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Buff Orpington Chickens

Knuckledragging My Life Away has a video of Buff Orpingtons. Spot on! Of all the chickens I’ve tried, Buff Orpingtons are my favorite. They have a little less egg production than a Rhode Island Red but only a little. They … Continue reading

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Twitter Is Beneath The Dignity Of Office: Bullshit!

[Note: I fell off my my self constructed “limited politics” bandwagon. What can I say? If you are trying to rise above, feel free to skip the next few posts. I won’t mind. In the meantime I’ll get it out … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Question: Do I Need A Thickness Planer? Conclusion

Thanks folks! I was delighted with the flurry of excellent comments. It helped me make a wise prudent intelligent decision. (Only time will tell if I made a good decision.) I feel obligated to tell y’all what I bought (& learned). … Continue reading

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Lawdog’s Book Bomb

[Ever have one of those weeks when you start two days behind the eight ball and lose ground each successive day? Monday I expected to launch the next several installments of the Lesbian Squirrels serial (the first preview is already on … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Question: Do I Need A Thickness Planer? Followup.

First of all thanks for the info. You guys rock! Now, one more question. This Dewalt is about $400: Costs roughly 15 six packs more than this $250 unknown brand: I also bumped across something called a PerforMax. It might … Continue reading

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Crowdsource Question: Do I Need A Thickness Planer?

[Note: this week was supposed to be the beginning of another glorious chapter in The Attack Of The Lesbian Squirrels. Instead I got crosswise with some pine in my workshop. It blew my scheduling all to hell. Y’all suppose that … Continue reading

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The Circle Completes Itself

Time for a Curmudgeonly Gem Of Insight: “Unexpected consequences aren’t unexpected to everyone.” Seven years ago I commented on the contentious and very recent passage of Obamacare. I noted that a competitive market existed in certain medical venues such as … Continue reading

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I Couldn’t Make Up This Much Silliness

Some time year ago (with many fits and starts and personal failures en route) I began to steer away from “serious” commentary. The world had enough overwrought hand-wringing. I thought it was good for the soul (in particular my soul) … Continue reading

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Woodworking With The Curmudgeon As A Child

I grew up a generic unimportant resident of a strange distant place called America. I had an utterly nondescript, boring, upbringing; which is about the best thing that can happen to a kid. It was a different world than the … Continue reading

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How A TED Talk Is Made

This is absolutely perfect: The guy nailed it! He could sell an organic, self driving, natural, solar panel subsidy to an disinterested voter in half the time it takes me to say “but these numbers look odd”. Watching a true … Continue reading

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