Monthly Archives: August 2015

Liver Pate

“Sometimes the why doesn’t matter in the face of what is.” – “Innocent Monster” by Reed Farrel Coleman Thought you made Liver Pate last night. I did. It’s in the fridge. I open the door and cannot locate the item … Continue reading

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Say What?

“The calendar turns with indiscriminate savagery” ” – “This Is What I Want” by Craig Lancaster So after a long day and a late supper we retired to bed, two dog tired, old folks. My wife, in a rare moment … Continue reading

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Insights

Like many, I love to read. I would be lost without my books. My favorite authors. There are many great writers with wonderfully insightful observations. I enjoy sharing a few of them on my blog pages but there are so … Continue reading

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Caliche

“It was only the doomed and the damned who roared with sincerity at circumstance” – “The Red Badge of Courage” – Stephen Crane Occasionally the term “Caliche” creeps into this blog. You may not know what that is. Caliche is … Continue reading

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A Good Day

“The wisest are the most annoyed at the loss of time.” – Dante Alighieri Yesterday was a good day. I woke up at 4 am, ready to take on the day. Almost immediately I noticed something was different. I felt … Continue reading

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China

“There’s a fine line between cuddling and holding someone down so they can’t get away.” – Unknown We’ve had a number of young engineers visit our rig lately. Mid to late twenties. Nice people. Well mannered. Obviously well educated. The … Continue reading

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Heat

“It’s like his tongue come off the hinges.” – “Lucky You” by Carl Hiaasen The heat is getting to all of us. Even the Ice Man. It’s 101 outside. A guy driving an ice truck pulls up to the gate. … Continue reading

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Gadget Freaks

“Advancing age hadn’t been good for much-the wisdom overblown and the bodily breakdown undersold.” – “The Redeemers” by Ace Atkins The subject of gadgets and gadget freaks came up recently. Gadgets is really a misnomer. The implication is that the … Continue reading

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