Creek Boy from WAY Back
- About Jim McDonald
- Former Professional Fire Fighter, 20 years in electronics retail, former paramedic
- 40.22°N 85.46°W
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- 2008 was the serious beginning
"Music takes us places language alone can not"--Glenn Frey
"Political Correctness is a doctrine, fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end."
Yesterday, I needed a couple of things from the shed and ventured out through the snow--we still have about four inches on the ground--to retrieve some dowels and my glue guns. As I stood there in the small garden shed that has been re-purposed to store the wood working...
Since the Christmas tree is over my left shoulder and I spent a few minutes this morning retrieving and dating all the ornaments I received in this year's swap, I began to think of all the wonderful people on this board who give so freely of their knowledge and come together as a community to advance one another....
So, with Tuesday (Dec. 1) being predicted as the last day for a while with temps anywhere near where I like to have my fingers exposed while cutting, I hurried up and cut four small stacks of Volker Arnold angels for an order, sprayed the last coats of lacquer on a name plate and made preparations for putting the saw away for the season.
It's always a bit depressing...
Now for many of us on the board, Soupy was a childhood diversion and good for a few laughs, but I have a different story.
Back in 1976, I was a student at Marshall University studying journalism and had already been working full time for the small town paper where I grew up, so I had a little more experience than the normal "Woodward...
This is said to be the best week of the year for autumn color here in Indiana, but I won't be making any major journeys to become a "leaf peeper" since there are plenty of spots within five miles that will...