Monday, May 01, 2006

Rosie's Defender!

Notice the addition of Warren's avatar on the right sidebar. I have a bodyguard!

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63 Comments:

At 4/30/2006 5:35 PM, Blogger nanc said...

at least he left you on top!

 
At 4/30/2006 5:56 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Nanc,
He did in the graphics, but not in the list of contributors. Not that it matters to me. Besides, "W" comes before "A," right? Hehehe.

I love the implied message: wake up, or else--Rosie's fist, Axeman's blade.

Nanc, do you know how lucky you and I are to have met Warren? Count blessings!

 
At 4/30/2006 6:13 PM, Blogger nanc said...

i cannot count THAT high!

 
At 4/30/2006 6:14 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks like a GREAT team!

-FJ

 
At 4/30/2006 7:24 PM, Blogger Warren said...

Honestly, I can't change the order of the "Contributors". I tried but the html source, for the box and names, comes from inside blogger and the language of the link doesn't provide for manipulation. I can only remove the box entirely and then there wouldn't be a link back to our profiles.

I guess I could change the template, remove the box and then write the html for our names and links back to the profiles??

 
At 4/30/2006 7:31 PM, Blogger F.B. Jones said...

nice guys,
I see the alliance is growing more powerful.

The combo blogs are sweet.
I just hope you guys can play nice.

Just remember the book "Why Mommy is a Democrat" Share, Share, Share!!

 
At 4/30/2006 7:46 PM, Blogger kevin said...

A dynamic duo if I ever saw one!

 
At 4/30/2006 7:53 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Warren,
Truly, it doesn't matter to me. Top billing has never been a priority in my life. I was joking with Nanc too--I saw her joke at Long Range.

So, leave it as it is. Law of unintended consequences and all that.

 
At 4/30/2006 8:17 PM, Blogger Warren said...

OK :^)

 
At 4/30/2006 8:21 PM, Blogger WomanHonorThyself said...

I wouldnt wanna mess wif him girl..he looks tough!..grinz...good lux to the new dynamic duo!!!

 
At 4/30/2006 8:58 PM, Blogger Mr. Beamish the Instablepundit said...

Nanc is a blogger now?

Wooot!

 
At 4/30/2006 8:59 PM, Anonymous the merry widow said...

So are you going to form your own blog group? Will be too cool. I look forward to seeing where this goes!

Best wishes and blessings on all!

tmw

 
At 4/30/2006 9:06 PM, Blogger nanc said...

yes, beamish. i am now warren's protege...or so he thinks...shhhhh

 
At 4/30/2006 9:07 PM, Blogger beakerkin said...

Feel free to borrow the poster abortion gag at your blog. If a persistent guest is being a pain just call drummaster and abort the troll away.

 
At 4/30/2006 9:55 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

FBJ,
The combo blogs are sweet.
I just hope you guys can play nice.


That depends on one's definition of "nice," I suppose. Hehehe.

 
At 4/30/2006 9:57 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Beak,
Feel free to borrow the poster abortion gag at your blog.

Warren and I have already done the equivalent. Well, more Warren than I.

I just love that terminology: poster abortion.

 
At 4/30/2006 9:58 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Merry Widow,
Our own blog group? Well, we sort of already had that, I think. We're just fine-tuning.

Now what we need is a PARTY!

 
At 4/30/2006 9:59 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

WHT,
Warren is a gentleman, but he takes no guff.

 
At 4/30/2006 10:00 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Interview of Nanc over at Long Range. Don't miss it!

 
At 5/01/2006 12:04 AM, Blogger MonicaR said...

Wow! His eyes glow and his blade sparkles.....

 
At 5/01/2006 12:35 AM, Blogger Mr. Beamish the Instablepundit said...

I need a party. Since I have too many active brain cells to be a Democrat and the Republicans are going to probably run John McCain or some other 'nard against Hillary in 2008, I need a party for my own bid for the Presidency.

 
At 5/01/2006 5:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Today, May 1st, 2006, as many illegal aliens boycott American work places and goods, and conservatives celebrate a counter-demonstration they call "national conservative shopping day"... I raise my voice in praise of a certain Native American, Saint Tammany, who has owned this day since the mid-eighteenth century.

"Ode for Saint Tammany's Day, May 1st, 1785."(Written by Tenxogrondi, a Delaware Chief.)

"Donna makoo makoonos!
Kuikoo donna znakoo;
Wawa nekoonos;
Guahee honigee.

"(Full Chorus.)
"Ever sacred be this day,
Genial morn of rosy May.

