Tuesday, September 30, 2008

24 years ago......

...... I had an in the ground swimming pool installed. I did everything legal with a permit and everything. Who knew that 24 years later I'd find out that in those 24 years the rules would change and the town would require that I get a variance to replace what was approved by them those 24 years ago? Tonight was my variance hearing.

I arrived at town hall 45 minutes early to be sure I was on time. I met a woman that was renewing a permit for a mother-daughter house. Her permit wasn't to build a house, but to renew a permit that MUST be renewed every three years forever and ever and ever every three years. WTF is that all about? Does that mean once her 94 year old mother dies that she will no longer allowed a permit? WTF do they expect her to do then? Tear the house down? I just don't get it.

My turn finally came to face the powers that be. The leader of the review board read the verbiage from my application.

Permission to blah, blah, blah, replace what was done 24 years ago when there were no rules covering this.

The board called someone from the zoning department up to speak. She explained how my pool was in violation. I mentioned that this was installed in 1984 and the town inspector even checked it out and said it was okay. The leader said that since there were no rules 30 years ago 24 years ago but no way I was going to correct him and to make me bring this up to today's code would require me to tear everything down and move my pool, he recommended that they forget the whole thing and approve the variance.

"All in favor say Aye!"

"Aye, aye, aye, aye, aye."

"Motion granted!"

They all even wished me a good night.

I got my variance and I'm a happy camper.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Weekend Update!

I took a shower. That is all.

But today was a big day! I decided to go to the doctor for a prescription for the vertigo. It's a lot better, but too irritating to let it go away on it's own. All of my medical care is handled by the Veterans Administration now at no cost to me, but I didn't think it wise to drive myself the 45 minutes to the VA hospital emergency room with the vertigo. So I decided to drive the one mile to the local walk-in clinic instead.

It took 2 1/2 hours to get the prescription that I told the doctor I needed and have taken the other three times I had the vertigo. That cost me $100 due to my lack of medical insurance and not wanting to risk killing myself and others driving to the VA there and back. I made out with the meds though as they cost just $20.

Friday, September 26, 2008

I HATE THIS SHIT!

I have vertigo again for the fourth time! Specifically benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Last night I rolled over and the room violently spinning around me. At least that's what it feels like. The feeling last anywhere from 5-20 seconds. I've had a lot of experience with the vertigo, so know what I can and cannot do. It only happens while I'm turning my head when it is facing the ceiling, so I roll over on my stomach because it doesn't happen then. It doesn't happen when I'm standing or sitting. I just have to be careful and not make sharp, sudden movements with my head. Each time I've had it before I went to the doctor and he gave me a prescription which didn't do shit. So this time I'm just going to wait it out.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Lori Thinks I Need a Trim HNT


Lori made an HNT post today too, so be sure to drop by and check out her boobs post.

Happy BJ HNT!



Monday, September 22, 2008

I'm sorry Libby, ......

...... but I've been busy.

Thursday Lori came over after work on and we went out to dinner, then snuggled.

Friday we stayed in, had pizza for dinner. Then we got busy with you know, three time. Okay, I woke her up twice during the night to play. FYI-No, I'm not able to do IT three times a night anymore, but I like to make sure my baby has her's as many times as she wants. If you get my drift. ;-)

Saturday we went out east. We stopped by the aquarium Lori works at so she could meet her biggest client. Worth the meet & greet, because the lady tipped Lori $75. Then we drove farther east and stopped at a general store so Lori could spend the gift certificate she won at the pig roast in June. Then we drove even farther east and stopped at The Old Barge for about the best seafood dinner I've had in years. Then we drove about as far east as we could before running out of land, so Lori could check out her old stomping grounds in Greenport. Finally we went back to my place.

Sunday we went to the West Islip Country Fair to watch Melissa sing a set. She was terrific as always. Not to brag or anything, but she loves us. I tell Lori she really loves me and must have an Old Guy fetish, but she has to say she loves her too, so Lori will let me go see her.

You want proof that she loves me? Here's the MySpace message I received from Melissa later that evening.

