Monday, November 18, 2019

The predator patiently waits

I blew out the meniscus in both knees and have been off on Workers comp because the restrictions they put on me.


Thomas The Cat has decided that my lap belongs to him and waits until I put my feet up on the desk and pounces to lay on me at the first opportunity.
And another opportunist.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Just out of curiosity

--Is it sexist to refer to a local gun dealer that was a Marine as my "cute little Merchant of Death"?

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Why are they afraid of a shock test?

I have to admit that when I think of Jerry Ford -I channel Chevy Chase back when SNL was funny.

But there has to be something seriously wrong when they want to blow-off a requirement for acceptance.

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The Four rules of gun safety

  • A gun is always loaded
  • Keep your finger off the trigger till you're ready to fire
  • Never let the muzzle cover something you don't want to destroy
  • Be sure of your target and what's behind it 
 
My tenth favorite

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Sunday, October 20, 2019

Poor Chloe...

Let me tell you a little bit about Chloe.
Chloe only had a calf every 3rd year and when she did it was 16h 375# chronic at weaning.
Chloe was always the last cow into the lot and before you got the gate shut she would take half the herd with her to the back side of the section.
Chloe was the only cow that could jump out of the tub and did it at will.
Chloe would always flip up side down and choke her self out in the chute.
Chloe was always the last cow to sort off the calves, while she had you standing on the top rail.
Chloe has ruined more gates than when your wife feeds with the tractor with duals.
Chloe was the reason the butterfly doors on the ground load had welding on them.
Chloe was the reason for half the dents in the feed truck and why the 4 wheeler is missing fenders and doesn't drive straight anymore.
Chloe crippled more horses than the race tracks.
Chloe was the inspiration for the invention of half top trailers, 50' 7/16 ropes, ranch hand bumpers, red heeler dogs, and dart guns.
Chloe is the reason there is the human cage in the sale ring at the sale barn.
Chloe bring .21 cents at the sale barn.....
BEST DAY OF MY LIFE!!!!!

Monday, October 14, 2019

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

More documentary From a PT base in the South Pacific

This is something you'll miss from the modern day action shows.
The crew banishing real weapons ans Gruber actually firing a .50 on PT 73.


Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Your Tuesday TeeWee

Se01 Ep06


You do know Facebook.............

 That your fellow Leftists you call "fact" "checkers" throw the fake news up so fast on so many posts -that it's blatantly obvious when they don't. So they just verified the meme is true....by not yelling "It's False!"

Saturday, August 10, 2019

I missed Hiroshima Day and forgot to post this for Nagasaki Day

I was going to set up a post, but went to work before I did- so instead of being posted at 1 PM , you get it when I got home.



And as a add-on from the files-

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Round 2 (part A) of the Democrat debates tonight

So here's a brain cleanser.

My 10 year-old me thought it was a comedy, then I enlisted and found out it was a documentary-


Sunday, July 28, 2019

First we have the ilustrious Rep. Hank Johnson (D) Asking about overpopulating Guam


You really have to understand the clown posse in Congress not to burst out laughing here- BZ Admiral.

BUT  he was right according to the totally non-satirical Duffleblog:

"...Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), who has long expressed concerns that DoD activity on Guam could put the geological stability of the island at risk, told reporters he was furious no one had paid attention to his warnings.
“Our hearts go out to the Guamese—Guamians? Guamoans? Whatever. The Guamericans and the military personnel now lost,” he said. “But make no mistake: The Department of Defense’s reckless mismanagement of the island’s weight and balance caused this tragic disaster.” ..."

Monday, July 15, 2019

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Gay Patriot is back

Blogging-

It's like having your own space to vent without having "those who know better" choking the speech they don't like.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Still not feeling it

So watch some Donkeys playing-

Cast:
Ned & Bandit
Clementine & Ludwig

Lottie
Histopher at the bottom right

Saturday, April 20, 2019

My wasted Saturday

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So I had to exchange my oxygen and acetylene tanks today at Tractor Supply because the welding shop was closed.

Got back and hooked up the regulators and found out the O2 was empty.... because I was a dumbass and didn't crack the valve before I loaded them up.

So, while I'm still in town, we stop at Taco Bell for a burrito supreme so I can eat it after the tank is hooked up.

But I had friends-

Sunday, March 31, 2019

It's been over a month since I last posted?


We're three drivers short and everyone is working at least 56 hours a week and we've been doing it since about mid-December and no change in site.

I work nights, so the three days I'm off are taken with catching up on sleep, washing clothes and shopping.
The only thing I've gotten accomplished is getting the mast for the post driver welded up and the washer pump for the new Chevy stopped working Weds, so I need to do a PiTA job that involves partly removing the inner fender to get to the bottom bolts and access the back sit of the reservoir because GM couldn't have it easily replaceable.

So until later-


Have some horse kisses

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Cold, wet weather


Some horses don't like it.



While others enjoy it

Monday, February 18, 2019

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

So it looks like we have another permanent guest.

Her name is Felicity and she was supposed to be here while our farrier was training her.
Things kinda went sideways in her life and we haven't heard from her in over two months.




Right now we have her in solitary with little Snowball so we can work with her- she's flighty and nervous from previous handling.
It looks like we had a bit of a breakthrough with the clicker training (and grain)yesterday, so I got to fix her halter so it's behind both ears at least.

Today she came to the fence, but turned her back too me--so I started scratching her butt.
She didn't know what to think at first, but decided she liked it.

Until I started to walk away and forgot who I was petting, so I slapped her but and off she ran bucking and kicking to the end of the run.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Am I the only one who knows why Democrats are so opposed to a wall?

But they're happy to talk about "other security measures"?

A wall stops people.

  • Electronics can be turned off when attention is gone
  • It takes time for the Border Patrol to arrive 
In both cases the illegal is inside our borders and so is another catch and release (if they're caught) --to never be seen again 


Sunday, January 06, 2019

Another thought on that wood post driver

Using an I-beam for both a post holder and driving weight.
Which would also bring down the center of gravity-

Along with that chain drive, it looks doable on either the front or back.

Saturday, January 05, 2019

So I was on my way up to Austin (again)


And sitting on that parking lot called I-35 we finally crept up on the cause just north of Schertz.

It was a fully loaded work pick up with a ladder rack with about 2' worth of ladders and a box trailer that rear-ended some kind of people mover.
I don't know if it used to be a van or SUV because the entire rear end was exploded to the rear seat and it looked like an expanded hollow point.

The kid the cop was talking to couldn't have been older than his early 20's.

What a way to start a life.

Tuesday, January 01, 2019

Another horse got out today

So we're going to have to do something with that back fence.

I was hoping to be able to wait until at least fall before I had to make that wood post driver.
See, here we have red clay about 8" below the sand and no matter how well you tamp, the posts are always loose.

In order to solve the tripping problem for the weight, I'm looking at running the lift with a chain like this one-


What I first need to decide is the front bucket quick connect, or the tree point hitch.
The front would take out one leveling adjustment cylinder and only leave me with a sideways adjustment.
But it's only a 35 HP tractor and that 300+ pound drop weight on top of what the framework is going to be makes it pretty front heavy.

If I put it on the back, it makes it harder to line up and I'd need more adjustments to line the pole plumb.