Monthly Archives: February 2011

Frank Buckles Has Faded Away

Never heard of Frank Buckles? He was a very old soldier, the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, and as they say, “old soldiers never die, they just fade away.” Frank Buckles faded yesterday at the age of … Continue reading

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Not Watching the Oscar’s

I like to go to the movies about as much as anyone, but I can do without watching the Academy Awards. I may sound like an old curmudgeon, but who cares? So many of the “stars” are spoiled people who … Continue reading

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Walking the Waterway

Since it was a beautiful day yesterday, I took Fred for a walk along the waterway and stopped at the koi pond to see the fish. A lot of other people had the same idea, but it wasn’t a good … Continue reading

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Springtime is Flea-Time

Okay, while we’re on the subject, (see previous post), I’ve noticed that the fleas don’t necessarily take a break during the winter here. Maybe the winters are too short or not cold enough, or something, because we’ve had to use … Continue reading

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Apparently, Most of Us Are Doomed

Okay, I’ll come right out and say it. We let our dogs sleep with us. Most of the time, they don’t even want to, but they can crawl up into bed with us if they have a mind to do … Continue reading

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The Woodlands Equestrian Club In The Parade

Hey, this is pretty neat. I’m always amazed at just how much our community has to offer. Now I find out, (and why should I be surprised?) that The Woodlands has a pretty classy equestrian club, and they made their … Continue reading

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“Discovery Houston, You Are Go At Throttle-Up”

In case you missed the final launch of ┬áSpace Shuttle Discovery, here it is. It’s amazing that we possess the technical capabilities to launch human beings into space and get them home safely the majority of the time. It was … Continue reading

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