Week 40 -- Biting off our leg to spite the whole body?

On the Fourth of July, we celebrate our county’s birth. We celebrate that one fact. We still acknowledge the unfortunate deaths in the revolutionary war, with its Valley Forge and so many people killed – new Americans died, as did British, the French and some German Hessians, among others. 482 more words

Thoughts On Stuff

Miami Beach Police Will No Longer Shoot At Cars

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Miami Beach police officers will no longer be able to shoot at a moving car unless someone inside displays a weapon or shoots first. 156 more words


Those Damn Dirty Bikers

Memorial Day Weekend (2013)

Ottawa, IL

It was a cold and rainy weekend, so the usual Memorial Day happenings, the backyard barbecues, bags tournaments, horseshoes, and other outdoor spring activities had been toned down some. 406 more words

Flea Market Relief Art Print

Flea Market Relief Art Print

       It is another holiday weekend and the Flea Markets appear both small and large. Whether it is your neighbor down the street selling her outgrown baby clothes or the national organization that fills your local convention center with hundreds of vendors or somewhere in between, the experience is the same for the buyer. 103 more words