June 23, 2005

What Has Happened To My Country?

It's sad that we as Americans are slowly losing our freedom of speech in the name of safety. We can no longer criticize Bush and the government without being called unpatriotic. Are we getting so paranoid, that we are forgetting the rights on which this country was founded?

Here's my Sister Julie Posted by Hello

Wednesday, June 22, 2005

An Addendum To The Previous Post

Don't get me wrong, but I am thankful that my Mom is alive, but it just kills me to see her struggle. There are a lotta things you need both hands for.

A True Rant

Here's a note to the people who wonder why I'm upset at my Mom being hurt:

I have accepted the fact that she was hurt, but it's gonna take me a lifetime to accept WHY it happened! If you had a family member who was maimed for life by someone else's greed, wouldn't you be just a bit pissed? Now that we have that clarified, carry on.

Monday, June 20, 2005

I May Have To Change My Favorite Snack Food

According to a group of National Guardsmen who guarded Saddam Hussein, the former Iraqi dictator enjoyed munching on Doritos. Since they are my favorite snack food, I may have to find something else, it's quite disturbing....:P

Saturday, June 18, 2005

Answer To The Mystery

The collector determined the Bill was genuine by noting the series date on it. The motto In God We Trust was not printed on the reverse of notes until the series of 1963, and this note was from an older series.

Friday, June 17, 2005

A Numistmatical Mystery

I will give the answer to this mystery tomorrow.

A man is in a hardware store, buys some stuff and pays for it with a $100 bill. The person at the register looks the bill over and says "I'm calling the police, this is counterfeit!" The next person in line says, "Sir, I collect coins and currency, can I look this bill over?" The cashier says "Sure, but I'm telling you, it's fake. See, there's no "In God We Trust on the reverse. " " So, our interpid collector checks the bill out and in seconds says " Let this man through, this bill's genuine." So my question is: What did the collector know that the cashier didn't?

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

16 Years Of Freedom!

Today marks the 16th aniversary of the day I graduated from Hell....ummm...High School! You can't imagine how glad I was, getting away from those evil people who picked on my because of my weight. It is a wonder I made it through. You know things are bad when you're wanting to die at age 10. As I've said a million times before, I had absolutley NO friends in school, and even the teachers picked on me as well. No wonder I have nightmares about it every night!

Tuesday, June 14, 2005


The New Wonder Drug! Posted by Hello

More House Repair

Today, we started to put down another new floor. This time in the Living Room and the Dining Room. The carpet is 12 years old, so it's seen better days, and the floor under it is that pressed board, which has a tendancy to turn into saw dust if you spit on it:P Right now, we have stuff layed out all over the house, and it is nothing but one big mess!

Sunday, June 12, 2005

Idiots!

This morning when we left for church, we saw that someone had smashed up our mailbox and my Sister's. I tell ya, I don't know what is wrong with people anymore. I know there's not much do in this little town for entertainment but sheeeesh! I hope that if the cops catch them, they sapend some time in jail!

Friday, June 10, 2005

So What's Your Opinion?

I was watching the news today and saw a report about a 12 year old girl in Texas who was taken from her parents by Child Protective Services because she had been suffering from Cancer, completed chemotherapy, and her doctors wanted her to start radition therapy. The girl and her parents said no, so the Dr's called the Police, who came and took the girl. Late this afternoon, a judge ordered her to undergo radiation therapy. So my question is: Do you think this action was justified, or are we going into Terri Schaivo part 2? I don't know what to make of this!

Thursday, June 09, 2005

Weight Wars

Well for those of you who are new readers, lemme tell ya bout my biggest problem. I'm fat. That's it, I'm fat1 I'm 4"10 and 250 ish, so you can see I need to lose a few. Weight has been my enemy since I was 9 or 10, and I seem to be losing the battle. I don't each much, I run a treadmill, and I walk a lot, but nothing seems to be happening. I'll try anything but one thing I WILL NOT DO is undergo that stomach surgery that lots of people go through these days. I am a firm believer in trying to solve your own problems, and I am absolutley terrified about having surgery. Oh well, at least I'm trying.

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Reply To An Idiot Who Made A Comment On My Post About The Boy Scouts

Morris, please do NOT EVER post anything on this blog. I was not molested by my scout leader, ty.

Summer's Here!

Today was a nice HOT day! I shouldn't be complaining though, since it hasn't been warm for a while. Anyway, I just took it easy and hung out at home and did some stuff around the house.

Monday, June 06, 2005

Another Story From My Time In The Boy Scouts

It's Summer time, must be time for summer camp! When I was in the Scouts, we went to summer camp each year. The second time I went was a real wild time! During the middle of the week, we had one hell of a storm. It was rain, wind, and lightning balls-let me repeat that, lightning balls, not bolts! I tell ya what, it scared the shit outta me! It's not funny trying to see a fat person run for his life, but I think that night, I broke all my personal speed records!

Saturday, June 04, 2005

A Note to A Commentor

Jaz:

TY for the advice you gave me in your comment on the post before this one! I will take it to heart!

Thursday, June 02, 2005

A Note To God

Thank you Lord, for being there for me in both good and bad times. Even though sometimes I don't act like it, I do love you and want to do what ever I can to serve you. Please give me the patience to wait for the woman you've made for me and please give me the strength to get over what happened to my Mom and what I went through in school.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005


Here's The USS Gyatt, the destroyer my Dad served on in the late 50's-early 60's Posted by Hello

Monday, May 30, 2005

The Hole In The Wall

In our spare room, there is a hole in the wall. I put it there. Back in 1994, My parents got into one of their stupidest fights. This was the most violent one they've ever had. There were dishes thrown and broke, plants upturned, and the whole 9 yards. I was so upset and mad about it, I went into the back room, and ran my fist through the wall. The hole is still there to this day, and I have made myself a promise that if I ever get married or have a relationship, I will never get violent towards a woman. Violence is not in my nature.

