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How To Be A Tyrant

( culture / writing / books / conspiracies )
How To Be a Successful Tyrant by Larken Rose Almost all oppression via propaganda is based upon scaring people, and then presenting a false choice where the people can chose either to do what you want them t ... read more

Another Way: Beyond The Status Quo

( culture / writing / books / novels )
A politically-incorrect manifesto. Anti-corporate crusader Dobie Pokorny wants to save the world. His old boss, Colonel Charonne, wants to stop him. On his "speaking truth to power" tour, Dobie meets and falls in love with Kaylie while enduring attacks at every turn. Can they outrun Charonne and his minions? Will Major Watson steal her aw... read more

Free Ebooks

( culture / writing / books / novels )
Two of my ebooks are available free of charge all month (July) at Smashwords. The links are at the bottom of that page. I've already sold five copies since yesterday as opposed to five copies over the past year. I guess the price is finally right. :) ... read more

Emissions Test

( culture / writing / blog / auto )
A mostly one-way text conversation I had with my wife, Tara, yesterday while she worked and I tried to get her car emissions tested. I was laughing at my own s... read more

The Good Old Days

( culture / writing / blog / shopping )
Ah, the good ol' days when the shelves were full! Click the image.... read more

Plandemic Movie

( culture / writing / blog )
Plandemic movie ... read more

Countertop Dishwasher

( culture / writing / tech / appliances )
Cool! Tetra countertop dishwasher made for small spaces. The only dishwasher that doesn't require plumbing. Engineered for small spaces. And now a CES 2019 Best Of Innovation Award Honoree. The ... read more

Those Who Would Give Up Essential Liberty...

( culture / writing / blog )
Those who would give up Essential Liberty ... read more

Political Compass Test

( culture / writing / politics )
via politicalcompass.org Welcome! It's timely to stress that The Political Compass has been on the internet since 2001. The uniqueness of our take on politics is reflected in the gratifyingly enthusiastic reviews we've enjoyed in the national media of many count ... read more

Thoughts On Writing

( culture / writing / books / advice )
Louis L'Amour once said he could write while sitting in the middle of the freeway. That didn't impress me at the time, but now it does. Not one, but two dogs threw up behind me as I wrote. Was that a commentary on my writing? Wouldn't be the first time. As I told these guys in the job interview, If you're wondering wh... read more

Unbelievers Protesting The Lockdown

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Unbelievers protesting the lockdown ... read more

When Antarctica Was A Rainforest

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When Antarctica was a rainforest ... read more

Raw Video Of Nashville Tornado Aftermath 2 Mins

( culture / writing / blog )
Raw video of Nashville tornado aftermath (2 mins.) ... read more

The Lazy Pug Cafe

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)My latest short story, based on our real life pugs Daisy, Chandler and Joey, the latter of whom is the only one still alive and barking. See ... read more

Planet 9 Next? Hundreds Of Minor Planets Found Beyond Neptune In Our Solar System

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Planet 9 next? Hundreds of minor planets found beyond Neptune in OUR SOLAR SYSTEM ... read more

Review My Books

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Review my books ... read more

Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken

( culture / writing / blog )
Ronica's Maple Roasted Chicken ... read more

Ronica's Oregano Chicken

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Ronica's Oregano Chicken ... read more

Good Article About Storytelling

( culture / writing / stories )
via the-good-guy-bad-guy-myth "Pop culture today is obsessed with the battle between good and evil. Traditional folktales never were. What changed?" ... read more

US Department Of Transportation To Ban Dog Breed Discrimination On Airlines

( culture / writing / blog / pets )
US Department of Transportation to Ban Dog Breed Discrimination on Airlines ... read more

Girl Had Only Been Volunteering At Pet Shelter For Two Days When She Was Reunited

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Girl Had Only Been Volunteering at Pet Shelter for Two Days When She Was Reunited With Lost Cat ... read more

Useful Websites

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Useful websitesJust thought I would start a running list of intern ... read more

Best Fiction Of 2019 Goodreads

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)via Best Fiction Books 2019 "... read more

Best And Worst Self-Publishing Sites

( culture / writing / advice )
Good site showing who to trust (or not) when it comes to self-publishing: self-publishing-service-reviews ... read more

Free Vector Graphics Editor

( culture / writing / blog )
Free vector graphics editor ... read more

Most Popular Site On The Internet

( culture / writing / computers / internet )
This is the 12,157,539th most popular website in the world, according to silktide.com! Wow! We have hit the big time. See image here: ... read more

How To Support This Website

( culture / writing / blog )
How to support this website...should you be so in ... read more

Random Observations

( culture / writing / blog / humor )
Miscellaneous Had alarm set for 4:15a.m., but the trash collectors in the alley behind my hotel thought 3:30 would be better. At the airport, I was busted for trying to sneak contraband mouthwash and sweet tea through security OK how are you supposed to cut a mango? No idea. How's this for a great... read more

All Of My Books

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I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)See Novels/Novellas... read more

New Book Coming Out Another Way Beyond The Status Quo

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Another Way: Beyond the Status Quo ... read more

Last Train Out (again)

( culture / writing / books / novels )
New book out! Clay and his adopted d... read more

Restroom Difficulty

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Restroom difficulty ... read more

"Russia-Gate" Explained

( culture / writing / blog )
Russia-gate, explained ... read more

Where You Belong

( culture / writing / blog )
Where you belongI've been in middle Tennessee the past 25 year ... read more

Operation Detour

( culture / writing / books / novels )
New book out!Riva, a be... read more

Temporary Insanity

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)Long before winning the lottery and running for president, Benny was living in L.A. working as a temporary word processor (typist). For his latest ass ... read more

Last Train Out

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1-2-3 Day

( culture / writing / blog / numbers )
Today is 1-2-3 day! January 23. Exciting, right? Just think, twenty-six years from today it'll be 1-2-3-4-5 day! I'll probably be dead by then, but somebody will enjoy it! ... read more

So You Dropped Your Phone Into The Toilet?

