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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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Yesterday I mentioned about adding some code to make all links open in a new window or tab. Remember? Well, the shit hit the fan Sunday night when I pasted old code I found on the Internet into an updated … Continue reading

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It was a few years ago that we started the subdomain for pics and jiffs. That was right about the time we got rid of the Next Gen Gallery plugin and other plugins that slowed the site down. The Weekly … Continue reading

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Hot weather is coming to Flatland next week. 3 days of swelter starting on Sunday with temps in the mid 90s. I pity those poor working stiffs who will slave outside under the sun. They’ve got to be prepared for … Continue reading

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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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