December 14th, 2009

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I just don't know...

Got a call from Andrew's first period school teacher a while ago. He hasn't gotten into any trouble (thank goodness), but he's refusing to do any work in her class. Might explain his grades since starting at the new school. If he doesn't start straightening up by after the Xmas holidays, both my mom and I are going to remove the PS3 and laptop computer from him until the end of the school year... they'll be kept at her place.

Both my mom and I have done everything in our power to try to get him straightened out, to make sure he makes it through school, but at the rate he's going, looks like he may completely flunk out, not getting a diploma or GED of any kind. IF he does that, I'm letting him know, in no uncertain terms, that once he turns 18, he's not going to stay around here leeching off me indefinitely. He'll have to find somewhere else to live... maybe go back to his mom.

With this high blood pressure... I don't need the extra freggin' stress!

Random Thoughts and Questions... At Random...

Those missing people trying to climb that snowy mountain... fark 'em! If they are stupid enough to do something like that, don't risk more lives looking for them! Wait till the spring thaw, retrieve what you can of them. Weeding out the morons is how the herd is thinned out!

Anyone living in a house on stilts hanging over a river is a moron also!

Why do studios tease us so?? STILL waiting on DVDs of season 3 of "Petticoat Junction", season 4 of "Green Acres", season 7 of "All in the Family", season 2 of "Perfect Strangers", season 2 of "Love, American Style"...

Bourbon is the drink of **hiccup**...

My dad liked hunting, fishing, football... I like none of those... was my "real dad" the milkman??

Why does my Sony Bravia pop up the program guide for the local channels automatically a few seconds after turning it on, no matter what other video source is currently on the screen?

Is it normal to have crushes on online acquaintances, even though you'll never actually meet them in real life?

Why do "Nathan's" brand hot dogs make me produce more green house gasses than other brands... is it just because they taste better?

A confession... I've been checking Facebook and Twitter before accessing my LiveJournal Friends page lately.

My son doesn't understand why I like to watch a lot of old silent movies from time to time.

My son doesn't understand why I like to listen to a lot of old-time radio shows from time to time.

I don't like those LiveJournal posts that are just cumlative Twitter Updates... yet this post LOOKS like one!

I REALLY need to get back to digitizing all those old cassettes my friends and I recorded in the 80's/early 90's, before they turn to dust!

Fark those newest Beatles reissue CDs, the ones I bought in '86 are good enough... already had 'em on LP before then, not buying a third time!

You've never really seen Stanley Kubrick's "2001: A Space Odyssey" until you've seen it in high-def on a Blu-ray disc!

I'm not wearing pants... film at 11!