( culture / writing / blog )
So, you dropped your phone into the toilet? ... read more

Recently-discovered Book Repository

( culture / writing / books )
Hathi Trust Digital Library: hathitrust.org... read more

Recently Discovered Book Repository

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Recently-discovered book repository ... read more

Draft Horses Pull Big Rig Up Hill

( culture / writing / blog / animals )
A Minnesota couple harnessed their Belgian draft horses to help a semi truck driver whose vehicle was stuck on an icy driveway." Read more: Horses-pull-stuck-semi... read more

Bumper Stickers Again

( culture / writing / blog )
Bumper stickers again ... read more

How To Move A Book Store

( culture / writing / books )
Cool! Human-chain-helps-British-book-store-move-down-the-street ... read more

Operation Detour (Facebook)

( culture / writing / books / novels )
Operation Detour book on Facebook... read more

Lazy Pug Cafe

( culture / writing / books / novels )
Lazy pug cafe... read more

Judge Brett Kavanaugh

( culture / writing / blog )
Judge Brett Kavanaugh ... read more

Best Thrillers Of All Time

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :). ... read more

Opting Out Of Ads

( culture / writing / blog )
Opting out of adsUseful site here to opt out of various online ... read more

Novels/novellas

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :) ... read more

Kroger Policy

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Kroger policy ... read more

Trail Of Blood

( culture / writing / blog / humor )
Walking in from the parking lot into work this morning, on the sidewalk I saw what looked like a trail of blood. There was a big spot of it at the top of the sidewalk, and it dwindled as it continued downhill toward the front door. What the...? This building is out in the middle of formerly beautiful countryside. Maybe a coyote (or a pack) killed a... read more

Too Funny

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Too funnyThis is too funny not to share. See ... read more

Cats Disrespecting Pugs

( culture / writing / pets )
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. Anyway, the cat comes up, thinks about jumping across my legs to the other side, then decides to just step on me, then step on Joey, to the other side of the bed. #CatsDisrespectingPugs ... read more

Lesson On Taxes

( culture / writing / blog )
Lesson on taxes ... read more

Mosquito Anti Itch Cream

( culture / writing / blog )
Mosquito anti-itch cream ... read more

Links Google Doesn't Want You To Visit

( culture / writing / blog / conspiracies )
Links Google doesn't want you to visit ... read more

Is It Down Right Now

( culture / writing / blog )
Is it down right nowUseful site to see if it's your connection ( ... read more

Spend Time Instead Of Money

( culture / writing / blog )
Spend time instead of money ... read more

Diary, 2017/07/29

( culture / writing / blog / diary )
I just went down the road to the quickie-mart and got coffee. It's something I do most every weekend morning since throwing away my home coffee maker to keep me from drinking too much of it. On the way there, I saw what I thought was a dead turtle in the road. I hate that. Poor things just can't move fast enough. Half way there, up ... read more

Diary 20170729

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Diary, 2017/07/29 ... read more

Novellas And Novels

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Novellas and novels ... read more

Free Novella And Novels

( culture / writing / books / novels )
Free novella and novels ... read more

Please Patronize Me

( culture / writing / blog / internet )
Check out my Patreon page. Patrons get free stuff! Well, not technically free since you do have to pay at least $1 to get anything. Still ... "It would be amazing if I had any fans at all to help finance what I do! Thank you for (possibly) being one.&qu... read more

Couch Potato

( culture / writing / blog )
I've been a couch potato all day. Well, most of the day. I did finally pull up the dead crops in the vegetable garden at one point. And I did do some recycling, taking the paper, bottles, cans and plastic bags out of the trash cans and putting it into the appropriate recycle bins in the garage. I tried to accomplish a few things on the ... read more

Horsetail Herb Said To Remove Aluminum

( culture / writing / blog )
Horsetail herb said to remove aluminum ... read more

Got Yelled At Today

( culture / writing / blog / animals )
I got yelled at today... by a quail. I was crossing an empty lot toward the soccer field when I heard squawking. I looked down, and there it was, obviously telling me to get lost. So I did. I am nothing if not considerate.... read more

Folding Clothes

( culture / writing / blog )
I thought I'd watch some sports while folding clothes (making up for my complete lack of doing chores yesterday). My choices were NBA basketball (where travelling is only called after 6 or 7 steps), bull riding (where I just feel sorry for the bulls), or a dog show (where ... read more

Windows In Virtual Machine

( culture / writing / blog )
Running Windows in a Linux virtual machine ... read more

Another Page Of Mine

( culture / writing / blog )
It's a site called Patreon where they help creative people find patrons to support their work. My page is here: ... read more

Facebook Creeps Me Out

( culture / writing / blog )
Facebook creeps me out ... read more

Farm Of The Future?

