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On A Side Note…

My nephew and his fiance successfully climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro last week, reaching the summit Saturday. Go Tyler!

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Carrying the Mail

Reading about yesterday’s action by the Postal Regulatory Agency, wherein they denied the postal service’s request to raise first-class rates from 44 cents to 46 cents, I started thinking that the post office is, and has been, getting a bad … Continue reading

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What, He Couldn’t Find The Elevator?

Via James, here’s a story about a Russian crocodile who survived a leap out of a 12th-story window. The croc has done this three times now. What the hell could be in a Russian apartment that would scare a crocodile … Continue reading Continue reading

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Grammar Vandalism

I was listening to Monday’s Talk Of The Nation this afternoon – I listen to it the next day because my local NPR station doesn’t carry it, so I record it from the internet and time-shift it – and the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Great Pumpkin!

40 years ago today, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” first aired on CBS. That network isn’t showing it this year. Good Grief!! But wait! ABC apparently owns it now, and they will appropriately show it tonight at 8 Eastern, … Continue reading Continue reading

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