Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Leftovers

I’ve never seen a queue at the tip (line at the dump) but, three days after Christmas the cars were backed up into the street. Everyone was dumping their Christmas leftovers: boxes, wrapping paper, old electronics bumped out by the … Continue reading

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Gun Control

How long America, I ask you how long will you believe that guns make the nation a safer place? Check out this article and pay close attention to the statistics about guns and accidental death, suicide and murder, not to … Continue reading

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Get a Grip

I hate walking on ice, but falling is worse. When your elbow, or knee or bum or face hit the ice from standing height you remember the experience vividly and take conscious efforts to prevent it happening again. Here in … Continue reading

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Auldyin

When the oldest woman and the oldest dinosaur appear in the same news day it’s worth taking note. Besse Cooper died peacefully on Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, east of Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 116, (Besse Cooper, World’s Oldest … Continue reading

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A Scout is Reverent

The Scout Law ends with this one, the twelfth point. We Boy Scouts faithfully said we were reverent every week in the same breath that we said we were “courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful and thrifty, etc.” I’m not really sure … Continue reading

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