Category Archives: Current Events

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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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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