Category Archives: stuff and nonsense

Spring Has Sprung

Signs of spring abound – lawns being mowed, birds chirping, flowers in bloom, and trees budding out. Intermittent rains fall in preparation for seeds soon to be planted. New growth, rebirth, and a general sense of new opportunities, even well … Continue reading

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Why?

With all the news in the world, the media fixation on Hollywood and their never ending series of self-aggrandizing awards ceremonies is curious. While I don’t begrudge any group getting together to celebrate their craft, the disproportionate amount of glory … Continue reading

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Simple Truth

Sometimes the easiest explanation really is the best explanation.  In the case of a bunch of women showing up to gaggle upon the Mall with like-minded other women, perhaps attempting to figure out their purpose in doing so is a … Continue reading

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And the Point was?

Against my better judgement, a few thoughts are proffered on whatever that display was yesterday in Washington, DC. What many are asking first is, “What was the point of the exercise?”  I would be among those who question if there … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, All!

Holidays can be a very interesting time.  They pack good memories for some, bad memories for others, and some of each for many of us.  Christmas has a lot of both for me.  It is a bitter sweet time of … Continue reading

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Wreaths Across America

Yesterday was my maiden voyage into the world with Wreaths Across America.  The past few years, my intentions were good but my follow-through was lacking.   So, after sending a check for some wreaths, the next logical step was to participate in the actual … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

When you get this far behind in commenting on the topics of the day, the task of jumping back into the fray can be daunting indeed. On the other hand, starting in the middle or anywhere else along the continuum … Continue reading

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So Many Issues, So LIttle Time

The Primaries are winding down and it looks like the presidential candidates are locked down. Not gonna worry about that one for a while. The local elections have occurred in my AOR and for the most part turned out to … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, there is still Another Voice

With some of the contributors here moving and others dealing with spousal unit health crises, it might look as if we got lost somewhere in the ether. Not so, Virginia! We still have opinions on the dreadful job J F’ng … Continue reading

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The Capture Effect

The capture effect is a real RF technical phenomenon – via Wiki: “The capture effect is defined as the complete suppression of the weaker signal at the receiver limiter (if it has one) where the weaker signal is not amplified, … Continue reading

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