Archive for the ‘General’ Category

New year, new decade

May each be better than its predecessor.

Happy New Year everyone!

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Merry Christmas to all!

Remember the men and women of the United States military who are in distant lands this Christmas protecting our right to celebrate in whatever manner we choose, and who are not able to spend Christmas with their loved ones this year.


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I’m already tired of shoveling the front deck and it hasn’t slowed down at all yet.  Thank goodness we have a little tractor for the driveway.

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September 11

Never forget!


(c) 2001 The Record, (Bergen County, NJ)

Below are some of my favorite tributes.  Give the first two time to load.

America Attacked 9/11

September 11, 2001 from James Lileks

World Trade Center Attacks

Where Were You When The World Stopped Turning?

9/11 Budweiser Tribute

A beautiful photo of the Ground Zero Towers of Light taken by Patrick McHale and posted at Instapundit on September 4, 2009.

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Just asking.  (via Instapundit)

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Nazanin-Someday ( 2009 Iran Election)

“I have a new solution.  It’s called progressive revolution.  And someday is right now.”  From Someday by Nazanin

via a Twitter feed from inside Iran on June 17.

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My Third Annual Contribution

To Earth Hour



Every light and lamp in every room of the house, as well as outside floodlights (front and back) were turned on.  The dishwasher, washer, dryer, oven, and every television in the house was turned on for one hour this evening between 8:30  and 9:30 pm.  Later this evening I discovered I wasn’t actually protesting Earth Hour, but celebrating Human Achievement Hour.

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