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Woke Up Too Early

I woke up too early today because that boy dog that likes Chhaya came by again.
Third time since last Sunday. So Chhaya was barking and whining. I had to call the owners (again) and ask them to come and get him. I would never let Chhaya roam around miles from the house by herself. I would be worried that something bad would happen to her. I have a friend that let his dog out once and didn't see the dog for three days, that poor dog had been trapped in a snare. Luckily he somehow survived.
People let their dogs run without supervision all the time and next thing they know the dog is gone. Irresponsible I think.
So.......what can I write about today? Well, how about this. A sick and evil pedophile recently got released from jail. Manipulated his electronic bracelet device. Then went ahead and abducted a woman and her 10 year old daughter. Raped the little girl in front of the Mom, then murdered the Mom. He got apprehended and is back in jail.
I could write about stuff like this every day. What I don't understand is what he was doing out in society in the first place, why was he released from jail? It seems like pedophiles are repeat offenders, therefore I strongly believe in chemical castration. Should be mandatory punishment for all convicted child molesters and rapist. What is wrong with (some) men? Really!? You don't hear of women (often at least) attacking children and raping them or other guys either for that matter. Sure women commit crimes but what is the problem with men? When I hear about cases like that I get so sad. That poor 10 year old is without a Mom now, she knows that her Mom got murdered. And she lived through a traumatic rape. Nice start on her life. Scarred forever.
I just thought of something else Larry (from the other night) told me. He said that there is never such a thing as a bad day or a problem. I told him that I didn't agree. I am a realist.
Of course there are bad days and problems. Obviously, look at what I just wrote about. Larry said he is an optimist and for him there are no problems or bad days. Hmmmmmmm.........Then he said that I might change my mind on that when I get older. Perhaps. Change is a part of life. I am aware of this. He also told me that he used to shoot coyotes in his younger days, kind of just to shoot them. And that he now regrets doing that. He said, "For what?". He no longer believes in hunting as a thing to do for fun. That I liked to hear. Hunting just for fun? Barbaric in my opinion.

Annoying Kids

Went to Coffee Roasters to get my latte today. There were four small kids there ranging in the ages from 1 1/2 to four I am guessing. Their toys strewn all over the floor by the entry, they were running around, during the less than ten minutes I was there they were screaming, fighting with each other, fussing and crying loudly. The two Moms present not doing much about it. Two girls were sitting at a table, trying to talk while drinking coffee and watched with annoyance when the screams got especially loud, I could see that they were not too happy. A few weeks ago some of the bloggers in Sweden and the newspapers too had a debate whether child free cafe's should be ok or not. The discussion got heated. I am absolutely for child free cafe's and restaurants. If I am out dining at a restaurant or enjoying my latte I am not interested in hearing some kid/s screaming, whining, throwing tantrums. I don't want any toys thrown at my feet or in my food. I don't want to smell any poopy diapers.
No, I do not have kids. And this seems to be an issue divided between the people that have kids and the ones that don't. The people with kids are of course all for dragging their kids to a restaurant, even if they thrown tantrums. While the people with no kids are for a quiet and enjoyable dining experience. Some people with kids even think it should be ok to change a poopy diaper on the dining table. I think that you need to keep kids with diapers away from restaurants. Some people felt that the children were being discriminated against as a group and wondered if there should also be cafe's and restaurants not allowing Muslims or the mentally disabled. I do not see that connection. Adults (regardless of skin color and religion) or children that are a little older, like five plus know how to behave out in public. A lot of toddlers seem to have a problem with that. Whether it is the parents skills as a parent and a disciplinarian can be debated. I have experienced highly annoying toddlers on airplanes and cafe's before and yes it is disturbing and annoying. OK? And the mentally challenged do not bother me at all. I have never encountered a mentally disabled person coming up to me while I am sitting down, drinking my latte and being a nuisance. Unsupervised kids on the other hand do that a lot. Look, nobody is interested in playing with YOUR kids. You did not come to a playground, you are at a public eatery. I am trying to enjoy my meal.
If you want to go to a restaurant or a cafe I suggest that you leave your kids with somebody that can watch over them. If I was a Mom I would not drag my toddler or baby with me to a restaurant. That wouldn't be fun for me. Soon enough your little brats will be old enough to accompany you to restaurants and other places. Until then, leave them out of there. Take them to places more geared towards kids. Maybe there are some eateries that are geared towards the family dining experience. Denny's?
And yes, there are some very well behaved little angels out there but more often than not I see and hear the little kids that scream and cry for no apparent reason at all.
With parents that have no clue to how to handle them. Or maybe no energy.
And changing poopy diapers at the table? That is fucking gross. Yes, I know that I was once a baby with poopy diapers but that doesn't mean that I am interested in re living that phase of my life with being exposed to the smell and sight of some random kids diaper. There is a time and place for everything. And no, I do not dislike children in general. I am no the type that will fawn and ooooooh and aaaaah over every baby or toddler I see. Kids tend to like me when I spend time with them because I like to engage them in fun play. But yes, I dislike them when they shriek in my ear at a cafe or an airplane, or I should rather say......I dislike the parent.