Category Archives: Wirecutter

Loading and lounging

It’s only been in the mid 70s here for the past few days and I’ve been taking advantage of that and the fact we’ve been grandkidless for a few days by doing a little midday reloading. My reloading setup is … Continue reading

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Wally

When I was in the army, we didn’t get to pick our roommates. You roomed with whoever you were assigned regardless of racecreedorcolorblahblahblah and you were expected to get along. For the most part we all did. There was a … Continue reading

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One Year

Today marks the one year anniversary of us moving into our lovely home here in Macon County, Tennessee. A year already. Damn. Any regrets? Not a one.

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24% of Americans are dead broke

About 1 in 4 (Americans) literally have no emergency savings. A survey released Tuesday by Bankrate.com found that 24% don’t have even a single dollar saved for an emergency. And that’s just one of many surveys showing how little we … Continue reading

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Old Friends

I finally got around to getting in touch with one of my best buds in the army this week. We had reconnected once about 10 years back but I was just beginning a divorce at the time with my ex … Continue reading

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Wash up after petting your chickens

America’s love affair with backyard chickens is a tad too intimate, and it’s making some of us sick. Just this year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says, eight separate salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with pet poultry have … Continue reading

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Kinda reminds me of my first place

It was a converted garage (shop not home) with cinderblock walls and a metal roof about a foot above the walls with the gap filled in with chicken wire. They were kind enough to fill in the pit with concrete. … Continue reading

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The Road to Marburg

“Awright listen up guddammit. I don’t want no motherfucking clowning, shucking or jivin’, you got that? We’re proceeding with 5 vehicles and we will travel in a convoy and blah blah blah…..” Sergeant Smith was strutting around like he was … Continue reading

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When men get bored

That serial killer email post that I did had a comment regarding some spam busters and got me to thinking about one that I posted about on my old blog a little over 4 years ago. It was spread out … Continue reading

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Wirecutter – The Later Years

-Blue Sue

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Live and learn

I may have gotten took on them fucking chickens. I figured 4 hens would be enough to keep us in breakfast eggs – 4 birds kicking out an egg a day or so and me not being a big breakfast … Continue reading

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“Operate” on himself….. sheesh

BURLINGTON, Mass. – A New Hampshire veteran was nearly forced to operate on himself after he says the Department Veterans Affairs refused to pay his medical bill. It was a simple accident that landed John Irish in the hospital with … Continue reading

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Chickens and shit

I finally ate some fresh eggs this morning. Finally. Now we’re out of eggs so the little bitches better get back to work. I’ve never raised chickens for eggs before, actually I’ve never raised any birds for my own personal … Continue reading

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I’ll be damned, the chickens must’ve read my post

Remember what I said earlier about if them damned chickens didn’t start laying I was going to have chicken and dumplings for supper? Uh-huh. I got home this afternoon and there wasn’t just one egg in the nesting boxes, there … Continue reading

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Egg on my face – not in my belly

Seeing as we live outside of town and we do go through quite a few eggs, me and Lisa decided that it would probably be worth our while to get 3-4 chickens so I bought a prefab coop from Tractor … Continue reading

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It’s war on birds

Yeah man, I was in the garden yesterday and noticed in my future corn patch some new shoots spaced every few inches apart starting to push and shove their way through that clay. “Fucking A, shit’s already startin’ to pop, … Continue reading

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I may have killed ol’ Toady Jones today

Ran that motherfucker over with the lawnmower, damn it. I’m all distressed. I’m not sure I killed him because he scooted off behind the gas cans, but his tongue was hanging out and he wasn’t looking real good. Pretty horizontal, … Continue reading

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Retired? HAHAHAHAHA!!!

I pretty much laid on my ass all winter up until the beginning of March when that hickory came down and I started cutting it up. Since then I’ve managed to stay pretty busy when the weather permits between working … Continue reading

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The anniversary of my rebirth

One year ago today we arrived in Tennessee. I know, one year already? It’s true. HERE I’m not going to start gushing about my new home state – you’ve heard enough already. All I can say is that it’s been … Continue reading

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On This Day

In 2016 I took the advice of my wise readers and loaded my truck with my dogs, guns and wife, shook the dust of California off my boots and headed for Tennessee, never looking back. We settled in Macon County … Continue reading

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