Category Archives: Personal

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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Loose Goose

As I’ve mentioned it is a quirk of the avian species that when I’m trying to photograph them on the river (where they are faster than I) any closer than 100 yards and they are off.   Often, on land, (where … Continue reading

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Do you know? Or do you take Amazons word on it?

Do You Know What’s Going in Your Amazon Shopping Cart? For Faster Shipping, Items Are Commingled at Warehouses, Opening the Door to Knockoffs The phenomenon doesn’t just reflect a problem with unsavory sellers. It is also a result of the … Continue reading

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WWII Valour in the Pacific National Monument, Personal.

Well worth watching…   Pearl Harbor: This is what takes place after the tourists have gone for the day.     Did you know that the Arizona Memorial is located within the boundaries of the WWII Valour in the Pacific … Continue reading

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