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This is just a dumping ground for all the stuff that I just don’t have a home for.

Rusty Truck

Pavement Princess Truck

May 28, 2024

Pavement Princess Truck Alright, I must come clean, I own a 2WD pickup truck, but she is not a ‘Pavement Princess’, not even close. This was my first truck, and I purchased her nearly 20 years ago, brand new and currently has 230k miles on her. My son was in...

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Star Wars

Happy Star Wars Day – May 4th

May 4, 2024

Happy Star Wars Day – May 4th May 4th has been designated by Star Wars fans as Star Wars day. “May 4th” = “May the Force” be with you. The exact history of the day isn’t formally documented, but ironically it is believed that former UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher...

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EV on Fire

Electric Vehicle (EV) Pick-up Trucks

May 4, 2024

Electric Vehicle (EV) Pick-up Trucks I had always wanted a pickup truck and in 2005 I bought my first truck, a 2006 Dodge Dakota Quad Cab (18 years old with over 230K miles on it). And I use it like a truck all the time. It has been offroad more...

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Morse Code telegraph machine

Morse Code Day

April 27, 2024

Morse Code Day Morse Code Day is April 27th Morse Code Day celebrates Morse code, an alphabet of dashes and dots that made long-distance communication much easier before phones were around. The holiday is celebrated on the birthday of its inventor, Samuel Morse, who was born on April 27, 1791....

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Pi Day

Happy Pi Day

March 14, 2024

Happy Pi Day March 14th marks Pi Day (the mathematical constant or Pi – 3.14159265.. or 3.14 or March 14th) What is Pi Day and why do we celebrate the holiday? Each March 14, mathematicians, scientists, and math lovers all over the world have a good time on Pi Day,...

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Rude Ass People

Rude Ass People

February 23, 2024

SOME PEOPLE As I arrived for my doctor’s appointment, there was this couple outside, blocking the door, fumbling around for masks (this particular doctor required masks), but blocking the entrance to me, who was wearing my mask already. In the waiting room, the male instantly started tapping his cowboy boots...

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