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Farm of the future? ... read more

New Suit For Homeless Man = New Job

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New suit for homeless man = new job ... read more

Local Pick Up

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Local pick up ... read more

Writers Need Followers?

( culture / writing )
Publishers and writing "gurus" preach that writers need followers. The problem is that emotionally-stable people don't want followers, they want friends, compatriots, people who listen, not followers. Especially zombie followers. They're the worst! :)... read more

Out Of Toothpaste

( culture / writing / blog / humor )
Me (joking, the other day): I'm out of toothpaste! Whaddaya gonna do about it? Wife (without missing a beat): Find a husband with toothpaste, I guess. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is why I married her. :) And that's why I'm at the store right now, buying toothpaste. ... read more

Fence Guy

( culture / writing / blog )
So, the wife texts me saying, "Fence guy quoted $35500 to do the fence. He's coming out Wednesday." This is a fence repair for a small backyard, not a new thousand acre fence. Me: "How much?!" Wife (paraphrasing): "Oops, I left out the decimal point!... read more

Recent Tweets

( culture / writing / tweets )
I remember when I didn't know what a tweet was, other than the sound a bird makes. It wasn't so long ago, either. Below is just a random list of tweets. Pathetic, I know, but I felt the need to put something new on the site. Anyway... Saturday, July 20, 2013:   Picked more blackberries this evening, just before dark,... read more

No More Penalty Shootouts

( culture / writing / blog )
No more penalty shootouts! ... read more

My Novels

( culture / writing / books / novels )
My novels ... read more

Cigar American Racehorse Dies At Age Of 24

( culture / writing / blog )
Sad news. He was one of the greats. We saw him in retirement at ... read more

Mighty Broccoli Sprouts Rapidly Detox Pollutants

( culture / writing / blog )
Mighty broccoli sprouts rapidly detox pollutants ... read more

Just 'cuz You Cut Off Its Head

( culture / writing / blog )
Just 'cuz you cut off its head... ... read more

Parents Code Of Ethics

( culture / writing / blog )
Parents code of ethics ... read more

Take This Quiz

( culture / writing / blog )
From somewhere on the Internet ... Name the five wealthiest people in the world. Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners. Name the last five winners of the Miss America pageant. Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize. Name the last half dozen Academy Award winners for best actor ... read more

Catfish

( culture / writing / stories )
from 1994, © 1994 by Eric McGovern It was a warm, humid night, as are most nights of August in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. It was ten p.m. and, as I loaded my fishing gear into my truck and looked up at the full moon, I was getting anxious to fish. I started up the truck, drove about three miles, and turned down a dark dirt road ... read more

Kangaroos Attacked Me

( culture / writing / stories )
from 1993 by Greg — not really There I was in Long Beach, California, having lunch down along the docks like I always do. It was a cool Autumn day, early November. I was watching the ships roll in ... then I'd watch 'em roll away again. Whoa-wo sittin' on the dock of the bay ...Sorry. I can't get ... read more

Baub

( culture / writing / stories )
by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 From September 5, 1989 In the vast expanse of Llycete Spaceport's docking yard on this below-freezing winter morning, the Mraclys, a small ship badly in need of a paint job, stood apart from the other ships. It stood out mostly because it was so ugly. Green on top, or ... read more

Aliens Spoke To Me

( culture / writing / stories )
from 1993 I just started driving. I don't know why. Boredom, I guess. I left my house around noon. I'd had enough of watching football on t.v. and just felt like getting out. When I hopped into my truck I had no idea where I might go. East, I thought. To the desert, maybe. See the desert, I said to myself. To the desert I we ... read more

Devastating Earthquake Rocks Southland

( culture / writing / stories )
from 1993 © copyright 1993 A powerful earthquake measuring 8.3 on the Richter Scale brought Southern California to its knees just before dawn yesterday. Hundreds of buildings in the greater Los Angeles area were completely destroyed, dozens more rendered uninhabitable. L.A.'s newly-completed MetroRail subway system collapsed in o ... read more

Remmy Gets Gas

( culture / writing / stories )
from July 1990 by Bill Remmy pulled into the gas station and jumped out of his pickup. He went to the rear of the truck, checked his reflection in the camper shell window, smiled, and slid the gas nozzle into the tank. He left the pump on automatic and wandered over to ... read more

Requiem For A Pigeon

( culture / writing / poetry )
by Bill We witnessed a pigeon's demise Right here on the dock o' the Bay There was nothing we could do Nothing we could say It just wasn't the pigeon's day We tried mouth-to-beak And the Heimlich technique But the pigeon had croaked Did you know pigeons float? Well, this one sure did ... read more

So Much For Sacrificial Rites

( culture / writing / stories / humor )
from February 1990 Holmes The High Priest announced, We must sacrifice a human life tonight. The crowd of Mibuku natives milling around the fire immediately tensed and fell silent. Suddenly, the High Priest pointed his holy finger at a lowly servant fanning the Queen. The servant shrieked. ... read more

Watch Tara The Hero Cat Attempt To Throw A Ceremonial First Pitch

( culture / writing / blog )
Watch Tara the Hero Cat attempt to throw a ceremonial first pitch ... read more

The World According To Time Magazine

( culture / writing / blog )
The world according to Time magazine ... read more

Advice For Writing

( culture / writing / advice )
A writer's narrative perspective (their voice, or, how they come across to their reader) must be: This is me talking to you.That's it. Nothing more, nothing less.It's not: This is me 100 years ago speaking in a classical voice.It's not: Speaking as if from professor to student or from adult to child.It's not: Thi... read more

