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How cold is it?

I was suppose to be at work tonight But the car wouldn't start. Left my insulated bag that holds my insulin in the car by accident went down to get it an hour later and it is frozen solid.

Never had that happen before. I have left my kit in the car on cold night BUT never had it freeze like that.

Stay warm. Please, take care of your pets.

Remember to protect yourself in this fridges temp today.

My wife was bundle in a scarf gloves hat and a heavy coat and from the time she got out of the car which finally fully heated up as she pulled into a parking lot she got out of the car and walk to the building door her fingers got frostbite through the gloves. I left her fingers and they where freezing that was AFTER I took the gloves off. They hurt her for a while but seem better.

Tomorrow is going to be worse. Just remember:


stay in doors when you can and check in.

And this is why the U.S. Government thinks it is OK for the NSA to take our fundamental rights

out to the wood-shed.

This is DiabeticMan's wife and while on Ancestry.com I saw this little advertisement.


This is how internet and social media is helping to destroy what the Founding Fathers tried to protect with the 4th amendment!

Think about it. Face book linking all your likes and dislike all your talks and friends into ONE big pile that is sold to the highest corporate bid so that they can ADVERTISE to you and your friends.

Play a game ONE time on freaking face book and the next thing all your family friends and so-call friends--those you know only through the net but yet meet--are being told you like this game they should play it with you.

We allow "harmless" companies to track how many times we buy Warm Vanilla Sugar shower gel so we can get a 50 cent discount and for that 50 cents you allow your whole life to be used by data miners so that you can't go to your favorite website without seeing an advertisement for Bath and body's new sale!

Didn't a court rule a few days ago that if people allow corporations to collect data on them it's okay for the NSA to collect every phone call we make after all we have given up our privacy to group A so we might as well stuff our righteous indignation down our throats and let Government B have there way as well!

We already have corporations using local police to help them gather "Volunteer" DNA samples. Now this with Ancestry.com! So in 3 years from now when DNA is required or you go to jail will we suddenly be screaming?! Those of you who laughed at me and said I was dumb for wanting to protect my personal information when I FIRST tried to sign up for the ACA think about that when it is required that you give your DNA!

All my life (At least the last 20+ years) I was always taught Don't give out your Social Security Number to anyone -Even a person saying they are with federal government. Social Media becomes overnight rage and must do than 9/11 hit and all of a sudden people gives up privacy to show how plug in they are and how much they believe the fear mongering!

Take a step back people and really think about what we are doing to ourselves and future generations.

(I expect to be hung for this but remember these are my thoughts and not my husband's.)

How the HELL does a city in the North East run out of Salt in January?!

In the town my wife and I live in we have a rumor flying around and even confirmed by the wife of Penn Dot employee that verifies this town has ran out of salt for the roads.

We had about 5 inches of snow come through yesterday which made life even worse due to the fact that all the salt trucks could do was basically plow the streets which didn't do much for driving or getting around in this town.

My wife canceled part of her say for fear of driving. The client she cancel just needed someone to clean there home not getting important service like getting a meal or into a wheelchair to be functional.

This morning a five minute trip took 15 minutes. The roads are terrible. The main roads have been plow clear for the most part but some areas are terrible. side roads are bad.

Some side roads and low traffic my wife didn't know side of the road ditch area and the road. She was late to get to a client's house and the daughter of the client flip-out on my wife even though in the same breath she saying the roads are bad.

Now we could have another storm come through Sunday into Monday and it is really getting me pissed that I know these roads aren't going to be ready.

WTF!!! South Carolina Democrats back bill calling for mandatory daily prayers in public schools


State lawmakers in South Carolina are pushing for legislation that would mandate prayer sessions in schools.

The bill, H. 3526, would require teachers to lead a moment of silence at the beginning of each school day, during which the teacher would be allowed to deliver a prayer. Students who didnít not want to participate would be allowed to leave the classroom.

Most of the legislationís sponsors are Democrats. It was introduced by Reps. Wendell Gilliard (D), Robert Williams (D), Joseph Jefferson (D), Carl Anderson (D), Liston Barfield (R), Bill Clyburn (D), Heather Ammons Crawford (R), Lonnie Hosey (D), Robert Ridgeway III (D), and Don Wells (R).


What the F*&$ In the past 3 years we have seen women's reproductive rights attacked more than the past 2 decades NOW we are going to Mess with the SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE?

What should have been the "REAL" controversy about the whole Harris-Perry thing.

First off this whole Melissa Harris-Perry offensive comment is B.S. It was a funny comment my wife couldn't find anything wrong with the comment.

SECOND of all the more important question that should be ask is IF Romney's new Grandchild is a BOY why wasn't he dressed like all the other boys in the photo op? The boys wore Blue and White It was all the girls wearing Pink and dresses.

The little boy was wearing a pink dress.



I'm not trying to be racists in-sensitive to the LGBT community Drag Queens role models to my wife but if you have children in the step-ford like family wearing blue and white shouldn't ALL the boy regardless of age and color be dress the way as the other boys?

Those of you on in this Storm on the East coast--I hope you are all safe. My wife made a

choice of calling the office stating that after her second client she would be going home and cancelling her 3rd client. not because she is being rude but the roads are bad. Leaving her second client the car fishtailed. She also told me that a co-worker called and told her she watched as a car went sideways down one of the main roads (It is on a steep hill.) The road was closed and traffic diverted.

Rumor is that somehow our city ran out of salt and it is borrowing from Penndot. The use of salt is spare.

They are just clearing main roads and around the schools and can't keep up with that.

Stay safe.

A rant from DiabeticMan's Wife: We shouldn't be so eager to replace people with technology.

I will say for and foremost that I will admit to be a Hypocrite in that I use computers and cell phones, I will use the self-checkout at times and yes sometimes the self automated system with banking sometimes is more convenient than waiting for a human being to answer a simple question BUT something really upset me today while listening to NPR all things consider.

I guess in California the BART system has been having issues with salary with workers going on strike and some CEO of a Tech company earlier this year said something very rude like pay them what they want and work on replacing them with machines.

The interview went on to say how this guy sees how people with "menial" jobs can be replace by self serving machines and it just outrage me. Let's face it his genuine desire to free people from doing a repetitive job leave them to what? Not only that sometimes a human being can be better directions than a map and sometimes and simple hello does make a huge difference in the day.

In a world where we are so connected with Twitter, facebook, cell phones with face time etc we still need actual physical contact with one another. A simple hug or a touch of a hand does do a lot for a person. Sometimes technology is the last thing a person needs when it is a person who can't see well needs help finding the correct change.

We have a society that forgets how to be kind and take time for one another.

We don't connect like we use to and it is ashame.
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