Archive for March, 2006

It’s time

by @ Friday, March 31st, 2006. Filed under Family Matters

The time has come.  Star’s doctor has asked that all family come and pay their final visits before she passes on.  I’m leaving Houston in a few minutes with my dad and we are headed to Abilene.
I’m taking my laptop, so I might be able to update from there.

Coming to the end

by @ Thursday, March 30th, 2006. Filed under Family Matters

Over the last 9 months, my sister has been battling a cancer that has been ravaging her body.  She’s been through quite the wringer: cancer, surgeries, chemo therapy, radiation therapy, and even a couple of hurricanes just to complicate matters more than they already were.
Over the weekend, the doctor’s informed us that Star had stopped [...]

Illegal Immigration: A Problem for Texas

by @ Thursday, March 30th, 2006. Filed under Immigration

A few months back, I wrote an essay regarding the sad state of illegal immigration here in the US. I never got around to putting it on the blog. Recent events reminded me of the essay, so here it is.

Illegal Immigration: A Problem for Texas
The border between the state of Texas and the nation of [...]

What’s wrong with this picture?

by @ Thursday, March 30th, 2006. Filed under Politics

What’s wrong with this picture?

Changes

by @ Thursday, March 30th, 2006. Filed under State of the Blog

I’ve made some changes to the blog. To see if they take, I’ve turned of the registration requirement. If I go for a couple of days without being overwhelmed with Spambots, I’ll leave the registration turned off.

Looking out the window

by @ Monday, March 27th, 2006. Filed under Local Matters, News

Earlier today, I called my uncle to give him the latest information about Star and her situation. As we were talking, he told me that the school at which my aunt works as a counsellor has gone into lockdown mode. According to him, some of the students were threatening to start a riot.
As [...]

Update on Star

by @ Monday, March 27th, 2006. Filed under Family Matters

I just got off the phone with PJ. Star has apparently stopped responding to her cancer treatment. Her doctors are now wanting to move her into a hospice. PJ and Tammy will be making the final decision about this sometime today.
In edit (12:30pm):
I just got off the phone with Mom. They [...]

Don’t blame me

by @ Friday, March 24th, 2006. Filed under Battlestar Galactica, Entertainment

Hat tip: Say Anything via Lime Shurbet.

Wanted

by @ Friday, March 24th, 2006. Filed under Me, Myself, and I

One sacrificial virgin to be offered up to the automotive gods in order to facilitate the spontaneous regeneration of my car’s failing transmission.
Candidates may apply through the Comments section.

&*^%#(*&^% Spammers

by @ Thursday, March 23rd, 2006. Filed under State of the Blog

Spammers certainly didn’t waste any time hitting the comments section.
I turned off registration early this morning to make it easier for people to post comments. That action, apparently, was a big mistake.
Registration for comments has been turned back on.

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