Teh Squeaky Wheel
Good morning and happy Sunday!
The Thomas fire remains stubborn. Advancing once again on Carpenteria and Montecito south of Santa Barbara. Nothing new on our end -- small brush fire 2 miles away yesterday, but that was put down quickly.
Winds are still blowing -- been over a week now and my nerves are frazzled from it.
Sunday greetin’s and good morning, early-rising -- and understandably frazzled -- Sven!
Glad to read they’re getting the fires knocked down; hope the winds don’t kick back up to the levels from early last week. Hope really significant progress can be made on the Thomas fire.
We got a bit of snow on Friday and yesterday. Fortunately, Saturday’s high was in the forties, so local pavement appears dry. And it’ll get into the forties again today, which is good as tonight’s low is forecast to be 31º; don’t want any black ice for all the commuters tomorrow morning. (Particularly one evil ginger I adore.)
I’m still kind of amused how ~1.5″ of snow -- which didn’t stick on roadways -- completely panics so many drivers ’round here. Many businesses let their employees leave early on Friday, making poor CorporateToolK’s end-o’-teh-week commute a misery.
A blessed Sabbath, Gerbil Nation!
Good morning, Sven, and Fatwa!
Sven -- I hope we’re at the end of the Santa Ana winds, it would give firefighters a chance to get a handle on all these fires raging around.
Fatwa -- prayers for no black ice for CorporateToolK’s commute.
Watching the morning news shows earlier today, I’m amused at how pundits and lefties are announcing that the Dems have the moral high ground re: sexual harassment. Because of course, covering up your sins for years until they are dragged out into the light bestows that title on you.
And thinking of Al Franken and Minnesota, 5 months later and still no charges brought against the Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Justine Damond.
On behalf of SackO’SugarK, thank you.
Re Justine Damond: The police are underpaid, heroic, brave sheepdogs (with unions and immunity) who are the thin blue line between us and utter anarchy; they could die at any moment slipping in a puddle of spilled coffee at a Dunkin Donuts. And yet, they courageously purchase their donuts on a daily basis despite the constant risk.
As such, they are superior to us all. (A fact they’ll seldom let you forget. Because sacrifice.)