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Kenny “The Rat” O’Donnell worked the usual rackets in New York.  Running numbers, strong arm work like shake-downs of strip clubs along the Northeast seaboard – burning them down if his protection money demands weren’t met. Kenny was about to graduate into the bigs when he accepted a contract to kill a millionaire’s wife.  However, […]

Aftermath of the storm and “Hotel California”

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The aftermath of the storm was 4 days without power, followed by long flights and long hours for work. Blogging was off. So … by way of atonement, here are the guitar chords for The Eagles’  “Hotel California” Bm F# A E G D Em F# (twice) G D F# Bm G D Em F# […]

Well pumpkin, it looks something like this: Daddy?  Why does Al Gore hate humanity so much that he causes so many storms and freezing snow? I don’t know, pumpkin.  Maybe his daughter wasn’t as interested in the world around her as you are. Daddy? If Al Gore was on fire after some terrible accident, would […]

My review: “Wow.” Just wow. Read it. Amazon has a whole Stephen Hunter page. Traction Control recommends you read them all!

Previously Unseen Amateur Video of Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

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Click picture – LARGE (50MB) FILE – for WMV video. New video release shows the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. From Video cameras were not the ubiquitous devices in 1986 that they are today, so the only video footage of the Space Shuttle Challenger most of us have seen are the live network broadcasts captured […]

As the first snowflakes appeared outside my window, I was happy that the window was attached to a McDonnell Douglas MD-83 (twin-jet) operated by American Airlines. The Track Log from Flight Aware indicates that my exit reached a top speed of 516 mph today. Sweet. UPDATE: Issued by The National Weather Service Philadelphia, PA 9:07 […]

h/t to Flopping Aces.

As I stepped out the greet the day this morning, I noticed three news helicopters hanging motionless in the sky to the East. When I went back inside, the local channels were reporting that a small plane had made an emergency landing on the New Jersey Turnpike near Exit 4. No injuries reported. Happy Monday!

On the Current Reading List: I, Sniper, by Stephen Hunter

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No spoilers, here. I, Sniper – (and everything else) by Stephen Hunter are recommended reads!


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