Monthly Archives: August 2015

Wine Coolers – Where Did They Go?

Remember back in the ‘80’s, the Bartles and Jaymes commercials all over television for wine coolers (more flavors than Ben& Jerry’s ice cream.) You couldn’t walk through a supermarket without tripping over the twenty or thirty different flavors. So, this last … Continue reading

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Whoever Disagrees With My Wisdom is Ignorant AND Stupid! (maybe)

Don’t fall into the fallacy of assigning ignorance and stupidity solely to a favorite bogyman. Protestants claim the “Authority of the Bible”, and Catholics claim the “infallibility of the Pope”, but when it comes to politics, dare I say, opinion … Continue reading

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The Incompleteness Theorem

The Incompleteness Theorem What of those missing episodes of Star Trek TOS? What of the rest of the first season of Firefly? Fans lament early and unjust cancellation of their favorite/cult shows, but are they right to do so? Is … Continue reading

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Euthanasia: The Next Battleground

A disturbing “meme” showed up on my FB the other day. My response was “bullshit!” It sparked an argument with an old friend who is susceptible to emotivist cries for “compassion” without thinking through the consequences of an action. The … Continue reading

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My Good Fortune

Once more, my good fortune amazes me. My father was Catholic, and my mother was Baptist. I got to know both churches rather well as a kid. My home county was dully homogenous, but I got to spend some summers … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened to “All The Old Familiar Places”?

So many places that held meaning for me are gone. A red two story house on a hill where we lived when I was five. The old Logansport one room schoolhouse I went to in the first grade. A farmhouse … Continue reading

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Homemade Baked Beans

After over a month of battling computer problems (including a recovery from installing Windows 10 – most disastrous), I am finally able to post something. So, here is my last endeavor, Homemade Baked Beans. Ingredients: 2 cans Van Camps pork-n-beans … Continue reading

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