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Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2021 on Lower The Cone of Silence at JustOneMinute
Saw this on Maggie's Farm Up to half a billion monarch butterflies lie sleeping having overwintered in Mexico. As winter ends and spring arrives, the sun warms their wings and the forest comes to life as a cascade of butterflies take flight! Robot Spy Hummingbird is right there in the heart of the spectacle.
Toggle Commented May 29, 2021 on Saturday! at JustOneMinute
Here is what I tell all my friends' college and high school kids. Take a tennis ball to class, and when it becomes completely crazy with all of the woke ideas, start bouncing the tennis ball. When the instructor asks you what are you doing just say that you are checking whether the reality of gravity still exists in the room.
Toggle Commented May 29, 2021 on Punt. at JustOneMinute
Have been locked out of typepad for a while. I'm back. Just to show you how Austin is turning into California, we just sold my late brother's one bedroom, one bath 678 sq ft condo for a quarter of a million dollars. It needs new carpet and a complete paint job. We listed it for $240,000 and ten days later were offered $250,000. I'll take the money, but this is crazy. If its still up, here is the ad for the condo. As you can see its nothing to write home about.
Most of us know this quote; "All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing..." But, this is the full quote, which has much to say about our present situation. "All that is necessary for evil to succeed is for good men to do nothing as they must if they believe they can do nothing. There is nothing worse because the council of despair is declaration of irresponsibility; it is Pilate washing his hands." Edmund Burke
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2021 on Yet Another Cuomo Accuser at JustOneMinute
Paris, TX Main tourist site LOL
Toggle Commented Mar 4, 2021 on Back At It at JustOneMinute
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 Feb 28, 2021 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.
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
Toggle Commented Feb 18, 2021 on I Guess You Can Mess With Texas at JustOneMinute
This is for the Darien Dimwit:
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. Also for later on tonight, two versions: and
OK, It's officially Christmas eve day so here are some carols from my favorite singer: O Helga Natt IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER And this one is just fun: Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring
Toggle Commented Dec 24, 2020 on What About Ivanka? at JustOneMinute
Christmas in Texas
Toggle Commented Dec 7, 2020 on Nuke The President! at JustOneMinute
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day – Hope Surfaces from 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
Toggle Commented Nov 26, 2020 on Say Hello To Amy Coney Barrett at JustOneMinute
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.
Toggle Commented Nov 19, 2020 on Running The Double-Reverse at JustOneMinute
Did you guys see that pic of the Rockefeller Center Xmas tree?
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
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