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Mar 17 2019

The Wearing Of The Green

  O Paddy dear, and did ye hear the news that’s goin’ round? The shamrock is by law forbid to grow on Irish ground! No more Saint Patrick’s Day we’ll keep, his color can’t be seen For there’s a cruel law ag’in the Wearin’ o’ the Green. I met with Napper Tandy, and he took …

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Feb 14 2019

My Las Vegas Convention- A Happy Story

(originally in orange Sat Jun 17, 2006 at 07:01 PM PDT) I repeat it annually because there are lessons I don’t want to forget. Can you handle the truth?  How about a good story? If you are a regular reader you may know that I was State Co-ordinator of my meatspace club.  You may not …

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Feb 12 2019

143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (Day 2)

Tonight we have the Sporting Group, the Working Group, and the Terrier Group as well as Best In Show, after which every broadcast Morning Show will invite the winner to visit them on set. The Breeds that won last night were Longhaired Dachshund GCHP DC Walmar-Solo’s OMG SL JE in the Hound Group, Havanese GCHG …

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Feb 11 2019

143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (Day One)

One of the reasons I follow the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is to demonstrate I’m not Cat prejudiced. I like Dogs too, they’re just a little demanding for me to own since I so very lazy. This year their website has become more impenetrable than ever and I can barely find a list of …

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Feb 03 2019

Puppy Bowl XV

It’s that time of year again where we learn that all 93 puppies from over 51 shelters and including 3 Special Needs dogs have already been adopted. Sorry. Some people are under the impression I don’t like dogs which is not at all true. Most of them like me too though there is this one, …

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Feb 02 2019

Groundhog Day

What would you do if you were stuck in one place and every day was exactly the same, and nothing that you did mattered? That about sums it up for me. Ned? Ned Ryerson?! Don’t Drive Angry! You like boats, but not the ocean. You go to a lake in summer with your family up …

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Jan 01 2019

That Flower Thing

I want to say that the Rose Parade is about the only nationally televised one I haven’t come to at least temporarily despise. Macy’s is Show Tunes (not that there’s anything wrong with Show Tunes), Commercials, and Big Balloons. Well, we have Big Balloons in Stamford Connecticut too and like many New York City rituals …

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Dec 26 2018

Boxing Day

Boxing Day. On the day after Christmas… In feudal times the lord of the manor would give boxes of practical goods such as cloth, grains, and tools to the serfs who lived on his land. Many years ago on the day after Christmas servants would carry boxes to their employers when they arrived for their …

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Dec 26 2018


A reprint from 2007 (with Updates) but as true today as it ever was. As U.S. troops return to Iraq, more private contractors follow By Warren Strobel and Phil Stewart, Reuters Wed Dec 24, 2014 1:17am EST The U.S. government is preparing to boost the number of private contractors in Iraq as part of President …

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Dec 24 2018

Luke. I am your Father ek’smas.

Search your feelings, you know it to be true!

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