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1981: US Air Traffic Controllers are fired by St. Reagan

Forty years later, US air travel has never recovered from this. Plus, air traffic controllers continue to be overworked to the point of burn out. Computers still haven’t come to the rescue for such an undertaking and if you ever … Continue reading

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The infamous, 1983, San Antonio Denny’s

This Denny’s was one of the first things I noticed when parking our vehicle at the hotel for New Year’s Eve. A Denny’s? Well, it’s home to a funny, memorable incident in 1983 during my first visit to San Antonio. … Continue reading

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Back home after my first vacation in, forever

The drive back was faster as it always is when your time away from the grind is over. I’ll bore you all about what I saw, did, ate, etc.; in New Orleans. Having a Yankee accent, I still pronounce the … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest Faire ’19

We had such a great time last year, we managed to come back sooner. Well, Sherwood is easier to take in than the Renaissance Faire which takes place in the “Fall.” I put quotes around the season because it’s still … Continue reading

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1994: Arriving in Austin for the first time and 25 years!

Holy crap! Twenty-five years have just blitzed by already but at least this time, another quarter century of my life has been more under my control and somewhere I want to be unlike the hellholes the parents dragged me to. … Continue reading

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Sherwood Forest Faire ’18

I think I will be writing about the recent past for a while since I am continuously having a good time and failing to get these events posted in relative time, unless it’s somebody famous passing away. One exception is … Continue reading

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Off to Big D to see Nancy and Hoser

Pretty stoked to see a second college buddy within a month! What are the plans? I don’t have any need or expectations for anything elaborate. To me, this is more about hanging out, reconnecting, catching up and making new fun … Continue reading

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Back from Vegas ’14: There and back again…

I’m ripping off part one of The Hobbit for this title because I plan to be in Las Vegas again  in the Fall with my wife. As much as I love hanging with my friends, I can’t complete a true Vegas Hat Trick … Continue reading

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A tribute to my cats due to my upcoming trip

I think they often feel this way, namely when we’re packing but I know they’re cool with anyone coming to feed them, except Nemo. They’ll be grateful it’s just me going away for a few days. Now this got me … Continue reading

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Cats give a tour of Japan!

FaceBook being filled with Internet-Mental pollution is old news but I cannot resist checking out the various links to Love, Meow which tells stories about cats rescued from horrible situations. This movie is much happier. Somebody a couple years ago managed … Continue reading

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1994: Twenty years in Austin!

Time to start another countdown today but I want to celebrate twenty years in my adopted home! Austin has been good to me and I hope I’m returning the favor, probably not. I fear I left a trail for other … Continue reading

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Vegas 2013: Day One, Arrival!

This year’s Las Vegas Pilgrimage, dubbed LV 2013, is my ninth trip here, our seventh together, and fifth stay at Tahiti Village. So far it’s off to a great start, especially with the flight. Southwest moved the departure time up … Continue reading

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