Bump Fire / Bump-Stock – WTF is up with *that*, Folks?

October 4, 2017

I’m something of a Second Amendment (2A) absolutist All of this was settled back in 1783 upon ratification of the Constitution (and its’ hefty and heavily revised attachment, the Bill of Rights), etc.  I distinctly remember reading how private citizens supplied the artillery (cannons in the proper parlance for the day) that helped free us from the British during that period of unpleasantness in the late 18th Century.  If you…

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It’s Sunday, so I’m Doing a Post About Our Puppies!

September 17, 2017

Sunday is now Puppy Day! I really have a ton of puppy pix in my queue – no better time than today.  Please meet our three adorable rescue pups.  We’re not entirely sure what breed any of them are, although we’re pretty sure that all three have some Chihuahua in them…lol This is Star. She was the second to join our little pack.  She’s definitely part Dachshund as well. Here’s…

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Hanging out at the #Liberty #AllClassReunion #KCMO – Made a New Friend!

September 16, 2017

51 Sighting! I’m not sure what kind of bird this even is, but wow…it was a real fight of self-will to keep this from fitting perfectly in MJ’s truck…lol Somehow I contained my excitement and was able to let ol’ #51 hang out and be used at the next reunion. We’ll see if my self-control gets the best of me again next time…:) We also have a lot of history…

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A Cute Little Story About #Leadership (h/t @RockRunBrewery) #Liberty #KCMO

Time spent at Rock and Run Brewery
September 9, 2017

What a Beautiful Day! It was awesome to help my friend Chris Harris out today and get some pictures of his Walking Tour of Downtown Liberty (presented by the City of Liberty – Jeanine Thill, Community Development Manager).  I am still processing the film (cough) but should have some pictures out of that event soon on my wife’s website, Virtually Liberty.  I was able to throw together a quick GIF…

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What cool stuff did you find today?

September 8, 2017

The Pleasant Valley I had to get out of the house for a little while this morning so did a little wandering.  First, I stumbled onto my new barber (I should say stylist).  On the way to the 35 Freeway here in Liberty, you have to pass through a nice little community known as Pleasant Valley.  This section of road has been torn up for a while – I always…

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Cloudy, but still amazing – #Eclipse2017 / #SolarEclipse2017 – View from Totality

August 21, 2017

So, I managed to get a couple decent pix. This morning I was convinced I was doomed, but honestly, things came out OK.  There were scattered clouds during the actual event, but nothing like my first steps outside around 10:00am… As we crept closer and closer to totality, I could see that being within the umbra was going to mean some big changes visually…lol  The temperature dropped a solid dozen…

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Worth Checking Out This July 4 – The Federalist Party

July 4, 2017

Is it time to drop my “Independent” status? One of the most exciting developments I’ve stumbled across recently is a serious grassroots effort – not aligned with either major political party here in America – to call for reigning in our out-of-control and ever-expanding Federal Government.  I’m a firm believer in the US Constitution, but I’m also a believer in humans generally exhibiting what is known as “human nature”.  We…

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Happy Independence Day, America!

Happy Independence Day, America!
July 4, 2017

It’s July 4, 2017 – and what a great time to be alive We’re going to need some theme music today, so we might as well go with the silver and black paired up with the red, white and blue. And if you have Spotify, don’t forget this AWESOME version from our Twitter friend Kaya Jones. This is mainly a test to make sure that our migration yesterday is complete…

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Happy Saturday!

The Complete How-To On How To Start an Online Argument
June 17, 2017

Whew – it’s been a while since I’ve done any writing here.  We’ve had a sudden and very significant influx of subscribers to akula51.net which is a very neat and most appreciated thing, but who knows where y’all are coming from…lol.  I haven’t been publicizing this site much, but I have been generating a lot of reddit karma lately, so if that’s where everyone is from, welcome! Well, welcome wherever…

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