Year: 2012

random mutterings

Happy New Year!

Yesterday, everybody smoked his last cigar, took his last drink and swore his last oath.  Today, we are a pious and exemplary community.  Thirty days from now, we shall have cast our reformation to the winds and gone to cutting our ancient shortcomings considerably shorter than ever.  ~Mark Twain 2012 has been good to me […]

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Christmas is over…

Well, Christmas is over, although i am still enjoying some vacation days.  Christmas to me is all about being with family and the friends you consider family.  but of course the presents are nice too 🙂 This year as we unwrapped gifts on Christmas Eve, i got everything i wanted, including the warmest fuzziest slipper boots  I have […]

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Merry Christmas

The first year my daughters boyfriend joined us for Christmas we were sort of at a loss for gift ideas then while running around shopping we found a giant container of cheese balls. Deciding  this would make a great joke gift we grabbed it and then a gift card as a real gift. much to our surprise […]

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book review

Book Review – The Defective Amish Detective Books 1 & 2

The Defective Amish Detective – Volume 1 – The Whoopie Pie Affair by Mark Miller and Giovanni Gelati Hawaiian shirted detective “G”, is a surprising leader in the search to recover the missing snacks.  You never know what he do or say next. The Defective Amish Detective – Volume 2 – The Intercourse Boondogle by Mark Miller […]

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Wow…

i got the new laptop/tablet less than an hour ago and i am completely in love…  the screen is crisp and clear, set up was remarkably simple.. i installed a favorite game from steam and it ran without a hitch (Torchlight 2) i am sure i will find things i miss about the giant XPS 17 […]

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A new toy, err.. I mean useful electronic device…

So, i love gadgets… and i have been wanting a tablet computer for a while but they were just outside my price range for ‘toy’.  i have been in an ongoing battle will Dell recently because the laptop i purchased in November 2011 has never really worked properly. i finally convinced them a month or so […]

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book review

Book Review – A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg

A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg Oswald T. Campbell doesn’t have long to live according to his Dr. in Chicago and is encouraged to find a warmer place to live out his last days.   The Dr. provides a brochure for a hotel in Lost River, Alabama.  Oswald decides it won’t hurt anything and heads south. […]

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friday fictioneers

if only we had listened

We tried to listen, but the excitement was just too much, we grabbed our towels and ran.  We loved those unpredictable waves, telling each other , “go farther”  to see who would be knocked down first. We love the water, at home the fast rushing river or creek, or the calm smooth lake, tasting nice […]

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