Monthly Archives: July 2014

Potpourri, and discontinuity.

One of my summer guests came with a cold, and I wish she had left it behind. As miserable as she was, I think she felt the same way. But if this post is like the dictionary, changes subjects too … Continue reading

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The Vultures Are Coming To The Carcasses

In an item on Dollar Tree buying out Family Dollar stores, Business Insider’s Ashley Lutz suggests ‘American families are not deploying enough money.’ In truth, American families have little money to “deploy.” Grocery prices are up sharply, utility costs the … Continue reading

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Collier Talbot’s Very Public Romance

I see by the news that one of the internet dating sites deliberately mismatched love seekers to “see what would happen.” Which reminds me of Collie Talbot, and his very public romance. Everything has a start, and Collie’s romance started … Continue reading

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Light Airs

Have a bit of relaxation – and perhaps a bit of a chuckle: Stranger

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My Dad Always Told Me…

All this talk about a “higher education bubble” reminds me of my dad. Who managed to get a lot of lesson learning in between 1866 and 1953. He was a war baby, you know. The Civil War. As if there … Continue reading

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Tohono O’Odham Waila, Streaight From The Rez

The T.O. Reservation straddles the Arizona-Mexico border. The people do not get recognition they deserve nor does their slightly unexpected music – which often sounds like something from Pomerania: Stramger

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Now, My Sympathy Goes To The Guy Sideswiped By Fate

For example, the tourist who was walking along a Florida street, going along dumb, fat, and happy who got killed graveyard dead by a falling submarine – bar sign. Sometimes it seems there just ain’t no sense in what happens … Continue reading

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A Lawsuit Charges HALF of all futures trades on the Chicago are “wash trades.”

Wall Street Parade reports a lawsuit has been filed charging half the futures sales on the Chicago Stoc Exchange are ‘wash trades.’ For a little foundation, a “futures trade” is a stock market bet that prices of some particular stock … Continue reading

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You Sing The High Notes And I’ll Sing The Low Notes

And I will get to the ballroom before ye! Stranger

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Reading The News Makes Me Think About Things And Stuff

Things like the day I tried to ride some of the foolishness out of Bogie, one of Tag Taggert’s horses. Tag “rode the range in a Ford V8,” but he kept horses for fun and let anyone he considered reliable … Continue reading

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