I used to reuse grocery bags for picking up after my dogs, and cleaning the cat box. Now that grocery bags are evil, I'm buying these bags in bulk.
Cleaning up after your dog is just part of responsible life with your pets. I'm surprised at how many people are lazy about it. Maybe it is because bags are harder to come by, as bags are being regulated all over California. I used plastic shopping bags for most of my life when cleaning up after my team. I've also noticed the trail-side "Need a bag, take a bag" dispensers are always empty. I've been leaving some of these bags in them when I walk past. They were once filled with shopping bags.
These bags work perfectly. They are cheap. They are black. They come with a dispenser, and its always handy to have another. You do not need to leave poop all over the place.
I've never been to a monster truck rally, however I feel their commercials are a truly a specialized, and under-appreciated art form! Please join me in enjoying these few, fine examples. Read the rest
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"Sir, please lower the volume of your punk rock music when in the (elementary school) car line." -- Pesco
I tried a $9 instrument to USB adaptor, and a $50 Behringer unit. $41 extra dollars didn't help my experience.
I'm half way through DJ Molle's recently released, final book in The Remaining series, Extinction. This post-zombie America adventure captures the genre perfectly!
Even in freedom's cradle, China, airport security hates a good time. They don't tell us how large the bottle was, but the story is good.
Via The Nan Fang:
Zhao was transferring to a Wenzhou flight at Beijing Airport at noon on August 21 when she was stopped at airport security. A worker told the woman in her forties that she was not able to bring the imported cognac through the security checkpoint in her carry-on. As it was too late to transfer the cognac to her checked-in luggage, Zhao did what any responsible person that hates wasting food would do: she sat down in a corner and drank the entire bottle of cognac herself.
That created a new security problem though, and it had to do with the bottle of cognac that was now inside her.
Join a former flying tiger, his awesome dog and a Grumman G-21 Goose as he explores the south Pacific, fights Nazis, and has a broken relationship with a pretty singer/spy. This should have been my life, not a one season tv show you've never heard of!
Seems lawyers for national chain "AutoZone" have sent a nastygram to a Mom and Pop shop, named "CycleZone," claiming consumers will be confused by the similarity.
Via 3 On Your Side:
"Well, I think customers can come to us because we have developed a real good reputation," Lenna Hamm said. "We're in a small town, so we work really hard."
She and her husband, William, say running CycleZone Motorsports and Marine has been the American dream come true.
But that dream is about to come to an abrupt halt, and it all has to do with envelope marked urgent that contained an alarming letter.
"So, I open it up, and I start reading it and my mouth fell to the floor," Hamm said. "I couldn't believe what my eyes were seeing."
The two-page letter was from AutoZone's corporate headquarters and indicated the automotive company was not very pleased with CycleZone Motorsports and Marine and its owners.
The reason? AutoZone says the couple is using the word "zone" in its name. The company claims the Hamms can't do that.