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  • "The Clash of Civilizations" is not going well

    12 January 2007 ( #Photos, #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    So let's just put on some appropriate music, 'cause I don't think there's going to be any professorial "attagirl" on this one! I *still* think this is the all-time greatest album cover ever. Composition, subject, energy...this one has it all. The music...

  • Brad Delp 1951-2007

    09 March 2007 ( #change, #music, #Pics and Babbling )

    Boston lead singer Brad Delp dies at 55 ATKINSON, N.H. -- Brad Delp, the lead singer for Boston, a huge rock sensation in the 1970s, was found dead Friday in his home, police said. He was 55. Atkinson police responded to a call for help at 1:20 p.m. and...

  • CROYKEY! SHE'S A BEAUTY!

    13 May 2007 ( #photo, #Pics and Babbling, #wisconsin )

    Well, Living in the south has its adventures. I'll bet MAD doesn't have this one on her "Things to do" list. My friend found that he had a uninvited Alligator in his fish pond and she was helping her self to his catfish. Animal control would not do anything...

  • I'd have thought this was the *perfect* hiding place

    04 February 2008 ( #Current Affairs, #humor, #Pics and Babbling )

    Grandma allegedly hides cocaine in bra - Yahoo News OAKLAND PARK, Fla. - Broward County authorities said a grandmother was arrested for hiding cocaine in her bra during a drug raid in Oakland Park. Eight others were also arrested Friday at or near the...

  • Catching up on the latest hoof-in-mouth from west of here

    03 June 2008 ( #Current Affairs, #foot-in-mouth disease, #Pics and Babbling )

    The roar of hollow patriotism - St. Petersburg Times Three-hundred thousand bikers spent Memorial Day weekend roaring around Washington in tribute to our war dead, and I stood on Constitution Avenue Sunday afternoon watching a river of them go by, waiting...

  • Disgusting X-rated photos

    10 April 2005 ( #Photos, #the KNEE )

    No, that ISN'T what you thought it was!!! I got the pictures from the knee arthroscopy, and decided to SHARE them with all of you!! ( Lucky you) That picture above is, according to the squiggle of the good doctor's handwriting around the border, a perfectly...

  • Blowing off steam

    12 April 2005 ( #Family&038;Friends, #Photos )

    After spending ALL morning trying to get the meeting minutes for LAST month printed out for tonight's meeting ( this included much discussion with my ancient laserprinter about either the advisability of it working with its new toner cartridge or taking...

  • Do NOT show this to my Dad!!

    14 May 2005 ( #Family&038;Friends, #Pics and Babbling )

    Hughes Supply | The Source Magazine Quite simply, the Ford F-650 Super CrewZer is the largest truck you can drive with a standard Class E driver's license. That means any state- certified Tom, Dick or Harriet can climb the two-tiered running boards and...

  • Can't wait to see the Cheesehead version of this....

    08 June 2005 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling )

    Move over Rambo, you're cramping new man's style - Yahoo! News PARIS (AFP) - Macho man is an endangered species, with today's male more likely to opt for a pink flowered shirt and swingers' clubs than the traditional role as family super-hero, fashion...

  • Take THAT, Winter!!!!

    06 August 2005 ( #'Sconsin stuff, #Pics and Babbling )

    The Original V8 snowblowers Yes!!! It does blow snow as well as anything else that gets in its way for that matter!! A 454 cubic inch big block Chevrolet...O.K., but in a walk behind snowblower? This unit blows the snow back to where it came from! This...

  • Here goes nothing....

    14 August 2005 ( #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    ...the first steps to #16 on the 100 things list have been taken. I did it…..I am now (again?) a college kid. Admitted, registered, class picked and first half all paid for, books bought ( and man, do I appreciate Amazon.com!!! a $90 textbook for $14.99!!),...

  • BAD Arnold

    11 January 2006 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling )

    Arnie gets an owie LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- Recalling his days as one of Hollywood's most popular action stars, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said Monday that a weekend accident won't stop him from riding motorcycles. As an actor, he said, he had...

  • Today's work

    18 February 2006 ( #Photos, #Quiltin' &038; Knittin' )

    I took a few pictures while down in my dungeon today, and thought maybe I'd try to show a little bit of what I do in this little sideline of mine. This is a new quilt, made by the Tomahawk Stitchers Quilt Guild as their raffle quilt this year. Buy a ticket...

