Sunday, September 13, 2009

You know it's going to be one of those Sundays when it rained the two days before, so you haven't been able to do the laundry (line drying), it's going to rain again today (so you will do the laundry and try to hang it indoors as best you can, which means smaller loads and other problems), someone left the kitten food out the night before and the adult cats gorged themselves on it and got sick, #2 Son is sleeping on the couch with a barf bucket next to him, you have Sunday School to teach and have to get one kid to the church an hour ahead of everyone else because she has to be there to run the pro-presenter for the service, the dishwasher is running already after you got up to find the family raided the kitchen half the night, and it is only5am.

Could somebody tell me why I didn't stick to goldfish? Oh, yeah, they have bucketloads of water to leak all over the place and tons of equipment needed to maintain their quality of life.

I would ask for a vacation, but I still have to find laundromats when we go anywhere and those turn into as much work as any other days, since our vacations find us at condos with me still doing the cooking and cleaning.

A judge recently dismissed someone's lawsuit again the Almighty, because there is no address at which to serve Him with legal papers. So I guess that also means I have no place to send in my resignation letter.

I would say, another day, another dollar, but I don't even get paid for this stuff.

Today is:

Celiac Awareness Day

Defender's Day, US except Maryland

Defy Superstition Day

Faulty Day

Fortune Cookie Day

Grandparent's Day

Johnny Appleseed Festival

Knabenschiessen, Zurich, Switserland

Lictisternia -- Roman Calendar, festival for Jupiter, Juno, and Minerva

National Peanut Day

National Pet Memorial Day

National Urban Eden Day

Positive Thinking Day

Snack-A-Pickle Time

St, Venerius' Day (patron of lighthouse keepers)

Vintage Feast, Andalusia, Spain

Birthdays Today:

Ben Savage, 1980
Tavis Smiley, 1964
Jean Smart, 1959
Nell Carter, 1948
Jacqueline Bisset, 1944
Bela Karolyi, 1942
David Clayton-Thomas, 1941
Judith "Miss Manners" Martin, 1938
Mel Torme, 1925
Roald Dahl, 1916
Claudette Colbert, 1903
John J. Pershing, 1860
Milton Hershey, 1857

Today in History:

The temple of Jupiter on Rome's Capitoline Hill is dedicated on the ides of September, BC509
Building begins on Hadrian's Wall, 122
St. Francis of Assisi receives stigmata, 1224
NYC becomes the first capital of the US, 1788
US Government takes out its first loan from NYC banks, 1789
Hannibal Goodwin patents celluloid photographic film, 1898
Lusitania completes her maiden voyage, arriving in NYC, 1907

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