Month: December 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 – 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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