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The Airplane

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Lessons in Patience

This getting back into flying thing has been, and continues to be, an exercise in frustration. First there was finding a flight school. Then it was waiting for them to respond to my inquiry. Then it was waiting for the … Continue reading

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Chicken feed went up another eleven percent in the last eight weeks. I bought five bags this time, which should last me until almost autumn. Delivery driver dropped one bag onto the corner of the porch/step (what? I had a … Continue reading

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Busy Busy

First, a back story. I graduated high school in 1988. The church we attended at the time threw a graduation party of sorts for me and another boy in my class.  Most gifts were cash. This same church was on … Continue reading

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Lazy Co-workers and the Flag

I am working an overtime shift tonight. When I arrived at work, the flag was flying at half staff. Seems like it’s been there for a few weeks now. So I went digging. Here’s what I found. 12-16 May – … Continue reading

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Expensive Week

On Wednesday while out riding the Benelli, I felt the back end jump a little, like I’d hit something in the road. I found that odd, since I hadn’t seen anything and the front tire hadn’t hit whatever it was. … Continue reading

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Currency

As a sort-of follow up to my last post, I’d like to talk about money today. Not long ago, I swore off banks. I may have mentioned my hatred for them before, and some of the reasons why. Now for … Continue reading

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New Bank Rant

Since when can someone not make a deposit into someone else’s account? I’ve been doing this for years, and as recently as last month. But just this past week, Bank of America insisted on ID for a deposit, and then … Continue reading

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Chickens

We’ve had a few mid-90s days this week, and lots of days in the upper-80s and low 90s this year. So far, my chicken coop heat abatement procedures seem to be working. To review, I have a 90% UV blocking … Continue reading

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Broken Record

I know I’m beating a dead horse. But the point needs to keep being made. Chicken feed went up another two percent this week, $13.99 to $14.29 for my usual forty-pound bag. A forty-six percent increase in less than fourteen … Continue reading

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