Monthly Archives: March 2015

“Brave New World” or “1984” A Twist on the Theme

Dystopia: “a society characterized by human misery, as squalor, oppression, disease, and overcrowding.” I still lean towards Bizzaro World myself, but I HAVE spent  several days re-reading/skimming both books after the revelation I stumbled across. “In 1949, George Orwell received a … Continue reading

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Happy St Patrick’s Day

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a wee story with something of an almost Irish twist. At least for those who do not understand or appreciate the difference between Ireland and Northern Ireland, there is an Irish connection. And perhaps … Continue reading

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8 Years Ago Today…

A thing happened on this day 8 years ago.  Any number of reference sources are available on-line if yer Google-Fu is good. Some ‘Nam vets decided to stand up and be counted. ANSWER was gonna do some protesting at The … Continue reading

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Just A Squid

In THE OLDEN DAYS… The other branches called us, generically, Squids – But I recall terms we used in The Navy to refer to our fellow sailors. NOT PC. I’m gonna share the ones I can remember: Airdale: Someone  who … Continue reading

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Sunday Silly – NOT Quite

I’ve been scanning my usual news sources when I can this weekend. Can’t seem to find stuff that makes me smile. Long aside: Snow storm knocked out our satellite internet AND we were without power for a time. Even didn’t … Continue reading

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