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Dystopic Times Ahead?

August 22nd, 2014 2 comments

A dystopia (from the Greek ???- and ?????, alternatively, cacotopia,[1] kakotopia, cackotopia, or anti-utopia) is a community or society that is in some important way undesirable or frightening. It is the opposite of a utopia. — Wikipedia

I got a note from an old friend, Barb.  Sweet lady and sister of my best childhood friend.   It was a link to a video that looks pretty daunting — even dystopic. Read more…

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Got an email from Dennis Phillips

August 18th, 2014 1 comment

Yup, showed up out of the blue. Read more…

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Book ‘em, Dano

August 12th, 2014 1 comment

Hawaii Five-Oh first appeared in 1968.  Garrett used the line in almost every episode.  But that’s not the book I am talking about.  They used to be paper and now I read the e-versions.   There is a war going on there. Read more…


August 7th, 2014 5 comments

Rhubarb is a strange thing.  It isn’t a fruit but I love a rhubarb custard pie as much as the fruit variety.  It reminds me of the local farmers with the query about whether the rain will hurt the rhubarb — those old goat in the small farming community I grew up in would stand in their overall and complain about the weather that was never up to their needs.  I guess I’ve become one of those old farts with more complaints than compliments. Read more…

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This was the week that was

July 20th, 2014 2 comments

Well, the weather station in the back yard is reporting 66.6 — cue evil music. Looks to be a good but slightly cooler than normal week here. Looks like I can avoid the hated A/C. Read more…

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June 26th, 2014 4 comments

I doubt if the President is reading your phone’s output but you never know about those lower on the pecking list.  We’ve all said something we thought innocent that came back to haunt.  What to do?  Seems like every blogger I know is off to Vegas. Read more…

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The times they are a changin’

June 14th, 2014 2 comments

Dave’s final table was devoid of the paste on logos that were a secondary revenue source back in the good old days.

Times change!

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What is Mojo?

June 11th, 2014 2 comments

Bloggers and friends can quickly give an answer.  Dave Smith has never hid behind the MemphisMojo name.  And, after the last few days,  that should be an added solace.  He’s been outed by name on a big stage.   Read more…

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Strange New World

May 23rd, 2014 3 comments


It was a Roddenberry book that was made into a movie.  A hibernating space crew returns to an Earth unlike the one they left.


I sometimes feel I was on that crew.







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Yall be careful out there

May 14th, 2014 2 comments

Last evening I watched a Frontline special : The United States of Secrets.   It was sad.  It provided the detail that we missed or didn’t put together as well.  It showed the anguish of many people that anguished over what they were seeing.  Some good people left government.  One was destroyed when he was prosecuted and then used up his retirement and the rest to defend himself.  Then, the government dropped the case before it could go to trial.   Despicable.

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