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Saturday, January 05, 2019

The souls of heaven are stars at night...

They will guide us on our way...





I have no idea what this new year will bring. Let's see...
posted by Jim Yeager at 12:09 PM | 1 comments

Tuesday, January 01, 2019


alabama sheriff kept $1.5 m earmarked to feed immigrants
posted by skippy at 1:46 PM | 0 comments

Saturday, December 29, 2018



abused wolves and troubled teens find solace in each other
posted by skippy at 7:16 PM | 1 comments

Thursday, December 27, 2018



federal shut down allows vandalism in joshua tree nat'l park to go unchecked
posted by skippy at 12:42 PM | 1 comments

Wednesday, December 26, 2018

happy boxing day!!

posted by skippy at 11:29 AM | 0 comments

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

merry xmas from the gang at skippy!

posted by skippy at 12:35 PM | 1 comments



how the christian right broke america
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 1 comments

The Junky's Christmas...



Posting this is my own Christmas tradition.

I'm not a junkie, but I encounter a good number of junkies as both a cab driver and a resident of a large boarding house. I've also attended dozens of AA meetings in my life. So I've met quite a few good folks with bad problems along the way.

Takes one to know one, what can I say.

Hence this year's end tradition...


posted by Jim Yeager at 1:58 AM | 0 comments

May your days, may your days, may your days be merry and bright...

And may all your Christmases be white...



Even if only in your dreams. You may not get what you want, but you know full well that it's not about you today. It's about someone, and by extension, anyone, who can give you what you need. We lose sight of that all year. We don't have to let that happen.

Merry Christmas to all. And to all, a good night.
posted by Jim Yeager at 1:39 AM | 0 comments

Monday, December 24, 2018



treasury secretary mnuchin scared the markets w/a phone call to bank ceo's insisting there's nothing to be scared of
posted by skippy at 1:00 AM | 1 comments

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Image: Indonesia tsunami

tsunami triggered by krakatoa explosion kills 222 people in indonesia
posted by skippy at 12:45 PM | 1 comments

Wednesday, December 19, 2018



employees at amazon nyc warehouse launch unionization push
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 0 comments

Tuesday, December 18, 2018



former toys-r-us manager opens diverse toy store to great success
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Monday, December 17, 2018

the arctic has lost 95% of its thickest, oldest ice
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 1 comments

Sunday, December 16, 2018


why i won't upgrade my phone until it can turn into a magic pony
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 0 comments

Saturday, December 15, 2018

the world's richest 10% produce half of global carbon emissions
posted by skippy at 6:07 PM | 1 comments

Friday, December 14, 2018



greenland's ice sheet hasn't melted this fast than in 7,000 years
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 1 comments

Thursday, December 13, 2018



ross douthat defends the hive
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 1 comments

Wednesday, December 12, 2018



st. louis cops beat protesters but unwittingly beat undercover officer
posted by skippy at 12:11 PM | 0 comments

Tuesday, December 11, 2018



trump fans sink savings into iraqi dinar scam
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 1 comments

Monday, December 10, 2018

france to probe russian connection to yellow vest riots
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 0 comments

Sunday, December 09, 2018



you can't get conservative white women to change their minds
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Saturday, December 08, 2018



tucker carlson's new book puts accurate economic observations along side of white nationalism
posted by skippy at 2:30 AM | 0 comments

Friday, December 07, 2018

Ring Out Solstice Bells...


Enjoy...
posted by Jim Yeager at 9:10 PM | 0 comments

Although It's Been Said Many Times, Many Ways...



Merry Christmas to you.

Enjoy...




posted by Jim Yeager at 11:18 AM | 0 comments

Just A Story Without A Moral...

Remember how the world was supposed to end on December 21, 2012, according to the Mayan calendar?

Yeah, that was a pile of bull -- and I seem to recall skippy linking to an article that said as much before that day, but I'm lazy, so if it's there, it's there, if not, it's not. Anyway...

That was a Friday night, and I was driving a cab. I'd checked out a few CDs from the library, and had one on while I was working. It was Orphans: Bawlers, Brawlers and Bastards by Tom Waits. Around 11:15 PM -- you know, roughly forty-five minutes to Armageddon -- this tune came on...



Really, this was a pivot in my spiritual recovery, if not my life. I had screwed myself out of a good job the year before, gone six months unemployed, gone another six underemployed, and was just starting to put myself back together when I heard this...

If I was about to die as the world ended, I couldn't dream of a better way to go than listening to Tom Waits singing "Goodnight Irene." At the time, I was trying to piece my life -- hell, myself -- back together. But that night, I felt the first touch of certainty that I'd be okay.

 Enjoy...
posted by Jim Yeager at 10:45 AM | 4 comments



study: pot dispensaries associated with reduced opioid deaths
posted by skippy at 3:00 AM | 0 comments

Mary's Boychild...



Enjoy...
posted by Jim Yeager at 1:19 AM | 0 comments

Have a happy holiday...

You know what?


I love this time of year.

Part of it is the lights and decorations. Downtown Nashua does that very well. A bigger part of it is, well... the spirit of it all.

The giving part of that isn't quite as big for me as it should be, I confess. Maybe that's part of the reason I break down and cry when "The Little Drummer Boy" plays.

Still, I'm crazy for the old-school Christmas music. Guess I'm old, but still a cub.

Enjoy...
posted by Jim Yeager at 1:09 AM | 0 comments

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Best Christmas Song Ever...

According to me, anyway...




I've heard countless versions of this tune. Many of them are quite good. But this one reigns supreme. I break down and cry every time I hear it.

Enjoy...
posted by Jim Yeager at 10:13 AM | 2 comments