Category Archives: News

Just the news, big deals, not-so-big deals, birthday, anniversaries, announcements, mostly timely stuff. The news that applies to the personal world around me, not what you watch on cable or listen to on the radio.

1996: The Daily Show launches

Damn! Time flies too quickly at my age. I’m glad this outlasted South Park and probably will. It wasn’t necessarily Comedy Central’s first attempt at current events-based comedy. Bill Maher’s Politically Incorrect didn’t survive ABC’s cowardice and Maher’s love of his own … Continue reading

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CV-19 outbreaks spiking in Moron Zones

Yet another news dump from the No Shit! Department. The Delta Variant is flourishing in the pockets of the US where the vaccination rate is low. You know, MAGAtland, which is filled with the “real” Amerikans, the kind who believe their dumb … Continue reading

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Texas Democrats tell GOP to suck it! 2021 edition

Last week, Governor Shitbag who only represents Whites making over six digits and are loyal to the Confederacy, called the expected “special session” to put forth the GOP’s voting reforms. There was a slim chance Texas could’ve gone for Grampa’ Brunch … Continue reading

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Happy 11th birthday Isis!

Today is the day I officially made Isis a part of my family in 2013 and declared it was her new birthday. Of course, she only had the working name of “Buttercup” until Isis was the declared the winner and … Continue reading

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Happy Caturday, July 2021 edition: the Miami Condo Story

It should be making the rounds today and in light of all the bad news going around with that condo collapsing in the Miami area, it’s great to finally discover one family had a happy ending despite losing their home. … Continue reading

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Rot in Hell Donald Rumsfeld

He was one of the architects of the continued mess America is in. Still waiting for those Arabs to welcome us as liberators while they kill our soldiers with mines and bullets. Rummy helped pump up the lie about Iraq … Continue reading

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Hopefully the Delta Strain won’t ruin this hope

Rumor has it that these are back at Costco and HEB. I refuse to shop at Wal-Mart or Sam’s Club so I have little idea. Fingers crossed but it looks doubtful. Los Angeles is back to wearing masks indoors, even … Continue reading

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The QDRO was signed by a judge, the nightmare is over!

Around lunchtime I received an e-mail from my lawyer’s office (yes, I still have to pay one) with the great news. We finally got a judge to sign off on my offer to Somara to get her completely out of … Continue reading

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Holy Crap! I got my Tax Refund already!

It’s amazing due to how quickly the government wants the money you owe them but they never seem to be in a hurry to pay you back. Ever since I got married, I stopped doing my taxes in a hurry … Continue reading

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My weight is under 260 for the first time in over year!

Today required a double take with the scale but since I can’t get to the gym and scheduling bike time on a week day is a nuisance, I’ve had to cut back on eating; one of my favorite activities! Well, … Continue reading

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Shooting on Sixth Street, obviously I’m OK

We found out this morning since it was all over the local news via our devices. Hell, it made the front page of The Guardian. Thankfully nobody of the 13 victims have died and the suspected shooter remains at large. Of … Continue reading

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Texas, the land where the Confederacy remains in power

My adopted state had been making news in a negative way as it often does. As the saying goes, Austin is a great city that’s unfortunately surrounded by Texas. Anyway, all of the statewide offices are held by Republicans and … Continue reading

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I was successful in finding an anniversary gift!

Saturday was our one-year anniversary of meeting which led to our relationship. Getting Jennifer a gift is tricky! She is somewhat like me. She has everything she could possibly want but I think I’m easier because anything Star Wars, Star Trek … Continue reading

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Summer 2021 officially begins!

In my opinion, it began a couple days ago when I made some kids and their parents laugh while signing Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” song at Lowe’s. But as per the Midwest tradition, Memorial Day weekend is the kickoff. School … Continue reading

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One year with Jennifer!!

It all started with agreeing to meet each other at a bar in Round Rock. A bar? That does sound rather cliché. However, it was back in the bad-old Pandemic was ragin’ days so masks were required and needed…however, we’re … Continue reading

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