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Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 11/21/2016 (salon) Spending time doing other things than blogging for awhile. So many holiday season things to do, and also things around the house. Finally it's mid-November and I was able to trim all the oak .....- 11/21/2016 2:57:45 PM
Post Mortem Reflections on the 2016 Election-Who'd You Vote for? Part 2 (salon) Part 1 Part 2, here, is seeking to understand why 82 percent of the voting public in Somervell County went for Donald Trump. At least part of the answer may be that the Democratic party in Glen Ros.....- 11/20/2016 10:29:09 AM
Laugh O Day- Remember When Rick Perry Couldn't Remember the 3rd federal agency he would abolish?? (salon) Now, according to the NY Daily News, he's being considered to be head of that haha. President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team is discussing onetime Republican presidential candidat.....- 11/17/2016 9:39:24 AM
Post Mortem Reflections on the 2016 Election-Who'd You Vote for? Part 1 (salon) I am not particularly worried about Donald Trump being president. We are, after all, supposedly a democracy and the people who voted for him wanted their vote to count. But I've been pondering ove.....- 11/16/2016 8:12:31 PM
Speaking of Public Information, here are Somervell County Hospital District Videos for October 2016 (salon) Mentioned earlier that Ron Hankins whined again about people (and I believe he meant, at least in part, me) who do public information requests. He, judge and jury and apparently he believes he's d.....- 11/16/2016 7:37:02 AM
OOOO!! Somervell County Hospital District DOES NOT WANT the public to know (salon) Your tax dollars hard at work where the current Somervell County Hospital District board wants to narrow down how much the public can inspect public records. Already knew previously that it chapped Ro.....- 11/15/2016 7:32:51 PM
*Normalizing* Trump-What the hell is that? Speak UP against Racism and Bigotry (salon) Does it even matter WHO is president? Do NOT stay quiet WHOEVER ... Here's Christoph Walz talking a lot of sense about normalizing Trump. (Currently viral in 🇦🇹🇩 .....- 11/15/2016 11:13:14 AM
Hug An Atheist Today-It's *Openly Secular Day* (11/15/2016) (salon) Famous Freethinkers Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Claiming the Teaching of Evolution in Kansas Promotes Atheism A Venn diagram of the “Big Three” monotheisms How not to fix ev.....- 11/15/2016 10:49:32 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 11/14/2016 (salon) I started writing a postmortem about this 2016 election and, almost through, lost everything I had written. Don't have the urge to redo at this point but may in the future. Still happy about the d.....- 11/14/2016 8:35:25 AM
AND this is my mood today- Dance Me to the End of Love -Leonard Cohen (salon) I started writing a postmortem about this 2016 election and, almost through, lost everything I had written. Don't have the urge to redo at this point but may in the future. Still happy about the d.....- 11/11/2016 10:11:14 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 11/4/2016 (salon) Still heads down in the middle of some coding, and then other things that Must be Done around here in preparation for the holidays coming up. Life is pretty wonderful, it's been raining or overcas.....- 11/4/2016 1:16:53 PM
Robert G Ingersoll's Creed (salon) Saw via Debunking Christianity and A Tippling Philosopher Robert Ingersoll died in 1899 We have no falsehoods to defend—We want the facts; Our force, our thought, we do not spend in vain .....- 10/30/2016 6:48:36 PM
Bill Murray Singing *Take Me Out To the Ballgame* is all you need for a happy Saturday (salon) Saw via Debunking Christianity and A Tippling Philosopher Robert Ingersoll died in 1899 We have no falsehoods to defend—We want the facts; Our force, our thought, we do not spend in vain .....- 10/29/2016 11:28:49 AM
FBI has REOPENED its investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails (10/28/2016) (salon) Good from James Comey "In previous congressional testimony, I referred to the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) had completed its investigation of former Secretary Cli.....- 10/28/2016 12:40:50 PM
Our US campaign season is absurdly long- other countries* are SHORTER (salon) This is the first election season in a long time in which I cannot wait for it to be over, regardless of who wins. it feels like someone is perpetually running for president, like your worst endless c.....- 10/28/2016 7:17:11 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 10/27/2016 (salon) Taking a short break from doing pagination in php. Hah, might be more than a short break:) Somebody came out of the blue to say Justice Clarence Thomas groped her in 1999. Didn't say why she wa.....- 10/27/2016 3:49:07 PM
