Monthly Archives: May 2011

Playing With Fire

It was a stupid thing to have done. Adam and I were playing with matches, lighting spider-webs on fire. We burned down a shed and part of a fence. And we came pretty damned close to torching two homes. It was … Continue reading

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Nevada – The Newest Nanny-state

Nevada has entered the anti-cell phone nanny-state after lawmakers in the Assembly approved a measure banning cell phone calling or texting while driving beginning July 1. The vote was 24-17 without debate on Senate Bill 140. Disgusting! Under the bill, … Continue reading

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Fighting Versus Self-Defense

In recent years, school district’s everywhere have gone into the politically correct zone by applying disciplinary measures to everybody involved. There seems to be few opportunities for both parents and students to appeal the rules which are written on paper … Continue reading

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Long Time Del Norte Judge Dies

Former California state senator and Del Norte County Superior Court Judge Frank Petersen died May 23, 2011, in Fort Bragg from complications of a stroke. Petersen represented the 4th Senate District from 1962 to 1966 as a Democrat before being … Continue reading

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In a Cloud of Dust

“We’re still twelve nautical miles out,” said the pilot, adding, “Besides with all that cloud cover, your probably couldn’t see a thing.” The pilot was looking out the left side of the plane as spoke. So I looked too, hoping to catch a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Dog and Donkey Show

The Israeli government is not happy with President Barack Obama after he suggested Israel return to pre-1967 borders. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the original border when Israel was only about eight miles wide, is indefensible considering today’s … Continue reading

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Insomnia

As children we battle with our parents when they want us to take a nap. As adults we tend to relish the moments when we can lay down and take a short siesta. Finally, as we grow older — approaching the elderly years … Continue reading

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