Monthly Archives: November 2009

Breaking News. Really.

The Washington State authorities have surrounded a home where the killer of 4 policemen is holed up. He has been identified as a man from Arkansas who was serving a 95 year sentence for violent behavior. His sentence was commuted … Continue reading

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I sure didn’t know that.

I just received an important document from the Campbell soup company alleging that a can of Chicken Noodle soup contains 32 FEET of noodles.  That’s about twice what I always surmised to be the total length of the noodles in the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving.

When I woke up this morning and realized that my plans for Thanksgiving had been waylaid, I decided instead to sit down and write something inspiring for the holiday. Unfortunately, I’m not feeling very inspired so intead, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Did somebody say chicken and noodles???

I’m sitting here staring at my keyboard because I woke up later than I had planned. My original idea for this morning had been to drive to Loogootee, In where a good part of what is left of my family lives.  Part … Continue reading

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better get your tickets.

Here’s the skinny.

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No wonder the auto industry is broke.

There is a story in today’s Indianapolis Star about GM spinoff Delphi defaulting on pensions. This forced the government and its it Pension Benefit Guarantee to take over the payments.  Michelle Wilkes, a 56 year old retiree, has started a … Continue reading

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Another list.

Forbes Magazine has produced a list of the United States, ranked in order of healthiness. Indiana did not finish very well, more than likely due to the number of smokers in our fair state. Vermont turned out to be the … Continue reading

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