MIB in Small Town Glen Rose (Somervell County) 2016-Religion and Politics (salon) What's a MIB? According to someone who is a long timer in this community, MIB means "Move In Bitch". (pardon the swear word, but I am not the one that originated this phrase).  .....- 10/27/2016 1:21:59 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 10/20/2016 (salon) So happy. Got the first part of what I was coding done, works. I have a second related project to go from asp (classic) to php, which should also be fun. I love the challenge of figuring out how to tr.....- 10/20/2016 12:00:34 PM
Won't Vote for Trump OR Clinton- Podesta Emails from Wikileaks are Informative (salon) I watched the last debate last night and Trump is simply horrible. But I also think Clinton is horrible and if there was someone, anyone, better than Trump running, he or she could have wiped the floo.....- 10/20/2016 10:20:01 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 10/19/2016 (salon) Heads down this week working on some code for some charts. Since starting to code with php a few years ago, I've gotten better and better, including looking at other's code and seeing how to m.....- 10/19/2016 10:11:25 AM
Buh-Bye, LiveFyre Community Comments (salon) livefyre comments. Readers know I have been back and forth a few times with adding comments from 3rd parties in, including disqus and livefyre. One hesitation I always had was what would happen to all.....- 10/18/2016 9:31:15 AM
Ron Hankins Spins His Opinion of the Hospital District Tax Versus SomCo Tax Before (Sep 2016) (salon) Guess What! Everybody gets to have an opinion. Ron Hankins sure has his, but that doesn't make his opinions always right or better than anyone else's, even if it seems he has a little movie in.....- 10/16/2016 8:00:46 PM
Glen Rose Medical Center Employee FORCED TO SUCK IT UP having board members she doesn't like. (salon) While listening to the Somervell County Hospital District board meeting from Sep 29, 2016, had to laugh at what one employee said about the board that was elected to serve from 2014-2015.  Not su.....- 10/14/2016 12:56:52 PM
Should Glen Rose Medical Center Congratulate Itself that no one showed up for budget hearing? (2016) (salon) Actually this explains why the heck a citizen who attended a different hearing was grilled about why she was even there. Ms Whitsitt, it is not a mark of the hospital doing something right that no one.....- 10/14/2016 9:03:33 AM
Ray Reynolds Amazed that Bond Holders know Glen Rose Medical Center Business (salon) This explains a lot (bond holders being the ones that are financing the 14.4 million (plus) certificates of obligation.) This also explains why Reynolds tried, last year (2015)  to te.....- 10/14/2016 1:41:05 PM
Nitpicking Budget, Somervell County Hospital District? REALLY????????????? (salon) At a recent public hearing about the tax rate, a citizen attended and said, basically, that it was time to "nitpick every dime". Dwayne Griffin said that they had. I call BS on that. At one .....- 10/14/2016 8:31:47 AM
Did Ray Reynolds have time to put the tax notice in the local paper? Yes (salon) I think I have new heroine. A lady went to the tax hearing at Somervell County Hospital District meeting last week and asked a number of good questions. One of them was about why the tax notice was in.....- 10/14/2016 12:15:39 AM
About Ray Reynolds Salary-Why Doesn't he Just SAY WHAT IT IS??? (salon) This was absurd. I mean, he was asked, and instead of just up and telling the lady who was at the hearing, he said she could do an open records request.  All of the doctors salaries are IN THE.....- 10/14/2016 12:19:36 AM
Ray Reynolds Says that Pecan Family Medical Center FOR Pecan Plantation residents, not Somervell County (salon) One of the local citizens asked about this at the Sept 29, 2016 public hearing on the tax rate. Below is a compilation, partially edited of both her question, Ray Reynold's answer and what he said.....- 10/13/2016 6:02:39 PM
Videos- Special Called Meeting re: Budget Hearing Somervell County Hospital District 10/11/2016 (salon) Agenda Public hearing on proposed annual budget for fiscal year 2017 for Somervell County Hospital District Consider and if necessary taken action on the approval of Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for .....- 10/13/2016 3:50:43 PM
