Tag Archives: Florida

Celebrating the life of a good friend who’s passed

This is one of those articles I haven’t wanted to write, but the need to do so still exists.  My family lost a good friend today.  However, the belief is still there that the parting need not be sorrowful, it’s … Continue reading

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Post-election thoughts: The importance of paying attention

The day after a historic national election is always a fascinating time to check people’s reactions.  I spent some time on Wednesday checking out various news sites, watching social media, and listening to conservative talk radio to gauge reactions to … Continue reading

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Thanks for a quick topic, Mitt Romney!!!

Just how fast can I whip up my one blog post for today?  Well, when Mitt Romney provides great material like he did in a video that was released Monday in the liberal-leaning Huffington Post and Mother Jones, it shouldn’t … Continue reading

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My music playlist for today (August 13, 2012 edition)

I featured the Florida-born band Sawyer Brown last week because I’d seen them years ago at the Eastern Idaho State Fair, and — yet again — I talked about how a ticket to see Charlie Daniels and Travis Tritt together … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye to a great pastor and good friend

Sometimes I can’t help but wonder if my blog had a part — even a small one — in helping Pastor Bernie Anderson to be called to another church, all the way across the country in Florida.  If so … … Continue reading

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In the news: Florida governor says voter purge justified

While I’m in some re-training to try and get a job, I’ll take a quick peek at some news and see if anything catches my eye. Yep, here’s some … CNN:  After DOJ sues, Florida governor says 100 illegal voters … Continue reading

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On gay marriage, Scott Walker, and shooting at Trayvon …

Going to web programming classes every day for a while has a way of breaking up any commentary on or ability to keep up with current events from me, so I’ll take a few quick jabs at a few things … Continue reading

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An interview with RED STATE Rep. Allen West

Sen. Joe McCarthy is alive and well and living inside Rep. Allen West, R-Florida. What is it about Florida that brings out the crazies in such amazing numbers?  Is it something in the ocean water?  Does the intense humidity make … Continue reading

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A not-so-great video of George Zimmerman, but …

Okay, so the video of George Zimmerman being taken out of a police car and being led into the police station after he admittedly shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin to death in Sanford, Florida — a video that was released for … Continue reading

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Joe Oliver, who for art thou if not for George Zimmerman?

I miss having satellite TV.  When I still had a full-time job, it was actually the only real form of “luxury” my family had.  Once I lost my job five months ago, that luxury ended — and it ended quickly … Continue reading

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