We were recognized

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1 of 7 Got back from Salina last night At 10:00am this morning The lady at the Solomon station looked at me funny I bought a diet Coke and an extra large Snickers Pay attention to the convention Vote for Lee Jones for the Senate. Actually, I really don’t care…just don’t vote for Brownback.

I don’t know why I asked for a menu

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I bounced over to Hays last night On a whim Blaine Younger and Mike Kisner played Route 40 I think we all had too good a time I got up and played a few I’d already had too much Trying to get myself to play was like trying to herd an old, blind cow through […]

I burned up my flip-flop

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No, I don’t wear flip-flips, but my sister does. Here’s the story. I had bearing go out on me yesterday. The right, rear walker bearing. You know, the one behind the arm that drives the grain pan? Right. I’ve never been able to remove the race from that particular bearing without cutting it, and my […]


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Today, for the first time since 1882, we humans get to observe something spectacular. Of course, what does Mother Nature Kansas have in store for us? Overcast skies. I guess my custom transit-watching apparatus made of welding-glass, packing tape, and my grandfather’s binoculars gets to be put in storage for eight years. I love Rush […]

The brightest star in the firmament

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I’m getting a big kick out of the book “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them”. Funny as hell. Al Franken is very good and I’m sorry I never got a hold of this before. You should check it out.

Patriots, act

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Hey Bush. Nice speech. “weapons of mass destruction-related program activities”? Who? Niner? “unleash the compassion of America’s religious institutions”? UNLEASH? If I’d wanted a sermon from a pulpit I’d have gone to church. …………………. Can’t fund education? Cut taxes! Can’t fund troops? Cut taxes! Got a hangnail? Cut taxes!

Iowa is a really cool place

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I feel like Trevor Burgess two months ago…no log for a week…kidding. I figure I’d better update it as my people are growing restless. OK, so it’s just Tyler giving me a hard time, but I need to be more regular. A lot has been happening. Let’s start from the beginning. Wednesday was a great […]


| Posted on in auctions, music, politics

Sorry about the gap. I’ve been focusing exclusively on the Purple Wave and I’ve been really sick. I finally sold for a while yesterday at our big clock auction and I’d sell one lot, cough a few times, and sell another. I normally wouldn’t have been up at all but Aaron was in the same […]

Bush works in mysterious ways

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I got really sick after the football game on Saturday. I went to bed rather early and was lying down this morning with my Sunday religious experience when I realized something. I jokingly refer to politics as my religion, but I think that the Bush administration actually believes that the American people should be its […]