2019.01.17 07:00 - The Little Clock That Ran Backwards or No Broccoli

    The Guardian for this meeting was Adams Rubble. The comments are by Adams Rubble.

     

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    Adams Rubble: Good morning Riddle :)
    Adams Rubble: hello from all the people excused from jury duty this morning
    Adams Rubble: at least 350
    Riddle Sideways: big crowd
    Riddle Sideways: did they take anybody?
    Adams Rubble: there was great rejoicing
    Adams Rubble: yes but I have no idea how many
    Riddle Sideways: right, they take them away and they disappear
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Adams Rubble: I did not go down to the courthouse
    Riddle Sideways: oh, just a phone message
    Riddle Sideways: one of our courts makes everybody show up once
    Riddle Sideways: so they can count warm bodies
    Adams Rubble: internet - it is the 21st centry :)
    Riddle Sideways: ah
    Adams Rubble: they serve hamberders in the white house
    --BELL--
    Riddle Sideways: no broccoli
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Adams Rubble: the football players probbably preferred the cold hamberders
    Adams Rubble: I wrote about the church as my spiritual parent on the blog this morning
    Riddle Sideways: not looked at email yet today
    Adams Rubble: it encompasses my feelings of warm memories and critical thinking :)
    Riddle Sideways: email is getting less and less news or good stuff
    Riddle Sideways: 3 devices told of high river and no flooding expected last night
    Adams Rubble: lots of spam spam spam spam spam
    Riddle Sideways: told this morning
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Adams Rubble: I often get news of meetings 8 hours ago
    Adams Rubble: held 8 houirs ago
    Adams Rubble: well no need to make a decision about whether to go :)
    Riddle Sideways: taken care of
    Riddle Sideways: got a call late yesterday reminding of a doctors appt. this morning
    Riddle Sideways: that was not on calendar
    Adams Rubble: ohhh
    Adams Rubble: yes, I had that with an appt last week
    Riddle Sideways: the 'get blood work' done was not on calendar either, so didn't
    Adams Rubble: I put a note on my december this year for the appt next year :)
    Riddle Sideways: so no need to go today
    Adams Rubble: same thing here, i went wo the bllod work
    Adams Rubble: got the bllod work after the appt
    Riddle Sideways: had full physical last month
    Riddle Sideways: and this visit was just to read the report
    Riddle Sideways: seems she can't read it over the phone
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Adams Rubble: they want to see if you fall over
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Riddle Sideways: take blood pressure as they read how bad it is
    Adams Rubble: my doctors send written eports about blood work
    Adams Rubble: reports
    Adams Rubble: short but effective
    Riddle Sideways: the lab sends the report to both
    Adams Rubble: stop eating three pizzas for lunch and eat more broccoli
    Riddle Sideways: then have to drive to town and she reads it
    Adams Rubble: and for crying out loud, get some exercise
    Adams Rubble: like a town cryer
    Adams Rubble: hear ye, hear ye
    Adams Rubble is silly this morning
    Adams Rubble: too much being excused
    Riddle Sideways: the Internet knows how many pizza at lunch yesterday, why can't they tell the doctor
    Adams Rubble: ha ha
    Adams Rubble: you better watch out, you better not pout...
    Riddle Sideways: cuse I'm tellin ya why
    Riddle Sideways: NSA is watching
    --BELL--
    Adams Rubble: Is NSA working in the shutdown?
    Riddle Sideways: yes, they are critical
    Riddle Sideways: TSA is not as critical
    Riddle Sideways: Riddle is critical
    Riddle Sideways: All the critics proclaim "worst movie since the last one"
    Adams Rubble: but Giuliani never said there was no collusion
    Riddle Sideways: started ye ol PaB gong app 2 days ago
    Riddle Sideways: and it gongs at exactly 15min
    Adams Rubble: gong app?
    Riddle Sideways: so is very off from Wol's time
    Riddle Sideways: 9 years ago, knew how to write an app for smartphone
    Adams Rubble could not write her way out of a paper bag
    Riddle Sideways: wrong,
    Riddle Sideways: have your writings
    Riddle Sideways: have read
    Riddle Sideways: Adams writez real goodly
    Riddle Sideways: last night watched a, not that good, movie "2047"
    Riddle Sideways: think it was trying to be 'Blade Runner'
    Riddle Sideways: dark,
