Tag Archives: history

  1. May Book Dump

    05/31/2018 by syrbal-labrys

      I’ve been reading a good deal this month, as it’s been a “pain” month with my tetchy back. I …
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  2. Belated Book Posting

    05/05/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    Almost a week late — where did April go?  April was almost totally a non-fiction month. What does that little …
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  3. Ooops – Book Catch-Up

    04/05/2018 by syrbal-labrys

    The month of March got away from me! I did keep reading, but was so busy/sick/tired by end of the …
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  4. Books, Books, Books

    12/31/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I fell a bit behind on my reading this year and did not complete my planned fifty two books. It …
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  5. Hump Day Humping

    11/01/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    Sometimes the news makes my head hurt with just the obvious stupid. I have to get a new diet plan, …
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  6. Little Hands = Little Boots

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    02/04/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    I LOVE historical analogies. Just saying. If the shoe (or glove?) fits, I vote the Wizard of Ooze* wears it. …
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  7. Listen To History

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    01/28/2017 by syrbal-labrys

    The Gaslighter in Chief and his supporters just keep screaming, “Great, fantastic, fabulous!” They could be right about the “fabulous” …
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  8. The Jester Speaks – Can Winston Smith Speak?*


    11/20/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    *If you do not get that title reference?  You are lost and a slave to the right wing bullshit machine …
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  9. Things I Just Cannot Do

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    08/26/2016 by syrbal-labrys

    Maybe I am getting soft in the head with age?  I may kill my television yet.  Mind you, other than …
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  10. Hitting the Light Switch On My Way Out


    01/19/2015 by syrbal-labrys

    As I held forth in my New Year’s prognostications post, I am not very optimistic for my country.  The news …
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  11. Hail, Berlin!

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    11/10/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I am an old cold warrior, and nothing warms the cockles of my bitter old heart more than seeing Berlin …
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  12. Hand Me The Barf-Bag, Ok?

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    10/20/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    Nope, not on an airplane in “turbulent” air.  Just sickened, fucking sickened.   I give you a quote:  “You just felt …
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  13. Historic Snark

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    09/23/2014 by syrbal-labrys

    I’ve been watching the PBS series about the Roosevelt family.  Finally making it to the last 2 of 14 hours, …
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