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Hello WorldOn the shores of Gitche Gumee, Of the shining Big-Sea-Water, Stood Nokomis, the old woman, …2020/08/17Uncategorized2020-08-17 16:47:07
Biblical FloodsGorgeous weather yet again. I’ve noticed a little parching of the bedding plants, but not …2016/05/26Uncategorized2016-05-26 00:55:11
I’m Not A Weatherman, But….Good morning, y’all. Another fine day in the mountains, but the temps are starting to …2016/05/24Uncategorized2016-05-24 00:05:14
Thousands Standing AroundIf I was trying to get to Dallas or Chicago by airplane, I’d probably be …2016/05/20Uncategorized2016-05-20 00:52:24
Doc WatsonGood morning, y’all. The rain is upon us. It’s fine, it’s appreciated. In fact, I’d …2016/05/19Uncategorized2016-05-19 00:48:15
Ignorance Is Not A VirtuePresident Obama just made the most “true” statement I think I’ve ever heard. The President …2016/05/15Uncategorized2016-05-15 22:56:04
Money MonsterGood morning, y’all. Another scrumpdillyicious, beautiful day in the mountains. I noticed that the wildflowers …2016/05/14Uncategorized2016-05-14 00:36:41
RumbleGood morning, y’all. I’m having a real flashback to the movie, “Caddyshack”. Everyone remembers the …2016/05/12Uncategorized2016-05-12 00:47:21
Things We Lost In The FireGood morning, y’all. Well the temperatures are climbing back up a little bit closer to …2016/05/07Uncategorized2016-05-07 00:20:27
ChernobylI started thinking about all of the things that come our way as a result …2016/05/06Uncategorized2016-05-06 00:51:18
Cruzin’ IIThe Cruz has decided to take his bat and ball and go home. You might …2016/05/05Uncategorized2016-05-05 00:41:03
Cruzin’Somebody who doesn’t mind climbing out on a limb, and then sawing it off behind …2016/05/04Uncategorized2016-05-04 00:18:57
Lucifer Takes A MateSomething else that has been showing more bark than bite lately is the dialogue between …2016/05/01Uncategorized2016-05-01 00:53:40
Promised LandGood morning, y’all. Well we scooted over to the Walmart in Blairsville to get our …2016/04/30Uncategorized2016-04-30 00:10:13
This And ThatGood morning, y’all. It was another gorgeous day in the Georgia mountains. I might get …2016/04/24Uncategorized2016-04-24 00:16:30
Searching For Sugar ManGood morning, y’all. Another beautiful day in the mountains. The temperature is just right, and …2016/04/23Uncategorized2016-04-23 00:41:56
Conspiracy TheoriesThey say that one day they’ll be able to control the weather and make it …2016/04/22Uncategorized2016-04-22 00:15:10
Wrongly AccusedI caught a news blurb about an old fellow that had been released from jail …2016/04/21Uncategorized2016-04-21 00:43:43
Driving Me InsaneGood morning, y’all. Another gorgeous day here in the mountains. It would be hard to …2016/04/20Uncategorized2016-04-20 00:37:43
Taking It Off Here, BossIt was such a perfect day that I headed over to Tallulah Falls to see …2016/04/17Uncategorized2016-04-17 00:30:56
Gone Baby GoneGood morning, y’all. A little windy, but otherwise a perfect day here in the mountains. …2016/04/16Uncategorized2016-04-16 00:31:06
Run Forrest Run?Good morning, y’all. It looks like Spring is finally here. The March winds seem to …2016/04/15Uncategorized2016-04-15 00:09:28
A June Wedding?Good morning, y’all.The last of the sprinkles are moving through the area. It must be …2016/04/14Uncategorized2016-04-14 00:37:36
Wrasslin’Good morning, y’all. It turned cold, but without precipitation, so we’re ahead of the game. …2016/04/10Uncategorized2016-04-10 00:50:06
The RoadGood morning, y’all. Well, we were deluged by rains that apparently snuck up from behind …2016/04/08Uncategorized2016-04-08 00:51:07
Cognitive DissonanceWhile I mull over the thought of being happy and sad about the same event, …2016/04/07Uncategorized2016-04-07 00:13:24
Nathan Deal Just Said NoThe way I see it, there’s nothing good going to come from allowing a minority …2016/04/03Uncategorized2016-04-03 00:54:03
Get On UpGood morning, y’all. The weather is a little better, as is the coughing and hacking …2016/04/02Uncategorized2016-04-02 00:09:26
My Cross To BearGood morning, y’all. The rains yesterday have produced a more conducive environment for those of …2016/04/01Uncategorized2016-04-01 00:39:59
Wearing Your SinWhile I like to rant about things out of my control, like the pollen, I …2016/03/31Uncategorized2016-03-31 00:18:11
U2Good morning, y’all. I know if it ain’t one thing, it’s another, but, this pollen …2016/03/30Uncategorized2016-03-30 00:54:18
Lyin’ TedWalking through the living room this morning I caught an interesting story on the TV. …2016/03/27Uncategorized2016-03-27 00:26:08
