Wednesday, June 25, 2008 

sleep clinic

My night in the sleep clinic

It was just short of horrible.
I get there and they make me stand in the parking lot while he talks on the phone.
I usually one of those easygoing guys so I just got in the truck and listened to my new Taylor Swift CD and waited. Then the dufas comes out and asks me to re-park as my tires are on the yellow stripe. He was looking at me as if I parked one of those huge porta-jon sucking trucks in his driveway and it was leaking. There were no other cars in the parking lot, but I figured I would go ahead and re-park but it was evident that I was not pleased.

Then he shows me to a room. I go in and watch a 45-minute DVD on the horrors of sleep apnea, which could have been used as treatment for sleep disorders. Then another guy comes in and hooks me up to 278 electrodes and sensors. Electrodes, and sensors are all over my head chest legs etc it was unnerving.
Then I find out the AC is broke in my room. It was not hot but egad.
I am sitting there now looking like a cross between a marionette and something out of the Matrix.
The guy now leaves the room turns out the lights and says good night.
Its 9 freaking 30. I guess that Ma and Pa Kettle go to sleep at 9:30 but I usually don’t go to sleep till a bit latter.
After much misery I fall asleep to be awakened every 2 minutes by some electrode poking me.
Literally I bet I slept a total of about 3 hours combined.
The dufas would come rushing in and adjust some electrode on me then rush out.
Then they got me up at 5:00 and told me “you don’t have to go home but you cant stay here”. So I got up and went to shower.

They told me they would handle all the towels etc. but they had no towels, and no soap. I took a shower with hand soap and dried off with a hand towel that felt line dried.
I then went for breakfast and drank a pot and a half of waffle house coffee

Oh and they said the doctor will get with you regarding the results so I wont know anything till July 3

Still tired thinking about it.
Snagley out.

Thursday, June 19, 2008 


Gentle Readers

I am going to a sleep clinic tonight.
wish me luck.

In other news.
the garden is in. I may have to replant some stuff. but over all it seems to be going ok.

The trees i planted Nectarine, peach, pecan and the berries, Raspberry, blackberries and grapes are also still alive. woo hoo.

Snagley out.


Tuesday, June 17, 2008 

Happiness is contentment

Awesome answers to the Happiness is question.

I think my answer would be contentment.
Just general contentment, not related to any one thing.

but it would differ for someone else.
for some being content would drive them crazy.

Snagley out.


Thursday, June 12, 2008 

Happiness is

Please compleat the following with your definition

HAPPINESS IS ____________________________________

Snagley out.


Wednesday, June 11, 2008 

The Tick

this was undoubtedly the greatest television show ever created, with the possible exception of The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo.

Weary travlers i give you THE TICK


Tuesday, June 10, 2008 

News from Snagleyshire

I’m Back

Well thrill seekers it’s been a long week.
As some of you may know I love my kids. So every year I spend a week with them at summer day camp for cub scouts.
I have a son who is a bear cub and a son who is a webelos 2. The bears had day camp from 8:00 to 2:30 and the webelos went from 3:00 to 8:00. Needless to say it was a long day. By the end of every day I was pretty sweaty and stinky. About the time I had one group worn down I would get a fresh batch at 3:00.
But, there were no casualties and I got to spend a lot of time with my two oldest boys.
I spent the night with my webelos son on Friday night, it was pretty miserable. Summer camping is miserable at best and gruesome at worst.

The highlights were a flag retirement ceremony, which had me in tears.
A flag retirement is when they take old flags that have served our country, and in a solemn respectful way disassemble them according to protocol and burn the remains in a fire.

It was explained that once a flag has been cut into pieces it is no longer a flag. There are only three groups that are recognized as able to retire a United States flag, veteran’s organizations, military organizations, and the boy scouts of America.
Then they spoke about all the men who fought suffered and died because of what that flag represented.
It was special and touching. They retired enough flags that all 250 in attendance were able to participate.

Son #2 is getting some bantam hens and is planning on building an elaborate hen house. His new pet hen Patty has graduated to the chicken coop with the other buff orpington chickens. We are getting about 8 eggs daily which is one every other day.

Winifred is still a nincompoop.

We are now actively looking into adoption not of Winifred’s baby but both foreign and domestic whichever is quickest and affordable.

Home school is out for the summer but Son #1 wants to start on his English for the coming year. It is how to write the novel way. He wants to write books, so this is right up his alley. He did really well on the standardized test he took in the spring. He is doing science at a 10.5 grade level and he is in the 4th grade. Genetics speak.

Have not heard from Chuck in a while. I think he ate a bad radish and came down with a bad case of the Hong Kong hangnails.

more chicken news to follow

Snagley out.