"(Recitative.)
"To Schuylkill's fair banks let us cheerful repair,
For pure is the aether, and fragrant the air;
Soft Zephyrs shall fan us, and eke thro' the grove,
The genius of Tammany shield us with love,
No foes shall intrude with inquisitive eye,
Our orgies, our dances, our mystries to spy.

‘‘(Air.)
"Adieu to your wives,
Come gird on your knives,
Your tomahawks, arrows and bows!
Your bodies besmear,
With oil of the bear,
And look undismay'd on your foes.

‘‘ (Recitative.) -
"Kindle up the council fires,
Lo! our Saint the flame inspires,
Whilst we pass the flowing bowl,
Let the smoky volumes roll,
From the calumet and pipe,
Of sweet Peace the welcome type,
Let our Sachems, healths go round,
Beat with nimble foot the ground;
Till the woods and hills reply,
Vocal mirth and symphony.

"(Chorus.)
"Ever sacred be this day,
Genial morn of rosy May

"(Recitative.)
"Now the hatchet we'll bury, since war is no more,
And peace with rich plenty revisits our shore;
To hunt the fleet stag o'er the mountains we'll run;
In sports we alone will employ the fell gun;
Our fields shall be cloath'd with gay heavens again,
And friendship will brighten the blood rusted chain
But should war call us forth then adieu to our glee,
Each shoulders his rifle and takes to his tree.

"(Air.)
"Hail, Columbia Tutelar!
Tho' thy ashes distant are—
Hid beneath the mountain side,
Or below the rapid tide:
Still thy warlike shade attends,
Smiling on thy filial friends;
Leads their dances, aids their pleasure,
Joys dispensing, without measure.

‘‘(Recitative.)
‘Now each Sachem join hands round the Liberty Pole
And briskly again pass the heart cheering bowl;
To Washington's mem'ry, the chief of our train,
The full flowing goblet, repeated we'll drain;
Then next to each chieftain, who fought, and who bled,
Let's sing a Requiem, and toast him, tho' dead.

"(Air.)
"For Tammany's holy,
Let's fire a volley,
That hills, woods, and rocks may reply,
We'll found him in powder,
Still louder and louder,
Till echo shall rend the blue sky.


"(Chorus.)
"Ever sacred be this day,
Genial morn of rosy May.

"(Recitative.)
In volumes of smoke, and in spires of flame,
Our Tutelar flew to the spheres,
He left us his blessing, his weapons, his fame,
And hearth unacquainted with fears.
The shades of our ancestors cluster around,
To welcome our chief from the wars;
With laurels celestial his temples they bound,
Then thron'd him on high ‘midst the stars.

"(Air.)
"Sound the horns, ye tuneful choirs,
'Tis our Saint the notes inspires;
Brace the drums and make them roll,
Martial music charms the soul;
Soon, responsive to the chorus,
Tammany shall stand before us;
On the mossy velvet green,
Smiling on us, tho' unseen.

"(Chorus.)
"Charge the bowl again with liquor,
Pass it briskly, pass it quicker;
Sachems, warriors, now advance,
Form the ring, begin the dance,
Music summons us to pleasure,
Mark the tune, and time the measure,
Full of mirth, and full of glee,
Thus conclude our jubilee.

"(Grand chorus.)
"Ever sacred be this day,
Genial morn of rosy May.

Exeunt Omnes-Indian file.

"To Captains - Great Sachem and warriors:
KAIAFCUTA,
KILL BUCK,
CORN STALK,
TURKEY TAIL, and
MYMNA
---

BUCK'S TAILS For St. Tammany's Day may be provided at the Tuft and Tackle Warehouse in Market Street."

Ye lovers of frolic, who blithsome and gay,
Resolve to be merry on Tammany's Day;
I Neddy the Sachem, by some surnamed P—e,
For a moment would like your attention to call.
In barbarous days, ere America rose
The pride of her Friends, and the scourge of her foes,
Old Tammany bounding o'er valley and hill,
Every deer that he met would constantly kill:
So each of his sons in remembrance of that,
On his birthday displays a Buck's Tail in his hat.
Now those who this tuft emblematic must buy,
To me let them come, and their wants I ll supply.
Since S—dd----S's deer skins I plundered of late,
I their tails can retail at a moderate rate:
‘Tis the joy of my heart all my neighbors to fleece;
Come buy my fine Buck Tails at six-pence apiece.


"NEDDY THE SACHEM."

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 6:25 AM, Blogger American Crusader said...

A tough duo, but AOW has proven herself to be quite capable of defending herself.

 
At 5/01/2006 7:31 AM, Blogger MissingLink said...

All these changes around while all good people should be in bed.
Congrats you 2.

 
At 5/01/2006 7:41 AM, Anonymous the merry widow said...