Sunday, May 29, 2005

Oh No Not Again!

I tell ya, this stupid tooth I've been telling you about is gonna be the death of me! Today, while biting into food, my temporary bridge disintigrated into a million little pieces. Man I was mad as hell! On Tuesday, I'm gonna call the dentist and see if my permanent bridge is in. I had the work done on the 9th, and the dentist said that I had to wait 4-6 weeks for it to heal where the tooth was pulled before the permanent one could be put in. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!!!!! Bangs his head on the desk in frustration

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Finally Finished!

We finally finished fixing up my room. It looks real nice! It now has a pretty blue carpet, and the floor feels a bit more sturdy. There's a lot more space, since I replaced my huge computer desk with an armoire, which is a fancy cabinet type thing. It's really nice, and leaves me with a lot more room. And my new bed is really great too, it's got a bookshelf on it, which let me get rid of one of my book cases. Now we're working on the hall.

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Another Memory Of School

The worst Teacher I ever had was Mrs. Lesser, my 8th grade English teacher. She constantly humiliated me in front of the whole class because my handwriting was (and still is) horrible. I tried to do my best, but it never seemed to be good enough for her. I guess she hated me, because she never did that to any of the other kids in the class. Man, I was soooooo glad when I was through with her!

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

Star Wars Episode 3

Last night I went to the movies and saw Star Wars Episode 3. I loved it! The special effects were top notch, and the story line was well written. For those who havn't seen it yet, the climactic lightsaber duel between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi will probaly go down in history as the best action scene in movie history. It was sad seeing how the Emperor messed with Anakin's mind, leading to his transformation into Darth Vader. If you havn't seen this movie- SEE IT!!

Monday, May 23, 2005

Some Random "Why is its"

Why is it that:


When ever you go on a trip, the Sun is in your eyes both coming and going?

Some electronic devices and lunch meat come in plastic containers that you need to be a rocket scientist to figure out how to open?

Your car or other expensive items you own always go bad the day after the warrenty expires?


You can't sleep the night before you have to get up really early?


And there are probably others!

Saturday, May 21, 2005


Here's Mom out back in her "jungle" Posted by Hello

Quite True

I was reading a post on my Christian Group this morning and I read a statement that applied very much to me. Here it is:


If you dwell on depressing thoughts....you will live a depressing life. If you
gravitate toward negative thoughts you'll gravitate toward negative people &
negative lifestyles.
Our thoughts also affect our emotions. We will feel exactly the way we think.



Life is What You make it

I've come to the conclusion that I am the ONLY person who can pull me out of the funk I'm in. Life is what you make it. You have 2 choices: You can either say "Things in my life are tough, so what? I'm gonna live life to the fullest, and enjoy the things that God has given me", or you can say "boo hoo, my life is a mess, no one likes me, what will I do?" I have decided to say the former!

Thursday, May 19, 2005

On the Air!

The COR is considering starting up an internet radio station in order to get the word out about the group. We're going to be tossing around some ideas about what kind of programning to have, like music, talk, or any of the other stuff you find on a broadcast radio station. I've always wanted to be a DJ, so I'm volunteering! I'll let you all know what happens, and maybe one night, you can tune in and hear me spinning some tunes or shooting the breeze with a guest!

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

The Summer Of 85

This Summer will mark the 20th anniversary of what was probably the best Summer of my life. First off it was good because I finished serving my time in that hellhole known as Luther Jackson Intermediate School, and got some of those idiots off my back. Next, it was the first Summer I spent a lot of time away from home. I spent about a month up here in West VA. with my sister and her family, went to Boy Scout Camp, and when I was home, My Dad and I usually spent Saturdays out riding the roads. Ahh those nights of staying up all night just to hear a certain song on the radio and tape it, the trips to the library to hang out, the trek every Friday night to the record store, and a lot of other things. The only 2 blemishes on that Summer were that I had to go into the hospital for surgery in July, and when it ended, I started High School. those were the days!

Saturday, May 14, 2005

Controlling my temper

Something that really pisses me off is when someone comes up to me while I'm out in public and someone calls me "maam" You see, because I'm fat, I have fat where a guy shouldn't
have it. IE: I have boobs.You don't know how many times people have done that to me and I've wanted to throttle them. For God's sake people, look closely at my face, listen to my voice, I'm A GUY DAMMIT!!! I swear, next time someone does that to me, I'm gonna pull my pants down and give them positive proof of my gender!

Here's the hole in my floor. What a mess! Posted by Hello

Friday, May 13, 2005


Here's our Dogs! Aren't they cute? Posted by Hello

If I Knew When I Was A Kid What I Knew Now....

I'd be rich! When I was a kid, I had all the Star Wars, Star Trek, GI Joe, and Shogun Warriors toys. These days, examples of these toys in good shape are worth a lot more that what you originally payed for them. Back then, toys were made to be played with, and I played them to death. Dang! :P

Moving Day

My Dad looked at the floor in my room last night and yes, there is a hole in it. Sooo, as soon as I'm done with this, I'm going to start moving stuff out of this room, and move into the spare room while repairs are being made. I've already started getting some things together , and wow, I didn't realize how much stuff I have!

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Religion And Politics

I am totally outraged with the news that a preacher made members of his church who didn't support Bush leave. This goes to show you how close our country is getting to becoming a theocracy. I am a Christian, Democrat, and a Bush hater, and if my preacher ever made me leave because of my political views, I would never step into a church again. The religious right is getting to much power in our society. It's ok for a preacher to have politcal views, but when you start forcing them on your congregation, that's something totally innaprorpriate!

Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Funny Quote Of The Day

From a lawyer on Court TV:

If Michael Jackson isn't a pedophile, then Jeffrey Dahmer had a eating disorder.

