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It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like October! - UPDATED

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For those two or three of you who forgather here over the decanter and walnuts on a regular basis, I’d just like to give you advanced warning that Ol’ Robbo may not be around much over the next few days, as his attention will be taken up with the first round of the MLB playoffs in which… 443 more words

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On Vegas

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Ol’ Robbo has nothing either especially informed or even reasonably intelligent to say about the mass shooting on the Strip Sunday night except this:  I do wish people would stop calling what happened a “tragedy”.  52 more words

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On The Biznay Of Marriage

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Ol’ Robbo had to spend some time this morning dealing with Amex’s customer service.  The first part was fighting my way past the automated “Alex” (or whatever her name is) customer service drone in order to hook up with a real person.  104 more words

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Vile Bodies

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Ol’ Robbo often takes a walk round the National Mall on his lunch break.  Over the course of time, I’ve seen many, many things there, but never something… 211 more words

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That's No Moon!

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Ol’ Robbo finally got around to watching Rogue One last evening.  I’m hardly what you would call a Star Wars fanboi (I still haven’t seen Episode VII), but I must say that I think I rather enjoyed the film overall.  191 more words

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Random Commuter Observations

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Now that the days are beginning to draw in somewhat and it becomes duskier for both Robbo’s morning and evening commute, I once again observe that there appears to be a direct correlation between the darkness of a car’s body and the odds that its headlights are not on.  226 more words

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On Sports And Politicks - Bumped And Updated

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Ol’ Robbo hasn’t paid any attention to professional football for some years now, but I can’t help noticing that this “taking a knee” thing during the National Anthem seems suddenly to be escalating, and that The Donald is calling out the NFL for it. 313 more words

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