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Government Shutdown

Posted by mcm0704 on January 14, 2019 |

The area around my house in the city is not particularly scenic. Many of the houses are very old and run down, and a number of them have lots of junk in the yards. Still, I manage to find some pretty things to photograph. There are a few of these bushes with the bright red […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on November 18, 2011 |

Getting a late start in my office this morning. The burn bans that have been in effect all summer and into fall here in East Texas have been lifted, and I had piles of dead brush and other things that needed to be burned, so I played with fire this morning. Felt good to get […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on February 4, 2011 |

Recently a woman in Dallas was asked why she wanted to model for Playboy.  “Before I get married and find someone, it’s something I want to get out of my system.” Sure, that’s what every young woman should put on her list of things to do before marriage.Why Hillary didn’t win — she’s not a […]

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Security– At what Cost?

Posted by mcm0704 on October 4, 2010 |

We have a bit of a conundrum here in the United States. According to the FBI al -Qaeda has been recruiting Westerners to carry out terrorist plots, and there is a new imperative to be more vigilant. That includes reporting suspicious behaviors to law enforcement. So, if you see a person in a Home Depot […]

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I’m feeling real secure over this

Posted by mcm0704 on January 15, 2010 |

According to a news story in the New York Times, an eight year old New Jersey boy is subject to extra scrutiny from TSA agents when he flies because his name appears on a “selectee” list. Najlah Feanny Hicks said her son, Michael Hicks, a Cub Scout who travels often with his family, has had […]

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