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Thursday, September 13, 2012      2 comments

Let's give the USA Postal Service the freedom to close Post Offices within 20 miles of another Post Office--though I hate this! -- and to reduce delivery service up to half--deliver half of the routes M, W, F, and the other half on T, Th, Sat. ... Read more
Upper Back Muscles
Tuesday, September 04, 2012      4 comments

The T-Tapp has been something I do infrequently. When I do it, I tend to drop things a lot--not heavy things, either. And I get tired arms such that I don't repeat some of the exercise sequences as indicated. A few days ago, I realized th... Read more
Ethanol OK in cars
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      7 comments

On coast-To-Coast AM, a talk radio program, I heard that the fuel-injected cars can use u to 50% ethanol with no problems. The host and guest agreed that a slight decrease in mileage can occur at that mix, but with ethanol costing 60 cents a ga... Read more
Money Systems
Wednesday, June 06, 2012      4 comments

Amazingly, the founding Mormon prophet believed that the Gold Standard would protect America's finances. Money is a solvent--a way to barter in pieces instead of in wholes: Instead of trading a whole goat, one can sell the goat and use the mone... Read more
My Latest Beatitude essay
Monday, February 27, 2012      3 comments

In the early 1980’s, I was introduced to the idea that the Beatitudes are like a ladder. I had heard church women talking about some of these and about how they are applied, with little consensus. So, I decided to find out more about them. ... Read more
Chickens learning.
Friday, February 03, 2012      7 comments

The recommendation, to people who are hatching chickens in an incubator, or buying day-old chicks, is to dip their beaks into the waterer as soon as they are put into their living space. So, I do that. And I've realized that the chickens I've ... Read more
FEMA? Homeland Security?
Monday, January 30, 2012      0 comments

FEMA replaces many functions of the County Sheriffs and the State Governors. FEMA has a terrible track record. States need to ignore their promises. We need to quit paying for FEMA. Rather, keep what FEMA gets--keep it in the counties, and... Read more
So, 15 Years Ago...
Monday, January 30, 2012      4 comments

A book recently researched and written: The Pact: Bill Clinton, Newt Gingrich, and the Rivalry that Defined a Generation, by Steven M. Gillon This was a bi-partisan plan to re-vamp, at the very least, Social Security to change the USA financia... Read more
Inflection, for clarity.
Thursday, January 26, 2012      8 comments

People used to write so well that it looked printed. They used to speak well, too, and more slowly and more clearly. Nowadays, I hear things on the radio that make me wonder!! Often it is a preposition problem; but, now another--inflection! ... Read more
Chicken eggs showing up again!
Wednesday, January 25, 2012      8 comments

My easter-egger gold-colored hen--I named her yellow-- is laying some small, pinkish eggs, fertilized by the rooster with an orange mane. The rooster is busy with another hen, too. I found four little eggs a week ago--under the cedar tree, and... Read more
Cleaner, Safe Nuclear
Monday, January 23, 2012      6 comments

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Dave Ramsey, on childhood play
Sunday, January 22, 2012      3 comments

On talk radio, one day, I caught Dave Ramsey talking about childhood play. He was mentioning big wooden spears, sidewalk surfing, dodge ball with actual strikes on the body, BB guns. Finally, he said "They did all they could to kill us" Still... Read more
Saturday, January 21, 2012      9 comments

One fall-out of medical costs, which the drug companies and medical equipment companies are driving up. From email byFreeRangeKids Where Have All The Jungle Gyms Gone? Long Time Passing… Posted: 20 Jan 2012 01:40 PM PST Hi Folks!... Read more
Perry leaving to help Gingrich
Thursday, January 19, 2012      6 comments

Over two weeks ago, locally, we were told by "reporters" that Perry was already supporting the Obama-care predecessor. So, I didn't trust him after that. Come to find out, Perry simply conceded to the wisdom of something that this predecessor ... Read more
power supply
Thursday, January 19, 2012      5 comments

The fan is making some whining--has been a mild one but is getting pronounced-- and takes a few minutes to get up to speed, so maybe that is causing power disruptions on the power side of the computer. I might shut the thing down until I can bu... Read more

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