These are random musings of my life journey, the people, animals, places, and events which have woven, and continue to weave, a tapestry that is me. We all know there is no real destination, only the ongoing experiences which blend together, creating the trail. Each step gives a glimpse of what is to come, without allowing me to see the end result. It is exciting. I have a home base that is mine, that gives me a place to rest. This is it. This is where my heart is, no matter where I journey...................

Thursday, February 01, 2007

%(#&%R&#)($ BLOGGER!!!

Since sometime last evening, I've not been able to comment on the blog, and probably you can't either. I know Caroline is in the same boat. It is either one of those wonderful Blogger $(@#&^$% - ups, or it might be because Seven said "WTF" in my comments! At any rate, since I can post but not comment, I'm going to put my reply to Seven here, and then just wait till later today to see what is going on. Actually, Caroline says that others in the Blogger help group are having trouble, too, but I just think it is fun to blame it on Seven!! LOL!

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Seven, here is the reply I tried to make last night:

Hey! Hey! Hey! Watch it! I have it on good authority that this was filmed in Nebraska. Or Arkansas.

But I know what you mean about WTF. Observe:

In the state of Texas, it is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

In Texas, it's illegal to milk another person's cow.
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In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow.(Folks in TX take their cows seriously!)

In Texas, sixteen-year old divorced girls are prohibited from talking about sex during high school extracurricular activities.

Alright, alright! I'll look at some weird ones from other states:

In Texas it's legal for a chicken to have sex with you, but it's illegal to reciprocate.

In Florida, men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

In Florida, a special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.

In Florida, if an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

And just to keep it even I found a couple from New Mexico:

During lunch breaks in Carlsbad, New Mexico, no couple should engage in a sexual act while parked in their vehicle, unless their car has curtains.

A city council member in Albuquerque, N.M., introduced a resolution a few years ago to ban Santa Claus from the city. The matter was defeated.

But this one! This is what REALLY brought Clinton down:

The only acceptable sexual position in Washington D.C. is the missionary position. Any other sexual position is considered illegal.

Most of these came from
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Since I'm posting these instead of replying to a comment, I'll use some more space to give you some chuckles and make you scratch your head. BTW, as you read these, try to imagine what instigated them. EEEEUUUUUWWWW!

Here are a few from DumbLaws:

Idiots may not vote in New Mexico.

New Mexico State officials ordered 400 words of "sexually explicit material" to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.

Carrizozo, NM - It's forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public. (This is just around the corner from me! I'd better be careful!!)

Dallas, TX - It's illegal to possess realistic dildos. (Seven, uh, ???)

And here are a few more that just made me giggle or gasp:
(BTW, I have a smart remarks for most of these, but I'll spare you!)

In Texas, it is illegal to curse in front of, or indecently expose oneself to, a corpse.

In Washington state, it's against the law to sleep in an outhouse without the owner's permission

In Idaho, the law states all boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

In Berkeley, California, you can't whistle for an escaped bird before 7:00 a.m.

A person is not eligible to become governor in Pennsylvania if they have participated in a duel.

In Hawaii, one is legally prohibited from putting coins in one's ears.

It is illegal to a wake a bear for the purpose of photography in Alaska.

Monkeys are forbidden from smoke cigarettes in South Bend, Indiana.

A Virginia law requires all bathtubs to be kept out in the yards, not inside the houses.

In Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault."

A Helena, Montana, law states that a woman cannot dance on a saloon table unless her clothing weights more than three pounds, two ounces.

A law in Fairbanks, Alaska, does not allow moose to have sex on city streets.

Impotence is grounds for divorce in twenty-four states in the United States.

n Arkansas, a man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month.

It is illegal to hunt camels in the state of Arizona.

In California it's against regulations to let phones ring more than nine times in state offices.

"Dwarf-tossing," the strange practice of hurling dwarfs in padded suits, is outlawed in the bars of Springfield, Ill., because it's dangerous and exploitative. The practice is apparently allowed elsewhere in town, with a special permit.

By law, "watch stuffers" are unwelcome in McKeesport, Pa. Now, no one is quite sure what a watch stuffer does, but whatever he does, he better do it somewhere else.

Under the Code of 1650 in the New Haven Colony (in what is now Connecticut), a 16-year-old boy could be put to death if he "cursed, struck or disobeyed" his parents or was "stubborn or rebellious."

In South Carolina, wife beaters weren't allowed to hold public office.

In Missouri, male legislators once introduced a resolution urging their female colleagues to strap snub-nosed, 38-caliber revolvers to their ankles. (Dare I say . . . WTF??????)


  1. Blogger was an ASS yesterday. Yeesh. It was driving me bonkers!

  2. I'm SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO glad that's over!!!

  3. LMAO, those are really funny! I especially like it that those on a lunch break in Carlsbad can have sex in their cars if they have if you have no curtains I guess its OK if you are NOT on a lunch break! Ha ha

  4. Seven - It was hard to narrow it down to that long list! In Carlsbad, a nooner is out, but I guess a coffee break quicky is good to go!


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