Videos- Regular Board Meeting Somervell County Hospital District 9/29/2016 (salon) Agenda Public hearing on proposed annual budget for fiscal year 2017 for Somervell County Hospital District Consider and if necessary taken action on the approval of Fiscal Year 2017 Budget for .....- 10/13/2016 3:16:40 PM
Videos from Somervell County Hospital District Tax Hearing 9/29/2016 (salon) Agenda Public hearing on proposal to adopt an ad valorem tax rate for the year of 2016 of 17.37 cents on each $100 valuation of taxable property located within the Somervell County Hospital Distric.....- 10/13/2016 3:11:24 PM
The Luminant-Somervell CAD Settlement Process (10/13/2016) (salon) Spoke with Wes Rollen this morning. As the Glen Rose Reporter noted the other day, there is a settlement agreement for the appraisal value of Luminant, both for 2015 and 2016.  The settlemen.....- 10/13/2016 10:03:47 AM
Somervell County Jail Logs/Incident Reports/Fire EMS for August 29 2016 thru October 4, 2016 (salon) Spoke with Wes Rollen this morning. As the Glen Rose Reporter noted the other day, there is a settlement agreement for the appraisal value of Luminant, both for 2015 and 2016.  The settlemen.....- 10/4/2016 9:13:54 PM
Police Report re: William Cox -Somervell County Sheriff's Department (salon) Spoke with Wes Rollen this morning. As the Glen Rose Reporter noted the other day, there is a settlement agreement for the appraisal value of Luminant, both for 2015 and 2016.  The settlemen.....- 10/4/2016 7:17:58 PM
Would YOU Speak out about Glen Rose Medical Center Safety Issues? Update Turk v Ray Reynolds & Somervell County Hospital District case 10/4/2016 (salon) Last update before this.  What is this case about? Dr Turk, according to the letter I got through open records back in 2014,  attempted to get both Ray Reynolds, CEO of Glen Rose Med.....- 10/4/2016 1:07:15 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 10/3/2016 (salon) Great weekend, back to working on my book.Binge watching "Luke Cage" on Netflix.I have loved Jessica Jones, Daredevil and look forward to Punisher. There's a pattern here:0.  Thi.....- 10/3/2016 11:14:49 AM
Paluxy Pedal 2016 with video reminisces from 2010 (salon) Hub and I were doing some fence clearing today out on 2008 and saw quite a few of the bike riders go by before they headed left up the hill that goes to the Overlook at Fossil Rim. What was reall.....- 10/1/2016 5:01:12 PM
Somervell County Hospital District Votes for effective Tax Rate of .1391798 for 2016/2017 (salon) 0.1391798 based upon recommendation of Ray Reynolds.  Rough transcript Reynolds: Let me tell you what we've done on this, we know there's some negotiation going on related to .....- 9/30/2016 6:54:09 PM
Property Tax rates going up 9.2% in Somervell County (pharper) When folks retire one thing they want is low taxes. Property taxes used to be low in Somervell County which includes Glen Rose, Texas because of the Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant. But recently, be.....- 9/29/2016 10:25:41 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/28/2016 (salon) I went outside this morning and felt like I needed a sweater! So fresh, cool, love this time of year.  Expiration dates on food is a discussion I have often had with hub. I'm with Slate.&n.....- 9/28/2016 10:06:08 AM
Rumour Mill-9/27/2016- Where did Dr Mark Schneider go?? (Glen Rose/Somervell) (salon) I went outside this morning and felt like I needed a sweater! So fresh, cool, love this time of year.  Expiration dates on food is a discussion I have often had with hub. I'm with Slate.&n.....- 9/27/2016 9:14:29 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/27/2016 (salon) I'm not a member of the Republican party, have never voted for a Republican. I have never respected G W Bush. I do find it interesting to see how much the Republican party has changed, to the poin.....- 9/27/2016 1:17:35 PM
Right to Photograph Events Happening in Public? Dallas Photographer Files Suit in US Northern District (salon) I photograph and video record events, mainly local government meetings, but sometimes have recorded other types of events, like Barnards on the Brazos, or the Queens Contest. I'm also very interes.....- 9/27/2016 10:44:44 AM
Our Broken Candidate System -Time to REJECT the 2 party system (2016) (salon) From Atheist Revolution What sort of political system leaves us with these two candidates? This is the question many of us have been asking ourselves, isn't it? The answer seems obvious:.....- 9/27/2016 8:43:59 AM
