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No Black Friday Shopping for Me

Posted by mcm0704 on November 29, 2013 |

I wrote the following in 2010, and sadly it is still relevant. If you are one of the avid Black Friday shoppers, I apologize if this upsets you. It is meant as social commentary, not a personal slam. I remember a time when shopping the day after Thanksgiving was fun. A lot of people were […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on June 8, 2012 |

Shame on President Obama for doing the photo op at the Vietnam War Memorial on Memorial Day and double shame on him if it was his idea. I’m hoping it wasn’t. Even though I don’t always agree with him, I saw him as a man with more sensibilities and compassion. But maybe that was before […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on September 3, 2010 |

What is it with some people and their attitude toward kids? In one week’s news in Dallas there was a story about a woman who killed her boyfriend’s son by setting his bed on fire. The father woke up, but was unable to save the boy.  Another story was about a mother who bit her […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 13, 2010 |

The wealthy American mother of three children who were found dead in an Edinburgh town house will face criminal charges in a Scottish court. Authorities issued an arrest warrant against Theresa Riggi, 46, as police completed autopsies on her children — 8-year-old twins Augustino and Gianluca and their sister Cecilia, 5. Riggi is currently going […]

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Friday’s Odds and Ends

Posted by mcm0704 on August 6, 2010 |

As football season gears up the news is full of stories about signing contracts and the high cost of buying an athlete. In perhaps one of the biggest deal this year, Sam Bradford got a $78 million, 4-year contract with the St Louis Rams. Thirty years ago a $30,000 signing bonus was considered a nice […]

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