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Odd Facts About the Olympics

So you’re glued to the screen watching swimming and women’s gymnastics. Soccer is boring and you wonder why football isn’t an Olympic sport. Here are some Odd Facts that might liven up your Olympic viewing.



Yeah, we’re going there. So load up your favorite beverages (even soda or milk) and cheer away. Print out this Official Lucky Puppy Olympics Bingo Card. I you see or hear something on the card, DRINK!!! Have a lot of fun with this but please don’t drive drunk.


Casper the Faceless Cat

This is a picture our Casper she’s the Alpha Female of our pride of cats. She’s 13 years old. She lost her muzzle as a kitten.


Shit That Falls Out of My Mouth

I’m working on a list of the “Socially Charming” things I’ve been known to say out loud. Feel free to quote me on things you’ve heard me say.

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As I turned to the runway, 269 was just lifting off and “flop” the left wing folds up. I was thinking, “Where’s this thing going to crash?”


Astronaut Sally Ride Dead at 61

After a 17-month battle with pancreatic cancer, Astronaut Sally Ride died on 23 July, 2012.
Ride joined NASA in 1978, and in 1983 (STS-7, Challenger) became the first American woman in space.She was 32 at the time which also made her the youngest astronaut.


I Pick Some Olympic Moments

With London on the horizon let me offer some Olympic moments that I feel are the Greatest. It’s not always in the winning. So here in no particular order…


Ever Fly in a Jet Fighter?

Ever get to fly in an F-16 fighter? I have. Many of my friends have. Sometimes I forget that everyone doesn’t get to do this. Savannah Guthrie of the Today Show got a ride. From her big brother no less. LtCol Camron “Arlo” Guthrie is assigned to the 158th Fighter Wing of the Vermont Air National Guard. The Green Mountain Boys. For the record. I got two rides.


The Me-163 Flies Again!

When I first heard that the Me-163 Komet was flying again I said, “By who? Suicidal Pilots?”. The rocket take off of the combat 163’s killed a lot of pilots. At a 2009 war-bird meeting south of Paris a replica Me 163 Komet replica built by EADS Germany was on static display and in the air. It’s a full scale replica.


Three Stories About Three Women

My friends say I’m a “Weird Magnet”. That my choice in women is skewed. I have been praying , “Oh Lord, make my next wife normal”. But you know, God doesn’t give you what you want. He gives you what you need. Contrast and compare three stories about women who have been in my life. The names have been omitted and the stories, although true have been slightly altered So don’t out them if you recognize them. Even if it’s you. Okay?
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