Monthly Archives: May 2013

Friday

BYCU Detroit teams are pretty competitive. The Red Wings should be in the Conference Championship series right now. The Tigers are rocking. The Lions are on the rise, and the Pistons, though currently struggling, have three NBA championships over the … Continue reading

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Thursday

“To boldly go where no one has gone before.” That’s Star Trek Into Darkness. The line, of course, is supposed to be “to boldly go where no man has gone before,” but Hollywood is nauseatingly politically correct, so it’s to … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC material to fill the page, so John Peterson sent me a … Continue reading

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Tuesday

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Memorial Day

Have a good Memorial Day, everyone. Most of you realize I’ve grown increasingly skeptical of our nation’s involvement in foreign affairs, but that doesn’t detract from the sacrifice made by millions of young men over the years. Bookmark it: del.icio.us … Continue reading

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Something for Sunday Morning

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Saturday

Man, this cold weather is killing me. Full-blown frost advisory last night. Statistically speaking, there is only a 10% chance of frost after the average last frost date, and we got hit ten days after the average last frost date … Continue reading

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Friday

BYCU The un-official start of summer . . . and patchy frost is the word. This really sucks. * * * * * * * But it doesn’t suck as much as my holiday weekend. My plans: Work in the … Continue reading

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Thursday

Background: When I was the editor of Gilbert Magazine, I was responsible for the “Tremendous Trifles” column. It was occasionally hard to find a sufficient amount of interesting GKC material to fill the page, so John Peterson sent me a … Continue reading

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Wednesday

Politics The IRS official will take The Fifth. How special. * * * * * * * I’m glad we turned health care over to the IRS. No risks there. * * * * * * * So now the … Continue reading

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Tuesday

Random Thoughts from Vacation That’s the King of Rock-n-Roll and me. It’s not the real Elvis; just a picture. Comparably-priced hotels: Super 8 and Days Inn. Super 8: Good. Days Inn: Bad (unless you like it when the bathroom of … Continue reading

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Monday

Whirlwind trip to the upper South, the Mississippi Delta region. We started at the Abbey of Gethsemani Wednesday evening. Caught Compline, then left for our hotel in Cave City. Mammoth Cave Thursday morning, then Memphis for its barbecue festival Thursday … Continue reading

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