Category Archives: Wirecutter

My day

Went into town to do some shopping and looking for artsy shit for one of Lisa’s projects, stopped by the hardware store, took Lisa by Lady Doc’s, then came home to find my chainsaw parts sitting on the back porch. … Continue reading

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My getaway

Hand tools on one side, reloading and fishing shit on the other. Tools My reloading area and workbench And finally, fishing rods and a couple tackleboxes All I really have to do now is patch the roof in the adjoining … Continue reading

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Now that’s a hell of a way to start the day

I woke up this morning to one hell of a storm with the weather radio blaring a tornado warning and the wind and rain beating the house so hard I couldn’t see 15 feet. When the rain eased up, I … Continue reading

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Riding with Charlie (and Legal Lucy)

Those dogs love to ride. I think it’s for different reasons – CharlieGodammit likes to stick his head out the window and aerate his gums and Legal Lucy likes to bark at people once we get to where we’re going … Continue reading

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Times ain’t changed much

Floyd the Gay Deceiver No, it ain’t gay like we know it today but if you’ll watch the first 5 minutes of the show you’ll understand the caption. My hands down all time favorite TV show is The Andy Griffith … Continue reading

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Freshman English

Me and Lisa were talking tonight about high school, required courses, credits needed to graduate at our schools and I mentioned I had failed Freshman English 4 years running and was only pity passed so I could graduate, and while … Continue reading

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I was cruising along Rock River Road one fine summer afternoon with both my windows down, bouncing down that dirt road in eastern Stanislaus County doing about 25 miles per hour. It was a long straight stretch, the kind where … Continue reading

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For all you old timers

I used to sport a fedora like that. Almost. Mine was brown, a braided leather band with an Ace of Hearts corner on the left side and blood splattered in the front. I kept it up until a few years … Continue reading

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I used to have this old dog named Captain, a great big beast of a dog, maybe a hundred twenty pounds with long black wavy hair. I was told he was half black lab and half golden retriever when I … Continue reading

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Ration runs

I always got ‘volunteered’ for shit in the army during the warmer months when we weren’t in the field. I know why, Top told me one time when I asked. The word for word answer I got from him was … Continue reading

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Damn, that looks delicious

I had an old lady once that insisted I was an alcoholic because I took a cold beer with me to take a hot shower. “No” I told her, “I cop a quicker buzz standing under a scalding hot shower … Continue reading

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Now beat it

I used to have a handmade sign on my front door back in the ’80s that said “GO AWAY” in big block letters, big enough that you could see it from the barnyard, that way there was no need for … Continue reading

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For Barbara

Barbara was my little sister, 2 years younger than me. Yeah, Ken and Barbie – I don’t want to fucking hear it. Seriously. What’s worse was her middle name was Jean – BJ. A sure way to get a crack … Continue reading

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A message to Trump

Drop twitter, man. It’s for kids and it’s too easily misinterpreted. Let it go. Just sayin’…… -Wirecutter

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In case ya missed it

From yesterday afternoon: After several emails from folks wanting to donate money to me but don’t do paypal, I finally broke down and got a PO box today. Believe me, I don’t want to hold you up if you insist … Continue reading

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Why, I take 3-4 naps a day

When your morning coffee’s kick is wearing off and that afternoon slump starts to hit you, go and take a nap to keep your mind running properly. The idea of a siesta is nothing new, particularly in hotter countries like … Continue reading

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PO Box added and my hometown

After several emails from folks wanting to donate money to me but don’t do paypal, I finally broke down and got a PO box today. Believe me, I don’t want to hold you up if you insist on sending me … Continue reading

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Wirecutter – The Later Years

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Just sayin’

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Anger Is Not A Virtue In Leadership

I can tell you from experience that this post from “Task and Purpose” is pretty spot on concerning leadership through anger. During a conversation with one of my junior Sergeants years ago, I became aware that I was actually “doing … Continue reading

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