Don't you all feel badly, knowing all this showing out in the streets is your fault. It's because you don't listen!
Well, I'm not feeling too badly. How is it that there are so many black people who live decent lives, have good jobs, good educations, and fit into American society? At the same time, why are there so many "project people", who don't work beside a little drug dealing and heisting gas stations, but seem to have the green for nice cars and $300 tennis shoes? It can't all be my fault because I'm white.
Even old Jesse Jackson once slipped up and admitted all is not well with the black community, although he didn't say they bore any responsibility for it.
Obama is using the Dallas event to pimp gun control and to urge BLM to continue with the street circuses. Sometimes he remembers to mention the police who were killed , but he does so in passing.
Something may roll along here shortly that none of us foresaw, and this whole house of matchsticks may just go up.
"A black swan is an event or occurrence that deviates beyond what is normally expected of a situation and is extremely difficult to predict; the term was popularized by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, a finance professor, writer and former Wall Street trader."
On the mundane side, I spent a lot of time out picking up limbs and bits thereof that came down during the last storm. Stacked them up behind the barn to burn next time it rains.
A gargantuan snake came up on the back porch, trying to get in where the abandoned chicks are being raised by the Silkie hens. I got a long pruning saw on a pole, picked him up and put him back in the woods. The thing looked like a copperhead but didn't have a copperhead triangular skull. Don't know what it was. I was surprised to see it, because usually the chickens either run snakes off, or kill them. This guy was way too big for the chickens to kill. As he was clearly nonpoisonous I let him slither off.
If he comes back after the chicks, he won't get a second chance though.
I got that tree sprayed. I used "spectricide pruning spray." Easy to put on and seems to have sealed up the breaks in the tree bark well enough. I appreciate the help I got from people on what to use. Once I knew how to identify it, the garden people at Home Depot were able to find it for me. Costs about $7.00 a can plus tax.
The local radio is telling people to minimize outdoor activities today. I worked outside while it was cool this morning, but I am not going back out today. Way too hot.
The last time we were up in North Carolina at the Grocery Outlet Store, I found a bunch of these and thought I would try them. You just put your vegetables and stew beef in the crock pot, add the contents of this package, and you are good to go. Since M is still away, I am making my own supper again.
I tried one of these out today and it was excellent. I don't know when I've had better beef stew. Now , doubtless some of you folks who are making yours from scratch in a Dutch Oven can beat my culinary efforts, but I am not a very good cook so it's ok for me to cheat.