Guess we can now call this "Indian Summer"?
Right time of year for it, so don't anyone panic.
Welcome to the midweek crisis known as Wednesday.
Our Hoosierland weather will see us with cloudy skies to start off with (what? no fog this morning?), becoming sunny with an expected high of around 80 degrees.
Got some gusty winds, too. If we have any rain, I'm not seeing it.
So what say we get a refreshing drink to shake the cobwebs out of the old noggin, as we see what's been going on elsewhere, hmm?
*** First out of the sugar bowl is our WHO SAID THAT? quote of the week:
"What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it - would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract more of the blessings that life has to offer, you must truly appreciate what you already have."
This ties in with what many people are failing to do every day, and you see it all around you. Hopefully, you're not falling into the same rut. And if you have, perhaps this might help you out. So, who said that?
The answer at the top of tomorrow's post.
Meanwhile, back on the gridiron...
*** Next up, we bring you our "What the hell happens today, Bob?" feature:
(and we even have the CORRECT DAY, too - that's one in a row...LOL)
OCTOBER 5 -
---Today is NATIONAL PUMPKIN SEED DAY
---It's NATIONAL DO SOMETHING NICE DAY
---It's also NATIONAL APPLE BETTY DAY
---And, it's NATIONAL WALK TO SCHOOL DAY
*** Next up, Rusty York FINALLY decides to retire (about 14 years too late, in my opinion).
Sure, there are some who are lamenting this...I'm not one of them. He's been a "distraction" for about 14 years.
|He made doing nothing look EASY, too.|
City Council voted to lose the position he's vacating, saving the city over $120K a year.
And, let's just say that under his "leadership", officers were taken to task for minor things, and every time that happened, Rus got a "kickback" to his paycheck, and that was as FWPD chief. Moral of the department went in the crapper.
|But he did have a good singing voice.|
Just go play with your stained glass, Rusty, and thanks for letting MY neighborhood, as well as the rest of the SE, (and SW) to go further into hell in that community-policing handbag you crafted.
*** Next, the FWFD wants to take over the ambulance authority (TRAA). Here's that story:
Maybe it's time to "merge the tribes"?
FIRST (before TRAA), so maybe it would be in the best interest and health of individuals who need emergency medical help to have the ambulances come under the jurisdiction OF the FWFD. The transition wouldn't (or shouldn't) be that difficult, if it's done correctly.
Personnel from TRAA could make the transition to the FWFD well enough.
My only concern would be at the fire stations...would there be enough room for the ambulances, or would this preclude having to enlarge each and every fire facility?
THAT could cost a few bucks. We shall see how this pans out.
*** Next, and just in time for the elections, there comes this story:
ISP that began in two counties (Hendricks and Marion), but has expanded to several others, including Allen, Hancock, Delaware, Hamilton, Johnson, Lake and Madison counties. Imagine that.
Wonder what all or most of these counties have in common? Could it be high concentrations of minorities? Might seem so.
I mean, we'd hate to see the shades of what took place during Obummer's FIRST election (Black Panther intimidation and fraud committed by the left), wouldn't we?
STILL voting (but the left does). Fair should always be fair...for ALL.
*** Next up, another chapter in "The Hobo Chronicles"...
So, as has come to be the standard fare, we begin the day with a hearty meal.
|"What? No second course?"|
|"I know I can untie this knot."|
|"Hey, where's the REST of me, pal?"|
|"You know I earned this."|
Whatta life, huh?
*** Last back to the kitchen table...there are times when we all need to just take a step back.
ALL that life offers, for each moment is as fleeting as the next.
We often preserve such moments on film, and now digitally, and this serves to remind us how precious life is.
It also can be used to show us the folly of man, but that's another post for another day.
It's been said that we get OUT of life what we put into it, and I suppose that is true to an extent.
I like to believe that we get so much more FROM life than we could ever put back into it.
We just don't take time to appreciate it, that's all. We're always too busy, or something is distracting us.
Life is, to put it in proper (and linear) perspective, just one moment after another. And when we place all these moments together, it portrays the mosaic of what our lives have become over the passage of those moments.
SO, why not take a few of them and cherish them once in a while.
We know we'll never be able to get them back.
So ends our philosophy-in-life lesson, hmm?
Stay SAFE out there, America.