I recently received a petition request that, if enough signatures are collected, will be delivered to Congress for review.Thu, March 12, 2009 - 8:30 AM permalink - 1 comment
For those of you on Facebook, the information for the petition can be found here: apps.facebook.com/causes/petitions/90
The company who is sponsoring the petition is here: committedtoacure.com/index.html
Let me be the first to say that I think Cancer research shou... read more
This has been on my "to do" list for quite some time. Dare I say over a year? Miss Crash and I tend to accumulate stuff faster than we can find places to adequately store it.Tue, November 25, 2008 - 1:36 PM permalink - 0 comments
It's time for this to end. It's time that I have a functioning garage.
Who has dealt with this in the past and came out victorious? What tips do you have to make this a faster, more efficient job? I know time is one thing, but anything that helps to speed up the process, or break it down properly will help.
Gah ... read more
A few thoughts on Prop 1A:Thu, October 16, 2008 - 7:33 PM permalink - 0 comments
First off .... the general ballot has prop 1 printed. I'm sure you're all checking out the updates online anyway.
After reading the text of the bill, several pages of analysis, and propaganda from both sides, I am leaning to vote no on this proposition. I would love the idea of a fast train to take me from SF to LA, or even eventually SAC to LA, but that's over a decade away, so I can't think like that.
It's about 20 billion in bonds (principle + interest) ... read more
... and there it is. A yellow banner held up by two people standing on an overpass. The intent: to get their message out to thousands of drivers just trying to finish out the work week. It took me a few seconds to narrow in on the contrasting red-on-yellow lettering, my eyes are apparently not what they were in days past. Finally, I was able to see it.Fri, July 18, 2008 - 2:20 PM permalink - 4 comments
"1,000 fires in CA, Still think God doesn't judge Gay Marriage?"
So I honked, got their attention, and flipped them off. Every fiber in ... read more
In the U.S. at least.Thu, July 10, 2008 - 8:42 AM permalink - 2 comments
They are looking to close 600 of their underproductive shops, costing as many as 12,000 jobs lost. I think I am not the only one when I say that this is no real surprise. When, in cities like Rocklin, where I kid you not ... there is literally a Starbucks on every corner from my Dad's house.
The problem that I have with this is how and why they are going about closing the shops.... read more