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A rusty old lunchpail
Posted in Flotsam


It’s the personal blog of a somewhat bored retired airplane factory drone. Oddly, my name anagrams to “Never Jet Hot”. Go figure! I have the…

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horrible clown lamp catalog
Posted in Mildly Interesting The Advertising


Some catalog is peddling all sorts of horrible clown lamps. So the question is, at bedtime, do you have the clowns lit up for illumination?…

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Posted in Back in My Day Grey Gardens West

Aluminum Can Crushing for the fun of it.

There is something satisfying about crushing can after can, it makes a wonderful crunching noise, almost as good as the sound of breaking glass.

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Posted in MARKETPLACE Mildly Interesting

Would you rather get skin cancer?

I got this black wide-brim safari hat (The one on the right) from Amazon, great price, and it’s well made. The side snaps work great…

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Secret Admirer Bear
Posted in Found Love and War files

The Secret Admirer

The Mrs. bought some books at a thrift store a while back, and found a Hallmark card inside- (Estimated to be from 1975) The card…

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1940's Bob's Cola matches
Posted in Back in My Day The Matchbooks

Tighten our belts

In this time of high inflation, (Especially at the grocery store, it seems) – We need to economize. Instead of name brand soda, Coke, Pepsi,…

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Posted in Found

Attitude problem

I used to work with a guy that would walk about five feet, stop and sigh heavily, then walk another five feet… I found this…

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Found Letter, the Cornell one
Posted in Flotsam

Good advice in the shrubs

I was walking the dog in a trashy parking lot and found this page from a letter, I think sent to or from a truck…

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Posted in Geocaching

Riding that train

We found a cache in a small town, there was a tiny railroad nearby. At one point, several adults piled aboard the little train and…

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Posted in The Matchbooks

Ice breaker or creepazoid alert?

I was just a tot when they produced these whimsical “Sex! Sex! and more Sex!” book matches. I am not sure what the deal is,…

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WTW5105HW whirlpool washing machine review
Posted in Grey Gardens West

Whirlpool Washing Machine

We plopped down a bundle for this WTW5105HW Whirlpool 4.7-cu ft High-Efficiency Top-Load Washer, so now everybody wants to do laundry. I think our ancient…

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