Category Archives: Wussification and other modern hazards.

Are We Not Men?

A few weeks ago I read The 75 Things Men Should Be Able To Do.  (Warning!  All men who read it may will suffer brain damage from the dissonance between truth and horse shit. Any woman who knows men will … Continue reading

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Light Posting Because I Was In Mortal Peril

You might have noticed I haven’t posted much recently.  (OK fine; so you didn’t miss me at all and I’m only flattering myself.)  The light posting was because I just spent several days in the wilderness.  (I needed a vacation … Continue reading

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Occam’s Razor Versus Somali Pirates

Occam’s Razor is the principle that among competing theories the simplest one is the most likely.  It’s not rocket science.  For example, when one of my chickens goes missing I could theorize that an uprising of Bolivian peach farmers absconded … Continue reading

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Cat Mafia

We buy tons of chicken feed.  Mice steal feed.  I pay for feed.  I hate mice! Luckily mother nature invented the cat.  Aside from catching mice, cats are useless. Our cats, all three of them, are inept.  The mice are … Continue reading

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Dependency And The Leather Clad Cure To It

New Orleans is built partially below sea level. Occasionally Mother Nature takes a swipe at the Gulf Coast and on August 29th 2005 she landed a solid punch. New Orleans got hammered by hurricane Katrina. Bummer! When the sea kicks … Continue reading

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Vlad The Impaler, We Need You

Everyone (but me) has been reading vampire books. The craze apparently swept the nation while my attention was elsewhere. (I never know what’s popular. I was probably fretting over my tractor’s valve train.) I’m all for stories about undead bloodsucking … Continue reading

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