Category Archives: Wirecutter

Shades of Crazy Charlie Lafitte

In case you’ve missed the exploits of Crazy Charlie Lafitte you can catch Part One HERE and Part Two with the pigeon kicking HERE. Enjoy.

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Chemical warfare

Back when I was loading trucks I used to look for this shit in pallets. I’d snatch a can out and wait until lunch, then I’d go back to the dock about halfway through my break. I’d grab that can … Continue reading

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Living (and dying) large

Live lavishly, go out extravagantly. For many of the rich and powerful, funerals are becoming the final opportunity to flaunt immense wealth, competing with weddings and birthdays as a rite of passage worthy of a small fortune. They’re choosing to … Continue reading

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Ch-ch-changes

It seems like damned near every relationship I’ve been in, the woman felt like I could be improved on. I never could understand that shit – you got together because you like each other, but after you get together you … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

Fucking rain….. Holy shit, I can’t believe the rain we’ve gotten this past week. We had less than an inch up until the 26th with the heaviest rainfall being a fifth of an inch up ’til then according to the … Continue reading

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Wirecutter – The Later Years

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Bud

Y’all have heard me talk my Grandpa Bud before. He was my mother’s stepdad, her real dad dying in 1949 (I think) at a TB sanitarium in Oakland. My grandma Audrey married Bud a few years later. They met when … Continue reading

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Well, Happy Anniversary to me!

Yup, it was 2 years ago today that I arrived in Tennessee. You can read my post about our arrival HERE. On one hand it’s hard to believe that it’s been that two fucking years already, but on the other … Continue reading

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Today’s project

Actually it was started last fall when we sprayed Round Up on it and moved Lisa’s whatchamacallits out there around the birdhouse. This year all I was waiting on was a calm day for the wind so I could lay … Continue reading

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Six Wonderful Years

Tomorrow’s mine and Lisa’s 6th wedding anniversary and we’re looking forward to many, many more. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me and I love her more than words can tell.

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I believe Congratulations are in order here

Today is the Two Year Anniversary of my retirement. Lisa asked me today if I was ready to go back to work. Are you fucking kidding me? I can count on one hand the number of times I’ve gotten out … Continue reading

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The Great Fire of 2018 – Wirecutter Edition

A bit of a backstory first: Last year I put in a garden in the same place the previous homeowner did, figuring the ground would be easy to till and would be nice and soft. Well, it wasn’t. The soil … Continue reading

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Raising Wirecutter

I was a handful when I was a kid, I’ll admit that in a heartbeat. Hell, I admitted it back then. I was proud of that shit. Over the years I’ve tried to figure just what it was or wasn’t … Continue reading

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Fuck this shit

Four or five hours of sleet followed by snow Friday. I was having a blast watching vehicles sliding sideways down the rise and then hitting the ditch. I was up to four before I went to bed about midnight. Here’s … Continue reading

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Barracks life

Most folks hear the word ‘barracks’ and a big wooden building with poor heat and huge open bays and motherfuckers on fire guard come to mind. Yeah, I never saw that – not in Basic, not in school and not … Continue reading

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Duty

There’s several different kinds of Duty. We’ve already touched on Extra Duty, so let’s cover CQ (Charge of Quarters) and Guard Duty now. CQ There’s the CQ and the CQ runner. The CQ is usually a lower ranking NCO or … Continue reading

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Now I feel bad, Mike

Because I finished work on that log not one hour before I got your letter today telling me how much you enjoyed reading about my trials and tribulations with it. Yessir, it is done. Last week I snaked a couple … Continue reading

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Whoops

Last night a reader brought to my attention that one of my personal stories in this post HERE was taken from this site and posted on Craigslist in their jokes category without my permission or being credited to me. Be … Continue reading

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Baby Wirecutter’s first snow – “What the fuck is this shit?”

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That’ll teach him to interfere

DERBY, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say a man threw another man 45 feet off a bridge because he intervened in an argument between the suspect and his girlfriend. Shelton police charged Gregory Rottjer with attempted murder in connection with … Continue reading

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