It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie BrownGood morning, y’all. A cloudy day in the mountains that is not delivering enough rain. …2016/03/26Uncategorized2016-03-26 00:24:10
Take My Wife, PleaseGood morning, y’all. A perfect day here in the mountains. So perfect in fact that …2016/03/25Uncategorized2016-03-25 00:25:11
Absolutely AccurateGood morning, y’all. Looks like a potentially beautiful weekend shaping up. The predictions of flooding …2016/03/24Uncategorized2016-03-24 00:35:50
Profiles In CowardiceI was thinking about Southern California with all of the hubbub about unlocking the iPhones, …2016/03/23Uncategorized2016-03-23 00:38:06
You Took The Words Right Out Of My MouthGood morning, y’all. Well, the skies are still blue, but so are we. It’s cold …2016/03/20Uncategorized2016-03-20 00:59:05
10 Cloverfield LaneGood morning, y’all. It’s been such beautiful weather that I am reminiscing about the old …2016/03/19Uncategorized2016-03-19 00:19:36
There Should Be RiotsI caught a news blurb that got caught in the back of my brain. I …2016/03/18Uncategorized2016-03-18 12:54:54
Vengeance Is MineThere is a condition in America that needs to be addressed that the issuance of …2016/03/16Uncategorized2016-03-16 00:25:02
Eat A PeachGood morning, y’all. Another beautiful day in the mountains with temps reaching up into the …2016/03/13Uncategorized2016-03-13 14:09:41
Twelve Years A SlaveGood morning, y’all. Another beautiful day in the mountains. So beautiful in fact that I …2016/03/12Uncategorized2016-03-12 00:14:21
March Madness and the Final FourThe Republican Debate last night was a calmer more gentle version of the sideshow we’ve …2016/03/11Uncategorized2016-03-11 00:10:37
How High’s The Water Momma?Good morning, y’all. I feel Spring is officially here. I am holding in reserve the …2016/03/10Uncategorized2016-03-10 00:29:57
The Walking DeadGood morning, y’all. While being ill this past week or so, I’ve reflected on the …2016/03/06Uncategorized2016-03-06 00:04:42
The Wrecking CrewGood morning, y’all. Modern science has brought me back from near death once again. I …2016/03/05Uncategorized2016-03-05 00:39:45
W VIII am reminded of the phrase, “I’m not a real doctor, I just play one …2016/03/03Uncategorized2016-03-03 00:47:35
The Dog WhistleWe all know there are sounds that are of such a high frequency that the …2016/03/02Uncategorized2016-03-02 00:22:58
Super Tuesday!Good morning, y’all. I’m still down, but not out. My head cold has attacked my …2016/03/01Uncategorized2016-03-01 12:19:31
W VIWe’ll use a “subtle shift” as a watchword for our discussion of America’s worst President, …2016/02/28Uncategorized2016-02-28 00:38:48
Midnight in ParisGood morning, y’all. Dang, it’s cold, and I seem to have caught one. The winds …2016/02/27Uncategorized2016-02-27 00:24:03
Two Idiots Get Along Better Than Five IdiotsWhile watching the down-sized version of the Republican debates, I was struck by the idea …2016/02/26Uncategorized2016-02-26 00:59:43
I Am RedeemedGood morning, y’all. Cold and windy and snowflakes all around us. Even though the Whiz …2016/02/25Uncategorized2016-02-25 00:45:40
W VGeorge W. Bush took his one talent and parlayed it into something much greater than …2016/02/24Uncategorized2016-02-24 00:15:44
Squirrel!I wonder about the value of scaring folks on TV. The idea came to me …2016/02/23Uncategorized2016-02-23 00:16:46
He Who Would Valiant BeGood morning, y’all. It’s raining in the mountains. Not the gully washers we’ve started getting …2016/02/22Uncategorized2016-02-22 00:20:59
W IVToday we’ll continue the story of the worst President of the United States, George W. …2016/02/21Uncategorized2016-02-21 00:38:43
The HelpGood morning, y’all. Beautiful day here in the mountains. Looks like the weather will change …2016/02/20Uncategorized2016-02-20 00:38:45
W IIIWhen we left the story of the worst President in history, George W. Bush, he …2016/02/19Uncategorized2016-02-19 00:52:36
W IISomebody that knows everything there is to know about misdirection is Karl Rove. Karl, who, …2016/02/18Uncategorized2016-02-18 00:37:30
WFrom a rock flipped over somewhere in Texas, George W. Bush has slithered out to …2016/02/17Uncategorized2016-02-17 00:33:16
The Devil Called Him HomeI was as dumbfounded as everybody to get the news about Supreme Court Justice Antonin …2016/02/14Uncategorized2016-02-14 00:19:17
March of The PenguinsGood morning, y’all. It’s cold, in fact, it’s so cold, the politicians have their hands …2016/02/13Uncategorized2016-02-13 00:40:58
Just Because There’s Snow On The RoofGood morning, y’all. Winter has arrived. We’ve got snow and the promise of temps staying …2016/02/12Uncategorized2016-02-12 00:11:44
