TBT…

A few more ads the likes of which we’ll never see again… And this one from the 70s brings back memories of beating on the DEC terminal at work as we tried to solve the maze in the Adventure game. … Continue reading

Isn’t THIS interesting…

Sooo, apparently there has been a significant drop off in ‘work force’ in the last year… The link is HERE, with some interesting comments, and more comments, HERE. No, there isn’t a further breakdown on WHO is actually being let … Continue reading

Research…

Is the bane of an author’s existence, especially if you ‘want’ to get the details right. And trying to do westerns ‘right’ means research… An 1880s cowboy on the range. Probably in the Dakotas. Noted western photographer O’Sullivan actually had … Continue reading

I got nuttin…

So you get humor… I think this guy escaped from the CDC… Gotta love this Doctor Q: Doctor, I’ve heard that cardiovascular exercise can prolong life.  Is this true? A: Your heart is only good for so many beats, and that’s … Continue reading

Grumble…

I would ‘like’ to mow my yard before I have to hire somebody with a brush hog… This was yesterday afternoon as the dry line started up. The black line is the dry line. Rain, rain, and more rain this … Continue reading

Scaled Composites…

Is at it again! Stratolaunch Roc flew for the second time yesterday! The world’s widest plane featuring two separate fuselages had its second test flight Thursday, marking a successful venture for Stratolaunch’s Roc carrier plane. The giant plane features a wingspan of … Continue reading

Things to think about…

A new scam… Courtesy of Cedar Brook Financial If you received an email update on an order from Amazon you did not place, beware, it’s likely an attempt to steal your credit card information. Unlike emails from Nigerian royalty and … Continue reading

TBT…

Ads we’ll never see the likes of again… This one is from 1931, coming out of the depression… Interesting concept… Imagine the screams from the left/woke/(insert ism here) if anything even REMOTELY resembling these were made today! … Continue reading

An interesting post…

A thought provoking post from Ammo.com The terms “nationalism” and “patriotism” are often used interchangeably. This is understandable, as they have somewhat overlapping meanings, both of which suffer from a certain amount of vagueness. However, there are a number of … Continue reading

What stories???

Could this old house tell??? Hiding behind a screen of brush, and the remains of what could be a cedar, it is in the breaks below the Llano Estacado, where there is definitely farm/ranch land. When was it built? And … Continue reading