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The first train robbery in Texas

I live in Allen, Texas which is one of those old and proud Texas towns with just enough history to put them on the map. One of the most revered historical events in Allen was the first train robbery in Texas. You can read about here. Anyway, we just celebrated this great historical event this […]

Star Wars

The original Star Wars movie came out when I was 8 years old. I guess that dates me, but at the time, there was no other movies like it. If you are one of those that laugh at the effects that they used back then, then grow up pip squeak. Learn a little respect. Any, […]

Beyond SPAM

OK, we all know and love SPAM and we even get a few laughs from the old Nigerian scam as well as the ‘you won $300,000,000′ e-mail. However, the following e-mail arrived on one of the e-mail servers that I administer: Hello I am very sorry for you Xxxxxx, is a pity that this is […]

Pinewood Derby Expectations

Last year was Curtis’ first year doing the pinewood derby. We spent a few hours making a pretty cool car. We got the design idea from this website. Of course it didn’t turn out exactly like the plan, but you would probably expect that. You can see in the video below that we really did […]

A bad day for conservatives

I don’t care who you like for president. John McCain is not a conservative. He can lie all day about who he is, but I will not be voting for him in the general election.

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