Video-On Lanham Mills Schoolhouse restoration- Celeste Schmidt (salon) From Atheist Revolution What sort of political system leaves us with these two candidates? This is the question many of us have been asking ourselves, isn't it? The answer seems obvious:.....- 9/26/2016 7:39:47 PM
Compliment where Kudos is due- Somervell County Commissioner Court and the budget (Sep 2016) (salon) I think everyone who comes here to read knows exactly where I stand on any given issue, pro or con, and I don't hold back if I believe something isn't quite right. Likewise, when I believe som.....- 9/26/2016 7:04:32 PM
Somervell County Tax Rate Voted on Today .46159 per $100 valuation (Sep 2016) (salon) I think everyone who comes here to read knows exactly where I stand on any given issue, pro or con, and I don't hold back if I believe something isn't quite right. Likewise, when I believe som.....- 9/26/2016 7:05:15 PM
Karen Shepard Case- Trial Today (9/26/2016) Judgement to Come Nov 9 2016 (salon) I went to hear at least part of the Karen Shepard case this morning. Karen Shepard background.  Apparently before I got there, Ramona Peters testified as a witness, don't know if there were o.....- 9/26/2016 1:55:25 PM
Huh. So Glen Rose residents can go see midlevels, NOT THE DOCTOR, in Pecan Family Medical Clinic ? (Sep 2016) (salon) This is so absurd. Here's the issue. Dr Bruce Carpenter only sees Pecan Plantation customers. (As I often remind, Pecan Plantation is in a different hospital district with defined territorial boun.....- 9/25/2016 2:12:42 PM
Video-Physical Therapy at Pecan Family Medical Clinic-Revenue not at expected levels (salon) from Somervell County Hospital District budget meeting 9/20/2016 Let's really drill down in this for a moment, shall we?  Remember when Ron Hankins said "You gotta pay for it somehow&.....- 9/25/2016 1:25:53 PM
Video- Ray Reynolds on Turk and Hutchison's Patients Percentages -Based on WHAT? (salon) from Somervell County Hospital District budget meeting 9/20/2016 Let's really drill down in this for a moment, shall we?  Remember when Ron Hankins said "You gotta pay for it somehow&.....- 9/25/2016 11:51:08 AM
Video-Lab at Luminant in Somervell County Hospital District budget 2016 (salon) from Somervell County Hospital District budget meeting 9/20/2016 Let's really drill down in this for a moment, shall we?  Remember when Ron Hankins said "You gotta pay for it somehow&.....- 9/25/2016 11:45:36 AM
Video-Why Your Glen Rose Medical Center Lab Expenses Went Down (Sep 2016) (salon) from Somervell County Hospital District budget meeting 9/20/2016 Let's really drill down in this for a moment, shall we?  Remember when Ron Hankins said "You gotta pay for it somehow&.....- 9/25/2016 11:14:01 AM
Video- Pam Parsons on Customer Service, Personnel at Glen Rose Medical Center (salon) from Somervell County Hospital District budget meeting 9/20/2016 Let's really drill down in this for a moment, shall we?  Remember when Ron Hankins said "You gotta pay for it somehow&.....- 9/25/2016 10:17:26 AM
On the lawsuit Luminant against Titus County Appraisal District (Sep 2016) (salon) From Valuation News Luminant Corp. is claiming in a lawsuit against the Titus County Appraisal District in Texas that Luminant’s coal-fired power plant is worth one-seventh of its $341 mill.....- 9/24/2016 5:03:10 PM
501a Shell Game at Glen Rose Medical Center -Doctor Salaries (Sep 2016) (salon) I went to record the budget meeting on Sep 20 2016 and have a real issue with some of the ways the budget is presented. Overall, it appears to me that the budget is not a tied down and bow-tie wrapped.....- 9/25/2016 2:50:21 PM
Dr Davis Excused from being on-call due to his age Glen Rose Medical Center (salon) I went to record the budget meeting on Sep 20 2016 and have a real issue with some of the ways the budget is presented. Overall, it appears to me that the budget is not a tied down and bow-tie wrapped.....- 9/24/2016 4:33:43 PM
Anybody know if the nursing home is actually going to build a laundry on land GRMC sold? Anybody? (salon) background video from budget meeting for Somervell County Hospital District 9/20/2016 Rough transcript-please watch for exact wording. Whitsitt -this big number right here is our Sou.....- 9/24/2016 2:43:43 PM
Update 9/23/2016 on Turk v Ray Reynolds and Somervell County Hospital District (salon) Noticed that there has been a flurry of filings in the Turk lawsuit against Ray Reynolds and Somervell County Hospital District, including a change of the Judge in charge of the case. Background readi.....- 9/23/2016 1:47:22 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/23/2016 (salon) So.. I never actually COOK bread in the bread machine any more because it comes out a funny shape and I have to pry it loose from the paddles on the bottom. Took me two years to figure out that it was.....- 9/23/2016 2:24:43 PM
