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Greetings all, We are the sons of Popgun, affectionately known as Butch to most here in the real world. It is with much sadness we must share with you his sudden passing on the morning of Tuesday, July 31st 2012. … Continue reading

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Murder in Aurora, revisited

The mass murder at the theater in Aurora, Colorado, happened in a theater which has a no-guns policy. Gee, that worked well, didn’t it? I might point out also that the killer was stopped by the arrival of more guns … Continue reading

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Vacation in Durango

Texas Grandma and I drove to Durango, Colorado for our vacation a couple of weeks ago; we met our son J who flew from New York to meet us there. It was a great vacation, but it was not without … Continue reading

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Our air conditioning flaked out night before last. Whine. It got up to about 97°F last night. Texas Grandma and I slept under numerous fans, in 90° ambient temperatures most of the night. The repairman comes Monday morning at 8:30, … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Texan

A Texan man caught another man in the very act of trying to rape his five-year-old daughter. And in the process of stopping this awful, vile act, the would-be child molester died at the hands of the father. Kind of … Continue reading

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Cars Are More Dangerous Than Guns

I really don’t understand the horror some people have for guns. Really, they should be afraid of driving. I have contended for a long time that cars and trucks and other moving vehicles are far more deadly than guns which … Continue reading

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Yesterday, my boss walked in my office and asked me what supercalifragilisticexpialidocious means. I love my job! -Popgun

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Things That Annoy Me

Things that annoy me, in no particular order: > The phone system is smart enough to know you need to put a 1 in front of that number, but it is too stupid to do it for you. > Bicycle … Continue reading

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The Hat

I put my hat on this morning, and felt something moving in my hair, so I took it off and found a big, ugly, annoyed-looking spider in it. As you can see, the hat survived the subsequent beating. Mostly. -Popgun

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Economic Worries

I usually try to keep this blog light-hearted. Not this time. I’m going to refer you to another blogger, Bayou Renaissance Man; specifically, his article, “Waiting for the collapse”. I strongly suggest that you go read that article. I have … Continue reading

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