September 25, 2008

Need help for my legal defense fund!! :-))

Accused of passing gas, man charged with battery


SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A West Virginia man who police said passed gas and fanned it toward a patrolman has been charged with battery on a police officer.

Jose A. Cruz, 34, of Clarksburg, was pulled over early Tuesday for driving without headlights, police said. According to the criminal complaint, Cruz smelled of alcohol, had slurred speech and failed three field sobriety tests before he was handcuffed and taken to a police station for a breathalyzer test.

As Patrolman T.E. Parsons prepared the machine, Cruz scooted his chair toward Parsons, lifted his leg and “passed gas loudly,” the complaint said.

Cruz, according to complaint, then fanned the gas toward the officer.

“The gas was very odorous and created contact of an insulting or provoking nature with Patrolman Parsons,” the complaint alleged.

He was also charged with driving under the influence, driving without headlights and two counts of obstruction.

Cruz acknowledged passing gas, but said he didn’t move his chair toward the officer nor aim gas at the patrolman. He said he had an upset stomach at the time, but police denied his request to go to the bathroom when he first arrived at the station.

“I couldn’t hold it no more,” he said.

He also denied being drunk and uncooperative as the police complaint alleged. He added he was upset at being prepared for a breathalyzer test while having an asthma attack. The police statement said he later resisted being secured for a trip to a hospital that he requested for asthma treatment.

Cruz said the officers thought the gas incident was funny when it happened and laughed about it with him.

“This is ridiculous,” he said. “I could be facing time.”

September 24, 2008

Calling the kettle black.

At the Gold Hill Mine, this is the bucket they would use to lift & lower miners as well as lift ore. (One shaft was 850 feet.)

This is 1/2 of a big wheel used for crushing ore.

September 23, 2008

"Debt is the worst poverty"

- Thomas Fuller

September 20, 2008

Mrs. Addison's memorial service video

I've had a quiet Saturday at my office and so have had the privilege to watch Mrs. Marilyn Addison's whole funeral on the Grace Place website. If any customers had walked in they would have found me either laughing or crying. If you knew Mrs. Addison don't miss this. It would be time well spent.

Memorial Service Video

September 19, 2008


My own faith Meltdown Story

If you, like me watched your first movie after high school, I highly recommend this article. I thought I had thoroughly scoured but somehow I missed this.

My own faith Meltdown Story

September 18, 2008

In the Naughty Chair after writing on the wall.

I love this boy's tender heart. He really wants to please Mommy and Daddy and it breaks his heart when we are displeased with him. I guess it's our job to make sure he feels the same way about God.

September 16, 2008

Proving true the old adage of Dr. Bob Sr. that, "The greatest ability is scrubability."

Tammy, Come Quick!!

Lovely three-year-old Cameron just found some roller brush paints and tracked them all over the upstairs carpet.

"Born Alive" Ad

September 8, 2008

This is a very funny sermon promo, obviously this church has a very good video editor...

On the Lakeland revival

What if your life went Public tomorrow?

It got me thinking, what if my life "went public" tomorrow? What if others evaluated my every decision? If they scrutized how I raised our family and spend my money, how would I hold up? Would they have a lot of "dirt" to proclaim to the press or would they see a life of integrity?

From Jay Zeigler

September 7, 2008

Sarah Palin Rumors

This link is to an amusing list of Sarah Palin rumors that are swirling around... (The list is up to 69 at this time.)

September 5, 2008

September 4, 2008