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Just a Picture #SOL22

Some days you just have to stop and take a picture. This was one of those days. It was ridiculously cold and the sun and her dogs were just perfectly set up. It was a beautiful shot and yes, those... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts: One Little Word in Action

Last Tuesday, our governor gave her "state of the state" address here in Iowa. It was a dumpster fire of rhetoric, right-wing talking points, and insults. I am biased, but however, I'm being pushed further and further left because my... Continue Reading →

Better Late Than Never: My #OLW22 #SOL22

I took an unintended break from the blog for a week. Time management has never been my strong point, and when I thought about writing, I was seeing double I was so tired, so it's just not been done much,... Continue Reading →

Saturday Scriptings: Welcome to 2022

First, a big middle finger to 2021 for taking Betty White literally days before her 100th birthday. Her passing is the most 2021 thing that could happen in 2021. Betty, you were an icon and lived the good life. Rest... Continue Reading →

So Long Old Friend, Again #SOL21

She was 13 1/2. She was always there, tag wagging, this silly grin on her face. She met my wife at the car every day after work. She was starting to fade. Then, she was gone. This past February, I... Continue Reading →

Sunday Salutations: I Really Don’t Like People

It's the day after Christmas and a let down is expected, right? #whatkind Well, that let down just being human. How we act towards our fellow man. How we treat those around us. We talk a good game in the... Continue Reading →

Sunday Basketball? Why Not? #SOL21

A couple of weekends ago, we had ourselves a couple of nice days. It's been bumped back a couple of times for various reasons, but it was a good weekend. First, my wife and I decided to shop local by... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts: When Is Enough Enough?

I had a blog ready about last weekend's basketball and thoughts about it. But, TikTok popped up in everyone's lives last night. And not in a good way. #isiteverinagoodway Listen, I love TikTok. I love the creativity. I love the... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts : Players Behaving Badly

https://twitter.com/BarstoolUIowa/status/1466176716410347528?s=20 A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about parents behaving badly, how it changes the dynamics on a team, all that fun stuff. That same week, I was greeted by the above video: Players Behaving Badly. First, I was... Continue Reading →

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