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ret5hd's Journal
ret5hd's Journal
November 27, 2023

What if UFOs are just billionaires from other planets?

(seen elsewhere)

November 10, 2023

Jeeeebussss!!! How do I sign up for a Medicare Part G plan???

I thought it would be a matter of going to medicare.gov and selecting a plan...

but I am lost.

October 24, 2023

America's Got Talent? The Voice?...

Man, the operatic talent coming from the depths of the Trump administration is deep!

And when he said he was hiring “the best”…man, I assumed he meant something that was applicable to government…not aria after aria after aria!

October 22, 2023

OK OK OK...so hear me out...

“The Rocky Horror Muppet Show”

October 19, 2023

How to make "My Stuff" quit blinking???

Very annoying…just make it change color and I’ll get to it when I want… but to have that annoying blinking going on all the time…

October 13, 2023

Driving down a National Forest Service Road...

this morning:

These are called “dikes” by the locals, but may be the official name also.

They were horizontal strata that were uplifted by tectonic/seismic forces to the vertical position. They may run for miles.

I liked this one because the road was put thru it, and then those beautiful aspens this time of year.

on edit SE Colorado

March 7, 2023

Question re: older vehicle maintenance...

1) 1999 Ford Ranger, 6 cyl, auto, 230,000 miles

2) 2003 Ford E350, 7.3 diesel, 260,000 miles

Both have been mechanically very well maintained, despite their looks.

What would be the best maintenance/repair manuals for this age of vehicles? Chilton? Something else?

You know…electrical diagrams, part numbers, etc, procedures/instructions for removing/replacing that hard to reach doohickey that you can’t even see up under that other stuff that you don’t really want to remove if you don’t have to.

And where would I purchase such a manual?

Thank you for any suggestions.

December 28, 2022

With this starting at about 17:45 ...their beliefs are so self-contradictory...

they CAN'T explain it to themselves, much less anyone else!

Their belief in "conventionalism" and submission to authority is directly contradicted by power and destructiveness...and they can't even see it.

The section that was most enlightening to me was #4 Anti-intraception (an objection to the subjective, the imaginative, the tender minded)

1. Conventionalism 17:49
2. Authoritarian Submission 18:09
3. Authoritarian Aggression 18:44
4. Anti-intraception 19:12
5. Stereotypy 19:39
6. Power and Toughness 20:14
7. Destructiveness and Cynicism 21:07
8. Projectivity 21:32
9. 'Sex' 22:14

September 3, 2022

I got to meet the great Dolores Huerta today!!!

As recent transplants to Raton NM, spouse and I are attending all the local events. Today was the first annual Raton Film Festival.

The first film was “Ghost Town”, about Dawson NM, where Ms. Huerta was born. She was in attendance for the film.

When I saw her leaving, I couldn’t pass up my chance. I went to the lobby and waited, told her that my introduction to her and Cesar Chavez was thru a great man (in my opinion) named Ed Wilson, a longtime local president of the Transport Workers Union, and how honored I was to finally meet her in person.

She was very gracious, ignored my nervousness, shook my hand, and asked my name.

I then allowed her to leave.

What a good day.

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