Random thoughts for October 10!


Jerry the Berry signs yet another great law in California!

bloodCalifornia’s governor, Jerry Brown, on Friday signed a law that lowers the penalty for exposing partners to HIV from a felony to a misdemeanor, which includes those who donate blood without informing the center about their HIV status.

“Today California took a major step toward treating HIV as a public health issue, instead of treating people living with HIV as criminals,” Sen. Scott Wiener, D.- San Francisco, told The Los Angeles Times.

My question is what sort of slack-jawed, knuckle dragging hairball, living in California actually thinks this would be a step forward? And, do you think anyone who is even partially sane is going to get a blood transfusion in the great snowflake state now? Not me baby!

Food trucks needed!

Food-truck-1-56a7f5ff3df78cf7729b1e19When I attended college, every evening my dorm saw various and sundry food trucks pull up full of all sorts of tasty treats. I really loved those trucks.

Fast forward to the here and now and I think it’s time to get these purveyors of culinary delights back at any an all events, including area businesses like NEC. I would especially enjoy some good old homemade burgers and dogs. Well, maybe next summer that will happen more often. I know that the aldermen of Branson are currently considering just that idea…

My Tacos Supremos!

taco2Speaking of food. it was another rather blasé Tuesday, so… I decided to make up a batch of tacos! When a man gets a hankering, that’s how it goes….

Whenever I throw together these bits of culinary heaven, I insist on using hard shells with lots of crap thrown on top! Yep! That’d be the ticket…

Ingredients:

Taco meat (HB and taco mix)

Hard corn taco shells

Taco mix shredded cheese

Shredded lettuce

Diced tomatoes

Green chilies, chopped

Salsa Ranchera

Preparation:

If you don’t know how to make taco meat, please stay out of the kitchen and away from sharp blades. I prefer 80/20 ground beef mixed with McCormick’s Original Taco mix. Once this is ready, I mount the shells in my little taco holders and then throw on the rest of ingredients with wild abandon! Making tacos is about as easy as ‘cooking’ gets!

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About forsythkid

I am just a simple man with a head full of sand who is currently residing in a small town called Forsyth Missouri. I enjoy hiking, camping and all things related to gardening. I rec’d my degree from SIU majoring in Biology many moons ago and still maintain a great interest in the study of all living things. My hobbies include meteorology, the Finnish language and inhabiting cyberspace whenever possible.
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