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May 18, 2024

I guess I need to go get my hearing checked. I was told by an acquaintance that he gets hearing aids

From Costco. My question is this, should I go to a “real” ear Dr. or are the hearing specialist techs at Costco good enough? I have Medicare too.

May 1, 2024

This is for "English was my major" nerds. Others nerds like me may enjoy it too. Not my creation, either.

Consider yourself schooled 😉

• An Oxford comma walks into a bar where it spends the evening watching the television, getting drunk, and smoking cigars.

• A dangling participle walks into a bar. Enjoying a cocktail and chatting with the bartender, the evening passes pleasantly.

• A bar was walked into by the passive voice.

• An oxymoron walked into a bar, and the silence was deafening.

• Two quotation marks walk into a “bar.”

• A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all intensive purposes like a wolf in cheap clothing, muttering epitaphs and casting dispersions on his magnificent other, who takes him for granite.

• Hyperbole totally rips into this insane bar and absolutely destroys everything.

• A question mark walks into a bar?

• A non sequitur walks into a bar. In a strong wind, even turkeys can fly.

• Papyrus and Comic Sans walk into a bar. The bartender says, "Get out -- we don't serve your type."

• A mixed metaphor walks into a bar, seeing the handwriting on the wall but hoping to nip it in the bud.

• A comma splice walks into a bar, it has a drink and then leaves.

• Three intransitive verbs walk into a bar. They sit. They converse. They depart.

• A synonym strolls into a tavern.

• At the end of the day, a cliché walks into a bar -- fresh as a daisy, cute as a button, and sharp as a tack.

• A run-on sentence walks into a bar it starts flirting. With a cute little sentence fragment.

• Falling slowly, softly falling, the chiasmus collapses to the bar floor.

• A figure of speech literally walks into a bar and ends up getting figuratively hammered.

• An allusion walks into a bar, despite the fact that alcohol is its Achilles heel.

• The subjunctive would have walked into a bar, had it only known.

• A misplaced modifier walks into a bar owned a man with a glass eye named Ralph.

• The past, present, and future walked into a bar. It was tense.

• A dyslexic walks into a bra.

• A verb walks into a bar, sees a beautiful noun, and suggests they conjugate. The noun declines.

• A simile walks into a bar, as parched as a desert.

• A gerund and an infinitive walk into a bar, drinking to forget.

• A hyphenated word and a non-hyphenated word walk into a bar and the bartender nearly chokes on the irony.

March 29, 2024

How to double check those solar eclipse glasses to see if they are counterfeit?

Counterfeit solar glasses are flooding the market here in Texas. There is a way to check them out.

Try on the glasses indoors first. NOTHING should be visible through the lenses, and even the brightest lights should only appear very faintly. If furnishings or wall decor are visible through the lenses, these glasses aren’t safe to view the sun.
But if the glasses pass the indoor test, the AAS recommends putting them on outside during a sunny day and looking around. Again, nothing should be visible through the lenses, unless the sun is reflecting off an exceptionally shiny surface, and even then the light will appear faint if the glasses are safe.

If the glasses pass that second test, try looking at the sun through them for less than a second. If the glasses are safe, the sun will appear comfortably bright and likely white, yellow, orange or bluish white.

On the day of the eclipse, stand still and cover your eyes with the glasses or solar viewer before looking up. And never remove the glasses while looking at the sun. For those who wear eyeglasses, wear eclipse glasses on top of them or hold up a handheld viewer in front of them.
And remember to outfit any camera lenses, binoculars or telescopes used to observe the eclipse with the proper solar filters. Never look through an unfiltered optical device of any kind in this situation, even while wearing eclipse glasses.

Optical damage from viewing the sun is painless but the damage is irreversible. Be safe.


March 22, 2024

So Judge Cannon's Father in law is a mobster? This is a deep rabbit hole, so check it out.


“ The Colombos and The Grim Reaper

Trump connects to the Colombo crime family through at least two reputed members: John Staluppi and John Rosatti, business partners in numerous car dealerships who, in the mid-'80s, contracted with Trump to build a Trump-branded limousine—his first foray into personal branding of a non-real estate product.
Staluppi also operated a company called Dillinger Charter Service, which supplied helicopters to the Trump Organization (along with another colorful convict named Joe Weichselbaum). Staluppi and Rosatti also went into the yacht business, buying custom-built high-speed megayachts for themselves, naming them all after James Bond films and, they claimed, selling them after a couple years for a profit.”

This was the original link I traced back from. Maybe it’s not true but sure can’t find much about it.

February 28, 2024

Mitch McConnell reportedly mulling endorsing Trump for presidency

Republican Senate leader, ‘hell-bent on getting the majority’, said to be ready to push principles aside in quest for political power


He hasn’t endorsed him yet and not running for re-election. Will Moscow Mitch come thru?

February 27, 2024

Authorities Investigate suspicious substance at Don Trump jr. Home

Source: Politico

Authorities on Monday responded to Donald Trump Jr.’s Florida home after the former president’s son opened an envelope with a suspicious white powder in it.

The news, first reported by the Daily Beast, was confirmed by a person familiar with what transpired.
Hazmat vehicles and fire trucks were spotted outside Trump Jr.’s Jupiter, Florida, home, which he shares with his fiancée, former Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle.

The initial test results on the substance were inconclusive, the person said, though authorities don’t believe the powder is deadly. The person added that Trump Jr.’s life is not in jeopardy.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2024/02/26/suspicious-substance-donald-trump-jr-00143436

White House pharmacy debacle tied to this?
February 26, 2024

Now AP news has to have a separate page to discredit all the lies of the Right and Faux News.


It’s crazy that we have to have this posted over and over because FOX news is still spewing lies.

February 6, 2024

I know we have hated the Taylor Swift drivel coming from the Trumpies but I stumbled across this

And it’s worth ONE minute of your time. Taylor Swift is talking here about gaslighting
and THIS IS WHY she scares them. I bet this burned their britches.


December 25, 2023

The best cartoon song about Christmas..... ever.



Sorry if there’s an ad…
December 12, 2023

Question about packaging weed.

My grower friend vacuum packs his weed. Doesn’t this greatly reduce the trichromes in the weed?

Seems like it would.

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