    Riddle Sideways: always raining outside in the city
    Riddle Sideways: Spoiler: since you don't need to watch it
    Adams Rubble shivers
    Riddle Sideways: 40% of population is 'connected' all the time
    Riddle Sideways: in Virtual worlds
    Riddle Sideways: a rebel group plans to shut the networks down and log all of them off
    Riddle Sideways: make them live life, maybe go outside
    Adams Rubble: nasty
    Adams Rubble: it's raining
    Riddle Sideways: main char has moral dilemma
    Riddle Sideways: since his love is in one of those worlds
    Riddle Sideways: and would lose her
    Adams Rubble: oh no
    --BELL--
    Adams Rubble waits in suspense
    Riddle Sideways: well, more spoiler?
    Adams Rubble: yes
    Riddle Sideways: plan works, everybody is logged out
    Riddle Sideways: the 'freed' people are Very mad
    Riddle Sideways: track the rebels down and kill them all
    Riddle Sideways: mobs
    Riddle Sideways: then go back to being virtual pirates, knights, bandits
    Adams Rubble: does the main character find his love?
    Riddle Sideways: think so
    Riddle Sideways: everybody gets back online, after eating some pizza
    Adams Rubble let's out a sigh of relief
    Adams Rubble: lets out
    Riddle Sideways: lets
    Riddle Sideways: main charcater is fired from working for the huge corporation the he doesn't want to work for anymore
    Adams Rubble: I once got upset and resigned a position
    Adams Rubble: then when the accepted I did not know what to do
    Riddle Sideways: ha, yes done that
    Adams Rubble: they had laid a trap for me and I went right into it
    Riddle Sideways: waits in suspense
    Adams Rubble: ohh nothing more, we were having an argument--they provoked me and I said if you want you can have my resignation thinking they would be said to lose me
    Adams Rubble: ha, joke was on me
    Adams Rubble: they accepted saying they thought that was best
    Adams Rubble: my job included housing so I had no place to live
    Riddle Sideways: you went on to a better life, they felt bad forever
    --BELL--
    Adams Rubble: I prospered though--found a place to live and a job that began my career
    Riddle Sideways: see
    Adams Rubble: no, I still feel bad :)
    Riddle Sideways: they went out of business
    Adams Rubble giggles
    Adams Rubble: no they are still there--it was a school
    Riddle Sideways: right, schools don't go out of business
    Riddle Sideways: well, Mr.T's did
    Adams Rubble: well, most don't. my college went belly up
    Adams Rubble: the PaB clock seems to be running faster
    Riddle Sideways: only 500 seconds to the next one
    Riddle Sideways: a little thing...
    Adams Rubble listens
    Riddle Sideways: there is an analog clock upstairs
    Riddle Sideways: with a 'sweep' second hair
    Riddle Sideways: months ago was watching it
    Riddle Sideways: counting the seconds
    Riddle Sideways: noticed it eventually would lose the second
    Riddle Sideways: until between the numbers 7 and 8 it would have 6 seconds
    Riddle Sideways: gain it back
    Riddle Sideways: then go back to losing a second over the next 55
    Adams Rubble: I had a clock like that exceot it paused and then later it would jump to catch up
    Riddle Sideways: now, can't stop looking at that clock
    Riddle Sideways: staring and counting
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Adams Rubble: take it out for a skeet shooting :)
    Riddle Sideways: ㋡
    Adams Rubble: I left mine when I retired :)
    Adams Rubble: let it nwork on someone else
    Riddle Sideways: remembering all the clocks over the years
    Riddle Sideways: the best was gift from mom
    Riddle Sideways: that ran backwards
    Adams Rubble: :)
    Riddle Sideways: the numbers were backwards
    Adams Rubble giggles
    Adams Rubble: help. I am getting younger
    Adams Rubble: now the paB clock is a minute fast
    Riddle Sideways: plus, hung it on the wall with the 9 (which was where the 3 shoudl have been) pointing up
    Adams Rubble: oh my
    Adams Rubble: must have been confusing
    --BELL--
    Riddle Sideways: nope, just resetting
    Adams Rubble: I am afraid I must go on
    Adams Rubble: thank you so much for coming on short notice
    Riddle Sideways: ok
    Adams Rubble: have a very great day
    Riddle Sideways: sure, had the time
    Riddle Sideways: thank you
    Adams Rubble: will have to try that ice skaiting one of these days
    Adams Rubble: see you next week :)
    Adams Rubble: bye for now
    Riddle Sideways: ok, off into the week

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