Some assorted thoughts on a Saturday:
Got a call from an old friend this morning. It was great to hear from her, and I've certainly missed her in the years since she moved away. She's had some rough patches over the past couple of years, and I really wanted to give her a hug. Here's an electronic hug to you, S.
Speaking of people who could use a hug, Becky of Just a Girl in Short Shorts Talking About Whatever has been facing some really hateful attacks from the bottom dwellers of the cybersphere. Send her some love and support.
One of the rewards of having this humble blog is finding all sorts of interesting other blogs, often via comments. The blogroll keeps expanding, and that makes me happy. As I browse my blogroll, I find a ton of interesting things. So if my blogging gets boring (or I'm not saying anything) please check out some of the fine folk on the list.
Hurricane Flossie? http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070811/ap_on_re_us/tropical_weather_16. We're getting hurricanes in the shape of cows?
Does anybody outside of Iowa care about today's straw poll? I predict that the winner will be a rich white guy who I would never vote for.
And our shrub is still a disaster, but at least he's on vacation. Would that it were permanent.
(pic above is from a Grand Canyon trip a few years ago. My current camera has better resolution.)