Today we’re going to a bbq at Melanie and Marty’s. Should be fun. I told Marty to invite James so he’s coming too. We’ll bbq up some steaks. Yesterday we stopped at our local butcher and picked some up on the way home from the house.
Jag and Madi went to a birthday party and then out to dinner as they’ve been dating for six months. My new friend Prahba in Boulder is introducing Jag to a few guys that have start ups doing business with the DOD and that also started some biomed companies. Two neighbors are former engineering professors at CU and the University of Georgia. Funny how things work out as Prahba and I met through our mutual love for fine revolvers.
Ty, Lori and I had a good talk about life and his future and what he wants to do next year with all these changing things going on due to the virus. There’s still so much unknown out there such as will there be virtual learning or normal classes. Anyhow it’s good to discuss it with your kids as they too are confused and have feelings about what they want to do and about what’s going on but sometimes you have to pull it out of them.
We’re a little concerned more than normal about our Country. Yesterday in San Francisco they (thugs) tore down statues of Ulysses S Grant, the great Civil War General and Francis Scott Key who wrote the Star Spangled Banner. Yes these guys owned slaves but in the 1700’s and early 1800’s, everyone owned slaves! This is just not right. If you forget or worse yet, erase history, you will repeat it. The way things are going we’ll soon be renaming Washington D.C. If Biden happens to win and the Dems win the Senate and hold the House, things could get really nasty. If he doesn’t win, things will be nasty too. You didn’t see Republican’s tearing down statues or burning buildings when Obama won now did you. That right there should tell you who to vote for. Vote for the party, not the candidate. If Trump wins again, the protestors funded by people who want to destroy our Country will keep on trying to destroy our way of life. For over a month now the wait to purchase a gun is about 3 days. This means that at any given time there are about 5000 people waiting for a background check compared to what normally is 2 to 10 people in our State. This is going on across the entire country and it is not a bunch of thugs or criminals buying guns but regular working people like you and me that are scared. You think these millions of people are going to turn in their guns? I don’t think so. On top of this, things have changed and will never go 100% back to normal. Many companies are letting people work from home as they realized their getting the same work and not having to pay millions of dollars for office space. Many office buildings will remain empty as people continue to work from home. Then restaurants that sell lunch to workers will suffer with no lunch crowds of workers, then retail surrounding those buildings will fail and so on. Just look at malls. So this is not over economically. How about this, Eskimo Pies, the ice cream sandwiches we ate as kids are now having to change their name as it might be offensive to Eskimo’s. If I was an Eskimo, I’d be proud of them! Aunt Jemima, the syrup, is also now taboo and going away. What the fuck is going on, wake up people. I’ll stop now as I’m getting pissed off and it’s Father’s Day.
Oh, one more thing, we have a crook, John Hickenlooper who said he never would run for the Senate and who misused government funds (our money) when he was Governor to take lavish trips and got caught, now wanting to be our Senator. They’re all crooks but I know this guy personally from 10 years ago when he became Mayor. Don’t be fooled by the tv ads, this guy is just another guy who is out for himself. He just wrapped up a failed run for President six months ago. he wants any job where he doesn’t have to work.
We’re worried about what’s going to happen in 30 or 40 years for the boys. No one is considering the end game here. These protestors should be speaking to the thugs who are destroying things, not you and I that are respectful to everyone and have been living our lives just fine. I’m so sick of it.
Sorry, I got sucked back in. I think we’ll go to breakfast this morning if we can get in. Have a great day and God Bless and remember your dad, whether he’s still with you or not.