Monday, May 09, 2005


Haircut Time!!! Posted by Hello

Farewell To An Aggrivation

Today, I had my dentist appointment. That stupid tooth that has been the bane of my existence for the past 20 some years was pulled, and I had that bridgework that I talked about in a previous post. I am sooo glad that tooth is out. Sure beats havign to go back every couple of months and having that crown recememted!

Sunday, May 08, 2005

Gotcha!

Somebody shoot me for forgetting to turn my PMs back off when I had to reistall Yahoo Messenger! Here's the first PM I got after logging in, from one of those so called "poor" Africans:

billy_delawder (9:03:49 PM): hi
female_born_again (9:03:55 PM): Hello
female_born_again (9:03:57 PM): how are you
female_born_again (9:04:11 PM): its nice to meet you
billy_delawder (9:04:11 PM): I'm doing good you?
female_born_again (9:04:13 PM): have you remember me and childrens?
billy_delawder (9:04:32 PM): I dont think we've ever talked before
female_born_again (9:04:33 PM): that nicd
female_born_again (9:04:46 PM): realy
female_born_again (9:04:46 PM): we have
billy_delawder (9:04:50 PM): ok no prob
female_born_again (9:04:50 PM): and i was share with you about orphasns chi;ldrens
female_born_again (9:04:54 PM): i was asking you about thier help
billy_delawder (9:04:59 PM): ahh ok
billy_delawder (9:05:06 PM): whats up?
female_born_again (9:05:20 PM): Yes
female_born_again (9:05:20 PM): they need your help today
billy_delawder (9:05:30 PM): sorry I cant help
billy_delawder (9:05:58 PM): thats the last time Im gonna tell you that, so please do not ever pm me again
billy_delawder (9:07:13 PM): you stupid africans all you do is ask for money


Once again, I ask you africans, how stupid do you think we are? And if you're soooo poor, how the hell are you online?:

Mothers' Day

I just want to wish all the ladies who are Moms that read my blog a happy Mothers' Day!!! :)

Saturday, May 07, 2005

This Is So Not Fair!

I was reading on the CNN website about a high schooler who was suspended for 3 days because he wouldn't hang up his cell phone because he was taking a call from his Mom, who is serving in Iraq. Give the kid a break! If I was not going to be able to see my Mom for 1 year, I'd be pissed if someone was trying to keep me from talking to her!

Thursday, May 05, 2005

Our Dogs

My Family is the owner of 5 Dogs, Tzih-zhus or how ever ya spell it. Their names are Blossom, Flowers, Little Bit, Charlie, and Misty. Each of them have different personalities. Blossom is the oldest and the mother of 3 of them, and she keeps them in line. Flowers and Little Bit are like little kids, they run around, play, and get into all sorts of trouble, and Charlie and Misty are shy and timid. They are hard to handle, but we love em!

Tuesday, May 03, 2005

The Floor

It looks like we might have to tear out the floor in my bedroom. There is a soft spot in the middle of the floor that gets bigger every day, so it must be getting wet and rotting under there. I dread having to move everything from my room to the spare room, since I have so much stuff:P Hopefully if work needs to be done, it'll be done fast, since my niece is suppposed to spend some time here this Summer. I'll let ya know if it's as bad as I think it is!

Monday, May 02, 2005

About The Michael Jackson Case

I dunno about any of you, but I think Michael Jackson has some serious problems! A 45 year old guy going to bed with kids that aren't his and saying there's nothing wrong with it shows you he has a screw loose somewhere! If I were a betting man, I'd say he wouldnt last a week in prison if he's convicted. There are 2 things even the most vile criminals won't stand for: child molesters and wife beaters.

Sunday, May 01, 2005


Isn't this beautiful? I found this pic of a "lazy $2 note" On a dealer's site! This is one of my favorite designs! Posted by Hello

A Self Portrait Posted by Hello

Stop That Noise!

When I was 9 or 10, I had a problem with my ears. There was fluid backed up in them, and it caused this god awful ringing in my ears. Also at this time, we lived in an apartment. In the ceiling of my room were a bunch of pipes and at night, you could hear them expand and contract, and that also made a horrible banging and clanging noise. Between that and my ears ringing, I thought I was gonna go nuts! For about a year or so, I got very little sleep. Finally the Dr's figured out that I needed to have tubes put in my ears to drain the fluid, and later we finally moved out of that dumb apartment and moved to a more quieter house.

Late Night

Well, it's Saturday night, and I'm hanging here online at this hour because I can't sleep. I'm getting ready to do what I usually do when I can't sleep. When I have trouble sleeping, I tune my radio to the Public Radio staion here and listen to Jazz music. The soothing tones of Jazz help me to relax, and helps me drift off. It's starting to work, so nite everyone! :)

Saturday, April 30, 2005

He who Laughs Last

While listening to a computer show on the radio today, I heard one of the funniest computer stories I've ever heard! In a chatroom in Germany, this kid was trying to convince everyone in the room that he was the biggest, baddest hacker in the land. Well, no one listened to him, so he challenged the chatroom moderator to put up his IP address, and he would show the mod how bad he was by hacking into and wrecking every drive on his comp. Well, the moderator posted an IP address, and this "hacker went to work" He was saying "there goes your E drive, there goes your D drive, and here goes your C drive" Then the person left the room. Wanna know why he left? The Mod had posted the hacker's own IP address, so this idiot fried his own computer! What an amateur!

Breakaway

I was listening to Kelly Clarkson's song Breakaway yesterday, and it really affected me. I'm thinking maybe I should make a breakaway from the past, and increase my efforts to get over everything I've been through. The past can't hurt you except in your mind. I have a lotta years left hopefully and it is so not productive dwelling on the past. Hopefully, I've made this revalation in time to prevent any more damage. So what the first 18 years of my life were hell, so what I'm awkward with women, so what I have no patience? Time and God will get me through this, and I will have the life I've always wanted!

