Monthly Archives: November 2010

Charlie’s Burgers

Boudin is a Cajun sausage cooked in countless roadside diners in Louisiana that is said to be eaten mostly in parking lots.  People buy it to take home, but it is so good, and the hot aroma so intoxicating, that … Continue reading

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Terry and the Pirates

I mentioned the old radio serial Terry and the Pirates in the posting of December 17, 2008, but I did not follow it.  It came on after all of the others—Tom Mix, Superman, Jack Armstrong (“the all-American boy”),  and Captain … Continue reading

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Early Cars

The last post praised the invention of electric windshield wipers.  Another great invention we take for granted is the automatic choke.  Chokes were once a knob on the dashboard we pulled out to start the car on a cold morning.  … Continue reading

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Prius and Windshield Wipers

Driving our new Prius is like driving a computer.  All of the instruments are replaced by a display screen.  Turn on the ignition (if that’s still the proper term) and it flashes “Welcome to Prius.”  It displays the instantaneous gas … Continue reading

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High School Teachers

Many of you no longer have your graduation Lahian, so here is a list of our teachers to refresh your memory: Adams, Sarah.  Spanish Ankeny, Mildred.  DE Bender, Grace.  English Black, Lloyd.  PE Brown, Thomas. Driver’s Ed Christ, Virginia.  English … Continue reading

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Political News From Delaware

As the whole country now knows, Christine O’Donnell was soundly defeated in Delaware’s senatorial race, as was expected.  But she needs no sympathy.  Her life is definitely looking up, what with possible book deals and traveling the lecture circuit.  She … Continue reading

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Antivirus

I recently had reason to be pleased with my antivirus program, and I am purposely giving them a plug for a job well done. The program I was using was a free version from a German company, Avira (avira.com),  that … Continue reading

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