Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Reflective Friday.

First off, my apologies for not having posted more recently. Things have been a bit nuts here, plus I’ve been feeling kinda lousy for various reasons. But I have plenty more posts to come, most of them quite funny and … Continue reading

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You Just Can’t Make This Stuff Up – Again

So, I’m sitting here watching the NBC Nightly News. Seems The Onion, that great satirical source, had named Kim Jong-Un (the big cheese of North Korea) as the “Sexiest Man Alive of 2012” – purely in fun, mind you. Well, … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It Just Drops In Your Lap.

For Thanksgiving, I had this whole, long post full of emotional drivel. Then, my wife sent me a picture from her cell phone. And bang! Right there, I had my Thanksgiving post. (Yeah, a couple days early, I know. Tough … Continue reading

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Attention, Mr. and Mrs. America, And All Our Ships At Sea!

Flash! This just in, from BusinessInsider.Com (with thanks to Tom): “Twinkies have been saved — for now.Hostess and the Bakers Union have agreed to mediation, preventing a shutdown, CNBC reports. Judge Robert Drain of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of White … Continue reading


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Maybe The Mayans Were Right…

(Yeah, yeah, I know. My muse is being prolific tonight!) I have been hoping, despite reports to the contrary, that the (alleged) great Mayan apocalypse of December 21, 2012, might just be right. Well, here’s some proof that I may … Continue reading

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THAT Expression.

You know THAT expression? The expression that’s half “what the heck did you just say?” and half “where’s my gun?”? Yeah, THAT one. Those of you who know me well, have probably seen that look reflected in your monitor. Well, … Continue reading

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Another Sad Friday.

Yes, my friends, I have to bring you another sorrowful Friday. Today, I learned of the death of a truly incredible American. A child of the turbulent 70s, coming into his own during the last few years of the Vietnam … Continue reading

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Veteran’s Day 2012

In writing this post, I tried to think of bringing some special meaning to the day, something beyond the usual clamour of parades, mattress sales, and marking the halfway point between Halloween and Thanksgiving (at least here in the States). … Continue reading

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A Tough Friday.

Today has been a bad day for veterans, as we head into the Veterans’ Day weekend. James L Stone died today. He was a Medal Of Honor recipient, for actions during the Korean War. As a Lieutenant, he led 48 … Continue reading

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A Couple Of Thoughts.

I just wanted everyone to know, I haven’t forgotten about y’all. I’m working up a post for Sunday. Whether you call it Armistice Day, Veterans’ Day, or Remembrance Day, please stop by. As Lt. Colonel, later Lt. General, Harold G. … Continue reading

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