Friday, April 29, 2005

My Favorite Dollar Bill Designs

As ya all know, I collect coins and bills. A while back, I posted a list of my favorite coin designs, now here's one of my favorite note designs:


1905 $20 Gold Certificate-The "Technicolor Note" I love all the colors used in the design: Red,
Yellow, Gold, Black, and Green


1901 $10 United States Note-You've heard of the Buffalo Nickel, this is the Buffalo Note.

1918 $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note-Love the battleship on the back.

1869-1917 $1 United States Note-The epitome of the Utilitarian Design, Millions of them
printed, still can be bought cheap.

$1875 $2 National Bank Note-The "lazy 2"

Any of the large sized Gold Certificates from the early 20th Century-Love the gold backs.

1928 $1 Siver Certificate and US note-If you looked at the reverse, you'd ask if it was a real note.

What's your favorite? If you're a collector, please post in the comments!

Frustration

Well Gang, I'm in one of those moods again! WTF do I have to do to get a woman to notice me the way I wanna be noticed? I used to think all ya had to do was act nice and treat em good, but with women these days, I must be wrong. All the women I'm interested in just want a friend. Friends I have enough of!

Wednesday, April 27, 2005

Little Big Man

Quick, who's leading the American League in homers? A-Rod? Manny Ramirez? David Ortiz? Would you believe BRIAN ROBERTS?? After hitting 4 homers all of last season, the Orioles 5'9 2nd baseman/leadoff hitter has 7 in the first month of this season! Now I don't think he'll keep up this pace all year, but it brings back memories of 1996 when another Orioles leadoff hitter, Brady Anderson went from hitting 16 homers the year before to 50. More power for us little guys!

Monday, April 25, 2005

Greed Is A Powerful Weapon

Looking through all my spam email last week, I came across a version of the infamous Nigerian Email. You know, the one that is supposed to come from someone trying to get money out of Nigeria, and asks you to give your bank accout info, and they'll give you part of the money. On the one hand, I feel sorry for the people who have actually fallen for that scam, but on the other, I say they got what they had coming to them! Anyonie who would fall for BS like that deserves to lose a lot of money. Greed is a powerful weapon that scam artists have become adept in using. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

Good News!

After spending all day yesterday in the hospital, my Mom found out why she's been sick for the past month. An infection was making her ulcer worse. The doctors gave her the proper medications, and she's gonna be Ok!

Sunday, April 24, 2005

More Probs For My Mom

Well, my Mom has more health problems. She has been sick for the last month. She went to the Dr. Wednesday, and the doc thinks she has either a Gall Bladder problem, an infected bowel, or her ulcer is going nuts. She went Friday to have a CT scan, and she'll get the results hopefull on Monday. I'll let ya all know how it goes!

Friday, April 22, 2005

Writer's Block

Sorry , people, I have writer's Block! I can't think of a single thing to write about tonight! Maybe tomorrow:)

Thursday, April 21, 2005

The Second Part Of My Story

Just letting ya all know that as soon as things calm down around here, I will be starting work on the second part of my Battlestar Galactica story!

Wednesday, April 20, 2005

How Do You Compete With A Legend?

I am not a Catholic, but it will be interesting to see how Benedict XVI, the new Pope, goes about his business. John Paul II was probably THE most recognizable figure in the world over the past few years, so the new Pope may be at a slight disadvantage. But what I've read and heard about him, he seems to be more then adeuquate for the Papacy. Time will tell...

Monday, April 18, 2005

A little bit late but....

Well, that damn Crown fell off my tooth again! Last week, I went to my dentist, and he said that hes going to make a bridge. So, I have an appointment on May 9 to have the work done. I really do hate having to have 2 good teeth ground down in order for the bridge to fit, but it sure the heck beats having the crown fall out every 3 months and having to have it put back on!

Another one of my hobbies

I don't know why, but I'm interested in ships. Dunno why, but I guess it's because my Dad was in the Navy, or because I'm a History fan. I have tons of books about ships, and I build models of them.

Saturday, April 16, 2005

Evening

I just love the evenings this time of the year! It's nice to sit out on the porch, bring a coke and a book, and watch the Sun go down, listen to the birds and other animals, breathe in the nice fresh air, and just take in the scenery.

Friday, April 15, 2005

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

What A Clutch Pitching Performance!

As a Big Baseball fan, I've seen pleanty of well pitched games, but last night, I think I saw the best clutch pitching performance I've ever seen! In the Orioles-Devil Rays game last night, Orioles closer B.J. Ryan came in in the bottom of the 9th with the O's ahead by 1 run, gave up a leadoff triple, followed by a walk. My stomach was getting quite tight, knowing that the O's have blown several late inning leads against Tampa over the years, but have no fear! Ryan promptly struck out the next 2 batters, then reitred the last on a fly ball for the final out. No harm, no foul. What a performance!

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Words Can Hurt

People always ask me why I'm so uptight about getting picked on in school. I'll tell ya why! It really does hurt hearing people make wisecracks about your weight and calling you all sorts of names every day for 12 years. Sometimes, hurtful words can stick in a person's mind for their entire lives, and the effect can be devastating. As you can tell from some of my posts, it has hurt me emensly. The way I was treated has made me severly shy, I'm vitrually afraid of being around people, and it has just messed my mind up generally. It would be so nice if people of all ages could think about what they say before they say it!

Monday, April 11, 2005

Feeling Better

I'm feeling better today, thank God! My stomach has finally stopped doing flip flops, and my head doesn't feel like it's ready to explode anymore!

Sunday, April 10, 2005

I Feel Like Crap!

This weekend, I have felt totally crappy! I guess I have the Flu or something. Yesterday (Saturday) I was throwing up all day, and today, I've had it coming out the other end, and I've slept most of the day. Hopefully tomorrow, I'll feel better!

