Monthly Archives: October 2010

THIRTY SIX HOURS UNTIL THE POLLS OPEN

And we will not know where we stand for another seventy two hours. But things are picking up, so here’s a tune to keep up our spirits on our way: Well, we might as well have another, because we want … Continue reading

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DOWN IN THE WOLF WOODS

While I am far from expert in Northern European flora and fauna, I would say these pictures were taken in the “bloodlands,” the vast plain between the Baltic and the Volga. Historically, that was prime territory for wolves. Especially the … Continue reading

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IS MEG WHITMAN PRO GUN

Someone stopped by searching for “is meg whitman pro gun.” Meg Whitman, the candidate for California Governor, has her mouth clamped tightly shut when it comes to guns and gun control legislation. So I cannot say with any assurance that … Continue reading

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HALLOWEEN WAS ON FRIDAY, THAT YEAR

Since I started this day with a historical post, let me continue with 1941. Halloween of 1941 was just another school day. Five and a half hours of desk time for the 45 second and third graders in Miss Mattis’ … Continue reading

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RASMUSSEN REPORTS R's LEAD IN 6 of 7 "TOSSUPS"

With a swing of the Stetson to Jim Hoft’s Gateway Pundit, Rasmussen has Republicans leading in 6 of the 7 “tossup” Senate races. And Carly Firorino is within turnout distance of Madame Boxer Let’s watch: With less than 48 hours … Continue reading

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SARH PALIN SPEAKS OUT ABOUT THE MEDIA

Here is Sarah Palin, laying it on the line about the media conspiracy against Joe MIller: Just as they conspired against the Governor after Ethan Winner and David Axelrod conspired against Governor Palin herself. Stranger MORE? Have a link. S

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68 YEARS AGO TODAY: 67 YEARS AGO TODAY: 66 YEARS AGO TODAY

It seems odd that a little memory jogging brings back so many historic events. For example, I remember all of these. 68 years ago today, the Allies announced 94 German U-Boats had been sunk during the month of October, 1942. … Continue reading

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Sixty Nine Years Ago Today

A Clemson Class destroyer, the Reuben James, became the first American fighting ship sunk by Hitler’s U Boats, with a loss of 95 lives. The “tin can sailors” who sailed those already obsolete four stackers did far more with far … Continue reading

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AND ON THE THIRD DAY!

If you have not availed yourself of early voting, election day is just three days off. It’s time to consider our future by listening to our past, with a medly of Revolutionary War marches. This clip includes America, Yankee Doodle, … Continue reading

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36 POUNDS OF CANDY GONE, HUNDREDS AND HUNDREDS SERVED!

I lost count at 220 something, but the total was probably above 500. It was fun, and a few trends were noted. I usually get some high school junior girls wearing a coat of denim textured paint and not much … Continue reading

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