Sigh…

Either marketing genius, or somebody was smoking something… Star Wars Instapots? Really??? Apparently the ‘new’ latest and greatest sales pitch to all those fans… I would really hate to see what their ‘decorations’ in their houses look like if they … Continue reading

A day late…

But still worth repeating. Thanks to Alex at Ammo.com for the info. Oliver Winchester was born in Boston, on November 30, 1810. He started his career with a clothing company based out of New York City and New Haven, Connecticut. … Continue reading

Grrr…

Spammers and an attack against my little blog are ongoing. Thankfully, my blog host has GOOD security. Something over 1000 SQL attacks, and all of a sudden I’m averaging 100-150 random spams a day. My ‘normal’ count is 15-25. I … Continue reading

Dynamics…

Puppers are brother and sister, neutered and homed with PP and family. This is my lame attempt to tire them out… Koda usually beats him to the chew toy, but she ‘waits’ for him to grab an end (they do … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

As the holiday season kicks off tomorrow, take a moment and step back from the sales, hoopla, family dinners/arguments/loony Uncles etc. and think about how lucky we are to live where we do… And have the freedoms that we have, … Continue reading

Random MilSF chapter…

Got a little writing done while the kids are at school/pre-school and PP is napping… Comments appreciated as always. Edited to fix first round of comments… Chapter 10 Eight divs out of Gany Station, and three segs before hyper, Estrella … Continue reading

Sad, but not unexpected…

Arlington is filling up too fast as WWII, Korea, and Vietnam veterans pass away. From Military Times Veterans groups have opposed the idea of severely restricting eligibility for burial at Arlington National Cemetery coming years to ensure the viability of … Continue reading

Water view…

Is worth HOW MUCH??? In the continuing saga of California, PP’s house has a ‘lakeview’ if you stand in the back yard and look at ‘just’ the right angle… That little spot of grey/blue in the circle is the lakeview. … Continue reading

Buyer beware…

Interesting ‘tricks’ of the trade… From Money Talk News. If you automatically reach for a $39.99 sweater or load up on $11.99 albums on iTunes, you’re not alone. The strategy of ending prices with 99 cents has worked its magic … Continue reading

There are some ‘strange’ people in Kali…

Got frowned at for my Molon Labe shirt today, and got told that it’s ‘illegal’ in California to sell Iodine ointment by a woman in the grocery store. When I commented that it ‘figured’, she got a bit ‘snippy’ with … Continue reading