Category Archives: Human Interest

Stories of a non-technical human interest sort. Comedies, Tragedies, etc.

Mutton Bustin’

Of all the things I’d never thought I’d learn watching Congress grill a Supreme Court nominee… “Mutton Busting” was a topic. Say what? Something “western” I didn’t experience in my little farm town? (Must be ‘new’…) http://www.sarodeo.com/rodeo/mutton-bustin has an interesting … Continue reading

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Cord Cutting – Step 2 – Roku

A first blush description of my experiences in buying an HDTV and internet TV gizmo (aka TV On A Stick). Continue reading

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30 miles due west of Oroville, in the flat

Yet more Flooding Drought in California. 30 miles west of Oroville. Continue reading

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Is Honesty, Valuing Truth, and Fairness Hereditary?

What the child is told, the adult overturns. I had been told long long ago that the family Irish name meant “orphan”, now find it really means “Judge” (or originally “Son of the Judge”.) To what extent is character familial, and to what extent hereditary? And does that matter? Continue reading

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Gail & Serioso discuss Soros and sundry other things

An open thread for Gail and Serioso to debate / discuss / and admire the nature of all things Soros. I’ll be staying out of it as my roll is referee. Continue reading

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I Must Read More Mencken

Some H.L. Mencken quotes of interest Continue reading

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Ding-A-Lings kill Ringling’s

“After 146 Years, Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus To Shut Down”
Give in to PC Police and chase away your customers, or stay in business by keeping a working business model. Decisions decisions… Continue reading

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