Sep 21, 2008 8:11 PM

Wow!! You are GREAT!!!! Thanks for coming out today. You're the best. You and Lori are GREATTTTTTTT! Thanks again soooooooooo very, very much for ALL your support Tony.
Your friend in "real life"
Much love
Melissa Ann xoxo

See, I told you she loved me best. :-)

During her set Melissa saw me and waved. Aren't I special? LOL Then her manager Johnny saw us and came over to say hello. Lori got a kiss, but all I got was a hand shake. Guess Johnny is into chicks. Thank goodness!

Here's the proof!

:-P


I can't wait until she makes it big. Johnny said that we were invited to travel with them and ride on the tour bus when she gets one. I'm not holding my breath, but wouldn't that be cool to do that?

I might even get my own groupies.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

MEET MY NEW WEEKDAY GIRL FRIEND HNT!

Due to the constant risk of chafing when Lori isn't here, she hooked me up with a weekday girl friend named Gigi. Lori met Gigi at a sex toy party Lori hosted a few weeks ago. Gigi isn't all that pretty, quite ugly actually, but looks aren't eveything.

Meet Gigi.


Speaking of Gigi.



"HEY GIGI! YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE!"


HAPPY HNT!

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

WHO AM I??

I am under 45 years old,
I love the outdoors,
I hunt,
I am a Republican reformer,
I have taken on the Republican Party establishment,
I have many children,
I have a spot on the national ticket as vice president with less than two years in the governor's office.


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THEODORE ROOSEVELT - I am Theodore Roosevelt in 1900

Monday, September 15, 2008

Getting to know me, getting know what I'm all about......

I received this meme in an email from my Lurker. I needed something to blog about so decided to do it here instead of via email.

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Welcome to the 2008 edition of getting to know your friends. Change all the answers so they apply to you, and then send this to your friends including the person who sent it to you. The theory is that you will learn a lot of little things about your friends that you might not have known! Just press the 'forward' button then you can erase my> answers and add yours.

1. What time did you get up this morning? Originally at 8:00 am when Lori got up to go to work, but I fell back to sleep and didn't wake up until 12:42 pm.
2. Diamonds or pearls? Neither, I don't wear jewelry.
3. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? I haven't a clue it's been so long. I do know it was a horror flick that I went to with Lori and her kids.
4. What is your favorite TV show? It's a tie between Ghost Whisperer and Swingtown.
5. Your favorite non alcoholic drink? Milk
6. What is your middle name? Joseph
7. What food do you dislike? Can't think of any off hand.
8. What is your favorite CD at the moment? N/A as I don't listen to CDs.
9. What kind of car do you drive? 1998 Monte Carlo
10. Favorite sandwich? An Italian Stallion hero with the works & extra onion from the Parkville Deli.
11. What personality characteristic(s) do you dislike? Liars and cheaters!
12. Favorite item of clothing? Preferably none. I'd live in a nudist colony if I could.
13. If you could go anywhere in the world on vacation, where would you go? Australia and New Zealand.
14. Are you an organized person? LMAO!!!! I'm the complete opposite of organized.
15 Where would you retire to? I am retired and choose to stay right where I am on Long Island.
16. What was your most memorable birthday? My 50th.
17. What are you going to do when you finish this? Go make a gin & tonic, because it will be Happy hour at my place and then get dressed. (See answer #12)
18. Furthest place you are sending this? No idea. Not very many people read my blog anymore since going private. :-(
19. Person you expect to send it back first? No one.
20. When is your birthday? November 4th. There is still time to go shopping for my gifts, hint, hint!
21. Morning person or a night person? Night for sure. (See answer #1)
22. What is your shoe size? 10 wide
23. Pets? None for me, but my son has a bunch of fish and a lizard.
24. Any new and exciting news you'd like to share? Not really. (See answer #15)
25. What did you want to be when you were little? Cowboy
26. How are you today? Pretty good.
27. What is your favorite flower? I don't have any favorite. I think that's more of a chick thing.
28. What are you listening to right now? The never ending ringing in my ears. I have had tinnitus since I was wounded in 1968.
29. What is a day on the calendar you are looking forward to? Any Friday, because that's when my baby gets here.
30. What was the last thing you ate? A can of Campbell's Select Harvest Light Maryland-Style Crab soup.
31. Do you wish on stars? Yes
32. If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Purple
33. How is the weather right now? Mostly sunny & 83F (Feels like 81F); Winds WNW at 16mph; Humidity 37%; Dew Point 55F; Barometric Pressure 29.77 in: Visibility 10 miles
35. Favorite soft drink? Diet root beer
36. Favorite restaurant? Popei's on Wednesday or Saturday night when our favorite bartender Liz is working.
37. Hair color? White and fluffy and real.
38. What was your favorite toy as a child? Army men
39. Summer or Winter? Summer without question.
40. Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate
41. Coffee or tea? I like them both, but usually coffee.
42. Do you want your friends to email you back? They can comment if they want.
43. When was the last time you cried? Not exactly sure, but sometime last week, several times. I would have been watching TV and something that was happy or sad come on. I'm a sucker for those emotions either way.
44. What is under your bed? LORI! I FOUND YOUR SLIPPERS!
45. What did you do last night? Went over to our BFF's house for dinner.
46. What are you afraid of? Nothing really.
47. Salty or sweet? Salty. I don't like anything sweet anymore.
48. How many keys on your key ring? Four
49. How many years at your current job? I'm retired now, but my last job, about 5 years.
50. Favorite day of the week? Friday (See answer #29)
51. Do you make friends easily? Yep
52. How many people will you send this too? As many as reads my blog, which seems to average about 12 a day now.
53. How many will respond? Probably just my few regular readers who know who they are. THANKS FOR STICKING AROUND GIRLS!
55. Do you like finding out all this stuff about your friends? Yes, I love knowing, really knowing, my peeps.

