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joey-lapdog.jpg cats disrespecting pugs

( in culture, writing, pets from 2017)

So, I'm lying on the bed with the pug Joey between my legs. No, that's not a figure of speech. I'm referring to an actual dog between my calves. Anyway, the cat (Sunny) comes up, thinks about jumping across my legs to the other side, then decides to just step on me, th ... read more

halloween.jpg hiking with elizabeth, part 2

( in family, holmes, elizabeth from 2019)

[continued from Hiking with Elizabeth]The scariest part was when we stopped. Then he stopped. I had my phone in hand, looking at the map. There was a tense moment until he smiled and said, "Y'all lost?""Just trying to find our way back to the parking lot," I s ... read more

communists.jpg lenin quote

( in culture, quotes from 2022)

The best way to control opposition is to lead it ourselves. -- Vladimir Lenin ... read more

guitarplayer.gif randy bachman reunited with stolen guitar... 46 years on

( in culture, music, guitar from 2022)

A happy guitar story 'With that guitar, I wrote many million selling songs... it was like my magical guitar. And then when it's suddenly gone, the magic is gone.' globaltim ... read more

gavel.jpg and the judge says...

( in family, adoption, holmes, travel from 2007)

She's ours!It's official! Elizabeth is ours. The court hearing went very smooth. It took about an hour and a half. There was a judge, prosecutor, a rep from the Child protective services, and the Minister of Education. They had a lot of questions about our parenting style, ou ... read more

trees.jpg time for trees

( in life, health, environment, trees from 2019)

Time for Trees. Another worthy cause Humankind is All organic lifeforms are facing a crisis: our ability to survive and thrive is at risk. Air and water pollution is rampant. Weather patterns are shifting at an alarming rate. Poverty is widespread ... read more

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major news outlets say they're ditching objectivity in the name of 'diversity'

^ They've been doing that for years, which is why most intelligent people are ditching them.

china proposes making "dissemination of false information" a crime in u.n. treaty

^ That would put them, Big Pharma and the U.S. gov't 1-2-3 on the Most Wanted list.

new zealand's jacinda ardern quits as leader, citing burnout

^ Ding, dong, the witch is... gone!

world economic forum declares a "planetary" and "justice" crisis.

^ ... of their own making.

billing codes used by gov't and private insurance track your covid shot status

^ No big deal. I'm proud to say I never fell for this scam and never got the shot.

severe savior complex

^ He admits he and his fellow "elites" are delusional and manipulated by aliens?

judge strikes down ny vaccine mandate, rules state overstepped its authority

^ Good news! Governments from national to local have been overstepping their authority.

soros and bezos back initiative to raise $3 trillion annually to fight climate change

^ But their recommendations will only apply to those without a private jet.

lara trump: looks like somebody at top said 'we're done with biden'

^ Great, but they'll just find a younger idiot to take his place.

secret vatican plot to force pope francis to resign

^ The answer to "Is the Pope Catholic?" is no longer "Yes." He should be removed.

who planted the biden documents?

^ It was his butler, in the conservatory, with the candlestick!

fda no longer needs to require animal tests before human drug trials

^ The animals are happy. The humans, not so much.

robots with consciousness will eclipse humanity, warns experts

^ Um, no, they won't.

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 marian turski quote

( in culture, quotes, politics, covid from 2021)

...the Holocaust didnt start with death camps. Instead, it began with propaganda, scaremongering, scapegoating, segregation, and exclusion. Then, it was an easy next step to strip further rights, dehumanize, and brutally extinguish tha ... read more

 novels/novellas

( in culture, writing, books, novels from 2018)

Did I mention Ive written a few novels/novellas? Another Way: Beyond the Status Quo A politically-incorrect manifesto. Anti-corporate crusader Dobie Pokorny wants to save the world. His old boss, Colonel Charonne, wants to stop him. O ... read more

 favorite lines from songs/lyrics

( in culture, music, lyrics, quotes from 2021)

Obviously a work in progress but, here goes... in no particular order. Lyrics verified on azlyrics.com. PLEASE add your own by leaving a comment below! Yo ... read more

 bill hicks quote

( in culture, quotes, politics from 2020)

