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Makin’ Bacon: Part 10: My Names Are Vetoed

I was as happy as a Curmudgeon gets. I was driving home with a trailer. I love towing stuff. The “payload” was small critters that can squeal like demons but would eventually become bacon. Everyone loves bacon! During the ride … Continue reading

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For The Aviation Fans

Because I want everyone to be happy, I’m posting this photo of a B-18/F-22 Raptofortress which was also rebadged and sold behind the Iron Curtain as a B-14 Stroatohornet. (Note: Mrs. Curmudgeon tells me that taunting OCD folks with fixed … Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon: Part 9: How I’m Like John Travolta

Something horrific and clearly spawned of Satan started making a noise that was never meant to be heard in this universe. It was like dolphins trumpeting on a vuvuzela while Gilbert Gottfried rapes a bagpipe… in hell. Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon: Part 8: Fencing With Politicans And Marines

Let’s discuss “Politicians”: The photo above is of a plastic fence insulator. Note that it’s meant for nailing to a wooden fencepost. Most insulators are meant to “snap on” to metal posts instead of wood. Buy the right kind. They … Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon: Part 7: Jurassic Fence

Roughly 50% of funny homesteading stories start with “livestock broke out of the fence and then…” Whether the livestock gets in the road, craps on the neighbor’s Prius, or invades France, something weird usually ensues. It always happens at 2:00 … Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon: Part 6: Ego Gates

Eventually I found a place that had cheap (Chinese made?) gates on sale. They were about half the cost of the original gates. All I needed to do was drive 50 miles round trip, buy gates that were 1 3/4” … Continue reading

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Makin Bacon: Part 5: Gates Delayed

My corral has seen better days but it was my intended pig containment area. It is ugly but basically sound. Oh whoops, didn’t I mention the gates? The locusts took every gate out of the corral! (When I say they … Continue reading

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Satire Only Takes Root Where It Belongs

Yesterday I posted satire: The satirical ad was utterly ridiculous. We all laughed. Why? Because the target is prime for it. Congress needs an enema. Watch this: It’s a video of Rep Hank Johnson (D-GA) March 10th, 2010. He’s asking … Continue reading

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Makin’ Bacon: Part 4: Wrath Of The Lightbulb Locusts

My gateless corral, all show and no go, was an insult to agriculture and as far as I’m concerned, civilization itself. Continue reading

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A Campaign Of Honesty

Hat tip to Borepatch and Silicon Valley Redneck.

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