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Ask a Vet - 1775
Author: TriSec    Date: 04/18/2017 10:42:47

Good Morning.

Two hundred and forty-two years ago on this evening, two gentlemen climbed the stairs at the Old North Church in the North End of Boston, and hung two lanterns high in the steeple. While they have faded into relative obscurity, history has recorded their names as Sexton Robert Newman and Vestryman Captain John Pulling, Jr.

Hanging lanterns at night is not really a big deal - except we all know that a certain horseman by the name of Revere was watching to see the pre-arranged signal. As the lanterns flared in the night, Mr. Revere rowed across Boston Harbor, past the warship HMS Somerset, and landed at Charlestown to mount a fast horse.
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25 comments (Latest Comment: 04/18/2017 20:32:03 by Raine)

Here's the thing.
Author: Raine    Date: 04/17/2017 13:09:30

We have an emotionally sick person as our commander in chief.

I can't start treating this as normal.

I will have more to say on this, but for now, I have to find video of Sean Spicer reading this at the Easter Egg Roll today:
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52 comments (Latest Comment: 04/18/2017 01:35:25 by Will in Chicago)

Why Worry?
Author: velveeta jones    Date: 04/16/2017 15:01:40

Are you worried about World War 3 aka Trump International Biggest War Ever? I'm here to let you calm your fears.

We will bomb the heck out of North Korea and they won't know what hit them.
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2 comments (Latest Comment: 04/16/2017 20:52:53 by BobR)

Not Healthy
Author: TriSec    Date: 04/15/2017 12:05:56

Good Morning.

I was just skimming the news, and a couple of consecutive stories leaped out at me.

But before I get to them, I want you to go backwards into your own memory banks. We've all had them, but do you remember any of your vaccinations? Most of us won't, as the bulk of them happened when we were babies. But I distinctly remember getting polio and smallpox via the school. I also have a tetanus booster every now and again (and so should you, if you haven't recently), and of course we get the flu vaccine every year.
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2 comments (Latest Comment: 04/16/2017 04:29:15 by BobR)

Fluffy Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 04/14/2017 12:51:34

This is the year City Paper and the National Harbor picked up the much enjoyed Peeps Diorama Contest that used to be done by the Washington Post. It certainly has brought some unexpected themes together.

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33 comments (Latest Comment: 04/14/2017 22:55:42 by BobR)

Yet another stub
Author: BobR    Date: 04/13/2017 13:04:13

This week is a little cattywompus. I am endeavoring to get a blog together
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36 comments (Latest Comment: 04/13/2017 20:10:38 by Scoopster)

Author: Raine    Date: 04/12/2017 13:01:20

:salt: <-- ok, Not really .

I will be back.

In the meantime..
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50 comments (Latest Comment: 04/12/2017 22:03:31 by livingonli)

Ask a Vet
Author: TriSec    Date: 04/11/2017 10:06:23

Good Morning.

Let's dive right in, shall we? We'll start this morning in Washington, where the Secretary of Defence is making flowery claims that the recent pinprick strike on a previously-alerted airfield actually destroyed 20% of Syria's aircraft. Whether these were armed and ready to strike, or were merely abandoned relics in the desert was not made clear.
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44 comments (Latest Comment: 04/11/2017 22:02:33 by TriSec)

Good Morning
Author: Raine    Date: 04/10/2017 13:05:34

and welcome to a new week.

Still trying to see what is happening, so here is a baby seal.
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11 comments (Latest Comment: 04/10/2017 21:00:41 by livingonli)

Author: TriSec    Date: 04/08/2017 08:51:07

See what I did there? I find myself in the fabulous N. C. State on this morn.

We had not the best day on the road yesterday. so we start from Lumberton with 800 miles to run home.

I'll be doing most of the driving today, so I doubt I'll have many updates until we get in.

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2 comments (Latest Comment: 04/08/2017 21:25:45 by TriSec)

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