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Updated 12-13-2017 GMT
Fake news Valhalla: Putin, my president and me
Barbwire by Andrew Barbáno / Expanded from the 12-6-2017 Sparks Tribune
Darryl K. Feemster 1962-2017
A sojourn into the life of a fallen Nevada giant
Barbwire by Andrew Barbáno / Expanded from the 11-29-2017 Sparks Tribune
Happy High Holly Days to all
Hope you and yours enjoyed enthralling Thanksgibleting.
HAPPY NEW YEAR / Feliz Año Nuevo
Frohe Weihnachten und beste Wuensche fuer 2018
Holiday weekend almanacking for fun & prophet
On Nov. 25, 2014, The New York Times published a quarter-page story about the resignation of Assemblymember Ira Hansen, R-Sparks/North Central Nevada, as 2015 Assembly Speaker-designate. A quarter-page in the NYT. Immortality, fergawdsakes! Did I get flowers or even a bottle of champagne for getting him major ink in the nation's newspaper of record, and with a photo even? Nah. Not so much as a six-pack or a thank-you card, even. Assemblymember Hansen is allegedly now running for Nevada State Senate while continuing to ignore some of the guys who helped him get where he is.
On 11-24-2017 143 years ago this Thanksgiving weekend,
Barbed wire was patented (11-24-1874).
On 18 Jan. 1813, Joseph Glidden, inventor of barbed wire, was born.
The west was never the same. Likewise here.
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