Tuesday, January 07, 2014



the road I cruise is a bitch now baby

Is there anything better than using Liberal's  biases and ignorance against them?  NO.  Miss Sondra has details.


Seeing things Eye to Eye

Eyeball Update

Sorry you posted this so late. I would ask the doc if you could get the dominant eye done in distant and the non dominant in near. Then you have both and don't need glasses for either.
# posted by  Blogger Meryl : 1/6/14, 9:42 AM in (CRAP)

I did read that Meryl, and it happened to conform with what I had myself pondered (I was  a US Army optician, so have some understanding of this stuff).   The more I thought about it, the more I knew it was the right way.  When the Ophthalmologist's office called to confirm surgery time, I asked whether it was possible at this late date to switch lenses from near sighters (being able  to see things up close), to far sighters (good distant vision)?  She was hesitant, and copped out with,  "ask the Dr if he has that lens when you show up for the surgery. "

I didn't,  but decided I would ask about getting my left eye fitted for distance. Which is what I did this morning at my post-up meeting.    This is where fate seems to have stepped in
if having the dominant eye far sighted is of any consequence,  as Blogger Meryl suggested.

I asked him if I could get a far sighted lens in my left eye; he looked at me quizzically.  I said, "Well here's what I'm thinking.  If I have perfect near vision in my right (dominant) rye, and perfect far sighted in the left, I won't need glasses since the brain will use the best combo given the circumstances."  He said, "But I gave you a far-sighted O.D. lens." 

Looks of panic exchanged betwixt him and assistant.

Wonderful, I said. 

He had in fact misunderstood me, or I him, about my selecting near-sighted;  but how serendipitous was that?

He said, "Well you're right.  There are people who ask for that, but some then hate it."


Because their  right and left eyes are a tad off register, with bad results.  Then I have to  go back and change lenses.  [BUT]  If you think that's something you want, let's try it.  For the next three weeks don't wear any glasses.  See how you adjust.

Which is what I shall do.  My left eye is currently a not bad 20/40, but clouding quickly.  A day after surgery my right eye is 20/25, and will improve.  If it works, and it already seems to be working, than I will not require glasses, and people won't call me four-eyed geek!  Not that anyone ever did.  That's what we called kids with glasses in grade school.  Then we beat them up.  I am so sorry Howard (the Coward).

Reid Blames GOP for making Obama look bad

                      —   Harry, you twat

If they will stop telling lies about the Republicans, we will stop telling the truth about Democrats.  Adlai Stevenson, after a fashion

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that congressional Republicans’ sole agenda is to “make President [Barack] Obama look bad.”

In his first speech on the Senate floor in the new year, Reid called for bipartisan cooperation, saying that Republicans had hamstrung bipartisan efforts.

“We have been able to get a few things done but we have been unable to get some important things done because the goal by the Republicans in the congress — not the Republicans in the country, but the Republicans in the congress — is to do everything they can to make President Obama look bad,” Reid said.

Why would Republicans waste effort making him look bad when he's doing such a swell job of it by his lonesome? 

Arachnoids and You


Can a false widow spider kill you? Eight things you need to know

The False President spider depicted; False Widow look the same, with different marking.  Both can be deadly.  We may have HERE the genesis of the False First Widow ; deadliest ever!

Ever heard of the False Widow?  Me neither.  Most of the articles about it are of Brit origin (like this), so I thought maybe it was uniquely found there, but no.  It was just serendipity that led me that  example of how easy it s to introduce false science into mainstream every day life.