We Stopped SOPA, Let's Stop The TPP

( culture / writing / blog )
We stopped SOPA, let's stop the TPP ... read more

Tweets

( culture / writing / tweets )
My Twitter feed: by @TheBillHolmes Some of my better ones, according to me ... Never work FOR someone else, work WITH them. I do some of my best work when I'm supposed to be doing something e... read more

My Twitter Feed

( culture / writing / tweets )
Tweets by @TheBillHolmes And if the network you're on has Twitter blocked, but you're Jonesing for more of my witty banter, ... read more

The Fallacy Of Lesser Evil Choice

( culture / writing / blog )
The fallacy of lesser evil choice ... read more

RFK Jr On JFK's Attempts To End The Cold War

( culture / writing / blog )
RFK Jr on JFK's attempts to end the cold war ... read more

Sit Up Straight

( culture / writing / blog / advice )
... like my father always said. Apparently, there's more than just a physical benefit. via ... read more

Simple Reform Could Save America From Wall Street

( culture / writing / blog )
Simple reform could save America from Wall Street ... read more

Kids Hate Broccoli

( culture / writing / blog )
Kids hate broccoli ... read more

Constitution Banned On Constitution Day

( culture / writing / blog )
Constitution banned on Constitution day ... read more

Free Lunch, Or Is It?

( culture / writing / blog )
Free lunch... or is it? ... read more

Collapse

( culture / writing / stories )
collapse! ... read more

Spot The Psycho Before They Spot You

( culture / writing / blog )
Spot the psycho before they spot you ... read more

Ruling Elite Destroying Our Economies

( culture / writing / blog )
Ruling elite destroying our economies ... read more

Minimum Wage Adjusted For Inflation

( culture / writing / blog )
Minimum wage adjusted for inflationI don't agree that ... read more

How Does Writing Affect Your Brain?

( culture / writing / health )
How Does Writing Affect Your Brain? infographic.Interesting ... to me, anyway. "Most of us write a little something everyday. It might be a grocery list, a poem, or a write-up on the infographic of the day. As we go th... read more

Retarded

( culture / writing / blog )
Retarded ... read more

Lost A Friend

( culture / writing / blog )
Lost a friendNo, not that kind of lost (knock on wood). So get that lump out of your throat. No, I just noticed I've lost a friend.Don't you h ... read more

The 1% And What Do They Do For A Living

( culture / writing / blog )
from Who are the 1%, and what do they do for a living? "A lot of emphasis is on the 99% versus the 1% in these protest... read more

Just Another Sunday

( culture / writing / blog / shopping )
Wife and kid are off at this thing called church. Maybe you've heard of it. I'm not familiar. Not sure what to make of it. :)I'm basically just hanging out waiting for the new mattress to be delivered. We told the delivery guy, Anytime! He sounded foreign. I hope he shows up before 10pm! Never know with these dang ferners! Anyw... read more

Lies Lies Lies

( culture / writing / blog )
Lies lies lies ... read more

Started A New Story Today

( culture / writing / stories / novels )
I started writing a new story today. Can't say much about it except that it's pretty much sci-fi, though it might wander into religion and politics. So, yeah, it should offend just about everyone.Then I took a break and started cleaning. Did a load of dishes. Vacuumed and cleaned the office carpet because not one, but two dogs threw up b... read more

About My Books

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To Get An Idea About My Books

( culture / writing / blog )
To get an idea about my books ... read more

Cracking Up Over Lottery President

( culture / writing / books / novels )
Here's one of my brothers reading my book, Lottery President. He seems to be enjoying it. I swear I didn't pay him to do this. Ne... read more

Taibbi Reveals Smoking Gun At Moodys And S&P

( culture / writing / blog )
Taibbi reveals smoking gun at moody's and s&p ... read more

Best Smartphone (2013)

( culture / writing / blog )
Best smartphone (2013) ... read more

Revealing NSA Spying Program Doesn't Harm National Security

( culture / writing / blog )
Revealing NSA Spying Program DOESN'T Harm National Security ... read more

New Washer

( culture / writing / blog / appliances )
The new washer was delivered today. I let them take the old one away even though we'd just bought it (used) a week ago. That's right, it lasted just one week. Oh well, we didn't really need that $200 (after tax and delivery), anyway. </sarcasm> I say let them take it because I could have had the repairman from the store, ... read more

Guest Posting

( culture / writing / advice / internet )
I've been following and listening to Jeff Goins's TribeWriters program, and he says an important aspect to successful blogging (at least as far as getting noticed) is to guest post on other people's blogs. Jeff is a great resource, by the way. So, if you want to post something ... read more

Sleazy Real Estate Investors

( culture / writing / blog / fraud )
It's almost like a conspiracy! Luckily, conspiracies never happen and all conspiracy theories lack credibility. :) http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/feds-crack-foreclosure-auction-scams-19304217#.UaoR2Nh-gw ... read more

House Cleaning

( culture / writing / services / humor )
house-cleaning.pngDoling out who would be doing what for today's house cleaning project, my wife Tara assigned the following to me: Strip and make the bed. Knowing me, she then felt the need to clarify this. That means strip the bed. I'll just let that sink in for those who don't immediately get it. During the chores, ... read more

