Monthly Archives: October 2010

Where There’s Fire, There’s Smoke!

It’s about over, now. We live on a country road with several miles of wooded bottom lands behind our house. Last Thursday, some person decided to burn off a good portion of that area. It turns out it was a … Continue reading

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Today, October 30, 2010, is the tenth anniversary of the death of my mother. This is her at age 16, which would put it some time in 1944, I think. That makes it about 9 years before I came along. … Continue reading

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Shannon was my sister, four years and one month my senior. I don’t know when this picture was taken, but I would guess perhaps at age 9 or 10. Today (October 29, 2010) she would have turned 61 years old, … Continue reading

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Texas Thinking

I found these in a file on my computer, and I don’t know where I got them or I would attribute them. These are a few selected “Favorite Rules of Texas”. Pull your droopy pants up. You look like an … Continue reading

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New York City and Guns

From John Lott’s site, this article: In short, if you live in New York City, you have to be almost as perfect as Jesus in order to qualify to own a gun, in spite of the rulings of the Supreme … Continue reading

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Obsolete Skills

Things I still know how to do that young adults today, probably mostly don’t: Play a record. (You know, round, usually black, plastic disk for reproducing music). Repair a fouled up 8-track cassette. Or mini-cassette, for that matter. Dial a … Continue reading

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I Want Your Money!

I went to see the movie “I Want Your Money” last night, and it was really interesting. This is not a blockbuster, it is not a “great “ movie in the sense that Star Wars was. However, it has a … Continue reading

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The Funniest Web Page Ever

I can’t really say why, but this listing of weird books at is probably the funniest thing I have read in a long time. Thanks to The Breda Fallacy for the link. -Popgun

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Another Nail in the Coffin of Global Warming

A physicist, in the know, repudiates global warming. Addendum 10/13/2010: Bayou Renaissance Man wrote a good article about this. -Popgun

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In line with my last post, Weird Stuff, I must report the following: I finally get the joke. Here’s the weird part. This morning, in an idle moment, I was fooling around with PCalc, my favorite calculator program on my … Continue reading

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