Hi, I'm a weather pixie. OK, stop laughing. I SAID, STOP LAUGHING, DAMN YOU. Click here if, for some ridiculous reason, you'd like to know more about the current weather conditions in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Thursday, 4/29/04 - Even Though It's Happened, It's Still... Unbelievable...
A sappy web page devoted to Dale Earnhardt was recently brought to my attention.
Some loving excerpts...
Unfortunately that's correct... the sickeningly-sentimental Earnhardt tribute is just the tip of the iceberg of a bizarre award-winning phenomenon called...
Yep, and you can't vomit the way I vomit until you spend 10 minutes in his domain. I've never seen anything quite like this guy's site. It's stupefying. Even Though It's Happened, It's Still... Unbelievable...
And I can't decide whether the guy is a moron or a comedy genius... although I'm leaning heavily toward moron.
I could comment forever on his mind-blowing web pages, but I think... Actually, I'm speechless. I think Dan himself sums it up best when he says...
Wednesday, 4/21/04 - Did I mention that I was going to hell?
Christopher T. Shields sent me this photo yesterday, complete with caption...
And I'd like to add... what could they have been thinking? Geez, the Disney licensing standards must be getting really lax.
Can you imagine this thing in motion?
Well, I did.
I took it to the next level... straight down.
So, turn on your speakers and finish swallowing any liquids before you check this out.
... And that's why I continue my plummet towards hell.
Tuesday, 4/20/04 - Greetings from Memphis...
I love answering e-mail from my fans, even if it's almost a month later and they think all is forgotten...
Monday, 4/12/04 - As I was saying...
How's the war in Iraq going for you? "Are we having fun yet?" President Bush STILL can't seem to find those darn Weapons of Mass Destruction, as he so humorously displayed last month in a slide show presented at a black-tie dinner (see news article). Hee-larious. Mr. President, that was so cute... I'm sure the widowed spouses and families of dead soldiers (soldiers that Bush sent to their deaths looking for those weapons) got a kick out of that one. Can you say "insensitive?" Sure you can.
Bad form, Dubya. We need to turn this guy out of office as soon as possible. Even die-hard Republicans have got to be having some doubts about this guy.
Just after the horrible killing of those four US contractors in Fallujah, my girfriend and I were watching the evening news when I came to the (way overdue) conclusion that the situation in Iraq is absolutely hopeless.
I recall a portion of an entry I wrote just barely over a year ago on April 9, 2003:
I wish I hadn't been right.
And just the other night, I was talking to my 16 year-old daughter and I told her that I was really sorry that this was the kind of world that she had to live the rest of her life in. I told her that I had the good fortune to live most of my 44 years in a country that was safe from foreign violence. Terrorism happened in other countries... not here.
It's hard to remember now what life felt like before 9/11. On the surface, my life really hasn't been affected that much since then, but it has been... very subtly. Most of the time I go about my days unaffected, but at some quiet times now and then I find myself feeling a slight bit of worry and dread for the future.
An ad from a Mobile, Alabama newspaper (from my trip down there back in February):
Combining a couple of recent new movie releases, here's some humor at The Rock's expense:
©2004, Mark Longmire, The Wonderful World of Longmire