Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Blogger Screw-Up

I am in the habit of following several blogs; and the "Blogs I follow" function made this easier by listing several of the most recent ones posted.

No more.   Now there's only one.  And clicking on "View More" gives no more.  Thus, if I want to read other blogs, I have to click on them individually.  Bilbo's, for example.  Usually he puts his up very early; and on EDT as well.  But if someone on CDT like me reads "Blogs I follow," only the most recent one comes up.

Oh well, I'll make it a point to click on the blogs as blogs I follow on my blog page.

But Google doesn't make it easier.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Adopted Children's Access to Their Original Birth Certificates

Right now, only Alaska, Kansas, Maine, New Hampshire, Oregon, and Alabama  allow unrestricted equal access to all adoptees over the age of 18.  In Rhode Island, they have restored access to all adoptees over the age of 25.

Washington State,  Illinois, and Ohio now have had successful legislation introduced that does allow many adoptees to access their original birth certificates, but this is subject to birth parents' vetoes.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Legality of Zoophilia in the United States

Red -- Zoophilia is a felony
Orange -- Zoophilia is a felony for second offenses
Yellow -- Zoophilia is a misdemeanor
Blue -- No status

However, Alabama passed legislation making zoophilia a misdemeanor in 2014.

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Mood Mysterious

A lady wearing her nightgown with panties is beautiful in herself.  But imagine her posing with the straps of the gown down so that she is showing her beautiful decolletage.  

She seems pensively looking into the distance.  I asked her, "What are you thinking?"

"A root beer float!"

Monday, June 2, 2014

Jeff Davis's Birthday

There's an  article in the Wall Street Journal about how Alabamians are divided over Jefferson Davis's birthday being an official state holiday.  It's celebrated on the first Monday of June, but ole Jeff was born on June 3rd.

Actually, most Alabamians don't notice the day, unless they plan to do some state-related business and experience the rude surprise that it's a holiday.

More often, the rude surprise comes in the form of the ABC Store being closed.  Now that hits people where they live!  Imagine yourself, after a tough day at work, looking forward to a Mojito or two.  Or maybe a nice shot of Jack Daniels.  And you find the goddamn state store to be closed!  And this holiday generally is not preceded by any warning that the state agencies will be closed.


In my opinion, the major impetus for the state continuing to mark Jeff Davis's birthday is that it is seen by state employees as an entitlement; a paid holiday.  There would be a lot of bitching and screaming if anyone proposed doing away with it.

Unless they could come up with a substitute.  My pick would be Jim Folsom's birthday.