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Amarillo Tuesday


In a new twist to substantially increase Post-Thanksgiving Celebration Shopping Events, a group of the 30 largest US retailers have announced the kick-off of “Amarillo Tuesday.” The event, which will coordinate retailer savings with participation in Mexican restaurant promotions, will … Continue reading

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Riding On The Retro Line


Japan is testing a 300 mile an hour train that is shaped more like an anteater than any train I’ve seen. They regularly travel at much higher speeds than what American trains do, and money is spent on rail infastructure. … Continue reading

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The Prez is my shepherd


When leaders abandon righteousness, exchanging it for the law of sin- that nation, hypocritically appealing to God, will neither stand in the place of blessing, nor be spared from the judgment of God. But those who trust in the Lord, … Continue reading

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Techtonic Plates of Change


If I hear one more commercial about “4G phones,” I may just call a company and ask for their brains. “4G” means nothing anymore, like the words/phrases “stuff,” “a la carte,” and “balanced budget.” (see “balanced meal,” which may insinuate … Continue reading

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My lugubrious peasant life


or…”Ode to a lovely field of mud.” yonder pile of fetid mud, so tender to the touch contains the thatch remains I must tend to very much. I have no time for politics no lengthy words or speech my life … Continue reading

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southern hospitality is not dead


Buried deep among the two and three numbered highways of Virginia, in a town spread out along a highway, a box-like brick-sided building stands off the main with little fanfare. An old double-door metal ice chest, enough parking for a … Continue reading

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You wanna drachma?


If I were Greek, I’d want a drachma. I mean- why would I want something pronounced “euro,” unless it meant I got big slices of lamb inside a nice piece of pita? Drachma, on the other hand, sounds like I’m … Continue reading

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