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Saturday’s weather was absolute shit all day. It rained with off and on pouring cats and dogs and the saber rattling of thunder off in the distance. It always rains cats and dogs.Now, at the time of this writing at … Continue reading

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RANT The news websites autoplay videos and link to every third word in the text. Distracting to all but maybe a few information junkies. But we’ve discussed this before. We are now being subject to the writer’s emotions as a … Continue reading

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How I think sometimes. Tomorrow is October 1st. I find it funny that the 10th month has ‘octo’ as a prefix. We can thank the Romans for when October used to be the 8th month. However, we cannot blame daylight … Continue reading

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This Flatland weather is screwy. Here it is, a few days after first day of fall, and we’ are experiencing 90°+ heat with clear skies and high humidity.  I remember back to the hurricanes which caused so much destruction lot … Continue reading

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Just for the hell of it, last Tuesday, I brought the old Tundra to out the local Chevy dealership where Justin works. Justin is a very good friend of my sons dating back to their high school years. Justin has … Continue reading

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I’m really concerned about all the folks that live in Florida, in the path of Hurricane Irma. I hope all goes better than what the weather people are predicting. I hope the people do what they can to stay alive. … Continue reading

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September is here and Labor Day is Monday. Sad to see the summer go and I hope it takes all the goddam crickets with it. Although, the chirping lizard snacks haven’t been too intrusive this summer. Here in Flatland, USA, … Continue reading

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I had a great time last Saturday at my buddy Jeff’s annual pig roast. I think it may be the ninth year he’s been doing it. I brought three bottles of my latest batch of Skeeter Pee and the ladies … Continue reading

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Could there ever be a more perfect summer than this? A few days in the 90s, a couple of really windy days, no hail, but the early tornadoes did their damage and left. Nothing but peace and scattered rain since … Continue reading

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I brought the Mighty Tundra to the auto shop that my son, Dave works for. He’s the shop manager and for the most part, everything goes through him. I just wanted to get my truck up on a rack and … Continue reading

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I’m still pissed about screwing up the beer review. I have formulated a new plan for the next one. Rather than type into Mac’s Pages app, I’ll type right into WordPress. It saves posts every 10 seconds or so. …another … Continue reading

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The Tundra is back and it didn’t need brakes. They said there’s plenty of meat left on the pads front and rear. The noise I was hearing was from a bent sheet metal shield around the rear u-joint (?) It … Continue reading

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My wife followed me to the auto repair facility where my son works on Wed. We dropped off the Mighty Tundra for a brake job and trekked home in her Chevy Cruze. Jeezus Christ, how the hell do you get … Continue reading

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I’ve been combing through the old Next Gen Gallery directory and spending a bit of time downloading files for reposting on the site. Man, there’s a lotta stuff there. It could turn into a part time hobby. I have recovered … Continue reading

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I had set aside an hour or so Saturday afternoon for a trip to Joliet. I was going to deliver a four-pack of Skeeter Pee to my buddy’s house. He mentioned that his lady was interested in tasting it. Normally … Continue reading

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I’m still trying to get all the links to automatically open in a new window. I’d post the question on the WordPress forums if I could suffer through the Forgot your password? scenario. Most of the time it’s late in … Continue reading

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