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tanyev's Journal
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June 29, 2023

I don't understand why Independence Day is a big travel holiday.

Granted, hubby and I are anti-social introverts who don’t even travel for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but I do understand why people are so committed to traveling then. “I’ll Be Home for Christmas”, “Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go” yadda, yadda, yadda. Even the background music of those seasons guilt trips you into planning a trip.

But if you get a paid holiday for Independence Day, it’s only one day that often falls midweek. Surely fireworks shows at comparably sized towns and cities are pretty much the same nationwide. Why so much travel in the most miserably hot part of the summer?

June 25, 2023

"I am the Good Shepherd.

The Good Shepherd hides boxes of classified records in his bathroom for the sheep.”

John Barron 10:11

June 19, 2023

Sure, how many times did President Obama have a half empty box of classified documents

sitting out in his residence and absentmindedly toss in a tie and pair of shoes at the end of a long day?

Oh, I'm being told that that happened ZERO times.

June 17, 2023

I've long wondered if the explanation for the Israelites crossing the Yam Suph was a lock system.

Moses, who grew up in Pharaoh's court, knew how it worked or enlisted people who knew how it worked. When they fled, he had a team that seized the controls of the lock. The iconic image of Moses stretching out his hands could have been signals to whoever was operating the controls. Drain out one level so the people can cross and then open the gates once your people are out, releasing the water onto the pursuing army.

My theory, which belongs to me, is mine.

June 14, 2023

To the tune of Camptown Races:

Womp, womp, womp, womp, womping, womp
Womp, womp
Womp, womp
Womp, womp, womp, womp, womping, womp
Wompity, womping, womp

Wompity, womping, womp
Wompity, womping, womp

Womp, womp, womp, womp, womping, womp
Wompity, womping, womp.

June 14, 2023

"They came running up to me with tears in their eyes,

saying, 'Sir, there's no more room in your suitcase!' So I told them to throw everything else in the boxes with the nuclear secrets. They were only half-full. IS THAT A CRIME??!?"

June 5, 2023

Fascionistas Bizarre?

June 4, 2023

He views EVERYTHING only in terms of how it can benefit or harm HIM.

He cares not one whit for the greater ramifications.

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