Rosie may(yeah)be able to guard her forward and flanks, it helps to have a friend to watch your back! Back to back we are better prepared to face the hordes of the insane. A battle axe is very formidable to face! No sneaking up from behind, the cowards love it, you just slammed the door in thier faces!
Good morning AoW, G*D bless all this glorious day!

tmw

 
At 5/01/2006 9:26 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Amen!

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 9:28 AM, Blogger nanc said...

and hoseannas!

morning all!

 
At 5/01/2006 9:46 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Good morning! I'll be around the blogosphere most of the day, but will have to take occasional breaks--one for a relaxation massage and one for a trip to the library. Plus, I have to grade some papers. I got nothing done over the weekend, except for activities related to the Symposium.

Thanks to FJ for that reminder about May 1. Among other things, it fits in well with Axeman, except for this part:

"Now the hatchet we'll bury, since war is no more..."

Mr. Beamish,
Check out this part of Farmer's posting:

"Charge the bowl again with liquor,
Pass it briskly, pass it quicker;
Sachems, warriors, now advance,
Form the ring, begin the dance,
Music summons us to pleasure,
Mark the tune, and time the measure,
Full of mirth, and full of glee..."


Isn't that a call to a party? You definitely need one to launch your campaign. And we also need a party just to celebrate our various blogs.

Merry Widow,
Everyone needs a friend to prevent attacks from behind.

 
At 5/01/2006 10:02 AM, Anonymous the merry widow said...

Now Beamish and Beakerkin need to brainstorm on a name for our Party! Maybe we can name it after Nanc; The Contraries, fits the times! With intelligence, good sense and good cheer we go to war! Then we dance on our enemies graves. Still need choices for the Depts. of War, Treasury, Health, AoW has Education, what about Warren? Hey, I could be chief of staff, I'll just keep a stack of various sized iron skillets to use on transgressors in the admin.!

Just some pleasant thoughts to while away a lovely morning, while I sweep!

tmw

 
At 5/01/2006 10:20 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

It's nice to have Warren's pic!

A little reminder for all those trolls that there is a little enforcement behind the disclaimer!

 
At 5/01/2006 10:24 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Something to inspire a muse.

From TEKONWATONTI: Poems of War
Molly Brant (1735-1795)



If I could scratch figures
I would show you fathers of the 13 Fires
how my many grandfathers struggled
to construct the Longhouse
with two doors and a central fire
which you entered
and took out a lit kindling;
how you took up the wisdom
of our great and wise Peacemaker
as you accepted our corn
caught trout from our rivers,
scalp-hair from our heads.
If you would listen with clean ears,
and I could scratch these sureties
into birch bark or rock
you would remember always
from where your freedoms and liberties
first captured your attention.

May your fire burn,
and allow our fire
to blaze as well...
sign of spirit,
symbol of survival,
our corn fields,
our white pine of peace,
eagle diligently watching
all the skies.

---

A people who do not remember...
rain which falls upon rock.


--Maurice Kenny

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 10:28 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'll sing Chapter 9, if you'll sing verse!

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 10:29 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

FJ,
..."remember always
from where your freedoms and liberties
first captured your attention."


How many are even paying attention?

 
At 5/01/2006 10:35 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good point!

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 10:58 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

This dance invitation may arrive a little too late (18 April 1755 [and semi-related to an event that would transpire 20 years later])... so if you cannot attend, I'll understand.

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 10:59 AM, Blogger nanc said...

i'm paying attention.

aow - i may need some help with a certain troll i had to dust a moment ago. i'm not putting up with him for a moment. keep an eye on your mailbox please.

 
At 5/01/2006 11:04 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Nanc,
Saw that little deletion. I'll keep an eye on my mailbox.

 
At 5/01/2006 11:05 AM, Blogger Mr. Ducky said...

Warren should do something about that pixelated piece of junk he uses as an avatar.

 
At 5/01/2006 11:10 AM, Blogger nanc said...

there is nothing wrong with warren's avatar plucky - you're jealous because he has it instead of you having it!

 
At 5/01/2006 11:12 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

FJ,
I am a dancing fool.

 
At 5/01/2006 11:16 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Duck,
I won't bother explaining to you about the little bit of pixelation. I am privileged to call Warren my friend.

Besides, Axeman is an originally designed avatar. Krazy Kat isn't. And just think about the contrasting messages.

 
At 5/01/2006 11:33 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

FJ,
I'm a mezzo soprano, toward the low end. What is your range?

 
At 5/01/2006 11:53 AM, Blogger beakerkin said...

TMW

Mr Beamish will call our Party the Americana Party. Wh have the B team at work Mr Beamish ,Beakerkin, Big Bibba and Bargholz.

