Ramblings of Silver Blue


Archive for February, 2006

28 Feb

There are times…

…when have having a mind of at least average intelligence is a horrible thing. It means that I’m sitting here in my room, on Mardi Gras, trying to decide what step to make next. Sure, I can’t leave well enough alone and just let the water pass under the bridge. That would be to logical, […]

28 Feb

An afternoon thought

An English professor wrote the words, “a woman without her man is nothing” on the blackboard and directed the students to punctuate it correctly. The men wrote: “A woman, without her man, is nothing.” The women wrote: “A woman: without her, man is nothing.”

28 Feb

Music of the Afternoon

Don’t Think I’m Not – performed by Kandi Written by Kevin Briggs/Kandi Burruss/Katrina Willis/Bernard Edwards Jr Now I don’t have to question Where you were last night ‘Cos I already know what you will say I already know you’ll lie But I can’t be mad atcha ‘Cos there’s something that you don’t know That when […]

28 Feb

The Tuesday Ten™ – Mardi Gras Style

Feel free to leave your answer in the comments or trackbacked from your own blog! 1. Do you celebrate Mardi Gras? How? 2. What about Ash Wednesday? 3. What does the season of Lent mean to you? 4. Do you find it ironic that there is a final night of “debauchery” before the 40 solem […]

27 Feb

Was It Just Another Love Affair?

I’ve had some time to cool down from my post of earlier today, and while I’m not any more level headed than I was when I did my original post, Eurythmics are playing on the laptop, and the song happens to be the title of this post. Remember what I said — don’t read too […]

27 Feb

No apologies provided.

Yes, I have been conspicuously absent from the blogging arena (excepting some well timed “musics” on Friday. There has been a lot of crap going on in my life (yes, I do have a life away from the blog) and I’ve been trying to make sense of it all. I try not to air too […]

24 Feb

Music of the Night

The Filter – performed by Eiffel 65 (Limted MP3) Some people suffer living alone And feel the emptiness of a relationship that turned into dust and some wait for all of their lives because they’re too afraid and they let their train go by and some will never say no living on the frailty of […]

24 Feb

Music Of The Afternoon

“I’ll Be Seeing You” – performed by Jo Stafford I’ll be seeing you in all the old familiar places that this heart of mine embraces all day through In that small cafe the park across the way the children’s carousel the chestnut tree the wishing well I’ll be seeing you in every lovely summer’s day […]

24 Feb

Laws of the Natural Universe

Thanks Moonglow! Law of Mechanical Repair: After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch or you’ll have to pee. Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner. Law of Probability: The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your […]

24 Feb

I’ve seen the deepest darkness*

way down deep in my spirit. It ain’t a pretty thing. Fortunately, the sun is out today and I’m feeling ok. Something’s missing in my life; I just don’t know what it is. It think I’m lacking purpose at the moment. That’s probably what it is, and knowing my life, it’ll correct itsself in due […]

24 Feb

The Tax Bill

Forwarded by Moonglow Dear IRS: Enclosed is my 2005 tax return showing that I owe $3,407.00 in federal income taxes. Please note the attached article from USA Today, wherein you will see that the Pentagon is paying $171.50 for hammers and NASA $600.00 for toilet seats. I am enclosing four toilet seats (value $2,400) and […]

24 Feb

The Friday Flavour™ 02-24-06

Not be shirking my duties, I bring you an actual Friday Flavour™ on a Friday. Taken from AllRecipes.Com Molten Chocolate Cakes With Sugar-Coated Raspberries Provided by: USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson INGREDIENTS: 1 cup unsalted butter or unsalted margarine* 8 ounces semisweet chocolate chips, or bars, cut into bite-size chunks 5 large eggs 1/2 cup […]

24 Feb

The Friday FloorFiller™ 02-24-06

Yeah, it’s a flashback to the 80s. And 90s. But it brought a smile to my face. So go listen. (Limited time only)

24 Feb

More Nominees

for the 2006 Ramblings of Silver Blue Web Awards are online. Spread the word and nominate your faves.

23 Feb

Music of the Night II

Invisible – as performed by Clay Aiken Whatcha’ doin’ tonight I wish I could be a fly on your wall Are you really alone Who’s stealin’ your dreams Why can’t I bring you into my life What would it take to make you see that I’m alive [Chorus] If I was invisible Then I could […]

23 Feb

Last Week’s Friday FloorFiller™

1. Ace of Base – Love in December (4:00) 2. Rick Astley – What You See Is What You Don’t Get (3:24) 3. Samantha Fox – Touch Me (Blue Mix) (5:42) 4. Christine McVie – Friend (4:30) 5. Pet Shop Boys – You only tell me you love me when you’re drunk (3:11) 6. Kim […]

23 Feb

Music of the Night

Invisible Man as performed by 98 Degrees You can hardly wait to tell all your friends How his kisses taste sweet like wine And how he always makes your heart skip a beat Everytime he walks by And if your feeling down he’ll pick you up He’ll hold you close when your makin love He’s […]

23 Feb

So you can keep track

Here’s the nominees so far. (Updated 6:25pm to include the nominees I didn’t have whilst out in the field.) Email me or leave a comment with additional nominees. Voting will be via poll which will be live 3/7-3/14, with the winners announced 3/15.

23 Feb

A Woman’s Revenge

One morning while making breakfast, a man walked up to his wife, pinched her on the butt and said, “If you firmed up, we could get rid of your control top pantyhose”. While this was on the edge of intolerable, she kept silent. The next morning, the man woke his wife with a pinch on […]

23 Feb

Name The Movie

Character 1: F*ck you! Character 2: Not even if you let me tape it.

23 Feb

The Friday Flavour™ 02-23-06

Ok, so today’s not Friday. But I couldn’t keep this recipe holed up. Garlic and Onion Burgers 2 pounds ground beef 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup minced onion 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon Italian-style seasoning ——————————————————————————– DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl, mix together the beef, […]

23 Feb

Tasty Treats™ 02-23-06

Crusted Beef Tenderloin 3 pound beef tenderloin 1 large head garlic olive oil 1/3 cup prepared horseradish 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/3 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Remove outer papery skin from garlic head (do not peel or separate the cloves). […]

23 Feb

Confidential…

…to someone. Your smile brightens my day. Thanks for being a part of my life.

23 Feb

Very well done

I have to give Forensic Files many thanks for handling the Debbie Dicus case with the respect and detail I knew they would. While it was painful for me to watch and relive, it did what I had hoped. It allowed me to get a bit of closure that I’ve been missing since 1987. Thanks […]

22 Feb

Why should ANYTHING in my life go right?

You know, I’ve tried to keep a positive outlook on life, but dammit, I’m tired of being kicked when I’m down. I’ve had enough shit happen in the past week to overflow the sewers in this town. So, to try to keep my spirits up, I keep reminding myself that tonight is the night that […]

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