Monthly Archives: May 2013


Recent shenanigans with my tractor have hammered my back to death.  That got me thinking of chiropractors.  I’m of the opinion that some chiropractors are voodoo quacks and others miracle workers (provided your injury falls within their bailiwick).  The quacks … Continue reading

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Tractor Yoga

It’s time to practice homesteading Yoga. Step one is to start your tractor. Continue reading

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I Didn’t See That Coming

I’m in a coffee shop in enemy territory a college town.  College towns make me nervous.  Is socialism contagious?  Will I forget my science background and be found years later smoking dope in a cult of global warming fans who … Continue reading

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The Possibility Of Ridiculous Outcomes: Part II

Once something has been done once, it can be done again.  This time in Valley Springs California. “A region of oak-studded hills in California, where big-city dwellers come to get away from crime, was on lockdown Monday, two days after … Continue reading

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The Possibility Of Ridiculous Outcomes

Thirteen years, eleven months, and twenty-six days. That’s how long it took. “Lockdown” had drifted from “prisoners“, to “minors“, to “everyone in Boston“. Comparing Columbine to Boston shows it expanded from “a school building” to “a metropolitan area” and from “a few hours” to “a full day“. Continue reading

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