Category Archives: Personal

Public Transport straight to …

The Unbearable Heaviness of Light Rail & Public Transport Over at American Digest , Vanderleun opened up (in-between packing for his move) on the 21st Century anachronistic hold-over from the twentieth century nineteenth century/mid-twentieth century marvel,  Public Transportation.  Back before … Continue reading

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Sin City: The sequel…A personal view.

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For opened in eighth place with just $6.32 million. That’s down a stunning 78 percent from the original Sin City‘s debut. Excluding his first movie, El Mariachi, this is the third-lowest debut of director … Continue reading

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Doug: 7th ENG’s Vietnam 69-70

  7th Engineer Batallion USMC OP-6 West of DaNang

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Do little boys still have heroes?

Actor James Garner, whose whimsical style in the 1950s TV Western “Maverick” led to a stellar career in TV and films such as “The Rockford Files” and his Oscar-nominated “Murphy’s Romance,” has died, … He was 86.   The first … Continue reading

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Fortieth What?

Does a Wedding Anniversary stop being a anniversary when one partner is gone? A few days before the wedding my mother, sister and their friends gave Donie a Bridal Shower.  The only picture I have of that.That’s probably exactly forty … Continue reading

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Mea Culpa

If jihadists control Iraq I blame Bush, sorry but this time I really do. Yes the Democrats and in particular their leader (where-ever he came from) did walk away from a victory, a prize in our eyes but not to … Continue reading

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Bare Ass Firefighting

At the blog  Knuckledraggin My Life Away  Ken had a post on how he lost his last few cars.   I can’t top his efforts for carnage, but I think I can top him for humiliation. How I lost my last … Continue reading

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