Saturday, October 31, 2009

Boston Terrier Sisters Fight

These guys are always wrestling.  Thought I would catch some of the action today.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Family Monster Mash

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

First Frost of the Year and Disturbing Local Climate Change Trend

I woke up the morning to frost – the first frost of the year.  I took a couple pictures to remember this significant day.  You may think frost is not a big deal, but I beg to differ.  Frost means the morning are too cold to go for a bike ride.  It means I’m going to have to keep my garage clean so I can fit both cars.  Frost means winter is around the corner.

It’s October 18th.  Last year the first frost was Nov 11th.  Three weeks early this year!  I thought the globe was warming.  Tell that to my front yard.

IMG_4249 I like how this picture captures the frozen droplets on the grass.  This is in my front yard. 

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And here is the frost on the car.  Fortunately it’s Sunday and we will be taking the van to church today.  If I leave the car out of the garage, there is a good chance I could be late for work.

So here’s to you “first frost of the year”:  Boooooooooooo!,  Go back where you came from! You are not wanted! 

On a separate note, we need to promote global warming.  Take measures locally to help keep our globe warm.  Remember to act locally and think globally.   This year the first frost came 3 weeks early just wait until 2024.

I did a scientific study of climate change at my intersection and found a disturbing trend.  As you can see from the chart below, if this early frost trend continues our first frost of 2013 will be on June 20th. 

The doomsday scenario will play out in 2023 where the first frost for 2024 will be October 23rd, 2023 - an entire year before!   This will be the the first time in the history of the earth (since we began collecting data in 2008) that the temperatures have flipped like this.  Contact your congressman and change your light bulbs – now.

Friday, October 16, 2009

The Tooth Fairy

ff Pinkerbelle just lost a front tooth.  It was a traumatic lose.  The tooth was dangling by a thin ligament for weeks.  It was so loose that she was able to place the tooth on her lower lip, close her mouth and wiggle it.   I need to give the tooth credit, it put up a good fight to stay in her mouth, until it met the chocolate chip cookie.
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  But after about 30 minutes it was all good…
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A Word About the Tooth Fairy…

I leave a note with the tooth fairy and for some reason I usually add a threat from T.F.  The one I left this time was, “T.F. was here.  Thanks for the tooth.  Maybe next time I wont take just one.”  Other notes in the past have been, “next time I'll bring a wrench”, “had trouble breaking in the window this time.”  We have fun with it and they know it’s me.
That reminds me of when the kids discovered the Easter Bunny was a fake…Funny video

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