Monthly Archives: August 2007

Proof That I Am Old, chapter 273

So I’m sitting near a trio of college students, two of whom are remarkably hot girls and the third of which is, objectively, quite the attractive guy. And I realize they’re talking about getting busted for speeding. As such stories … Continue reading

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Oh sure. Lots to write about. I could write about the dear soon-to-be-departed (but not soon enough) Gonzo and the way he tried his darnedest to demolish the Department of Justice…and did a heckuva job of it. We could wallow … Continue reading

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The Male of the Species

So. We’re standing in the kitchen talking and The Boy comes in and kisses Max on the arm. Then he kisses The Rose on the shoulder. Then he kisses Top Management on the leg and then he kisses me on … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Rickey L. Bell, 21, of Caruthersville, Mo.; specialist, Army. Bell was among 14 soldiers killed Wednesday when their Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Multaka, … Continue reading

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One Day in Iraq

Here’s a piece that goes through one day in Iraq, and highlights one act of tremendous heroism, the kind that usually doesn’t even get noticed. I say it doesn’t get noticed, but that’s not true, of course. The troops notice … Continue reading

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The War as They Saw It

Here’s perhaps the most astonishing editorial published this year. I naively thought it would actually get the attention of the mainstream media. Stupid me. What does an incredible act of courage like this—a group of American military men in Iraq … Continue reading

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Reason #1732414 Why I Love My Wife

Top Management kicks ass.

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