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Summer 2021 is over today

My electric bill won’t agree about it for at least another month. I would hate to see how bad it would be if I didn’t have a NEST thermostat. I recently had to reprogram it, what a nuisance and something … Continue reading

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Made it to the Solstice 2021

Jennifer isn’t a fan of the Sun since she prefers to hit the sack around the same time old people prefer to. It’s mostly due to her job as a nurse; she wakes around 3:30 AM and shows up by … Continue reading

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Happy Juneteenth Day

It’s nice to see what was often a Texas-based holiday finally become a National Holiday in the US. The more amazing thing was how many Republicans voted with the Democrats on this. Currently, they can’t even have a compromise on … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day / Lupercalia!

By now, everybody should’ve received their grown-up-sized Valentine Card from me. If you didn’t, nothing too personal but you can tell me, I can put you on the list for next year should I try again. I didn’t buy as … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day to my cat Isis

As her name implies, Isis is a mother or she was until we took her to AHS with her children. Then she officially became my cat because AHS said they weren’t going to find her home, just turn her loose … Continue reading

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This is my equivalent of putting up a tree

I don’t have to worry about any cats trying to climb the tree. It’s portable. It’s easy to put away when the season is over (January 6). I’m also amazed at how the LEGO employee(s) forged the design from dozens … Continue reading

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Holiday shopping and cards off to a good start for 2019!

My annual tradition of a three-day weekend to get out the blasphemous cards started off well and I hit the key merchants I use to give gift certificates to local friends with children: Rogues Gallery and Pinballz! As always, there are three … Continue reading

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Remember it’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Sadly, I don’t have pirate-themed shirts or a good hat but I did read a book many years ago that dispelled all the myths around them. Despite the book, I can still have fun doing the funny voice amongst my … Continue reading

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Happy Ash Wednesday!

Groovy! Remember to carry your boomstick! It’s also mandatory in Texas thanks to the genius of my state’s legislature/governor thinking this will lower crime. In all seriousness though, it’s the kick of to lent which then puts Easter 40 days away. … Continue reading

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Gremlins: Our Xmas movie for 2015

When it comes to Christmas, many people in my generation go with Die Hard as their holiday flick. I’ve never seen it plus I can’t stand Bruce Willis, another chicken-shit-hawk “action” star. Anyway, yeah, I know…it’s Christmas and the movie is … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas 2013!

It’s still about 10 PM CST over here in Austin so I’m not too late to blather on and wish everyone well as I have with Solstice and Festivus. Tomorrow is Boxing Day and the official kickoff on Twelve Days … Continue reading

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Happy Festivus!

Let the Airing of Greivances and Feats of Strength get under way. After work obviously.

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