Posts tagged as "Outrageous"
When I posted here about entering the Chipotle costume contest, I didn’t expect to hear anything from them. I couldn’t believe it when I got an email today saying we were “runner runner-ups!” There was 1 grand prize ($2500), 5 runners up ($1000), and 20 of us who get a burrito party for 20! I [...]
If you don’t live in the city, you may not be familiar with street sweeping. Once a month, our side of the street is “swept”, so we move our car to the other side. On the previous day, the other side is swept, so they move theirs to our side. This has gone pretty well, [...]
Pesticides are bad. Are we surprised? Carrie posted a link to this article on her blog. The Pediatrics journal has done a study that linked exposure to pesticides to to kids having ADHD. I think people think I’m crazy if I say I suspect plastics and chemicals are what’s causing a lot of our disease [...]
A couple of weeks ago, I received this in the mail: If you can’t see that, it says “Lauren, WOULD LOVE TO TALK WITH YOU ABOUT A PART-TIME MANAGEMENT POSITION WITH MY COMPANY.” Let’s go through the warnings exhibited here. 1. It was written in all caps. (who does that?) 2. It was an unsolicited [...]
for butchering our tree.
Today is the day that the Consumer Product Safety Act goes into effect. I meant to update a while ago, but I got a response from Congresswoman Blackburn after writing (I’m sure she wrote it up herself just for me!). Highlights: “Though Congress enacted this legislation to prohibit unsafe consumer products from entering the stream [...]
If you haven’t heard of the Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act, this could possibly induce weeping. It goes into effect on February 10, and it is sad. We all know about the recent scares with lead in toys from China. One would think that would make consumers more aware of what they’re buying; perhaps they [...]
Nashville is currently holding a special election to decide if all metro government business should be conducted only in English (even though English is currently the official language of Tennessee). The second item to be voted upon is whether these (expensive) special elections could be held with only 1% of registered voters’ signatures (currently it’s [...]