Saturday, April 09, 2005

What A Way To Meet The New Neighbors!

When I was a little kid, I had a friend who lived right behing our house. To get to his place, I had to walk up through our garden, and climb over a fence. I did that pleanty of times without having any probs, but one day, I got stuck on the fence! I started yelling at the top of my lungs, but since our house was a good bit away from the fence, my Parents didn't hear me. Anyway, this guy comes running up, and gets me down. Turns out, he and his family had just moved into another house next door, and they hadn't had time to introduce thenselves to the neighborhood. So, this family and mine became good friends, and we kept in touch until they moved away a few years before we moved to West Virginia. Funny way to meet the neighbors, huh?

Friday, April 08, 2005

I am Itching to Death!

Well, Spring's here, and that must mean I'm wearing shorts and a short sleeved shirt, and also that I'm itching to death. I'm itching so bad because I'm allergic to the sun. It makes me break out with a rash that looks like Poison Ivy. The strange thing with this it that you can't stop it from coming, but you can easily make it clear up. this has affected me all my life, and it seems to get worse each year.

Thursday, April 07, 2005

Backstabbing

Sometimes it takes somthing happening to show who your friends really are. My now ex-friend Jewels, who I have written about a few times in here, has accused me of spying on another yahoo group for the COR and leaking information and stealing ideas. I fervently deny all these charges. You can make wisecracks about my weight and looks, but DO NOT inpune my honor or integrity, or you will be dealt with swiftly and harshly!

Wednesday, April 06, 2005

A Royal Ass Kicking!

We recently had elections for president of the COR Dana, my opponent, defeated my by a vote of 33-12. Being a gracious loser, I harbor no ill will to her, and will support her to the fullest, because she's already a good friend to me!

Sunday, April 03, 2005

A Total Idiot!

There is a guy that goes around the Christian chatrooms I frequent that goes by the screen name of Lukespacewalker. This guy is some piece of work. He is totally insane. Luke has said that people get sick because they don't tithe. The piece of crap told a lady that used to come into the room that was dying of cancer that if she tithed, she would get better. She ended up dying. Luke also said that my Mom got hurt for the same reason, and that my medical problems happened because I went to the dr. But the things that really made me laugh my ass off were when he said that he played Frizbee with God, and he once told a lady that she was going to hell because her boobs were too small. Sheeesh!

Saturday, April 02, 2005

Baseball is back!

I am sooo glad that tomorrow Night is Baseball's opening Night! With no Football, hockey, and Basketball isn't my kinda sport, It will be nice to have something to watch and listen to. I'm a big fan of the Baltimore Orioles, tolerant of the Red Sox, but totally despise the Yankees!

Thursday, March 31, 2005

What loves means to me

As some of my frequent readers know, I'm looking to find Love. What does love mean to me? It means finding the person that I know god has absolutly put on this Earth for me. A woman that doesn't care about my weight or the fact I can't have kids, A person that will stick with me through the good times and not so good times, want to share special experiences with, make me happy without even trying, and just generally want to spend the rest of their life with me. Im waiting, I hope it doesn't take too long for this person to show up!

Let the Past Stay in the Past

Even though my past has radically affected me, I am finally not letting it get me down. There's nothing I can do about the hell I went through in school, so I'm not gonna worry anymore about it. Hopefully, those idiots have grown up and act like adults, even though I have no desire to see any of them again. It will always be a part of me, but it will not be the whole me, if that makes sense. There are enough friends in my life now that it makes it a lot easier to go forward. Thank you all!

Wednesday, March 30, 2005

Spring

I am soooo Glad that Spring is finally here! It's nice to see the flowers starting to bloom, the weather to get warm, and a sense of renewal. It's supposed to get up into the 60's tomorrow, so I think I'll break out the shorts!

Seeking My Purpose In Life

God, What is your plan for me? What am I doing here on Earth? I pray about this all the time, but I havn't got an answer. I guess we'll find out in due time!

Monday, March 28, 2005

GRRRRRRRRRRRRR

Well, It looks like I'm going to have to make a dentists appointment soon! That stupid crown is once again coming loose on my front tooth, and since there's not much of the original tooth left, they Dentist is probably going to have to make a bridge. Oh how fun!

Saturday, March 26, 2005

A quick Prayer Request

For all of you Christians and others who pray, I have a big request for you. Please pray for my friend Kat. She is going to be going in for surgery on a MAJOR hernia in a few weeks. She had the same surgery a couple years ago, and she almost died. Even though I've only known her for about 6 months or so, she's been such a good friend, I don't know what I'd do if anything happened to her.

Wednesday, March 23, 2005

My Opinion on the Terri Schiavo Case

In my opinion, the Terri Schiavo case has gone farther then it should have. I don't blame her parents for keeping hope alive that by some miracle, that Terri would recover. However, all the medical tests show that the parts of her brain that control thinking and reasoning have turned to mush (excuse the way I say that) . As for the politicians, they have NO business sticking their noses in this. This is a private matter, and should remain so. Think what you may about her husband, he is her guardian, and what he says goes. If something ever happens to me that leaves me in that state, I want NO measures taken to prolong my life.

Saturday, March 19, 2005

I Found A Neat Baby Pic Of Myself Today

Looking through our photo albums today, I found a neat baby pic of myself! It's me dressed up in a golf hat, a pair of shades, a long blonde wig, and long johns. I just about laughed my ass off looking at it! I'll have to scan it onto the comp and post it here sometime.

Thursday, March 17, 2005

Things I Miss From My Childhood

Looking back, here's some things I miss from my childhood

Getting up on Satruday Mornings and watching cartoons that were actually worth watching

Going to the Library in Fairfax every couple weeks and reading through all the editons Of Jane's Fighting Ships, and checking out some books so many times that they wore out

Going to the Coin Auction with Dad every Thursday night.

Going camping with the Boy Scouts.

