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On Sunday I was honored by the presence of all my kids and their babes and their kids to help me celebrate a significant birthday, a milestone in my life. I turned over another decade and experienced my 70th birthday. … Continue reading

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There are a few phenomena of the human anatomy that puzzle people as to why certain things happen. A gurgling stomach, for instance. A rogue fart, a ringing in the ear and the worst, a stiff neck. In the past … Continue reading

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It’s late and the usual Frankly speaking post, where I complain about the weather and my 15-year-old truck will not happen. About 11 p.m., the Dark Lord Day attendees returned to the nest to tell stories of wonder and beer. … Continue reading

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I hab a code id by doze. I’ve been blowing and sneezing for two days. Feelin’ a little achy but not too achy. I sit here at my computer desk wearing a hoodie to stay warm while I apologize for … Continue reading

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I’ve been sitting at the computer desk while listening to it rain out the window. It has been raining steadily for a little over 8 hours with varying degrees if intensity. All the time that this was occurring, I wondered … Continue reading

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I had been given (on loan) a small video camera called a Flip Mino by my son. Is it named “Flip My No” or “Flip Minnow?” I’ve often wanted one of these cameras but I couldn’t justify the cost at … Continue reading

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This ol’ fart is taking it easy for Saturday night, swilling down some Ommegang tripels and loving the warm weather outside. T-shirt for the day sure beats the other layers from months gone by. Now it’s time to readjust daily … Continue reading

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Yes, spring is officially here. About twenty thousand Harleys went past the house today. The sun was out, there was a very slight chill in the air and the robins were having tug-of-war contests with worms. I like how they … Continue reading

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Ya know, I really didn’t feel like pounding out another brew review. Consider it a scar from that so-called funk I experienced a few weeks ago. Besides, it’s April Fools day. Who would take me seriously? Therefore, I must come … Continue reading

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It is so nice to have hope for warmer weather so close in the air. The grass is starting to turn green and soon, even those brown clumps interspersed among the green will disappear. Then, green buds will appear on … Continue reading

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Received an email from Tony in the UK: I live in the U.K. and am just getting ready for the day just as your site updates and am often one of the earliest voters/viewers of a refreshed page. I wonder … Continue reading

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I feel that I’m getting too wrapped up in SPT and wish to sit back and enjoy whatever time I can make for myself. Some “me” time. This is all related to that funk I had earlier this last week. … Continue reading

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A shorter SPT for today

There will be less than the usual posts today. Feeling out of sorts, don’t give a shit or a rat’s ass, a bit tired and sick of winter. I have the funk. It’s like passing on a cost increase to … Continue reading

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YouTube seems to be giving some free rein to young techies over the weekend refining the code for embedding videos. I have run across two different versions of the < iframe > code on the YT site. Both do exactly … Continue reading

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Saturday night was a party night in my son’s large garage. He hyped it up as “Feb-Brew-Ary.” As usual, I was the oldest guy there. Lots of homebrew dispensed from built in taps and jockey boxes. Meads and rare beers … Continue reading

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I spent some time this last week trying to make friends again with the Chrome browser for Mac. I’ve been dealing with the whims of Firefox since… wait. Since when? I’d say the trouble started when the Comcast guys came … Continue reading

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