ASPCA doesn’t respond

*** UPDATE at 12:40PM *** ASPCA finally showed up. They quickly told me it is not against the law to leave a dog in a car for hours at a time even in 18 degree weather. They looked at the dog and said it is in good health and not mistreated. They also told me NOT to call them again about this as they are very busy! ————– Why is it that I cannot get a response from the ASPCA in regards to a complaint I filed 2 days ago? … Read more…

Strike update

ATTENTION: If you are looking for current info on the strike against the Kingsbridge Heights Nursing Home please go to www.fipna.org  ———- I posted the other day about a strike at the nursing home across the street from my house. It is still in full swing and as of this date there have been no negotiations to speak of. If you don’t know I am the President of our local neighborhood association. During the last couple of days I have been out in the neighborhood distributing flyer’s and letters to … Read more…

Strike across the street

ATTENTION: If you are looking for current info on the strike against the Kingsbridge Heights Nursing Home please go to www.fipna.org  ———- As of Wednesday last week the Nursing Home workers across the street from my house went on strike. This strike is not for more money or something silly, but it is for health care benefits. The workers have been working without a contract for several years, but last last year the owner stopped paying all health care benefits for the workers. The union has been paying for the … Read more…

My lunar eclipse

With tonight being the last time a total lunar eclipse happens until 2010 I decided to take my cheap point and shoot camera outside and take some shots. Now for all you professional photo people out there, please don’t laugh as I really do need a much better camera. Anyway here are the shots I was able to take under the dark sky. Click each image to see full size version.

The annoying language bar in Windows XP

After installing Microsoft Office I noticed an annoying little button bar on my Windows task bar at the bottom of my screen. It is called the Language Bar and looks like this:   I can’t stand how it gets in the way of my task bar and hogs space. I don’t need it, I only use one language so it is not necessary for me. If you too have this bar and are annoyed by it and want it gone, please follow along with me and I will show you … Read more…