****************************************************We haven’t watched television for awhile in fact we kind of lost touch with the outside world for a couple of weeks.
Speaking of the news, I did catch a snippet of the First Lady at a school talking to kids about not being fat when a young girl asked about her illegal alien mother being deported. Mrs. Obama seemed to ignore it. Is that ignoring the elephant in the room?
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22222222222222222222222222222222222222222222222Have you ever noticed that kids and husbands think your silverware drawer is actually a makeshift tool box? You start looking for your butter knife only to discover it being used for a screw driver and your slotted serving spoon being used to dig for gold. Don’t even get me started on where my forks all went. What do you think would happen if I started setting the table with screw drivers and pliers?
Like I said we haven’t had much television lately but Kahuna and I found ourselves in the Squal*mart staring at the big screen televisions the other day. They keep getting bigger and thinner. You know what we called those in my day? A projector screen. Remember? The nerdy A.V. kid came into your classroom with a cart that contained a reel to reel projector and Mrs. Teacher pulled down a thin white screen that was hidden behind the map of the United States which hung directly under Old Glory. Then the A.V. kid would thread film through the sprocket that pulled the film (not DVD but real film) through the machine which passed through a light which projected the picture onto the projection screen.
So Kahuna and I are standing looking at the 4500 inch big screen television that is paper thin waiting for the A.V. kid to show up and thread the projector. A very friendly nerdy looking Squal*mart electronics clerk walks over and flips on a switch and up pops a picture. Amazing! I wonder where he was hiding his projector.
Speaking of movies. Last weekend we stayed at Flying Flags RV park in Buelllton, CA. Where the heck is that you say? It's right outside of Solvang, Ca and where Pea Soup Andersons is located. The park is a very nice park with shady spots and a really nice dog park. We settled in for the night listening for the sounds of nature and the wind blowing wistfully through the Eucalyptus trees. Instead what we heard was booming and banging and loud music and voices. Voices that sounded as if they we on top of our rig. They were all around us. It was deafening. I peaked my head out the window and saw a guy with a ginormous big screen TV set up OUTSIDE his rig along with his surround sound tweeters and wolfers and doodads that make it a surreal experience. There this guy sat watching Avatar in 3-D at 10 p.m. on a Sunday night.
Guess what I dreamed about.
Finally but not lastly it is also Happy Hour Friday over at the RX Bambi. She hosts Happy Hour Friday so go on over and tell us what makes you happy.
Here are some things that make me happy.
Sometimes you just feel like Thai
Fresh ocean breezes
Is this what they mean by where the sidewalk ends?
Now that's a deck with an ocean view!
Just don't go wandering out on a moonless night. The first step is a doozie.
Be the love you wish to see in the world.
Now go on and be good to one another and remember thoughts become things, think good ones.