Cemetery Gates

Notice: No person may engage in recreational activities in any cemetery. For purpose of this subsection, recreational activities shall include, but not limited to, the throwing of balls or frisbees, playing of games, engaging in sport activities, running or jogging, picnicking, allowing dogs, cats or other animals to run at large and any activities inconsistent with the use of a cemetery as a cemetery.

Heavy Traffic Due to Darkness

Traffic alert signs that hang on the highway in North Carolina alerted drivers to the possibility of heavy traffic due to the upcoming eclipse. These signs are 150 – 200 miles away from the zone of totality. The media couldn’t seem to make up its mind whether this was the event of a lifetime – albeit only 2 minutes worth – or something to avoided like the plague. The NCDOT just warned people about the traffic.

Dazzling Comment

As I’ve been publishing these daily posts, my awareness by spammers has increased. The quality of spam also increases, to trick bloggers into approving their comments. The following is good example of this: “You’ve dazzled me yet again with this top notch article of yours.” When I approve the comment, it includes a link to an unsavory site, which drives traffic for them. I publish their insincere comment here, but I never approve their comment spam.

Limited Edition Lunch

There are over 100 varieties of Lean Cuisine meals. Over the years I have eaten a lot of them. Today’s selection carried a Limited Edition banner across the box. What makes this limited edition? I understand that they will only make it for a short time and discontinue it, but it’s not that different from everything else. Will someone really choose this frozen meal over another one when they are the same price and it just has some different ingredients. They are really all the same to me, but I did eat it a little quicker because I was afraid it would disappear.

Your Language

I received a medical form in the mail with the following message at the top: “For language assistance in your language call the number listed on your ID card at no cost.” That statement, or something similar, appears in 19 other languages below it. In addition to the usual languages we see in the United States, like Spanish, French and German, this statement has been translated into Navajo, French Creole, Samoan and Taglog. I’ve never seen such language diversity.