Ramblings of Silver Blue

Archive for May 5th, 2005

05 May

Oh, What The Heck.

Things need livened up around here. And I suck at art. (Well, I suck at a number of things, but I’m trying to keep this PG-13). I need artwork. I need a personality. I need a life. So, in the esteemed footsteps of Rocket Jones and Truth Laid Bear I’m opening the files for a […]

05 May

Thank God the day is over.

Ever had a day that no matter how busy you were, it crept by? That would be Thursday, May 5. As annoying as it was, it’s now over. Dinner was a cheeseburger and some awesome pasta. Poor Tink, however, keeps squawking “Not Dead Yet!” so that I don’t take her out back and throw her […]

05 May

Greedy Piggies

You know I mentioned the increase in assessments in a post this morning. ASSESSMENT HISTORY DATE 07/01/2004 07/01/2003 07/01/2002 07/01/2001 07/01/2000 CHANGE REASON Reassess Reassess Reassess Reassess Reassess LAND VALUE 25100 23500 20400 19800 18900 IMPROVEMENT VALUE 73500 68900 65300 63400 61600 TOTAL VALUE 98600 (+6.7%) 92400 (+7.81%) 85700 (+2.917%) 83200 (+3.35%) 80500 Now… 98600 […]

05 May

It’s good to know…

…that Virginia, with it’s “Droopy Drawers Law” (which was tabled, by the way) isn’t alone in it’s contingency for stupidest state. AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) — Texas lawmakers sent a message to the state’s high school cheerleaders Wednesday: no more booty-shaking at the game. The state’s House of Representatives voted 85-55 to approve a bill that […]

05 May

That’s. Freakin’. Huge.

In the world where “bigger is better” (but obesity is on the rise) comes: A 15-pound burger goes on sale CNN Reports.

05 May

Morning Humour

Lifted from OzGuru who’s moving his blog soon. A married couple was sitting in a fine restaurant when the wife looks over at a nearby table and sees a man in a drunken stupor. The husband asks “I notice you’ve been watching that man for some time now. Do you know him?” “Yes” she replies, […]

05 May

Now I Understand

Gentle readers: I’ve gotten several unsolicited offers on my house in the past couple of months, the last being $195K, for a house I owe roughly 83K for. I couldn’t understand it, as when I refinanced the house in 2003, it appraised at only $121K. Now I understand. Due to this “real estate bubble”, the […]

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