Happenings

Things that happened  … or didn’t:  to me, to you, to someone, to no-one.  Probably also listed in another section as well.

Jt things that have, should, could, or may happen.

  • Republicans Push Legislation to Lower Border Patrol Hiring Standards May 27, 2017
    HR 2213, which would allow Ctoms and Border Protection (CBP) to waive the polygraph test for certain new hires, a Senate committee holds a hearing on their version of the bill – the Boots on the Border Act authored by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) The budget proposed by the on Tuesday includes $2.6 billion ...
  • “Those who cannot remember the past” March 16, 2016
    “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”   Are we “condemned to repeat” 1912 in 2016? The following is excerpted from: History Now: American History Online THEODORE ROOSEVELT AND THE PROGRESSIVE ERA The Spectacles of 1912 by Patricia O’Toole The presidential election year of 1912 began with one unprecedented spectacle, ended with another. Theodore Roosevelt stunned the country ...
  • Multiple Scroll Bars October 21, 2015
    Thanks to Kendall the multiple scroll bars are now gone.
  • Dreams 2 Augt 25, 2014
    I remember my father ed to sleep a lot when he was my age … when I was growing up my father always seemed to me to be the age I am now.
  • Dreams Augt 25, 2014
    In s, at least in mine, anything is possible.  Fear, urgency, exhation, hunger, eating, running, driving, walking, on and on.
  • The pursuit of happiness Augt 23, 2014
    The “pursuit of happiness”, an unalienable right of every person, is like a race … the kind you see at the dog race track.
  • Hacked April 2, 2012
    My sites all got hacked.  This is now day 3 of cleaning up and recovering.  One site (Saintly Sins) is still down.  The nerds at Host.com responded very fast. I sent them an email Saturday night … had a response Sunday morning. They had scanned and repaired all that they could, gave me a list ...
  • Food Memories January 1, 2011
    We watched Julie and Julia the other night.  (Weren’t going too. We were jt going to see what it was about.  Three hours later we had watched the whole thing.  It was ok. Anyway, set me to about food.  My first memory of food is from when I was about 5 years old and my ...
  • Super Bowl Saints February 7, 2010
    Well beyond everyones expectations (except for the folks in New Orleans) the Saints have won and the Colts will have to sneak out of Miami in the middle of the night with their tails between their legs jt as they did from Baltimore all those years ago. When I lived in Mary the Colts were ...
  • Political Catch Up June 4, 2008
    Liz and I were both delegates to The Clark County convention which was a disaster.  About 4 times as many people showed up for the convention as expected and the convention had to be reconvened weeks later to complete the voting. Again, both Liz and I were selected as delegates to the Nevada State convention which met in Reno. ...
  • Nevada Caucuses January 21, 2008
    The Nevada Cauces took place Saturday and Liz and I attended our precinct Democratic cauc at the local school.  We had 117 show up.  Only 3 candidates received support and (unfortunately) Edwards only had 15 supporters.  The viability cut off was 18 and we were unable to convince anyone to join so we had to redistribute ourselves. ...
  • Democrats Win December 1, 2006
    We jt got back a week ago from a visit to Toronto, We were there during Thanksgiving and attended Thanksgiving dinner with the Democrats Abroad chapter in Toronto.Dinner was held at the George Brown College Ontario Hostelry Institute School of Hospitality.The students at the institute did all the work and provided a traditional Thanksgiving meal and were given ...

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