Category Archives: Miscellaneous

A tribute to veterans.

The best tribute to veterans I have ever read, by a community college instructor.

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PSA regarding The Wedding

If you are like me, you were annoyed that the mainstream media played only snippets of That Choir at The Wedding. Here ya go! Also, if by some remote chance you have not heard Bishop Curry’s sermon, you really should.

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An easy knock-off post.

Compassionknit’s ten questions: *Have you had a hostess cupcake knock off? There are knock offs? *Have you heard of rolled ice cream?  (Thai origin?) Nope. I live in the hinterlands. The nearest Thai food of any type is a good 50 miles … Continue reading

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Ring out the old, ring in the new.

This are things I am officially tired of and hope will disappear in 2018 (in no particular order). The cheeto in the WH and all his minions. People who say, about others’ accomplishments that they do not understand, Somebody has … Continue reading

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Guess what?

Yesterday was my birthday! I had kinda forgotten about it. If you had asked me I would have said it was sometime next week. This is what happens when you get old. Thank you to all who sent me good wishes … Continue reading

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My home town.

Interstate 90 runs east and west across southern Minnesota, 10 – 20 miles north of the Iowa line; Amboy is about 20 miles north of it. I lived near (or in) Amboy until I was 14, mainly on the farm … Continue reading

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Bits and bobs.

It was surprising to me how many readers have family stories that involve a stuffed animal. Ninlouise’s story made me LOL. I guess those fluffy little critters are really important to us. * * * * * I have kinda … Continue reading

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100 Life lessons for 2017. From Twitter.

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White elephantine bullets.

Smokey and I attended a Christmas pot luck and white elephant exchange last week. This is an annual event for my book group. Last year I fought to get and retain a cute small platter shaped and painted like a … Continue reading

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Bulleting.

Scattered thought and occurrences. (Apropos of this post title) We liberals are gonna feel pretty damned silly when we realize that the only people with guns are the while supremicists. I was almost a part of history, but my schedule … Continue reading

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