Happy 234th Marines…

During the American Revolution, many important political discussions took place in the inns and taverns of Philadelphia, including the founding of the Marine Corps. A committee of the Continental Congress met at Tun Tavern to draft a resolution calling for … Continue reading

Blogorado update 3…

And for the final act… Matt and JPG rolled in about 0400, so they parked at the restaurant to wait on us. Not being fools, we called them rather than knocking on the car window… 🙂 I never cease to … Continue reading

Blogorado update 2…

Well,, it’s been a LONG day… I was too busy to take pictures, but there were plenty taken! Breakfast was ‘supposed to be’ at 0900, but we really started about 0800, with people straggling in until we had to move … Continue reading

Blogorado update…

The shooting range is in 🙂 After spending the morning touring the town, and visiting the Museum/Library (well Breda IS a librarian after all), a good lunch, and a few quick clothing changes, it was off to ride horses… Farm … Continue reading

Blogorado is up and running…

The gathering has begun… 1981 miles and I made it, only to get stopped 10 miles short of here by a State Trooper, and honestly, he had me cold… Luckily he was a nice guy, and knows Farm Girl, so … Continue reading

Uh oh…

Looks like President Unicorn is slipping… He went up to New Joisey four or five times, and campaigned for Corzine and called on ‘his’ supporters to come out a re-elect his Partner Corzine (A Dem Governor who was in serious … Continue reading

The Ant and the Grasshopper, new version…

A valid comparison??? Maybe so… OLD VERSION: The ant works hard in the withering heat all summer long building his house and laying up supplies for the winter. The grasshopper thinks the ant is a fool and laughs and dances … Continue reading

Ghosties, Goblins and other strange sightings…

We all hear about haunted houses, church yards, and various other things, but how often have you heard of an ENTIRE building being haunted??? Now granted, the Japanese look at ancestors and ‘spirits’ a little differently than we do, BUT… … Continue reading

Can’t find the damn cats…

Okay already… enough with the #^&( typhoons… sigh… We’ve had one count ’em ONE day of sunshine since we’ve been here; NOW we’ve got THIS screwing up my schedule, so I’ve actually got a couple of hours off… Oh yeah, … Continue reading

The cats are winning…

Quickie… Now in the 10th day in a row of rain… I think I’m growing webs between my toes… Commuting in Japan is just ‘such’ fun… Driving on the wrong side (with apologies to Julie), trying to juggle the windshield … Continue reading