Posts in category "Off Topic"

View from the Porch – Toyota, Xfinity and Child Worship

View from the Porch – Toyota, Xfinity and Child Worship
In my head this is a big long drawn out diatribe, but I decided it wasn’t worth the time and effort to turn it into something that might have some real value. Instead I’ll keep it short and semi-humorous, or as a friend of mine likes to refer to me, snarky. I now drive almost... Read more »

I'm Sorry, Are You Threatening Me?

You wake up early in the morning, suck down some coffee and make an effort to make some kind of decisions that will affect the outcome of your day. Going to work is out of the question. Snow storm from hell is being predicted and experience says that spending three or more hours trying to... Read more »

Episode 5: The Proposals

Fifth in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 5: The Proposals If you plan on sending anything to your representatives about sensible gun control, copying Steve’s bullet points in this post would be a good starting point. He won’t mind if you do that.
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Episode 4: The Emotional Problem

Fourth in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 4: The Emotional Problem For me, it will be interesting to see how many that are sitting in the middle on this subject will do absolutely nothing.

Episode 3: Twenty Seven Words

After taking a break for the weekend, since nobody is paying much attention then anyway, picking up where it was left off. Third in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 3: Twenty Seven Words ___________

Episode 2: Facts about gun violence

Second in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 2: Facts about gun violence Don’t forget to read the comments.
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Episode 1: Thoughts as a gun owner

First in a five episode series by Steve Zakur of the blog Sipping Emergers. Episode 1: Thoughts as a gun owner

Passing Along Blog Posts - Sometimes it's Important

Through blogs and social media we make friends and acquaintances that we have never, and may never, meet. Through my involvement with Outdoor Blogger Network over the past two years I’ve got to know Steve Zakur who writes the blog Sipping Emergers. I knew Steve lived in Connecticut, but gave it no more thought. I... Read more »

I tried to avoid writing about Newtown, but failed

August 1966, when I was 10 years old, was the first time I learned that human beings were capable of going out and randomly killing those around them. Some of you will recall the Texas Bell Tower sniper. Over the years I’ve learned that people are capable of doing this over and over again, for... Read more »
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Quickfire Outdoor Interview on Outdoor Blogger Network

Outdoor Blogger Network is a collection of well over 1,000 outdoor blogs that is still growing. It was conceived and put together by Rebecca Garlock and Joe Wolf as a centralized place on the web for people to find the best Outdoor related blogs. They also believe that a unified group of Bloggers has a... Read more »