Tag Archives: Current Events.

Still Here.

Yeah, I haven’t fallen off the edge of the world. It’s just been a long and weird winter/spring shift. We’ve had record high daytime temperatures and record low night temps withn 24 hours of each other. I’ve been having to … Continue reading

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Like Daughter, Like Mother.

Or, please God, get 2016 over with NOW! Yep, the grim news keeps on rolling in. One day after Carrie Fisher died, her mother Debbie Reynolds has died. From “Singin’ In The Rain” to playing Grace’s mother on “Will and … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died.

A long, long time ago, a song spoke of “the day the music died”. While that tune focused purely on American acts, I would state that for a large share of the world (the US included), Christmas Day 2016 was … Continue reading

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A Day Of Infirmity.

Sorry folks, I had a nice post for today, just needing a few details added before posting today. Unfortunately, I woke up feeling like … Amish buggy exhaust, and just keep feeling worse. I’ll try to get that post out … Continue reading

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The Last Clown.

In Aleppo The Last Clown dies. A child cries. A city dies. We hear leaders’ sighs And their failed tries. When will they realise That a city isn’t a prize? Are we all so unwise That we watch a city’s … Continue reading

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Welcome To Trump’s America.

I have tried to keep my blog apolitical. I have not attacked anyone for their beliefs, and have been equally kind (I hope) to right and left alike when I have brought up politics (as in my post about having … Continue reading

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The End of This Blog is Near.

No, people, this isn’t going to be a funny post. It will not have my usual bits of humour in it. This is serious stuff. While it hasn’t been confirmed yet, it looks like Trump will be our next president. … Continue reading

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Yes! YES!! AAAAAHHHHH!!!!!!

Or, as John Belushi in the “Blues Brothers” would say, “Yes! Yes! Jesus H. Tap-Dancin’ Christ! I have seen the light!” What a bloody hard week it’s been. Filtering out sports updates out of my newsfeeds, changing channels to avoid … Continue reading

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I’m Gonna Burst! or, Fill In The Blank.

Those of you who have followed me for a while (all what, 2 or 3 of ya? You’re nuts, and I luvs ya all!) know I’m not big into sports, except for various forms of auto racing. You also know … Continue reading

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15 Years Later – What To Say?

All of us Americans know what today is, and what it marked 15 years ago. Nothing I can say will add or detract from that event, or to peoples’ suffering all these years later. But perhaps my own weird, warped … Continue reading

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