Freaky Friday Falderal

 
Friday evening and, as I sit here typing this, the Yankee/Twins playoff game is on and I am scratching my head over the news of this day.
 
Firstly, I see that Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize.  Huh?  The candidates were chosen two weeks after he was sworn in.  Why did he win this?  Have his followers finally convinced enough people that he is the messiah?  I am confused.
 
Then I read in the paper that my state is starting a registry for autistic people.  It seems we already have registries for craniofacial problems, cardiac problems and others.  It looks to me that we are being prepared for a healthcare holocaust!  It is supposed to be anoymously reported by healthcare professionals.  Anonymous.  Right.  I sense that this is a wolf in sheep’s clothing.  Beware when the government comes saying it is doing something to help you.  Big Brother is watching.
 
Heard a specialist in infection and disease control say he wouldn’t take or allow the swine flu vaccine to be given to his children.  He said it has too many additives in it like a disinfectant that has been linked to causing autism in children with mitochondrial defects.  Hellooooo!  Let’s use our sense, people.
 
My darling Isabella has a stomach something.  Poor thing was crying in pain and asked me to put a band aid on her tummy.  Is that too cute?  Poor thing just wanted to go to sleep and woke up in pain and started throwing up. My poor baby.
 
Have you ever read George Orwell’s 1984?  Did/does it effect the way you think about government? Actually, I have never read it but know enough about the premise that it has affected my life for a long time.  I don’t even want EZ Pass in my car but Himself insists on it.  Privacy is an illusion.
 
Did you or are you going to get a flu shot this year?  How about the swine flu vaccine?  I’m not prone to getting the flu but opted to get the shot because I need to be healthy to care for Bells.  Swine flu?  Not on your life!  It’s too new.  See above.
 
What is your idea of an ideal Saturday off?  Starting Friday night, staying up as late as I like.  Saturday morning sleeping in as long as I like.  Then, having a quiet house all to myself for the entire afternoon followed by a nice evening with our bcf’s (best couple friends – the couple we hang out with the most).
 
Read any good books lately?  Just finished Kathy*Reichs’ latest, "206 Bones."  That’s how many we have in the human body.  It was pretty good.  I figured some of it out early on, though.  Also, been reading Ecclesiastes in the Bible.
 
Have any trips coming up?  Well, since you ask…I am going to visit my baby brother in Texas next week.  I haven’t seen him in two and a half years and am going to suck up my fear of flying to see him and his wonderful wife.  Hopefully, Dana "Texas Mammie" and I are going to meet up for lunch.
 
Heard or seen any craziness in the news?  Let’s hear about it?
 
blessings, g
 
 
 
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2 responses to “Freaky Friday Falderal

  1. Hi Gail, It is late and I am soon heading to bed. I had a busy week as usual. I am going to try and sleep in tomorrow morning which I don’t do often but need the rest. It is the Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend and I am having our family over for dinner on Sunday. I am sorry to hear that Isabella is sick and hope she wakes up in the morning feeling much better. It is hard seeing the little ones sick or in pain. I usually get the flu shot every year. I have done so for many years now since my nursing days, in my past life. :)No I will not be getting the swine flu vacs. Well you have yourself a good weekend with your family and have a wonderful time with your brother and good for you, sucking it up and facing your fear of flying. Good night from OntarioDianne 🙂

  2. Have a wonderful time in Texas! I’m not at all fond of flying, either, but when you can get there in a few hours refreshed and ready to visit as opposed to exhausted after hours of driving, it is so worth it. -cindy

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