Struggle In The Vegetable Garden

( culture / writing / blog )
Struggle in the vegetable garden ... read more

Not Pulled Over

( culture / writing / blog / dreams )
( dream )Had a very brief, mundane, realistic dream the night before last in which I was pulled over by a traffic cop. I didn't think much about it until the next morning when I was going down Antioch Pike ... read more

I Am Now A Published Author

( culture / writing / books / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)OK, so it's SELF-published, but still ... :) It's called ... read more

Saved A Life Today

( culture / writing / blog )
Saved a life today ... read more

Blog Content

( culture / writing / blog / internet )
I'm as guilty as anyone about trying to add content to my blog just for the sake of content (because search engines look for and rate highly based on how fresh your blog's content is). But someone whose blog/newsletter I subscribe to has stooped to simply stating the obvious, maybe phrasing it differently, just to have an interesting to... read more

Pick Your Own Fruits And Vegetables

( culture / writing / blog )
Pick your own fruits and vegetables ... read more

Great Suction!

( culture / writing / blog )
In preparation for the much-anticipated Comcast installation (Internet, not TV), I do as they suggest and clear out a space where I want them to put the cable wall jack. Once I have that space cleared, I decide to vacuum the area. It's almost an instinctive reaction: You clear out a space that ... read more

Why Is Boston Terrorism But Not Aurora Sandy Hook Tucson And Columbine

( culture / writing / blog )
Why is Boston 'terrorism' but not Aurora, Sandy Hook, Tucson and Columbine? ... read more

Shaking While Braking

( culture / writing / blog )
Shaking while braking ... read more

In Honor Of Labor Day

( culture / writing / blog )
In honor of Labor DayGreat article here v ... read more

Girl Quits Job 2

( culture / writing / blog )
Girl quits job ... read more

Verizon To Lay Off 1700 Workers After Paying CEO 22 Million

( culture / writing / blog )
Verizon to lay off 1,700 workers after paying CEO $22 million ... read more

Three Ways To Put America Back To Work

( culture / writing / blog )
Great article here: Three-Ways-to-Put-America "In theory The Great Recession is history, but for those of us who live and... read more

Stop American Censorship

( culture / writing / blog )
Stop American Censorship ... read more

Tried To Mow The Lawn

( culture / writing / blog / garden )
Well, I tried to mow the lawn, but the lawnmower wouldn't start. I swear. :) It's probably all clogged up from sitting there unused all winter. It was a hand-me-down mower, anyway, probably in need of replacing, but that's just not in the budget right now. Actually, the yard looks better au natural at the moment b... read more

Freelancers Union A Federation Of The Unaffiliate

( culture / writing / blog )
Freelancers union, a federation of the unaffiliated ... read more

Road To The Triple Crown (2013)

( culture / writing / blog )
Road to the Triple Crown (2013) ... read more

Selfish CEOs

( culture / writing / blog )
Selfish CEOs ... read more

Why The Rich Don't Give To Charity

( culture / writing / blog )
Why the rich don't give to charity ... read more

Bumper Stickers

( culture / writing / blog )
Bumper stickers ... read more

No Deal On Backs Of Elderly, Children, Sick And Poor

( culture / writing / blog )
No Deal on Backs of Elderly, Children, Sick and Poor ... read more

Liberty Versus Security

( culture / writing / blog )
Liberty versus security ... read more

Will Graphene Supercapacitors Make Batteries Obsolete?

( culture / writing / blog )
Will graphene supercapacitors make batteries obsolete? ... read more

We Need A New Sherman Antitrust Act

( culture / writing / blog )
We need a new Sherman Antitrust Act ... read more

Your Novel Blueprint

( culture / writing / advice / novels )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)Good article for writers. via Your Novel Blueprint  Write... read more

Avocados Poisonous To Most Pets

( culture / writing / health / pets )
Did you know that avocados are poisonous to most pets? Check out these links: petpoisonhelpline.com ... read more

Which Website Would You Choose

( culture / writing / blog )
Which website would you choose?If you were on a deserted island wi ... read more

My Writer's Platform

( culture / writing / books )
I have created a form for you to leave an anonymous review/critique of all of my books. CLICK HERE. Thanks! :)WilliamArthurHolmes.com is my writer's platform, with a page showing ... read more

The Gravity Light Lighting For The Developing Countries

( culture / writing / blog )
The gravity light: lighting for developing countries ... read more

Fooling Themselves

( culture / writing / blog )
Fooling themselves ... read more

Russia Ousts US NGOs, Fake Protests Peter Out

( culture / writing / blog )
Russia ousts US NGOs, fake protests peter out ... read more

Serialized Version Of Operation Detour

( culture / writing / blog )
Serialized version of Operation Detour ... read more

Lit Motors Builds A Car That Breaks The Rules

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You Are The Solution You've Been Looking For

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Stop Calling Them Leaders

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Strike Debt Debt Resistance For The 99%

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Monsanto Funded Anti-GMO Labeling Campaign

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Texas Threatens To Arrest International Monitors

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Tyrants

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Genetically Engineered Foods Versus Organic Foods

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Time To Include Third Party

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This Guy Is A Joke

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... the GOP presidential hopeful was a key architect of what has become known as the Bain model. And as president, it can be expected that he would govern the country using the values that governed Bain Capital. see ... read more

Quote Of The Day (7/14/2012)