Saturday, September 13, 2008

What do you think she's doing?



I think she is riding one of those horsey rides outside her local supermarket. What else could it be?

Thursday, September 11, 2008

NEVER FORGET!

I couldn't in good conscious post the HNT I had planned this week.

http://www.sanctuarycities.info/gallery2/v/91101/Baker_9-11_1.jpg.html

September 11, 2001

Why can't we just all get along and live and let live? Why?

Monday, September 08, 2008

So far so good!

No chafing to report!

The weekend was long and mostly boring all alone. Except for a visit from Hanna Saturday night. She huffed and she puffed, but couldn't blow my house down, nor even a tree limb. She did drop a lot of water, which filled my pool, but I'll take that over having my house blown down any day.

Sunday morning Brian got home from Atlantic City at 10:30 AM! WTF? It's at least a three hour ride on a good day and it was a shock to see him so early. It seems him and his two friends he was staying with choose to stay the extra night and drive home in the morning. One guy is a BMX racer and had to be here for a race at 1:00. Of course they stayed up all night and slept all day everyday, so instead of going back to the room, they just drove home.

This weekend I was occupied for a couple of evenings chatting on line with a new friend of mine. She's going through a rough time right now after loosing her husband suddenly a few weeks ago and reached out to me support and advice. She has been reading my blog forever, but never posts on her blog and usually doesn't comment on mine, so I really didn't know her. She only knows me through my blog, but that was enough for her, so she took a chance and contacted me. I'm glad she did and very flattered that she trusts me, a relative perfect stranger. But we aren't strangers any longer. :-)

Friday, September 05, 2008

The Nudist Rules Are In Effect This Weekend!!!!!!

Brian went to Atlantic City for the weekend and won't be back until late Sunday. YAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!! That means we could run around naked, have sex in every room, mutually masturbate at will and watch all the porn we wanted with the volume above a whisper.

How cool is that? :-)

Normally I'd be VERY happy about that, but not this weekend so much. I will still run around naked, masturbate at will and watch porn with the volume above a whisper. But I will have to do it alone, because Lori is in Connetcuit visiting her family this weekend.