Staying up all night listening to the radio during the summer.

Skipping school every once in a while and coming up here to West VA. with Mom.

Going every Friday night to Waxie Maxie's and buying actual records.

Hiding out in our basement when I needed privacy.

Hanging out at Woolco, where my Mom worked, and playing with the Atari until I got my own.

Going out to eat at the Cheasapeake Bay Seafood house.

Hanging out with my Sister's ex BF David

Messing around with the girls at school

And a lot of other things!

Finally, The End

Yesterday, Scott Peterson was officially sentenced to death for the murder of his Wife and unborn Son. The dude showed aboulutely NO expression on his face during the trial, verdict, or sentencing. I know if I was innocent, I would've been screaming at the top of my lungs. He must be some evil person!

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Sunday, March 13, 2005

The COR

I've told you about my friends in chat before. We've made a group call the Council Of Regulars
(COR for short.) It's a group where we just hang out, post jokes or whathaveyou , discuss various topic, including religion, and just get together to have a good time. Anyone is invited to joinm no matter what your race, gender, nationality or religion (or lack thereof, as we have a few satanist and athiest among our numbers) If you're interested, click on the link where I typed Council Of regulars.

Saturday, March 12, 2005

The new Battlestar Galactica

I've been watching the new Battlestar Galactica on Sci Fi Channel, and I love it! It took me a while to accept Starbuck as a women, but she's tougher then Dirk Benedict's charcter in the original series, though cigars are sooo unlady like. Edward James Olmos' Portrayal of Commander Adama is more militaristic then the late Lorne Greene's version, but both are great leaders. Jamie Bamber's portrayal of Captain Apollo is just about even with Richard Hatch, though I'd give the original a slight edge. The new Portayal of Colonel Tigh could be improved. He is a major jerk, and drunk all the time. Boomer could also use some improvement, even though she's a cylon. The new version of Baltar is great. I love James Callis' mad scientist version a lot more then the power hungry traitor played by the late John Colicos. As for the Cylons's I'd rather surrender to Number Six then the original "walking toasters." The new special effects are great. I love the new renderings of the Galactica, the Viper, and the Cylon ships, though they retain some familiarity from the original. This is a great show, and I hope it lasts!

Thursday, March 10, 2005

An Update On My Mom

Today, Mom had yet another appointment at her dr's in Hagerstown, MD., about her hand. She has to have more surgery on it. This time, the Doc wants to fuse some bones in her wrist. She doesn't know if she's going to go through it yet, since she's had enough operations on that hand the past 5 years to last a lifetime. I'll fill you all in when anything happens!

Why would God choose to make someone single?

I hear a lotta people say "well, it's part of God's plan for my life that I be single." Why would God Curse someone to a life of lonliness and misery? Don't get me wrong, I don't argue with God, but I think that If God had something for you to do, I think him making your happy would get the job done faster.

Tuesday, March 08, 2005

I Have Gmail Invites

I have 50 Gmail invites. If you want one, just leave a comment with your email address.

Monday, March 07, 2005

My Church

I have been attending Old Fields Baptist Church for almost 8 years. It's a nice little church a few miles from where I live. A friend of my Mom's and I asked us to go one Sunday in 1997. I was hesitant about going at first, since, well, After every thing I had been through, God and Me weren't on speaking terms. So the first time I went, I was quite nervous, not being comfortable around people. Anyway, After a few times, I got comfortable there, and have been going there ever since. The people who go there are some of the nicest people I've ever met, and they've really helped me in my walk with God.

A Pleasnt Surprise

Today, I had a nice treat! My friend Kat called me on the phone. She's probably my best friend in the whole world. I've known her almost a year now. She's one of the nicest people I've ever had the privilage of meeting! She's funny, witty, smart, and just downright nice. I love talking to her and her Husband Keith on the phone, we have some really fun conversations, you never know what's gonna come up. Thank you Lord for putting her in my life!

Sunday, March 06, 2005

The Math teacher

In 10th and 12th Grade, at Falls Church High School, I had an Algebra teacher by the name of Bruce Campbell. He was a good teacher (even though Algebra still is Greek to me:P), but he was sorely lacking in the people skills. He treated most of us like dogs, even Yours Truly, if you didn't learn something right the first time. Mr. Campbell was an older guy, he told us how he guarded the subways of New York during WW2, so maybe I guess he was just being a grouchy old man. Anyway, he did have his moments. He gave me a Math book as a prize for having perfect attendance in 10th Grade, and the day I had my Finals before Graduation, he told me how good of a student I was.

A Beautiful Day!

Today was a really pretty day! It got up into the 50's, and all the snow is about gone. Spring is right around the corner, and I'll be soooo glad when it gets here!

Saturday, March 05, 2005

Thank God for the Iggy Button!

Lord, thank you for the Iggy Button, that wonderful device that keeps my screen clear of those "poor" Africans, Indian/Pakistani preachers, and all the other undesirables that would harm my chat experience!

Thursday, March 03, 2005

Wednesday, March 02, 2005

Clarification about the 1933 $20 Gold Piece

To the person who left a comment:

The 1933 $20 Gold Piece is illegal to own because in 1933, the US went off the gold standard, the production of gold coins were discontinued, and any coins not delivered to the Treasury by a certain date were illegal to own, and the $20's had not been delivered by that date.

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

ACCEPTANCE

Why is it that a lot of people can't accept fat people like myself? I don't care what they think of me, I'm just wondering? I guess you can blame the fashion magazines. Seems like people think that if you're not so thin that you can read a newspaper through them, you're nothing but a piece of shit. It's a shame..I've known a lotta fat people who are a lot nicer then some skinny people I've met!