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Diary, 2012/07/02

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It almost rained today. I know, exciting. Apparently, it did rain pretty hard in some places, but not here on the south side. Hopefully, by this time next week it will have rained several times. The possibility is in the forecast, anyway. Just trying to keep my crops healthy. As Mark Twain said, Everybody talks about the weat... read more

The Two Party System Summed Up Nicely

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Diary (7/2/2012)

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It almost rained today. I know, exciting. Apparently, it did rain pretty hard in some places, but not here on the south side. Hopefully, by this time next week it will have rained several times. The possibility is in the forecast, a... read more

Diary, 2012/06/30

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It's supposed to be record heat again today. Yesterday was 109F degrees, which is unheard of in Nashville. Today is supposed to be 107F. I've already watered my fruit trees and vegetable garden in the backyard this morning. Yesterday when I came home from work, the garden was literally wilted from the heat. I have never had an entire garden ... read more

Diary (6/30/2012)

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It's supposed to be record heat again today. Yesterday was 109F degrees, which is unheard of in Nashville. Today is supposed to be 107F. I've already watered my fruit trees and vegetable garden in the backyard this morning. Ye ... read more

Quote Of The Day (6/25/2012)

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Writing

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Diary, 2012/05/29

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Surfer Catches Biggest Wave, Ever, Off Portugal

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Thrive

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Thrive! ... read more

Unplugging Americans From The Matrix

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Millions Against Monsanto The Food Fight Of Our L

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Part 1 Hungry For Change 2

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Lottery President

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New book out! For most p... read more

Virginia Declares Emperor Has No Clothes Nullif

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The 1930s Chicago Plan Vs The American Monetary Act

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Taxpayers Lose 13 Billion As Govt Exits Chrysler

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Tennessee Begins To Push Back Against Ndaa Tyranny

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Internet Censorship

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Down The Path Of Increasingly Repressive Measures

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Super Committee Members Super Corrupt

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Goldman Sachs Exec Working For Issa

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Why Borrow When You Can Print Your Own Money?

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Welfare For The Rich

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Leaderless Resistance

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Florida Cuts Unemployment Benefits To Pay For Corp

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Kite Flying

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Solar Power Without Solar Cells

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Supermarket Meat Tainted With Drug Resistant Bacteria

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Tour Of Nashville

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Elizabeth and I played tour guide to my sister Jeannie, her daughter Tiffany, her husband David, and their kids Shayden, 9, and Skyla, 1½. We started with a ... read more

The Skeleton Closet

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Lesson Learned

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Higher Percentage Of Americans Believed In King George

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Higher Percentage of Americans Believed in King George During the Revolutionary War than Congress Today ... read more

Crowd Descends On Ohio Statehouse To Protest

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Free Monty Python Videos On Youtube Lead To 23 000

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Free Monty Python Videos on Youtube Lead to 23,000% DVD Sale Increase ... read more

Professional House Cleaning Maid Services For Wome

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New Rules For Writers

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Anis Shivani: New Rules For Writers: Ignore Publicity, Shun Crowds, Refuse Recognition And More. These rules totally go against every prescription for writing success you'll hear as a young new writer from all quarters... read more

Fox Shoots Hunter In Belarus

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Harmony Haven (12/23/2010)

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Dems Pull Fast One With Food Safety Bill

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Food Safety Hypocrites

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Something To Ponder

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Plleeaassee Reeaadd It Was On Goodmorning America

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Plleeaassee reeaadd! It was on Good Morning America! ... read more

Third World America, Here We Come?

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Third world America, here we come? ... read more

Detection Dogs

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via A nose for wild things "These are no hounds. These are highly trained detection dogs used by biologists to canvass for animals, scat, rare plants and invasive weeds that are easily missed by humans."... read more

Is This Not Treason?

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Is this not treason? ... read more

Parsimonious

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Zenyatta Lost

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Zenyatta lost ... read more

A Few Good Links

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Missing Cat Returns

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Possibly Useful Site

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Possibly useful site For those old gadgets you'd just a ... read more

Diary, 2010/07/24

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We all went to the Nashville Zoo today. My God it was hot ... and sticky. Luckily, Blue Bell Ice Cream was handing out free cups of vanilla ice cream, which we grabbed upon arrival and at departure. I think today was literally the hott... read more

Diary, 2010/07/23

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I'm lying here on the couch — with the pugs asleep next to me — getting my new laptop just the way I like it. A customer was supposed to show up and drop off their laptop today at 3, but that never happened. Shoulda guessed that, but I had to be here in guess they did show up. Anyway, this new laptop is much older than the new A ... read more

Diary (7/25/2010)

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Just got back from an all day shopping excursion. I don't know how Tara does it every week. I told her that was harder work than going to the office all day. She said, So, you appreciate me more now? Of course, I said yes. F ... read more

Diary (7/24/2010)

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We all went to the Nashville Zoo today. My God it was hot ... and sticky. Luckily, Blue Bell Ice Cream was handing out ... read more

Diary (07/23/2010)

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I'm lying here on the couch — with the pugs asleep next to me — getting my new laptop just the way I like it. A customer was supposed to show up and drop off their laptop today at 3, but that never happened. Shoulda ... read more

Stop Buying Paper Towels

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It Has Long Been Time For Joe Lieberman To Go

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It has long BEEN time for Joe Lieberman to go ... read more

Quote Of The Day (6/21/2010)

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Safety First

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Uncles' Obituaries

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Letter To A Former Co-Worker

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Letter to a former co-workerI'm glad you a ... read more

Bird In The House

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Woke up this morning to a bird in the kitchen. I had a hunch the cat Sunny had brought something inside because, while still half asleep, I heard her banging around outside of the bedroom somewhere.Anyway, I walked into the kitchen, and there was a bird perched on the curtain rod over the back door. I couldn't get the door op ... read more

Waxman Sneaks Anti Vitamin Amendment Into Wall Street Reform Bill

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Waxman sneaks anti-vitamin amendment into Wall Street reform bill ... read more

How To Anonymize Your Browsing

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Water Problem Solution Ideas

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Good Search

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Good searchUse them as your search engine, and they gi ... read more

Has The FDA Lost Its Mind Again?

