THE WORLD WE ARE ABOUT TO ENTER

  Property rights no longer are important.  Energy is totally free.  You can make anything or do anything without any cost.  Property rights have no place in that world.  They are excess baggage.  Why carry property rights in the world we are going...

IF I CAN JUST MAKE IT THROUGH THIS DAY...

until dinner tonight,  I will have not smoked for 28 days.  It's not a record but pretty close to a record for me.  I'm past the incessant urge now.     I still want one with my coffee as I finish eating. or when I take a break from whatever I...

Happy Victoria Day, Canadians.

A long weekend.  Good to have.  I used to look forward to those... when I had a job ... which was nearly always.  Not counting things like mowing lawns my first job was at 13 when I was one of he last pin boys at the bowling alley.  The next year they...

My Great Grand Daughter Born Last Evening...

Just a tad short of 7 pounds, at 20 inches long. Full head of hair and smiling, or seems to be.  My grand daughter wasn't even seeming like it was near until it was time to go.   LIFE sure is GRAND!

iT'S HAPPEND AGAIN, GONNA BE A GREAT GRAND PA

That's what happens when you live your life as early as you can ... ya wind up being "GREAT" before your time.   My granddaughter gave birth to a son two years ago, so I have experienced being a great grand pa for a while.  But Now she's doing...

Beginning to get QUITE WARM...

Time for camping out.  Roughing it.   A few tips for you...   If you wake up at 3 am and see a black kitty with white strips on it's back, don't scream.   You don't want to startle a skunk.   Cooking out in the wilderness can be fun, IF...

What a Thief I must have been in a previous life

It is all I can conclude when I see how much is being ripped off from me in th past few years.  Tools, tools to make tools with.  fancy saws and power tools, welders, shapers. lathes.   I have no wish for anyone elses stuff.  Just let me make my...

I'm a Phillip K. Dick-head

Just watching Amazon prime last night and saw the first two episodes of 'Man in the High Castle."  I'm hooked.     It was the first P.K. Dick story I ever started to read back in the late 1980s or early 90s.  Knew nothing about it, Just leaning...

SAID GOODBYE TO SON

That was late yesterday.  He was all day visiiting an old Air Force Buddy in Ohio. Tonight he fles to California. and tomorrow he will start back for New Zealand.  What a trip ... halfway round the world.   I started to say something about "If I...

MY FIRST INVENTION

I was five years old.  We had purchased a 12 room civil war era built home and were refurbishing it.  My dad was remodeling the kitchen and the bathroom.  We were sanding down the hardwood floors and repaining inside and out.  I, of course, was doing...

My SON is HOME!

It has been four years since I've seen him.  He made himself and his wife and his children (my grandchildren) Kiwis.  Meaning they live in New Zealand.   This is his first visit in four years and probably his last.  The 40 hour flight (with...

40 Acres and a Mule

Wasn't that retribution satisfactory?   Forgive me.  I think I may have done this item before but I can't get to my old posts, so I can't be sure if I ever posted it or not.   As the civil war drew to a close, a conference was held bet...

"America will endure until ..." Alexis de Tocqueville

"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money.”  ― Alexis de Tocqueville      de Tocqueville also said:  I sought for the greatness and genius of America in...

The Stuff I Buy is Valuable, You Buy JUNK

I suppose it is always that way; one man's meat is another man's poison.   My daughter is getting ready to hold a big yard or garage sale soon. She wants to put my tools and collections in this sale. "You just can't keep all this stuff you buy....

Not SPAM, JUST MY PREFERENCE

I do not own the company.  They are unknown to me.  I will not get one penny more whether you like it or do not.  I have just discovered Friendly Ice Cream.  Oh, man, it is so good. Rich and creamy the way icecream tasted when I was a kid.   ...