Saturday, February 26, 2005

WHAT'S THE COIN YOU'D MOST WANT IN YOUR COLLECTION IF YOU WERE A COLLECTOR

What's the coin you'd most want in your collection if you were a collector? For me, it would be a tossup between the 1804 Silver Dollar and the 1933 $20 Gold Piece. I'd take the Dollar because only 15 were minted (long story) and a couple years ago, one was sold for over a million bucks. I'd take the $20 Dollar Gold, because It is the rarest example of the most beautiful coin on the face of the Earth, and since that particular date is illegal to own, that just adds to the mystique!

Friday, February 25, 2005

WHAT AM I?

I know I've written about my life, but now I think it's time to give you a run down on the real me:

I AM:

A Son
A Brother
A Nephew
An Uncle
A Christian
A Friend
A Coin Collector
A History Buff
A Computer Geek
An Avid Reader


In Other words, I'm Me!

Thursday, February 24, 2005

THE FRIST PART OF MY STORY

Here's the first part of my story I was writing that I mentioned in a previous post!


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Starbuck thought that he would either die from sheer boredom, or go insane from lonliness. It had been over 6 months since he crash landed on that godforsaken planet. He and Boomer had been on a routine patrol when they were ambushed by a Cylon patrol. They managed to shoot down the 2 Cylon raiders, but not before one of them scored a hit on one of Starbuck's engines. “Boomer, I'm not gonna be able to make it back to the Galactica, so you go on and warn the fleet, I'll set down on that nearby planet, “ he calmly announced over the comm system. “Ok Buddy, I'm on my way, but don't make yourself too comfortable on that rock, because when we beat off that Cylon attack, they'll be a shuttle with your name on it headed your way,” Boomer said, trying to hide his fear. After saying his farewells, Starbuck headed towards the planet, knowing that he could very well never see his friends or crewmates ever again. If it tunred out to be a full scale Cylon attack, Commander Adama would never risk the lives of the remnants of the Human Race to rescue a single pilot, even if it was the best damn pilot in the whole Colonial Fleet.


As the days went by, Starbuck continuely thought of the events that had transpired since the landing. Cy, the Cylon warrior who had also “survived “ the crash of his Raider during the battle, who Starbuck had repaired and created a friendship, and had given his life by fighting off the Cylon crew who had homed in on the distress beacon from Cy's ship. He gave his life that Starbuck could lauch the ship that he had made for Angela, the women who seemed to have also been a castaway, and her newborn baby son. After about 3 months, Starbuck had given up hope that perhaps the Galactica had found the ship, and perhaps had traced its route, leading back to him.





In his thoughts, Starbuck also thought about his friends and crewmates that he had left behind. Apollo, Boomer, Jolly, Adama, Athena, Colonel Tigh, and especially Cassiopia. Gods, how he loved that woman! From the second he first layed eyes on her, aboard that freighter after the destruction of the Colonies, he knew that she was the woman for him. He resolved that the first thing he would do if he was ever returned to the Galactica would be to ask Cassiopia to marry him.



Perhaps, feeling guilt for the first time since he was a kid, Starbuck thought that maybe his stranding was the God's punishment for his faking being sick on the day of the Cylon attack, just so he could get in on a stupid card game and not go on patrol. If he had been with Apollo on that patrol, they probably would have made it back to the fleet in time to warn them, and instead of being on this rock, he might have been back home on Caprica, or more important, Zac, Apollo's younger brother who had volunteered to go on patrol in Starbuck's stead, might still be alive. “Shoul've, would've, . could've, no use thinking about it now, what's done is done,” Starbuck would mutter to himself..


Trying to stave off boredom, Starbuck did everything and anything to keep himself occupied, exploring the planet, finding a large cave and moving his camp into it, and gathering food and water. Coming across a pask of rodent like creatures, he took his laser and finally found something a lot better tasting then the horrid plants he'd been living off of.


While napping one rainy afternoon, Starbuck heard a noise that indicated to him that he had been rescued, or had finally lost his mind: The sound of a Viper's engines! Running out of the cave, he saw the fighter flying near his position, and he started waiving like a madman. “The Galactica came back for me, thank God,” He spoke under his breath and he ran toward the clearing where the Viper landed. He was about ready to run up to the pilot and shake his hand when he noticed the insignia on the pilot's Jacket. It wasn't the Glactica's crest, a group of twelve stars symbolizing the Colonies, but a winged sword, crest of a ship and crew he'd thought dead. Only when his brain had digested all that he has seen would Starbuck allow himself to pass out.

Tuesday, February 22, 2005

A NOTE TO MY DETRACTORS

To all you idiots who have picked on me all my life:

Did you ever stop to think that I'm fat not because I eat all the time, but because I have only 1 kidney and other assorted health problems? That's right, you have been making fools of your selves for no reason the past 30 years! If you don't beleive me, I challenge any 0f you to follow me for a day and watch what I eat! I dont give a f**k what ya think of me anymore, you have no power over me anymore! I've been in a shell the past 25 years, and dammit, I'm coming out and in force! If ya can't accept the way I look, then shut the hell up!

Sunday, February 20, 2005

YOU'D THINK THEY'D HAVE SOMETHING MORE SOPHISICATED ON A FUTURISTIC SPACESHIP!

Friday night, I was watching the new Battlestar Galactica, and there was a scene that took place in a bathroom on borard the ship! It looked like a bathroom stall from a restaurant, even with rolls of toilet paper. You'd think that the producers of the show would have a bit more imaginiation, and come up with something different! The show still rocks though!

Saturday, February 19, 2005

MY FIRST COMPUTER

My first computer was a Commodore 128 that my parents got me for Christmas in 1985. Back then it was state of the art, but these days the disk drive would make a good doorstop. I did have a lotta cool games for it, mostly war and sports games. Oh that lightning fast 24 baud modem:P and the neat monochrome monitor! I'd probably still be using it today if my Niece hadn't thought it was a piano and banged the keyboard to death:P

Tuesday, February 15, 2005

ANOTHER REASON TO WEAR YOUR SEATBELT!!