The problem isnt a lack of money, food, water or land. The problem is that youve given control of these things to a group of greedy psychopaths who care more about maintaining their own power than helping mankind. -- ... read more

 food for thought

( in culture, quotes, employment from 2008)

The corporation is a true Frankensteins monster, an artificial person run amok, responsible only to its own soulless self. - William DuggerFor more, go to dreamslaughter: Food For Thought. ... read more

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 update to the update's update

( in family, adoption, holmes, travel from 2007)

I went ahead and paid for the 24-hour internet connection from the room. It wasnt even double the cost of one hour. I also swapped out the flaky cable and that seems to have fixed the connection problem. [Wrong. I had to call the techs ... read more

more pics (12/28/2007)

( in family, holmes, elizabeth from 2007)

Elizabeth likes bows in her hair Red Square ... read more

 a very artsy picture of elizabeth

( in family, holmes, elizabeth from 2008)

Just because I liked it, Im posting it here! :) ... read more

 it's going to be a good week

( in family, adoption, holmes, travel from 2007)

Thats all I wanted to say. :) We had a shortened visit with Elizabeth today because we had to first stop by the pharmacy and get some Ben-Gay and ibuprofen for m ... read more

 elizabeth skiing for the first time

( in family, holmes, elizabeth from 2015)

It was father-daughter day (for me, my brother, nephew and our daughters) at NorthStar ski resort in Lake Tahoe. See vimeo.com/122485652 ... read more

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 crowd-sourced outpouring lifts struggling mom

( in life, help, charity from 2013)

Some good news for a change. Last month Linda Tirado, a 31-year-old from Cedar City, Utah, was... Crowd-sourced Outpouring Lifts Struggling Mom: The Poverty ... read more

 says she'd rather have had covid

( in life, health, vaccines from 2023)

She probably still doesnt realize covid 19 is just the new name of the flu. But yea, 2 heart attacks may be better than death for the willfully deaf and blind pharma religion zealots. At least she left that camp. ... read more

 trip to vancouver

( in life, travel, canada, blog from 2005)

Our trip was great. Heres a very short story.We left on 8/11 from my work. My boss made me attend a meeting that day which ended at 2:30, whereupon I joined June, Brian and Andy who were in our van, waiting in the parking lot. Boy, did ... read more

 as gov't puts kids in bubbles, study suggests playing in the dirt boosts immune systems

( in life, health from 2020)

As more states and countries attempt to send children back to school amid the Covid-19 pandemic , we have seen some utterly horrifying... ... read more

 magnesium may prime immune system to fight cancer and infections

( in life, health, minerals from 2022)

A simple mineral we all learned about in high school PE class could be the active ingredient in a new method of cancer treatment and prevention. In this way, magnesium has gone from being something to help us play sports longer to something ... read more

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 holmes family newsletter vol 2 no 3

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1990)

Billy Club Vol. 2, No. 3, February 8, 1990 [aka Bullseye, Hard Copy, The Holmes Family Newsletter] Diane now a doctorCa ... read more

 holmes family newsletter vol 2 no 13

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1990)

Hometown NewsVol. 2, No. 13, October 20, 1990[Editors Note: This is most definitely the last issue.] Bill graduates!After seven months, Bill has finally completed his computer programmi ... read more

holmes family newsletter vol 2 no 5

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1990)

Big News & Other Stuff Vol. 2, No. 5 [Yeah, another new name.] March 19, 1990 Mike to return earlyMike has had a c ... read more

 holmes family newsletter vol 4 no 4

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1992)

The Squeaky Sprocket Vol. 4, No. 4, May 11, 1992 "The intelligent persons newsletter of choice." Riots in L.A., earthq ... read more

 holmes family newsletter vol 4 no 7

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1992)

The Belching Frog Vol. 4, No. 7, September 16, 1992"Thomas should like this name." Doug returns again On August ... read more

 holmes family newsletter vol 5 no 4

( in family, holmes, newsletter from 1993)

Not Just Another NewsletterMONDAY, JULY 19, 1993CIRCULATION: From 8 to 15 (depending on our mood and how many stamps we have) ... read more

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