Tag Archives: Current Events

Not a Gas

So lately, Prime and I have been noticing the smell of gas when we walk near the passenger side of our car. It seemed to be getting stronger by the day, until the point where Prime said, “To hell with … Continue reading

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This Getting Older Thing is For the Birds

It happened slowly; at first, it was a little bit of eyestrain. Then there were headaches. One day, I was stretched out on the bed, reading a book and when I lifted my gaze from the page, the entire room … Continue reading

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Sweet. PRIMUS.

From Joe.My.God: REPORT: Las Vegas Gunman Had Booked Hotel Rooms Overlooking Chicago’s Lollapalooza But Never Showed. Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock reportedly booked two rooms at a hotel overlooking Lollapalooza two months before the massacre outside the Mandalay Bay Resort. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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It Can Happen Here

By now, everyone knows about Las Vegas.  At least 59 people died. Nearly 530 people were injured. We’re learning the names, as well as the fact of the shooter’s stockpile, but still, we have no motivations. Since the shooter acted alone, we may … Continue reading

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“Into the great wide open, Under them skies of blue…”

As you all know by now, we’ve lost Tom Petty. His was one of those persistent voices that seemed to throb in the background of my adolescent years, always there, always. One of my friends, upon graduating high school, proceeded to … Continue reading

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Game 163 Summer’s End

There are some cinnamon-and-sugar roasted pecans in the kitchen; I’ve been taking small handfuls of them every now and again. It takes the edge off, frankly. They came from Miller Park, so I want them to last a bit. The … Continue reading

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What Happens in Miller Park

Prime went to a Brewers game last night. The series in question–it’s one versus the Reds–is part of Fan Appreciation. When Fan Appreciation happens at Miller Park, everyone attending gets a neat little scratch card that will net a prize … Continue reading

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