Category Archives: News and views

Scuba diving at Cozumel

Lost count of how many times I’ve been down to Cozumel to go diving. Really got spoiled by the warm water and the ease of getting out to dive down there. Also went a few times to the Sea of … Continue reading

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Critters in the park who aren’t in the zoo

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Some critters in my hometown

Here are a few pictures from a photo essay I did a couple years ago that was featured at the local community center. Most of these photos were taken in the park across the street from the house I grew … Continue reading

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Making a comeback

It’s been years since I updated anything on this blog and its time to start posting some stuff again. I’m now mostly retired from journalism, so the tone and subject matter written about will change. I’ve deleted quite a few … Continue reading

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Dave’s Contract With Congress a better alternative to the Contract From America

Over the past year the Contract From America has gotten little attention and is pretty much viewed by voters as not worth the paper to print it. An alternative is Dave’s Contract with Congress that has real teeth and could … Continue reading

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A master wordsmith’s passing a loss to all writers

            “America has lost its greatest wordsmith: James J. Kilpatrick has passed away at the age of 89. To those of us in the writing business, the loss is incalculable.”             Jed Babbin, no slouch in the art of stringing … Continue reading

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A few photos from the Border Rally

More to come later after I recover from the heat and sunburn of Sunday’s border rally, but I did stop by the old office and a sarsaparilla at Big Nose Kates.

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Economy, espionage and ethics

Austerity ahead or no recovery is possible             Here is a hint of what must inevitably happen in every city, state and federal government organization and department if this country is ever to recover from this economic depression, runaway government … Continue reading

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A sneaky unconstitutional threat to your vote

            Massachusetts legislators sent a bill to their governor’s desk that is a direct and unconstitutional attempt to bypass the Constitution. At present, the complex, but constitutionally established Electoral College decides the result of this country’s presidential election. With the … Continue reading

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Next up: Pigs fly

            A group of Russian entrepreneurs apparently thought a parachuting donkey would make good advertising for their private beach. Instead these asses scared the poor animal and nearly caused it to drown with the stunt.             As a former skydiver … Continue reading

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