Monthly Archives: September 2010

This Is A good Idea…I Wonder How They’ll Screw It Up.

Lets get something straight, I’m an Adaptive Curmudgeon.  Unlike generic Curmudgeons I don’t sit around pining for the “good old days”.  When something new is truly better; I’ll buy it.  In their times I liked Kodachrome, Black and White TV, … Continue reading

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Freedom Attacks!

There is no deep moral lesson in today’s article but every word is true. I’ve written before that our flock of chickens spend their days “free ranging” on the back lawn but are locked in the barn at night.  I’ve … 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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This Kid Rocks!

Too often I despair that we’re some of the last few sentient creatures in a culture gone to seed.  (Yes…I’m both arrogant and depressed.  What can I say, every time I start pondering the sanctity of man I go to … Continue reading

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I was sitting at the dinner table when a doe with two fawns stepped gingerly through the backyard.  “Awww cute.” She was heading along the edge of the lawn toward a little mowed strip that passes between some small patches … Continue reading

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I Kicked Bill Gates Off The Property!

My new laptop, hereafter referred to as the “bug out difference engine”, is now running Ubuntu.  My computer is just so damned much better that words can’t describe it. I still have dual boot and Win7 but I can’t see … Continue reading

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Word For The Day: Sampled

As a hunter I’m interested in certain deer infecting maladies.  Notably things that’ll transfer from said deer to me and melt my brain.  Prions carrying BSE (bovine spongiform encephalopathy) and other “Mad Cow” related terrors are examples of things I’d … Continue reading

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The Damned Mosque: Part III

[Editor’s note: I wrote this article just before September 11th and promptly went off line (on a mission so super secret that I can’t even tell to my dog where I went).  It’ll automatically post (unless I screwed up the … Continue reading

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Nine Years Later; Why We’re Still Here

Nine years ago nineteen evil murders killed three thousand innocent Americans on our home soil.  On the anniversary of that event, politicians and talking heads will orate and make “profound” statements.  None of them will be relevant.  All of us … Continue reading

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Journalists And The Math That Scares Them

I was in a full fledged personal media blackout over Labor Day.  I highly recommend living under a rock (figuratively).  It’s so much better for the soul! Tragically no man can hide for long and I heard vague rumblings that … Continue reading

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