Monthly Archives: October 2012

The No Passing Law

Do illiterate people get the full effect of Alphabet Soup?   NO PASSING LAW.  Requires a 2 lane country road with many no passing zones. Driving on a nice, 2 lane country road without a care in the world. Just enjoying … Continue reading

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Common Sense

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.” Winston Churchill From “Family Honor” by Robert B. Parker. “Well, one of the reasons to look at stuff is to learn what things mean.” … Continue reading

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The Story of Dimas

Many interesting people come through our area. Young and old, rich and not so much, interesting and bland, Black and White, Hispanic Americans, Texans, Cajuns…………………you name it……..they’ve come through our area. Most we know only well enough to wave at … Continue reading

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Question

“If you walk around with a hammer, everything starts to look like a nail.”  Unknown. On the job on a hot, dusty, summer day. Gate Guard: “Question for you……..this is site Smith  1H.  The other job I was on was Sheldon 2H. What … Continue reading

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Small Talk

“If you don’t know where you are going, you will wind up somewhere else.” Yogi Berra Real conversations with real people. “Hi…company?” “Blank, blank, blank” “Your name?” “Mark Holiday” “Any relation to Doc?” “Yeah…….that was my grandmother” “Smartass” “Company?” “Derrick” … Continue reading

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Conversations

“I’m so poor I’d have to buy a cemetery plot to be a land owner.”   Poor Texas Cowboy Daughter: “Hi Daddy. How’s it going?” Dad: “Going good. We’re on this side of the dirt and the temps are dropping. Hi … Continue reading

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