Saturday, June 27, 2009
Thursday, June 18, 2009
For those new to this blog who have recently stumbled upon my snark (hope you didn't fall in - it can be a bitch to clean off), welcome! Always glad to hear your snark, too, so if you try not to bring on the wank at your own blog, feel free to commiserate here.
To those of you who offer awesome advice and then wonder why I never respond, know that I read and appreciate every comment but deal with a pain in the ass hurdle to leave a comment b/c of my attempts at anonymity and the prevalence of trolls. I do try to jump in, but I'm usually too pissy to make the effort. So consider this a blanket statement: you have been heard, and I appreciate what you said. Even if I disagree. ;)
In the world of double-edged good news, promotions finally happened, and husband got his. Lots and lots of good people got screwed over while a few pieces of shit managed to eke out a promotion in spite of bad fitreps and worse reputations for being fat slobs who spend their work hours doodling on their dissertations rather than doing their jobs.
Here's hoping the next possible duty stations are good ones and do NOT require a year-long IA beforehand. Because I will raise such hell if he gets an IA and is then sent to a deploying ship and we have a threepeat of 2006-2009, I will leave foil-wrapped ass dumplings all over that detailer's desk. Just sayin'.
Friday, June 12, 2009
Strap yourself in. This news might stun you.
Apparently, the Navy culture leads to heavy drinking. I'm stunned. Aren't you?
In related news, scientists say they will drop hundreds of millions of dollars on a study that will determine whether ripened bananas are indeed yellow.
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Kimba just found an awesome new blog starting up. It's brand, spanking, shiny new, so there's not much content yet aside from a links page and a forum with a few intros, but I'm hoping it fills a largely ignored gap. If you're a guy (or if you like guys)(or both) and married to the military, check out Military Husbands.
I think this is fabulous. Guys get a lot of lip service as milspouses and don't often have their needs or special circumstances addressed (not that I like that there are special circumstances for them, but our society is still clinging in many ways to patriarchal throw-back bollocks, and I'm sure they take at least some occasional crap from neanderthal types). It's great to see them band together. I hope we get a lot of eye-opening and stimulating content from them soon!