Yesterday, while going on a job, my Dad skidded on a patch of ice, went down the side of a hill, and totaled his truck. He managed to escapw with nothing more then a sore neck and bumps and bruises, but if he didnt have his seatbelt on, it could have been worse!

Saturday, February 12, 2005

ANGER AND REVENGE-IT IT WORTH IT?

I'm starting to think that maybe all my anger and wanting revenge for my Mom's injury is not worth it. I don't think it's accomplished anything except bring me close to a nervous breakdown and cost me a few friends. Being mad only brings temporary satisfaction, and won't change what happened. Maybe now I can put the whole damn thing in the past where it belongs and get on with life. I've been so immersed in it, I havn't had a life the past 5 years.

Friday, February 11, 2005

2 NEW PROJECTS

I've decided to take on a a couple of fun and possibly productive productive projects! First, after watching the episode of Galactica 1980 on the Sci Fi channel where Starbuck dissapeared, I'm trying to write a small story based on it. And also, a friend of mine sent me a link to a free site that has web design lessons, and I'm gonna give that a whirl! Maybe something will come out of these!

Thursday, February 10, 2005

CHILLING OUT

The past few days, I've found something to ease my stress! I just whip out the Walkman, put in one of my 20 year old tapes I havn't listened to since they were new, and sit back, relax, and think of all the good times I had during the years they were made. Dang, I sure had a varied taste in music back then! I've found everything from Madonna to AC-DC!

Wednesday, February 09, 2005

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WRITE!

While I was watching the ABC News this evening, I watched a segment where they talked about people who had been fired from their jobs for criticizing the company or bosses in their blog writings. I think that is totally dumb! As you as you don't slander someone or reveal trade secrets, you should be able to write whatever you want.

Monday, February 07, 2005

A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!

Today was a wonderful day here today! It was nice and warm, getting close to 60. I spent most of the day outside, walking and exploring. I love days like this in the middle of winter, and it's supposed to be like this the next couple of days!!

Saturday, February 05, 2005

TELEPHONE ETIQUETTE

Here's something I found while surfing through blogs!

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Telephone Etiquette

Our telephone rang a few minutes ago. I answered…

“Hello?”

Child’s voice on other end: “May I please speak with my daddy?”

“Who’s your daddy? Um… I think you have the wrong number.”

I cannot believe I actually said “Who’s your daddy?”

I’ll not be living this one down for a long, long time.


Friday, February 04, 2005

ARMED AND DANGEROUS!

While looking through a drawer a couple days ago looking for something, I can across my Dad's old .22 pistol. When I was about 4 or 5, the family was out camping and I guess I crawled in the car or something. Well....I picked up the gun, pulled the trigger, and blew out the windshield! Poor Car!:P

Thursday, February 03, 2005


More from the Christian Right Posted by Hello

A THANKS TO A COMMENTOR!

To the anonymous (I have a couple ideas who it might be) person who replied to the previous post, thank you for caring! I'm trying to get over everything! It's not easy, but not impossible!

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

MY PARENTS GREATEST FIGHTS

Over the years, my Parents have had some major fights! The bad thing is that they're about stupid shit! Here's some of the ones I remember:


1994-Dad takes too long finding a new Job-they tear up everything in the house, throw dishes around and break everything. Even I got in on that one, I kicked a hole in my wall out of frustration.


1996-Dad forgets to put his paycheck in the bank-Mom kicks him out for 2 days.

1997-Dad makes a stupid joke-They dont talk for a month.

1998-They get in a fight over pizza-Dad takes his clothes, throws them in the yard, and burns them.

2000-My Mom goes into her room to read, hears me yelling at the dogs to get off me, thinks Dad is molesting me, kicks him out for a week.

2001-I go into my room early to put clothes away, Mom thinks once again that Dad did something to me, they carry on for a couple days.

My sisters always said when they were kids that when Mom didn't get her way, she always yelled molestation.

2002-Dad lights a cig in car, runs into a ditch, she packs up and leaves for a day.

1998-We buy TILE to put on the kitchen floor, they get into a fight over weather it's tile or carpet.


Well that's enough, I think ya get the point.


Tuesday, February 01, 2005

HISTORICAL WHAT IFS'

As some of you know, I'm a really history buff. Also I'm a big Star Trek fan. What does that have to do with this post? Well....In Star Trek, whenever they traveled back in time, they were always careful not to do anything to mess up the time line. That shows you that just one little misstep can change everything. I was thinking about how things would be if certain events in world and US history had been different, here's some things and a few questions:

WHAT IF:


George Washington had declined command of the Continental Army? Would there even be a US today?

Lincoln had not been murdered-Would Reconstruction have ended quicker?

One exta Senator had voted "guilty" In Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial, thus removing him from office-would the Radical Republicans' treatment of the South been so harsh, that reconstruction would have taken decades?

There would have been no internal division in the Republican Party in 1912, thus enabling President Taft or Theodore Roosevelt to defeat Woodrow Wilson- Would the US have entered WWI earlier?

TheStock Market would have not crashed in 1929-Would Hoover have been reelected in 1932, and New Deal would have not been started?

FDR decided not to run for a 3rd term in 1940-Would the US have entered WW2 Earlier?

Had FDR not died in April 1945, would he have authorized use of the Atomic Bomb, or would he have gone along with the plan to invade Japan, thus extending the war, and causing millions of more casulties?

Had JFK not been assasinated-Would the Vietman War been avoided?

If Pres. Carter had attacked Iran during the hostage crisis-Would he have been reelected in 1980, thus sparing us 8 years of Reaganism?

Had the Supreme Court ordered the Florida Recount to continue-Would Al Gore have won the election?

Had 9/11 not occured? Would Bush still invade Afghanistan and Iraq?


And many other possibilities---







Monday, January 31, 2005