Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Pressure Cooker

The Boston Marathon Bombing got me to thinking about the pressure cooker my mother used when I was a child. She used it quite often for canning vegetables and preparing whole meals. She could take cheap cuts of meat and … Continue reading

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The Unholy Cities

I once met a sailor. He was a commercial sailor. He was retired. Although he spoke clearly in English he had a delightful Irish/Scots brogue. He said he spent most of his career sailing the Baltic Sea. I was particularly … Continue reading

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Laying Over

The Politically Correct expression “co-sleeping” (resulting in the death of a child) bears the implication that blame is somehow shared by the baby. Nothing could be further from the truth. It used to be called “laying over”. Laying over is … Continue reading

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I Just Bought Me A Ghost

Coming home from running an errand this sunny afternoon my brother and I stopped at a few rummage sales along the way. At our third and final stop I reminded my brother we were shopping for our grandnieces’ 1st birthday. … Continue reading

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3 MPD Police Officers On Gang Hit List

From: The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 1, 2013   While the story within the following article is itself quite disturbing, that is not the reason for posting it here. It is the quote within the story that, taken as an … Continue reading

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