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OK, so I had to turn the AC on today. amazing after our big freeze. The most fun I had with a car, and the most trouble was my 1972 MG Midget. I was stopped twice by the Houston police, not for any violation,they just wanted a closer look. I don't think many Texas police had ever seen such a small car. It was really fun when I'd visit my folks in Austin and got to take it out on the hill country roads. Finally got rid of it when a city bus ,not seeing me, moved over into my lane forcing me off the road. Amazingly, I had one accident with it resulting in a bent front fender on my car and no front end on the Taurus that hit me. Something to say about heavy gauge steel. LOL
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on Saturday Afternoon at JustOneMinute
Just got off the phone with Ted Cruz's office. I asked them to find their biggest badass aide and send him down to slap Chuck Schumer upside the head. They got a big chuckle out of it. Tried 3 of Schumer's offices all were not answering because of covid.
Toggle Commented Feb 22, 2021 on Monday Morning at JustOneMinute
Davod These work well for my mobility scooter. I run it back and forth a few times and job is done. When the mat gets too dirty i can just take it outside and rinse it off. https://www.llbean.com/llb/shop/124636?page=everyspace-recycled-waterhog-runner-trees&bc=31-514001&feat=514001-GN1&csp=f&pos=3
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2021 on I Guess You Can Mess With Texas at JustOneMinute
OK, so we have power back and no water leaks so far. I was able to finish 2 books while the lights were off. (12 hr on-12hrs off since Sunday.) I sure am glad my Kindle had been charged before the blackouts. It has been hell of a week, and I know that many have trepidation for the future so I leave you with this as a balm https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=sissel&docid=608020803945695425&mid=9FCAE574FAD886A049259FCAE574FAD886A04925&view=detail&FORM=VIRE
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2021 on I Guess You Can Mess With Texas at JustOneMinute
This is for the Darien Dimwit: https://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2021/01/the_media_are_lying_about_trumps_phone_call_with_raffensperger.html
Toggle Commented Jan 5, 2021 on President Trump On Line One... at JustOneMinute
With all the strife and angst in our world today, I thought I'd bring a small tonic to the group. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFe84U__kt8&feature=emb_logo Also for later on tonight, two versions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_6Vs8pADrQ&feature=emb_logo and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOwNBP_B1xo&feature=emb_logo
OK, It's officially Christmas eve day so here are some carols from my favorite singer: O Helga Natt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PK-NZc4O6mA IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDylGIspj0E And this one is just fun: Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OxoB-zPMu0
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2020 on What About Ivanka? at JustOneMinute
Christmas in Texas https://chicagoboyz.net/wp-content/uploads/Santa-onna-Longhorn-2-1306x1536.jpg
Toggle Commented Dec 7, 2020 on Nuke The President! at JustOneMinute
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Hope Surfaces from Despair https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/heard-the-bells-christmas-day-hope-surfaces-despair/ I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And thought how, as the day had come, The belfries of all Christendom Had rolled along The unbroken song Of peace on earth, good-will to men! Till, ringing, singing on its way, The world revolved from night to day, A voice, a chime, A chant sublime Of peace on earth, good-will to men! And in despair I bowed my head; “There is no peace on earth,” I said: “For hate is strong, And mocks the song Of peace on earth, good-will to men!” Then pealed the bells more loud and deep: “God is not dead; nor doth he sleep! The Wrong shall fail The Right prevail, With peace on earth, good-will to men!” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1863
Toggle Commented Dec 1, 2020 on Why Waste Your Time Voting? at JustOneMinute
MM Way back in the 60's in New Canaan, CT we had a grocery store that delivered. (Gristedes) They would even come in and put the groceries away for you if you weren't home.Simpler times. My HEB store delivers, and will bring it into the house. ($5.00 charge)
Toggle Commented Dec 1, 2020 on Why Waste Your Time Voting? at JustOneMinute
Melinda, Having been to Pleasant Hill, KY many times, I would say that this lemon pie is one of the great wonders of the world. Eat Like a 19th-Century Shaker With This Simple Lemon Pie https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-to-make-shaker-lemon-pie
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2020 on Say Hello To Amy Coney Barrett at JustOneMinute
How the Wild Turkey Vanished, Then Returned, to New England https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/how-the-wild-turkey-vanished-then-returned-to-new-england/ In 1975,the reintroduction of the wild turkey to Connecticut was named one of the Top 40 Environmental Accomplishments of the Past 40 Years. But tell that to the suburbanites in the Stamford area, who claim to fear rampaging flocks of wild turkeys. “Senior citizens afraid to leave the house,” reported the Stamford Advocate. “Joggers and mail carriers chased. Children feeling threatened on their way to school.” And then the newspaper offered a piece of advice that might have gotten Ben Franklin’s back up: ““Open an umbrella and walk toward the turkey; it will run away.”
