TWW is The Warped Woodturner who is a local artist living in a suburb of Springbrook, WI (pop 87). His mission is to use a wood lathe to make interesting but mostly useless objects from locally-sequestered carbon for tourists to bring back to the city to give to people they had to buy something for but don't like that well. His target market is the senior citizens since their vision is not as good as it used to be so cannot see the defects as well.
Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Sunday, December 28, 2008
Saturday, December 27, 2008
JALA Consulting hard at work as Mrs. TWW suprervises.
The proof is in the product. Notice the bubbles of sweet lefsa gases forming on the griddle.
With lefsa you also need lewdfish so they looked in the trash to see how the lewdfish was fermenting after being put there last week.
Friday, December 26, 2008
"Arthur Brooks “Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism”Talking politics and religion can be a lethal mix so I’ll tread carefully here. When I make conclusions about things (especially when it comes to religion and politics), I try and be particularly careful to point out when i’m injecting opinion versus stating facts on things. Arthur Brooks’s book, “Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth about Compassionate Conservatism” is a book that states the FACTS about who gives and who doesn’t in America. The findings detailed in the book were quite surprising to me, and to Arthur Brooks himself, as he states in the book. This book was the focus of an ABC News 20/20 report entitled “Cheap in America” Who Gives and Who Dosen’t”
A common perception is that liberals and Democrats are more “socially concerned” than conservative Republicans, and one might make the natural leap that because of this, they are more likely to be charitable. According to the research that Arthur Brooks conduced though, it’s exactly the opposite. How could that be? That’s impossible!
Brooks himself thought there might be an error in the numbers so he rechecked them. There was no denying the facts. Conservative Republicans, (who some argue would fire their grandmother to improve profitability) are statistically more charitable (more than 30% more charitable) compared to their “socially concerned” liberal democratic friends. Don’t shoot the messenger if you don’t like this, read the book and see the statistics for yourself. Just the facts here…
So how could this be you are asking yourself? Well the findings point right to the heart of the perceptions that “secular liberal democrats are more socially concerned than religious conservative republicans”. It turns out that the secular liberals (the Democrats) belive that it’s the job of the government to take care of the poor (no surprise here yet) and are more in favor of “income redistribution”, taxing and redistributing resources from those who have money to those who are poor. Socially leaning political views have actually taken the place of their charitable contributions. Brooks’s research shows that regardless of which political party was actually in office or how effective politicians were in their policies toward the poor, that the religious conservative Republicans consistently gave more than their secular liberal Democrat counterparts..............."
Note from blogger: This sure sounds more compassionate than talking about liberal hypocrisy. It also explains why liberals get so upset about people who do not want to spend other people's money to help the poor. Since TWW read the blog entry above, he has decided to stop giving to charity and add his voice to the voices of the whiners who want the government to help the poor so they don't have to. It is a good way to save money.
Thursday, December 25, 2008
Here are the stats on visits to the Warped Woodturner for 2008 as of December 25th. They are taken from Google Analytics. Please be advised when you visit this site they are watching you and when Bush is out of office he will have even more time to watch what you do on the Web.
By state in the US:
|3.|| 106 (note: are these people lost and do not know where they are??) |
By city in Minnesota
By city in Wisconsin
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Sunday, December 21, 2008
In the past the Garbin Gallery has had only two levels of turned objects: fire-pit quality and cabin-level quality. But thanks to a generous donor we have acquired a real work of art. It is truly a gallery-level item. It is a Southwestern style segmented wooden vase. The artist is Murrio Andesoni who currently resides in Seattle, Washington.
Saturday, December 20, 2008
The old oak toilet seat cover will be used to make a trivet for an unsuspecting relative.
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Time is running out to expose your inner psychological messes to the world by telling everyone how much you hate Bush. Want to throw some shoes at Bush?
Try this link
TWW makes no claims this site will not infect your computer just as he makes no claims visiting http://change.gov/ will not harm you either.
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Friday, December 12, 2008
In an earlier post TWW complimented Sears saying how clever they were to get him to fix his own lathe after they sent out the parts rather than sending out a repairman. Today he called Sears to learn why the parts had not showed up. The woman who answered today was speaking English as a 2nd language which made him wonder if she was working the graveyard shift in Peking at an outsourced customer call center. She said Sears had to send out a repairman and could not send the parts. So Sears stockholders have TWW's apologies for saying how smart your company was.
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Winter came early this year, much earlier than previous years in northern Wisconsin, global warming and climate change only effecting the area in the last few years replacing the normal warm and dry Decembers of the previous years before the white Europeans began exploiting the land with machines burning fossil fuels disrupting the carbon cycle and increasing the amount of CO2 in the fragile atmosphere changing it from pure to polluted.
Sunday, December 07, 2008
TWW snapped a picture of these guys working on the electrical box. This nearly resulted in his demise. (not a goood idea to use a flashing light in these cases since people think they are getting electrocuted).
Below are some bedroom and great room ceilings.
Saturday, December 06, 2008
Friday, December 05, 2008
- See this link for history of the S & P: http://www.nyse.tv/s-and-p-500-index-history-chart.htm
- Notice how high the stock market is compared to before there were any 401K accounts to help drive up prices. Then sing along with Conway at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsZL10oxPwY
- Next wonder why you ever do anything as instructed in this blog.
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