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Has the FDA lost its mind... again? ... read more

Snake

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Quote Of The Day (4/6/2010)

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McDonalds Wi-fi

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In Nashville, anyway, it seems you can get around their proxy system (those outlets that use it), simply by using Google Chrome and maybe Firefox. It might be as simple as using any browser other than Internet Explorer. Using Internet Explorer, I tried to be a good boy and sign up for a free account. The only problem is that you h... read more

Screenplay Submitted

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Screenplay submitted ... read more

My Cousin Kenny's Book

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Scared to Life ... and Loving It!: One Man's Journey With Prostate Cancer (Paperba... read more

Thawing Out

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Stories To Download

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A Day Without My Car

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I'm just testing this Windows Live Writer software. UPDATE: There's now a newer, open-source version here. It was a dark and stormy night ... No, it was an unusually cold day ... yeah, that's it ... for the firs... read more

New Poll

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A Few Bumper Stickers

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Diary, 2009/10/28

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We had a Fall Festival party at Elizabeth's daycare/preschool tonight (called that because some parents don't like Halloween). Elizabeth went dressed up in her Minnie Mouse costume. She was very cute. But then, she's cute no matter how she's dressed. :) They had a magic show that was cute, but I've seen better. :) Actually, ... read more

Diary (10/28/2009)

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We had a Fall Festival party at Elizabeth's daycare/preschool tonight (called that because some parents don't like Halloween). Elizabeth went dressed up in her Minnie Mouse costume. She was very cute. But then, she's cut ... read more

Diary, 2009/10/17

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Been trying to learn Cisco (network routing equipment) online through skillsoft.com, which I was given access to in my severance package. Maybe I need to just move out in order to get everything done that needs getting done. My 4 year old daughter thinks just because I'm working from home right ... read more

Diary, 2009/10/15

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Two weeks shy of my birthday and I'm still looking for a job. I don't know why. I never really fit in at these corporate soul-sucking places. Oh that's right, I need to pay the mortgage, daycare, grocery bill, utilities, car payment and its insurance. And don't forget the exorbitant health care premiums. You ever tried buying health ... read more

Diary (10/17/2009)

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Been trying to learn Cisco (network routing equipment) online through skillsoft.com, which I was given access to in my severan ... read more

Diary (10/15/2009)

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Two weeks shy of my birthday and I'm still looking for a job. I don't know why. I never really fit in at these corporate soul-sucking places. Oh that's right, I need to pay the mortgage, daycare, grocery bill, utilities, c ... read more

New Fence

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I forgot to mention that I built a fence last weekend. It only spans about 12 feet from the side of the house to the retaining wall dividing us from our slightly-uphill neighbor. I've still got to cut a gate into it. Hopefully, I can pull that off. I pulled it off. See below. Then, maybe next weekend I'll get the other side of the house f... read more

Diary, 2009/04/02

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Today is Dad's birthday. 90 years old! Amazing. I'm 48, in case you're wondering. Amazing ... ly disgusting! Oh well. Anyway, back to Dad. Longevity runs in his side of the family. His mother lived to be 101. His father made it to 81 or so, as did his oldest brother and only sister ... I think. I didn't really pay ... read more

Diary 2009/04/02

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Diary 2009/04/02Today is Dad's birthday. 90 years old! Amazing. I'm 48, in case you're wondering. Amazing ... ly disgusting! Oh well. Anyway, back to Dad. Longevity runs in h ... read more

Fixing Profile Problems In Outlook 2003

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Free Remote Control Software

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Your Outgoing Mail Server

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Converting Ip V4 To Ip V6

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A New Search Engine

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Data Recovery

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Down For Everyone, Or Just Me?

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Set Email To Forward To Someone Else

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External Hard Drive Gone Bad

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Diary, 2008/11/10

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Parents all worry about how well they're raising their kids; how they will behave; what kind of people they will grow up to be. Well, tonight I discovered a sad truth about our youngest daughter, Sunny. She likes to hang out in gutters. You heard me. Gutters! Oh, the shame of it all! Sunny is a cat, in case you didn't know. She was appa... read more

Diary 2008/11/10

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Diary 2008/11/10Parents all worry about how well they're raising their kids; how they will behave; what kind of people they will grow up to be. Well, tonight I discovered a sad truth abo ... read more

Diary, 2008/11/07

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Well, I had a hell of a day. It started off normally enough, though it was raining, which is increasingly rare around here. I dropped Elizabeth off at school on my way to work, and from there my day took a wrong turn. I took side streets the rest of the way to work instead of the main Old Hickory Blvd route. The side streets are just faster, us... read more

Diary 2008/11/07

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Diary 2008/11/07Well, I had a hell of a day. It started off normally enough, though it was raining, which is increasingly rare around here. I dropped Elizabeth off at school on my way to wor ... read more

