Category Archives: news

Friday, 28 April 2017

08:47 – It was 51.7F (11C) when I took Colin out at 0645 this morning, sunny, not a cloud in the sky, and no wind. Oddly, when I looked out the door 15 minutes later, the south tree line was almost invisible … Continue reading

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Friday, 24 March 2017

09:27 – It was 40.1F (4.5C) when I took Colin out around 0715 this morning, with a stiff breeze. Barbara got home about 1330 yesterday and we got all the Costco stuff unloaded and put away. This site and Barbara’s … Continue reading

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Friday, 17 February 2017

09:32 – It was 35.5F (2C) when I took Colin out this morning, without much wind. Barbara arrived back from Winston about 3:00 yesterday afternoon. Colin and I are both delighted. On her way out of Winston, she made a … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 7 December 2016

08:51 – Pearl Harbor was 75 years ago today. A date which will live in infamy. My father’s mother almost got lynched that day. She’d washed an antique quilt and hung it over the balcony railing to dry. The quilt, … Continue reading

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Saturday, 3 December 2016

09:40 – I think it’s funny to watch the progressives panic. Their latest campaign seems to be an all-out attack on “fake news sites”, which ironically are the sites that are reporting truthfully. And the attacks are being made by … Continue reading

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Saturday, 26 November 2016

08:47 – Rot in Hell, Fidel. Fidel Castro dead at 90. Too bad you didn’t die 90 years ago. Ah, well. At least Fidel has become a Good Commie. Barbara is due back sometime this afternoon. She’ll have her car … Continue reading

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Friday, 4 November 2016

10:06 – Updated polling results. Last time, I surveyed five people, of whom only four were likely voters. The results were Trump 100% and everyone else 0%. But that was when Barbara had told me she wasn’t going to vote. … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 2 November 2016

09:34 – I’m not sure what’s going on with the Colonial Pipeline thing. On Monday and Tuesday morning, most analysts seemed to agree that Colonial One might be down for at least several weeks. Then, yesterday afternoon, Colonial announced that … Continue reading

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Tuesday, 1 November 2016

09:35 – Déjà vu all over again. Except this time it’s different. At least one and possibly both of the Colonial Pipeline pipes was damaged yesterday by an explosion and fire. That’s 100+ million gallons of fuel per day that … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 19 October 2016

09:24 – With less than three weeks to go until the election, I see that some Democrats are now claiming to fear widespread violence committed by Trump supporters if Trump is elected. They apparently believe that there are tens or … Continue reading

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