  • United 93

    05 May 2006 ( #Commonplace, #Current Affairs )

    Wow. I went to see this movie last night. I knew it was going to be a tough experience, but I found that after 5 years, this story still shakes me deep. This brought back every second of the confusion and horror of that Tuesday morning. Who would have...

  • Requirements for maternity?

    04 May 2006 ( #children, #Pics and Babbling )

    CNN.com - Woman, 63, 'delighted' by pregnancy - May 4, 2006 In speaking about this case, where the mom-to-be is 62 years old, the good doctor had this to say: He said Rashbrook, whom he last saw in November, was "perfect" for the treatment, because although...

  • TV watchin' last night

    06 May 2006 ( #Commonplace, #Pics and Babbling )

    Got home from a drive last evening, walked into the living room to find this show on the tooob. So I sat down in my living room for the first time in probably months, even though I'm not usually allowed out there and I rarely ever watch CMT. CMT.com:...

  • First grade is in!!

    19 May 2006 ( #Pics and Babbling, #School )

    And I'm still holding that FOUR POINT OH!!!!!!!!!!! Now, it's just waiting until Monday for the Lit grade......I'm never going to make it till Monday. [Update: Well, I survived till Monday. The 4.0 was nice while it lasted, though. :-)) Only managed an...

  • Big Feet, big......oh, never mind...

    30 May 2006 ( #'Sconsin stuff, #Pics and Babbling )

    Wausau Daily Herald - Group plans search for elusive Bigfoot Some believe that somewhere in the depths of Wisconsin's forests lives a reclusive and seldom-seen, hairy biped with large feet. And one group is determined to find it. They're looking for the...

  • little drive in the rain ( get it? "driving rain"? hehehe)

    07 June 2006 ( #'Sconsin stuff, #Photos )

    Just a few pics I snapped while driving through a nasty rainstorm yesterday. I had to quit taking pictures and keep a death grip on the wheel during the worst of it, since I was driving the big red waterski--nothing like 12" wide tires to give you that...

  • 'Darwin's tortoise'

    24 June 2006 ( #photo, #Pics and Babbling )

    What a photogenic lady! CNN.com - 'Darwin's tortoise' dies, age 176 - Jun 24, 2006 SYDNEY, Australia (AP) -- A 176-year-old tortoise, believed by some to have been owned by Charles Darwin, has died in an Australian zoo. The giant tortoise, known as Harriet,...

  • Not every day you see headlines like this one...

    26 July 2006 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling )

    Severed hand found in nude dancer's home Two people who knew Kay told The Star-Ledger of Newark that the hand, which Kay nicknamed "Freddy," was a gift from a medical student who frequented an all-nude juice bar where she dances. "She has a flair for...

  • Now *this* is growing old disgracefully!

    20 August 2006 ( #Harley, #Pics and Babbling )

    Sixty may be the new 40 but Bill Clinton hates it - Yahoo! News Apparently my whiny cohort, the Baby Boomers, are beginning to hit the big ole SIX-OH, and not liking it! "Sixty is the new 40. You see baby boomers buying Harley-Davidsons and taking off...

  • slow day in protest land

    02 September 2006 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling )

    CNN.com - Pluto demotion draws protest - Sep 2, 2006 LAS CRUCES, New Mexico (AP) -- Size doesn't matter. "That was the message as friends and colleagues of the late Clyde Tombaugh, the astronomer who discovered Pluto, gathered on the New Mexico State...

  • 5 years of Time

    03 September 2006 ( #Current Affairs, #Pics and Babbling )

    CNN.com - What we have learned since 9/11 - Sep 3, 2006 "We saw back then what we were capable of at our best, and now find ourselves just moving on, willing to listen to our leaders but not necessarily believe them, supporting the troops but disputing...

  • Darn rain

    16 September 2006 ( #'Sconsin stuff, #Photos )

    Yep, got over to the Demo rides and down came the rain..... and for SOME reason, Harley-Davidson doesn't think they should let us overeager possible buyers play on their toys in a downpour. Can't imagine why.... So all I got to do was dry the seats (I...

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