Monthly Archives: April 2011

Another use for the iPad cover

An iPad alone just doesn’t have the functionality of one with a cover. I like the Apple cover. (And I like the flip cover with clip I got for my iPod touch. When open, it makes a nice “handle.”) The … Continue reading

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A New Wrinkle

I walked up the street to my bank ATM to deposit a paper check. Fed in my card, entered my PIN, chose my transaction. Would I like my transaction receipt sent to me by emali? Ya, sher, you betcha. (Boo-hoo, … Continue reading

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Uncle Sonny’s Neighbors

[… Ramrod Hunting Club Hanover, PA magnus inter oper inops* …] [… Welcome Friend. Folks who visit here are among the nicest people in the world. …] [*Magnas inter oper inops – A pauper in the midst of wealth. (Horace)] … Continue reading

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Chez Sonny

Had a nice chat with Uncle Paul (my BIL). In the USAF, he was stationed in Tripoli (now in the news). I also explained to him how this country gets into so much trouble: I cited that article from Delancy … Continue reading

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Why History Repeats

“Avoid the necessity of those overgrown military establishments, which, under any form of government, are inauspicious to liberty, and which are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.” -George Washington, 1st US president, general (1732-1799) Sent from my … Continue reading

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Fantastic Engineering Project

Impressive video. 9:45 [via Snowman] == PT Sent from my iPad Begin forwarded message: TAKES AWHILE TO WATCH THE VIDEO BUT IS VERY INTERESTING. Subject: Fantastic Engineering project http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/apr/19/ukraine-funding-chernobyl-arch

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God help us…to stop HELPing!

This year we’re spending $150 billion helping Afghanistan while we look for 50 guys. Three billion bucks a head? Oh, yes, you’re very welcome. Who else needs a little help? Libyan rebels? Sure–counter-insurgency here and here, a new insurgency there…. … Continue reading

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