 
At 5/01/2006 12:04 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

always,

Exremely limited (relegated to the back row of pews in church). You should hear my boy, though. Lyrical Baritone. He's going to be doing "Footloose" locally this summer. Minor part, but he is one heck of a showman!

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 12:06 PM, Anonymous the merry widow said...

Gotta' love it! How do you set up a party nation wide anyway, forgot my civics lesson. I'm doing some much needed spring cleaning and the dust is clogging my sinusis. Can I and my skillets be of use?

tmw

 
At 5/01/2006 12:07 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

FJ,
Congratulations to you and your son. Footloose is fun! How long will the musical run?

 
At 5/01/2006 12:08 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Beak,
Cyber party?

 
At 5/01/2006 12:15 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

All summer. He's coming up this weekend for his first rehearsal, but still has finals, so will return to SU for them on Monday.

-FJ

 
At 5/01/2006 12:48 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Merry Widow,
Can I and my skillets be of use?

As both cooking apparatus and weapons.

 
At 5/01/2006 12:52 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Merry Widow,
One of your great comments made it to my inbox, but not to this comment section. Arrggghhhh!

 
At 5/01/2006 12:54 PM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Merry Widow,
Here's the comment to which I was referring:

Now Beamish and Beakerkin need to brainstorm on a name for our Party! Maybe we can name it after Nanc; The Contraries, fits the times! With intelligence, good sense and good cheer we go to war! Then we dance on our enemies graves. Still need choices for the Depts. of War, Treasury, Health, AoW has Education, what about Warren? Hey, I could be chief of staff, I'll just keep a stack of various sized iron skillets to use on transgressors in the admin.!

Just some pleasant thoughts to while away a lovely morning, while I sweep!

 
At 5/01/2006 1:13 PM, Blogger Mr. Beamish the Instablepundit said...

I've always been kind of partial to the name "The Elbow In Your Leftist Face" Party, but I'm not sure it the acronym isn't offensive to Martians.

 
At 5/01/2006 1:41 PM, Blogger F.B. Jones said...

Leftists, martians, veggies:
Beamish,
They are all the same in some way or another. I just hope when we get you elected that you make every tuesday wacky pants day.
I have some chef's pants I am dying to wear all over town.

....wait I already do that.

 
At 5/01/2006 5:23 PM, Blogger nanc said...

aow - please check your messages.

 
At 5/01/2006 6:46 PM, Anonymous the merry widow said...

If chosen as CoS, I promise any traitors in various agencies or depts. will understand that treason will not be tolerated and anyone caught even looking at a reporter, without permission, will face me before Mr. Beamish has to open his mouth! No need to bother the Prez with sniveling, whining traitors! He has better things to do, like introducing off-road golf to a grateful nation. Excuse me , I need to go clean my pans.

tmw

 
At 5/01/2006 10:23 PM, Blogger Warren said...

Gee, Ducky's criticism cut me to the quick.

I think I shall cry now, boo hoo hoo.

(do I sound like the bug eater yet?)

I whish I had thought to steal a copyrighted image and the bandwidth to post it, like he did.

Ducky is such a paragon of virtue.

 
At 5/02/2006 1:25 AM, Blogger nanc said...

well, i certainly hope you recover in time for ME to interview YOU!

whoever is a friend of madzionist simply MUST go see his announcement - i'm going to be an...a...uh...nevermind, just go! no really, GO!

and our beak has the very worst troll problem. i may sleep in tomorrow until 7:00 a.m., so if anybody would like to be my elisha, snag it up!

 
At 5/02/2006 1:52 AM, Blogger Mr. Beamish the Instablepundit said...

I think Warren's avatar looks like a video game character, and I thought that was the intent. Mr. Ducky's stolen Krazy Kat avatar is significantly less gay than his previous stolen Jack Kerouac mugshot avatar.

 
At 5/02/2006 8:36 AM, Blogger Conan said...

Crom! Any one with an ax in his hand is OK by me!!!

 
At 5/02/2006 9:29 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Conan,
I saw your reply to "Nuestro Himno." Quite a parody you've got there! LOL.

 
At 5/02/2006 9:39 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Mr. Beamish,
Mr. Ducky's stolen Krazy Kat avatar is significantly less gay than his previous stolen Jack Kerouac mugshot avatar.

No doubt about it. Krazy Kat sends a different message than Kerouac.

 
At 5/02/2006 9:39 AM, Blogger Always On Watch said...

Warren,
Ducky is such a paragon of virtue.

And he doesn't hesitate to tell us so--typical leftist.

 
At 5/02/2006 9:05 PM, Blogger Mr. Beamish the Instablepundit said...

Krazy Kat's writers had more talent than Kerouac's as well.

 

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