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Happy New Year & Deranged Snowmen

New Year Blast
We hadn’t originally planed on it, but Phaedra & I ended up having an impromptu New Year’s Bash at our home. Three generations of LaPreta’s plus our friends Stacy & Mike helped us bring the new year in. Thanks to Anthony, we’ll have enough cold-cuts & antipasto to last the whole year. Thanks to my overzealousness, we’ll have liquor to last just as long. Photos of the night can be seen on our family website. Phaedra & I wish everyone a great 2008.

As a holiday bonus, at the end of this post, you’ll find some Calvin & Hobbs’ snowman comics, written and illustrated by Bill Watterson.

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SPAM SPAM SPAM

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I hate SPAM, and I’m not talking about the food product, I’m not talking about the play, I’m not even talking about the song. I’m talking about those greedy sons of %!$^@# unscrupulous spawn of Satan persons who flood our emails and who leave commercial scams in comments on blogs. I have an automated spam catcher that is pretty good, it has zapped just under forty spam comments to date. However one just recently made it into my Guest Book hawking Continue reading SPAM SPAM SPAM

Dec 5th – A New American Drinking Holiday

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At least it should be. Yes we celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day and Cinco de Mayo, but these are not American holidays. Repeal Day commemorates the anniversary of Congress repealing the Eighteenth Amendment and giving us the government’s approval to consume alcohol in all it’s glorious variations. Repeal day is Continue reading Dec 5th – A New American Drinking Holiday