How To Get People To Stop Forwarding Stuff To You

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How to get people to stop forwarding stuff to you ... read more

Trip To California

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Trip to California ... read more

Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding And Horse Rescue

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Harmony Haven Therapeutic Riding and Horse Rescue ... read more

Diary, 2008/04/26

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I took Joey to the vet this morning for a routine follow-up. I volunteered because I thought his appointment would conflict with Tara's plans to take Elizabeth to meet up with her Auntie, Tara's sister Sandy, at the Franklin Street Fair. Tara conveniently allowed me to think that. When Joey and I got back home, Tara and Elizabeth were b... read more

Diary 2008/04/26

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Diary 2008/04/26I took Joey to the vet this morning for a routine follow-up. I volunteered because I thought his appointment would conflict with Tara's plans to take Elizabeth to meet up ... read more

Poetry

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A Prince in Disguise A Saga of Seven Hats People y... read more

Hats

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by Jeannie Womack Joseph wore many hats in his life, the first one was of son, next an officer, a Dutch Marine, that to him was fun; In Maastricht, in '49, he married his childhood love, now he w ... read more

People You'll Be Missing And Why

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by Jeannie Womack The time has come for you to move on, but I'm sure you'll be missing us while you are gone; No more conversation with boss Catherine to really make you think, You'll miss your adventures with super ... read more

A Prince In Disguise

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by Jeannie WomackWe met on the race track in '72 I couldn't resist his eyes, so blue We soon fell in love and started a life In '76 he made me his wifeA teacher, leader, rebel and yes A son, brother, fa ... read more

The Run

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by Jeannie Womack Running in the rain isn't the pain a non-runner might think it would be I put on my jacket that has a hood, lace up my shoes, and stretching is good I open the door, expecting more ... read more

A Saga Of Seven

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This is a story in the style called rap that'll surely encourage an afternoon nap of a family of seven, their kids and their wives and something regarding their travels and lives.Now first there was Greg, a Brooklyn-born lad; and then it was Lucy that Mom and Dad had. She was born at Sing Sing (no, not in the j ... read more

Harmony Haven (2008)

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Books

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Short Stories

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Really old (mostly bad) stories by Bill Lipstick & WD-40 One Of Those Nights ... read more

One Of Those Nights

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 It was late. Claude couldn't sleep. He decided to walk to the corner liquor store for munchies and beer. As he entered the store, he noticed a girl at the phone-booth by the door. She smiled a curious smile and Claude smiled back uncertainly, then proceeded into the st ... read more

Murder, Or Just An Honest Mistake?

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 The following story is rated PG. You figure it out.... read more

A Day At The Fair

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990-2010 I pulled into Angel's Camp around noon. I was supposed to be meeting my brother Don and his wife Diane there ... somewhere. We hadn't actually decided on a meeting place. That would have been too easy. I drove south on the main street through town (probably Main... read more

Lipstick & WD-40

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1990 Sandi strolled out of the motel room wearing her tight spandex pants, high-heeled shoes and a simple peasant blouse. She had just turned another trick and she wanted to vomit. This was not a reaction to just the one trick, but from the life she had been leading these past several ... read more

The Slow Leak

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copyright © Sept. 9, 2000 by Steve Holmes It was a gorgeous Sunday near the end of September and I needed some exercise. Exercise, just for the sake of exercise was probably best done by running on the treadmill at the athletic club. But on a day like that, just exercise wasn't enough. I would take a bike ride on the American River Bi ... read more

The Admired Car

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by Steve Holmes, © Copyright 2001 Beep, beep, blink, blink! How the car, George wished she could honk her horn and flash her lights. A car with a name? Yes, she knew her name was George because she heard one of her creators say it, By George, she's a beauty.It was a Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1925. Cars had b ... read more

Lipstick & WD-40

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Lipstick & WD-40 ... read more

Lunch At Jack-in-the-Box

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. © Copyright 1993 Driving around town the other day, I somehow ended up in Hollywood. I don't get to Hollywood much anymore and don't usually find myself missing it. But it was a beautiful day. And seeing all the quaint shops — each striving for uniqueness — and the many people o... read more

Murder, Or Just An Honest Mistake?

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Murderor Just an Honest Mistake? ... read more

We're Home (For Good This Time)

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We're home! (for good, this time) ... read more

Went For A Walk

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Went for a walk... ... read more

Tuesday (11/26/2007)

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Tuesday (11/26/07)Time flies when you lose nine ho ... read more

We're Home!

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We're home! ... read more

Links To All Holmes Family Adoption Posts

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Links to all Holmes family adoption posts ... read more

Tuesday (10/2/2007)

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Tuesday (10/02/07)Just some random notes this morn ... read more

A Girl Named Lucy

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from 1990 This is a story 'bout a girl named Lucy Otherwise known as The Rappin' Watusi She lays down a beat that gets your toes tappin' If your toes get tired, let your fingers do the snappin' She says Hey buddy, don't you be no square If you can't find a partner, use a wooden chair ... read more

A Day At The Races

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A day at the races ... read more

Dinko Goes Shopping

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by William Arthur Bill Holmes. Copyright 1990-2010 There once was a cat named Dinko who loved food more than anything else in the world. Of course, when you're a cat, food is probably the single most important thing in the world; so none of this should come as any great shock. Sure, being cuddled and petted and sitting on the ... read more

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