Wish me luck that I don't have a chafing issue this weekend.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Labor Day Extended Weekend Update

Thursday:
Lori had two teeth pulled by the oral surgeon. The appointment was at 2:00, but she didn't get in until 4:30. Waiting was freaking her out. Finally the doctor came and broke the news that a second tooth was bad and also had to be removed.

She was not a happy camper.












Here's the bad boy that was giving her a problem. Sorry, no picture of the second bad boy.

What, you can't see it that well?






Okay, then here's a close up.


Your welcome. :-)







The Novocaine wasn't taking effect very well, so she had to get seven needles altogether. OUCH! One tooth came right out, but the other had to be chiseled into pieces and removed bit by ever loving bit. That took even more time, so she didn't finally leave until 7:00!!!!

Then she came hobbling back to my place with a mouth full of bloody gauze. My poor, poor baby. :-(


What, you can't see the blood that well?







Then here's a close up for you.


Your welcome. :-)


I took care of my baby until she left on Tuesday. I'm good like that.

Friday:
More taking care of Lori, but that proved to be a challenge, because I was a little under the weather myself.

Saturday:
I was feeling better so we started the day off snuggling on the laptops. Hey, she had a sore mouth, not a sore coochy. It's not like I asked her to give me a BJ, was it?

You can bet that will be on the agenda the next time she is here, RIGHT LORI?

Today was Lori's daughter's birthday, so we met her and a bunch of her friends to celebrate at the Dublin Deck.

I would love to show you pictures from that night, but I promised that what happened at the Dublin Deck, stays at the Dublin Deck. :-D

Sunday:
Lori and I went to the Casino Restaurant & Bar at Davis Park on Fire Island. It's not a real casino, so I have no clue why they call it that.







Before you know it we were there. I was occupied, so the trip went quickly.

What?







One ferry arrives and one leaves.








Lori had never been there so I showed her what life is like in just one of the many small communities on Fire Island. First we walked the docks checking out the boats and boaters BBQ-ing and partying.




Then we walked down to the beach.










We were just checking out the scenery, looking for babes.









Found one! :-)



What?









Then we saw a couple of kids fighting. There were four adults not ten feet away watching until one kid started to get his ass kicked. Then one of the men got up and pulled the kid off of him. That was end end of the fight. Sorry, no pics of that.

It was almost 6:00, so we went up to the restaurant for dinner. Lori's been living on pudding, jello, ice cream and soup, so this was her first solid food for days. I had scallops and Lori had fish. It took her forever to eat because with one newly missing tooth on each side of her mouth, it made chewing with minimal pain very difficult.












After dinner we walked back down to the beach to check out the babes beach again. What beach? The tide had come in and was right up to the sand dunes. Three drunk adults were sitting on the life guard stand chilling and drinking their beers. Then they got down and waded out to their chairs and submerged blankets and clothes. LMAO! What dicks!




It was getting close to the time to catch the ferry back to the mainland by now, so we walked down to the docks to check out the boats one last time before we left. We walked around there for awhile then took a stroll on the boardwalk that meanders amongst the homes. Then it was one last pee before standing on the LONG, LONG, LONG line for the ferry.


BYE, BYE FIRE ISLAND!










I stopped at Carvel for Lori on the way home, because the cold makes her mouth feel better. We get the fat free. It's only 160 calories for four ounces and NO fat.

Monday:
Nothing special for today. Lori stayed in and rested while I went out to get some fresh fish for dinner; fresh local flounder. That's one of the best reasons for living near the water, fresh seafood year around.

Lori still had to eat soft food, so I made creamed spinach with the flounder Mojo de Ajo (hot garlic and onion dressing) for dinner, but she had to clean up. HEY! Cleaning up after dinner is her job. Mine is cooking and her's is cleaning. Besides, she had a sore mouth, not sore hands or feet. It's not like I asked her to give me a BJ, was it?

You can bet that will be on the agenda the next time she is here, RIGHT LORI? Just double checking. ;-)

HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY HNT
FROM FIRE ISLAND
LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK
Y'ALL!