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June 6, 2023

D-Day Anniversary. The preacher who married us was there, as a Chaplain

Meaning he was unarmed.
He was on one of the landing boats.
When he told us that I got chills like I’ve never had.


June 6, 2023

Ferrari clocked going 178 mph on state highway, authorities say (Georgia)

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (Gray News) – Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office in Georgia spotted a driver who was in an apparent hurry over the weekend.

The driver of a Ferrari was clocked going 178 mph on the highway heading southbound out of the county, the sheriff’s office said in a post on Facebook.

“There are no justifiable reasons for going that fast,” the sheriff’s office wrote. “Even if you aren’t concerned about your own safety, you are putting others at risk if something goes wrong.”

The sheriff’s office did not indicate if the driver was arrested or cited in its post, but this driver would have been considered a Super Speeder in Georgia.


June 6, 2023

Cheez-it gas station. Pumps bags of snacks into your car.

Cheez-It Opens Filling Station With Cracker-Dispensing Pump

This week, snack fans can actually drive to visit the Cheez-It Stop located in Joshua Tree National Park.


From Monday, June 5 through Sunday, June 11, anyone who needs a road trip snack-break can visit the Cheez-It Stop to pick up several bags of orange crackers. The Cheez-It Stop has been equipped with the world’s first (and so far, its only) Cheez-It Pump which will spray bags of Cheez-Its through your open car window. And best of all, it’s completely free to take advantage of the pump and feed your Cheez-It cravings.

Regardless, you just have seven days to visit the Cheez-It Stop before it disappears into the desert’s memory. It can be found at 61943 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, California and will be open between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. PT every day between now and Sunday. If you’re planning a trip this week, it’s a 128-mile drive from Los Angeles, 168 miles from San Diego, or an easy 40 miles from the Palm Springs Airport.

June 6, 2023

Trump has his own "pool boy"????

Exclusive: Mar-a-Lago pool flood raises suspicions among prosecutors in Trump classified documents case



An employee at Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence drained the resort’s swimming pool last October and ended up flooding a room where computer servers containing surveillance video logs were kept, sources familiar with the matter told CNN.

While it’s unclear if the room was intentionally flooded or if it happened by mistake, the incident occurred amid a series of events that federal prosecutors found suspicious.

At least one witness has been asked by prosecutors about the flooded server room as part of the federal investigation into Trump’s handling of classified documents, according to one of the sources.

June 5, 2023

Fighter jets in the Shenandoah Valley. My mom on the phone a bit ago.

My mom said there were jets buzzing around.

We looked into it.

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) — A small airplane that took off from Elizabethton’s airport crashed in a mountainous part of Virginia on Sunday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

A statement from the FAA said a Cessna Citation flew out from the Elizabethton Municipal Airport and was bound for Long Island MacArthur Airport in New York. At around 3:30 p.m., the aircraft reportedly crashed near Montebello, Va, according to the FAA.

NORAD reported to WRIC that the F-16s used flares in an attempt to draw the attention of the pilot. WRIC reports the Cessna plane was intercepted by the F-16s around 3:20 p.m. and the pilot of the aircraft was found unconscious. The plane later crashed near Waynesboro, Virginia, according to the FAA.

A spokesperson with the Virginia State Police (VSP) said their agency is assisting in the search for the crashed plane in the Staunton/Blue Ridge Parkway region. As of 6:45 p.m., VSP said nothing has yet been located.


June 5, 2023

Living with redheads. 2 of them....and there's a dog.

Little one is graduating high school this week.
Nanna is coming. My Mom. Due to her home training (post Depression WV) there is no excess. Clean. Nothing visible other than furniture. Always clean.

I do this every month.
My wife is a redhead. Long hair. My daughter pretty much the same.

I vacuumed the house (weekly)and cleaned the carpeted stairs. Every month.

When I finish vacuuming I take apart the vacuum cleaner and clean it out. Scissors cut through the hair to let me get the rubber band drive off.

15 stairs. 15
With a Libman brush.


Oh. Damn I need to empty the vacuum canister.

June 4, 2023

You are NOT the father. Boebert is like a bad talk show now.

I actually feel sorry for her….okay that’s over

Ex-wrestler proves he's not Lauren Boebert's dad – after decades of hounding from her mom


A retired pro wrestler has passed a paternity test proving he’s not the father of Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) – after decades of having been accused that he was by her mother, the Daily Beast reported Saturday.

Boebert confirmed to the Daily Beast that she and a man who wrestled as “Stan Lane” both took DNA tests in the past month that confirmed he was not her father. Lane, whose real name is Wallace Stanfield Lane, had been the subject of a paternity suit and public accusations by her mother – Shawn Roberts Bentz – dating back to the mid-1980s.

For Lane, the finding marks the end of a long ordeal during which Bentz, with whom he admits having a brief affair, sued him for child support and continued to accuse him after Boebert was elected to Congress.

Boebert said they all agreed the results are bona fide: “It was kind of like ya, this is it, ok!” she said. “He has been wrongfully attacked, and he doesn’t deserve that.”

June 2, 2023

LSU Football Unveils Air-Conditioned Helmets for 2023 Season


With LSU staring down games at home in Baton Rouge, one in Orlando, one in Starkville, Miss., and one in Oxford, Miss., this September, the Tigers have found a novel way to beat the heat.
LSU will wear air-conditioned helmets for all practices and games in 2023, created by a Louisiana-based company called Tigeraire. The helmets will reportedly have a five-hour life span before needing to be charged, and last up to four years, according to sports business expert Joe Pompliano.

In the arms race that is college football, other teams are bound to follow suit and adopt this potentially game-changing equipment. Until then, LSU might just have a slight edge on its foes.

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