Monthly Archives: July 2012

Bottoms up!

Who would believe there was a need to invent a new way of pouring beer? And who would ever think of filling a glass from a hole in the bottom? Continue reading

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The Gods of Football–Part II

Over the past several years the gods (coaches, star athletes, and entire teams) have felt protected behind the veil of worship and have been so empowered that they tempted the fates. However, purgatory and hell will eventually catch up and the golden touch of Midas will turn to rust. Continue reading

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The Second Child

Below is a reblog of a post titled The Second Child by Rick Lakin posted by permission of the author. There has been a lot in the news lately about the Jerry Sandusky trial and the Freeh Report, which was an attempt … Continue reading

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Job-hunting hint: Don’t have drugs in car when you talk to Highway Patrol about employment

In this tough job market and economy people everywhere are looking for jobs but if you plan on applying for a police job be sure you don’t have drugs in your car. Hooray for the police K-9 for finding it. … Continue reading

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Where do Penn State and the NCAA go from here?

  We haven’t heard the end of the story about Jerry Sandusky and Penn State Football, the worst scandal to ever hit sports. The fallout will continue for years to come and the only redeeming factor will be if we … Continue reading

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Helen Reddy and the cabbie from hell

We decide to hail a cab for Ms. Reddy. We crawl into a cab with a driver who barely speaks English and tell him we want the hotel that is nearest the airport. At this he shouts something, jumps out of the cab, and runs down the middle of the street waving his hands in the air. Continue reading

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John Philip Sousa and The Stars and Stripes Forever

Perhaps nothing expresses patriotism more than a parade—an Independence Day parade to be more specific. Old Glory and its honor guard lead the parade with the stars and stripes fluttering in the breeze. Following the flag is a band most … Continue reading

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