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Ah summer – the sizzle of the BBQ and the smell of burning hair

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Ah summer – the sizzle of the BBQ and the smell of burning hair

Men cooking over fire is an ancient custom predating iron, the invention of the wheel and the birth of Hazel McCallion.  Two million years ago Homo habilia, an erect primate roamed the southern hemisphere of the earth.  Homo habilia operated primitive tools which he dragged behind him in a wheel-less cart.  Strips of animal skins […]

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Advice to Americans Travelling Abroad

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Advice to Americans Travelling Abroad

According to USA Today, a non-profit business association is attempting to enhance the time-worn image of American tourists by promoting an attitude adjustment when travelling abroad.  The World Citizen Guide put forth by Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA) has already been embraced by the Travel Industry Association of America.  The guide politely suggests Americans travelling […]

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President Trump – Hail to the chief and pass the Kool-Aid

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President Trump – Hail to the chief and pass the Kool-Aid

New York billionaire Donald Trump is running for the office of the Presidency of The United States of America.  We know this because the Doomsday clock which predicts the end of the world jumped ahead one full hour and America’s Bullshit Detector located in Decatur, Illinois started making this shrill whining sound and then exploded […]

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Men behaving badly with balloons

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Men behaving badly with balloons

A daredevil with a death wish and a bunch of balloons makes for great but grim entertainment.  Rising thousands of feet into thin air without an engine almost assures the stuntman immortality, his name plated to the list of guys who die after uttering the words:  “Watch this!”  For the airborne stuntman it’s a win/win […]

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Spring rain brings May flooding. June worse!

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Spring rain brings May flooding.  June worse!

Yesterday Monday, June 29th, the sun came out while I was in town and people began gathering on street corners and pointing at it.  It fit that technical definition meteorologists refer to as “a sunny warm day which follows two days of rain!”  Yeah, Monday! Some people on the street waved to the sun as […]

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China – the global warming Gong Show

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China – the global warming Gong Show

Gearing up for the United Nations conference on climate change in Paris this December, the world’s largest polluting countries are in full promise mode.  In a global effort to reduce carbon emissions in the earth’s atmosphere, the United States and China, the world’s biggest polluters have promised to double its previous rates of reduction, by […]

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