Category Archives: General

General BS and other rantings

Joker’s Wild

How about some old quips for filling tonight’s sacrifice to the gods of the blogosphere? Being the lazy sort, I figured this was an easy way to fulfill the weekly obligatory rant and rave. Taken from Comedy Corner, my old … Continue reading

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A Strange Day Indeed, Most Peculiar, Mama!

Was at Lake Luxembourg on Wednesday, not a lucky place for me lately. It was on my way there at the end of July when the Cooper broke down, which caused me a bunch of grief and still is in … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Drivel

The yearly state-inspection ritual for pushing the dastardly deed off for another month has been accomplished. Last year, the Cooper went through the paces and was awarded new windshield stickers valid until August 31, 2018, as seen on the left. … Continue reading

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Stick ‘Em Where The Sun Don’t Shine

The person who thought up the scheme for sending a batch of personalized return-address labels along with their solicitations for donations should be plastered head to toe with thousands of those blasted stickers, like in the olden days when a … Continue reading

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Wishing Well

Whenever stuck for a topic about which to write in a weekly essay, write about the weather. The heat wave is finally breaking in the Philadelphia area; that is at least for the next ten days, according to Yahoo’s forecast. … Continue reading

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All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy!

Seems like the summer heat wave is beginning to fizzle out, sort of, which is wishful thinking on my part. I’ve been trying to skip away to a cooler clime in avoidance of the scorching temperatures we’ve been experiencing; but … Continue reading

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Needing Some Harmonic Balance in Life

Had the Cooper towed in for service on Thursday. Got a loaner from the dealer, a brand-new 4-door Countryman S hardtop with the John Cooper Works: a 200-hp, turbo-charged engine, heavy-duty suspension, upgraded exhaust, a great media package and sound … Continue reading

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