Okay so NOW it’s windy

We are not getting the severe storms and devastating tornadoes that some of the states to the south of us are getting, thank you god or whoever. But the high winds we’ve been threatened with all day have finally arrived. We like to walk downtown to the Oscar Tango when we’re here on The Planet Ann Arbor on a Friday night but we almost bagged it today. I was feeling really sleepy this afternoon and it was raining cats and dogs and the GG texted me to ask if I wanted to walk downtown in a rainsuit. Say what? I HATE rainsuits! Nothing like walking around sweating inside a bunch of rubber. And I wasn’t crazy about the idea of walking *home* from the Oscar Tango in the 30-50 mph winds that were predicted.

There was some talk about maybe walking over to Knight’s or even (horrors!) driving downtown. But then I got home from work and *nobody* was home! And guess what? It wasn’t even raining any more. Turned out that the GG had made an executive decision to just walk downtown *anyway*. I followed. It didn’t rain at all and there was NO wind as we walked home. Go figure. I took a shower and then settled in here in the back room and… Hmm… What is that noise? Oh, yeah. It’s the wind. I hope none of the trees around here decide to fall on us.

And, then. I don’t know what it is about the Oscar Tango lately but I did have to pound my fist on the table at one time. NpJane, you shouldda been there. Rush “Limbo” (private joke) is NOT funny. At least not lately. I know he is an “entertainer”. I’m sorry. I am not entertained. He’s probably laughing at me for being angry. I don’t care. He has crossed the line. But that really wasn’t what I pounded my fist on the table about. I guess I’m too taaarrred to put into words how angry I am in general tonight. I think that the republican party is shooting itself in the foot by trying its darndest to alienate a huge number of potential voters. I just wish I could be more entertained by the whole thing. But I am not. Because, as a human being with two X chromosomes, I am feeling like my back is against the wall right now. What the hell are they thinking? And what woman in her right mind is supporting these neanderthals? Actually, that last statement was an insult to the neanderthals.

Oops. I didn’t mean to go there tonight. Good night.

9 Responses to “Okay so NOW it’s windy”

  1. Margaret Says:

    HAHA–I love this commentary, especially the end. 🙂 Glad you got out before the wind hit. We have our 40 some degrees and rain, with possibly more snow next week. WHAT?? It’s March.

  2. becky courtois Says:

    Rush Limbaugh is an AS#!!! Glad to see he is losing sponsors – maybe are airwaves will be free of his pollution.

  3. Tonya Watkins Says:

    I know his “job” is to stir the pot, and while I have ALWAYS despised him (“feminazis?” Really?), I also feel that he has crossed the line this time. I am enjoying my highly motivated “activism” to encourage sponsors to drop him. There is quite an uprising, and it’s about time!

  4. Pooh Says:

    My friend, Joanie, leaves a radio playing for her cats when she’s out. She makes sure to turn it to NPR, so even her cats won’t have to listen to Rush!

  5. jay Says:

    Dittto (except the part about the cats).
    Spoke with Rey, in one of the southern states. He was at work, under a tornado warning and facing the drive home.
    Have not heard from him today. Am hoping that is because it was a non-event, not because he can’t. Hmm… maybe I’ll drop him a line.

  6. DogMomster Says:

    Wind picked up here overnight… read online that this morning, powerlines were down across the road I usually take up to work (thank goodness it’s Saturday and NOT a work day!)… although that means that crews from my office had to be sent out to tend to the repairs (at least not far from the Service Center 😉 ).

    As for “Limbo”, why is he even getting the time of day from any of the broadcasters anymore? Yes, he has stepped WAY over the line with this last spew of vitriol. The man is obviously misogynistic and a hater and all that. Surprised that no one’s assassinated him yet (but then that would make him a martyr 🙄 ). Can’t win with that a$$hat. (I’d like to perma-weld his mouth shut, though)

  7. DogMomster Says:

    ….just had a brain-shot of the old Bradbury short-story title to go with the above “perma-welded mouth” thought for Limbo: “I Have No Mouth and I Cannot Scream”

  8. l4827 Says:

    Yeah, we all had dinner and then ‘Rush’ed out —

  9. jane Says:

    sorry to have missed fist pounding on the table! I was out in Canton with some friends and drove home thru WILD wind at about 11:30, and blue lightening all across the sky!! totally cool.

    re: Rush — omg, omg, omg. I cannot put into words my feelings about his latest rant. and his ignorance! he doesn’t even understand women’s contraception. ok, now I need a drink and it’s not noon yet. not even in Newfoundland. damn. Oscar Tango this Friday?