1. Traditions? And Manners, Thanks!

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    12/09/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Originally posted on Steel Kachinas:
    I don’t believe in meaningless traditions.  Traditions are those things for holiday times — or normal…

  2. Snowy Personal Walk

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    12/09/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Here is something people who have never served in the military probably don’t know:  those we serve with are as …
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  3. Better…

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    12/08/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Cookies were not ruined.  Red velvet shortbreads stamped into roses with a treasured wine bottle!  And snowfall!  With lights and …
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  4. Wherein She Is In A Very Bad Mood

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    12/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    This is a hard holiday season. I decorated, but my spirits barely lifted and the lift lasted about as long …
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  5. Another Gold Star….Another Walk

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    12/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …and alas, not talking Christmas-time cookies, or glitter on school papers. Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown, 46, of Takoma …
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  6. Don’t Get Too Comfortable

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    12/07/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Everyone is rejoicing over the “win” at Standing Rock, right? That is not the only place this Dakota Access Pipeline …
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  7. Best…

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    12/04/2016 by syrbal-labrys

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    ….Westworld line ever: “The Gods are pussies!”  And here, have a random holiday picture!

  8. Back in Blogging Business

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    12/02/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Last year was the year of dying appliances. This year was the year of car repairs and other joyful adulthood …
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  9. Kaput

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    11/29/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    My computer, that is.  Posting will be sparser or non-existent for the foreseeable future.  Happy holidays all the same!

  10. On the Battlefield for the First Amendment and Water

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    11/28/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    I dislike SO many things about our President Elect it is difficult to choose just one. But among the top …
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  11. Blacklisted?

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    11/26/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    When THIS guy says…

  12. The Worst….

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    11/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    …is imagining a Thanksgiving evening, pumpkin pie on the sideboard, perhaps talking about what favorite holiday music one is looking …
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  13. Star-Shucking: An Exercise in Soul Retrieval

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    11/25/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Originally posted on Steel Kachinas:
    Many branches of shamanistic paganism hold an idea of damage to the human psyche – they…

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