Somervell County Hospital District Budget Meeting 9/202016 (for 2016-2017) (salon) The Somervell County Hospital District was largely engaged with plenty of questions regarding the budget, particularly Margaret Drake. Don't understand why Dr Steven Vacek was participating, and p.....- 9/22/2016 8:05:08 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/21/2016 (salon) I feel that I am on the cusp of something really really exciting, while surrounded by the people, animals and things I love.I feel especially happy for the last 5 years. After my father passed away, I.....- 9/21/2016 9:28:51 AM
Sid Miller Isn't Going to be charged for the *Jesus Shot* He Billed to Taxpayers (salon) Yahoo Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller won't face criminal charges for allegedly using taxpayer funds to obtain a "Jesus shot" in Oklahoma. The Texas Department of Publi.....- 9/20/2016 4:50:53 PM
Ron Hankins Violates the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) -Somervell County Hospital District (salon) Is it okay for a public governmental entity to allow, on a whim, a non-agenda item? Not according to the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA)  I mentioned this the other day but was considering toda.....- 9/18/2016 8:52:08 AM
The Irresponsible Somervell County Hospital District -Tax First Budget Second (2016/2017) (salon) Update. They had a meeting on 9/20/2016 for the budget, and I was happy to see a lot of questions and participation. The tax hearings are coming up before the budget has been voted on; the board voted.....- 9/17/2016 12:38:34 PM
What's Going on w the Turk v Somervell County Hospital District and Ray Reynolds Lawsuit (September 16, 2016) (salon) Last time I updated this in August 2016 here. from looking at the case today (Let me remind that YOU TOO CAN GO LOOK at this case, it is OPEN RECORD, you do need a pacer account) Docket S.....- 9/16/2016 8:49:02 AM
Somervell County Hospital District Wants to Raise your Taxes to Just Below the .175 cent cap to .1737486 (2016) (salon) Tax Rate .1738 Rough transcript, watch video for exact wording. Hankins: Discuss and if necessary take action on approval for proposed tax rate for 2017. Reynolds We've given you th.....- 9/16/2016 10:15:46 AM
*She's a Lady* _LOVE This Commercial (salon) From Adweek H&M has created a feminist anthem soundtracked by a classically misogynist song, for a spot meant to redefine how you think women should look, act and think, where they stand in s.....- 9/15/2016 6:14:56 PM
What Does an open records request look like where most info is redacted? Luminant Protest at Somervell CAD (salon) Got this back yesterday. I had attended the Somervell CAD meeting on August 1, 2016 in which Luminant lodged a protest against the appraisal amount from SCAD.  I did an open records request .....- 9/15/2016 10:36:01 AM
Where'd that racist textbook for Mexican-American Texans come from? Cynthia Dunbar's company (salon) In case you have been reading about the textbook that the Texas State Board of Education is considering adopting, "Mexican American Heritage" and how it's chock full of racism, here.....- 9/15/2016 9:59:40 AM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/19/2016 (salon) Weather still hot, heat index today is 103, but it's truly gorgeous this time of year. Great time to get out into Dinosaur Valley State Park and go hiking!  Made the best cookies two days .....- 9/19/2016 12:15:50 PM
Rick Perry really is a terrible dancer-but i'll give him points for trying (salon) Weather still hot, heat index today is 103, but it's truly gorgeous this time of year. Great time to get out into Dinosaur Valley State Park and go hiking!  Made the best cookies two days .....- 9/14/2016 6:22:42 PM
I WANT to see this movie- *Manchester by the Sea* (salon) Weather still hot, heat index today is 103, but it's truly gorgeous this time of year. Great time to get out into Dinosaur Valley State Park and go hiking!  Made the best cookies two days .....- 9/14/2016 2:31:08 PM
Ruminations of the Easily Amused for 9/14/2016-Hillary Clinton (Sicko) Edition (salon) Yes. I remember when George Bush disappeared emails during his administration. He was wrong. But this isn't a case of "LOOK OVER THERE, HE DID IT TOO, HIS WAS WORSE", but Hillary Clinton.....- 9/14/2016 2:05:02 PM
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