Toggle Commented Nov 25, 2020 on Out Like Flynn at JustOneMinute
What is the legality of the NYC mayor stopping and directing traffic that may be just crossing the city to reach another state. I use to drive the GW bridge going home from KY to CT every Xmas. Isn't the city interfering with interstate commerce?
OT To YL, If your kids ever develop an interest in horses you have an incredible gem in your town. NCMT has been around since 1939. I spent seven years there. Of course there were a lot more guys back then. Here is a short film about Troop. The old white barn in the pictures is the one where I use to ride. They have since built the new barn. What I learned there helped me get a job training field hunters while I was in college in Lexington KY. https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=new+canaan+mounted+troop&&view=detail&mid=47E69E1090C89DD3415247E69E1090C89DD34152&&FORM=VDRVRV
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2020 on Running The Double-Reverse at JustOneMinute
Did you guys see that pic of the Rockefeller Center Xmas tree? https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/526407-twitter-users-compare-rockefeller-center-christmas-tree-to
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2020 on Flood The Swamp at JustOneMinute
I am thinking that if they come to my door a very long coughing fit would be in order (sans mask).
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2020 on Flood The Swamp at JustOneMinute
Here is the article about Hildago's survey Harris County plans to fight COVID by randomly knocking on your door — and asking for blood https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/harris-county-blood-covid-antibody-survey-15725236.php
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2020 on Flood The Swamp at JustOneMinute
Just kidding about the blood letting, but no one in her office can tell me how much this will cost.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2020 on Flood The Swamp at JustOneMinute
OK, Queen Hildago (Harris County, TX.) has authorized a voluntary blood letting survey in Houston. She has "yellow vests" going to random houses asking for blood samples to try and get a handle on the virus. So I need some funny retorts if they come knocking at my door.
Toggle Commented Nov 18, 2020 on Flood The Swamp at JustOneMinute
Interesting Virginia vote on Confederate monuments. All of the referendums on moving them were voted down.
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2020 on Interesting 2016 Vibe Developing at JustOneMinute
Someone told me there would be no math! :) Report: Tallying Votes Could Take Weeks Thanks To Common Core Counting Method https://babylonbee.com/news/report-tallying-votes-could-take-weeks-thanks-to-common-core-counting-method
Toggle Commented Nov 4, 2020 on Interesting 2016 Vibe Developing at JustOneMinute
SBW Thanks for the Zorba clip! It is one of my favorite movie scenes. There is something very life affirming about it.
Toggle Commented Oct 28, 2020 on Texas A Toss-Up? at JustOneMinute
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Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2020 on Running - How Does It Work? at JustOneMinute
If only Texas Passes Law Banning Californians From Voting After They Move There https://babylonbee.com/news/texas-passes-law-banning-californians-from-voting-for-first-20-years-after-they-move-there?utm_content=bufferad2ea&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer AUSTIN, TX—To the relief of Texans across the state, Governor Greg Abbott has signed a law prohibiting escaping Californians from voting after they move to Texas. Experts say this will prevent the happy and prosperous slice of heaven from sliding into the endless despair and crushing poverty of leftist policy.
Toggle Commented Oct 26, 2020 on Running - How Does It Work? at JustOneMinute
For something completely different: Pope Night, or Colonial New England’s Version of Halloween https://www.newenglandhistoricalsociety.com/george-washington-use-pope-night/
Toggle Commented Oct 25, 2020 on Debate Post-Game at JustOneMinute