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Jack's back?

If you are wondering if they are doing Titanic 2 next year, go back to the beginning to

“The Following PREVIEW has been approved for CLUMSY OLD LADIES” 102 more words

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February 23, 1836  The Lexington of Texas

Following the Mexican War of Independence with Spain, (1810 – 1821), Texas became a part of Mexico.  In 1831, Mexican authorities gave the settlers of Gonzales a small swivel cannon, a defense against the raids of the Comanche.  1,103 more words

Liebster Award Nomination

Many thanks and blessings to Paul over at pvcann for nominating me for the nomination. This is new territory for me as it is my first nomination EVER! 833 more words

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Brexit - the final solution to my consumerist paralysis.

Gosh, what a pompous title that is. Brian Sewell would’ve been proud.

But yeah, I need a new laptop and have done for well over a year. 912 more words

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Water - Not as simple as it seems

As RangerSir and I interview places we are considering for our retirement move, one of the things is on our list is water.  I remember the day our dry creek bed first ran with water.    700 more words

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February 19, 1945 The Crocodiles of Ramree

500 ft. off the coast of Myanmar (formerly Burma), and across the Bay of Bengal from the Indian sub-continent, there lies the island of Ramree, about a third the size of New York’s Long Island. 843 more words

Ash Wednesday

Miserere mei, Deus: secundum magnam misericordiam tuam.

Et secundum multitudinem miserationum tuarum, dele iniquitatem meam.

Amplius lava me ab iniquitate mea: et a peccato meo munda me. 949 more words

Katherine Gregor