Il DuceI kind of got focused on the Donald again while I was supposed to be …2016/02/11Uncategorized2016-02-11 00:29:50
A Slow BernI find that the older I get, the less likely I am to venture into …2016/02/10Uncategorized2016-02-10 00:37:16
Even A Blind Hog As my dear old Granny used to say, “even a blind hog will root an …2016/02/09Uncategorized2016-02-09 00:19:23
What, Another Potluck?Good morning, y’all. I feel like I just clean up from one Republican Debate Potluck …2016/02/07Uncategorized2016-02-07 00:25:23
The Theory Of EverythingGood morning, y’all. Cold, cold here, but the skies are clear . The cold seems to …2016/02/06Uncategorized2016-02-06 00:23:18
The Science of ScientologyThere are many things in life that should bear close scrutiny. Religion is one of …2016/02/05Uncategorized2016-02-05 00:27:02
Elizabeth WarrenI happen to read Elizabeth Warren’s book, “A Fighting Chance”, this week. Let me tell …2016/02/04Uncategorized2016-02-04 00:07:07
Fundamentally CrazyI took the opportunity to watch a documentary last night. The Showtime Network was offering …2016/02/03Uncategorized2016-02-03 00:57:36
Two Corinthians Walk Into A BarGood morning, y’all. The weather changes are going to be coming fast and hard the …2016/02/02Uncategorized2016-02-02 00:31:53
All My Heroes Are Dying – Paul KantnerWhat a  gorgeous day today and another scheduled for tomorrow. Looks like we’ve turned the …2016/01/31Uncategorized2016-01-31 00:39:16
George Washington’s iPhoneOn the anniversary of the great SnowJam 2014, I’m going to take the opportunity to …2016/01/29Uncategorized2016-01-29 00:30:36
The Battle of The BulgeThe cold temperatures have increased the usage of the gym I attend by about ten …2016/01/27Uncategorized2016-01-27 00:35:27
Town HallsGood morning, y’all. The snow has all but melted and we are in for a …2016/01/26Uncategorized2016-01-26 00:06:34
After The StormGood morning, y’all. Well Icepocalypse  didn’t leave us completely unscathed as reported yesterday. Surprisingly, it …2016/01/24Uncategorized2016-01-24 00:50:02
ArgoGood morning, y’all. Icepocalyspe has arrived, and gone by. I hate to keep ragging on …2016/01/23Uncategorized2016-01-23 12:27:39
Feel The Bern!Good morning, y’all. With rumors of ice and snow flying about like moths to a …2016/01/20Uncategorized2016-01-20 00:03:38
I Have A DreamI have taken Martin Luther King day off, like I suspect any good American should. …2016/01/19Uncategorized2016-01-19 00:36:29
The Pack Is Back, NopeGood morning, y’all. Cold, cold cold, but no frozen precipitation, so I’m all good. I’m …2016/01/17Uncategorized2016-01-17 00:23:22
WildGood morning, y’all. A few snow flurries to report, but nothing stuck to the ground. …2016/01/16Uncategorized2016-01-16 00:10:24
You Never Bring Me Flowers, AnymoreGood morning, y’all. Well, between having people kick over paint cans that weren’t sitting on …2016/01/15Uncategorized2016-01-15 00:39:06
Mr. Dow’s Wild RideGood morning, y’all. As the cold abates, the rain moves in. Still a good reason …2016/01/14Uncategorized2016-01-14 00:41:06
The State of the UnionPresident Obama gave his State of the Union address last night, and he took the …2016/01/13Uncategorized2016-01-13 00:55:26
All My Heroes Are Dying – David BowieWhile driving to work today I heard the news that David Bowie had died. He …2016/01/12Uncategorized2016-01-12 00:52:14
Trying Not To BungleGood morning, y’all. I’m trying to ignore the bitter cold that has penetrated our little …2016/01/10Uncategorized2016-01-10 00:01:02
Beasts Of The Southern WildGood morning, y’all. I’m happy to report that the rumors of my early demise were …2016/01/09Uncategorized2016-01-09 00:36:04
Mutual Assured DestructionGood morning, y’all. Dawn broke again on this old body, so I figured I might …2016/01/08Uncategorized2016-01-08 00:31:42
Between The World And MeYesterday I started, and wound up finishing, a book by a fellow I had seen …2016/01/07Uncategorized2016-01-07 00:17:56
St. George And The DragonI’m watching the news, and there’s this big story coming out of Rhode Island about …2016/01/06Uncategorized2016-01-06 00:08:13
Happy New YearGood morning, y’all. Well, I stand here ready to take my Zwilling Pure Stainless Steel …2016/01/01Uncategorized2016-01-01 00:32:14
Hey, Hey, HeyWhat the heck is going on with all of this Bill Cosby business? Before we …2015/12/31Uncategorized2015-12-31 00:59:49
The Cure For AffluenzaThe great thing about living in the “information age” is that we are afforded so …2015/12/30Uncategorized2015-12-30 12:10:40
Football PotpouriGood morning, y’all. My morning crisis is a huge sixty foot pine tree that has …2015/12/27Uncategorized2015-12-27 00:56:59
A Christmas StoryGood morning, y’all. Well Mother Nature wasn’t finished “raining on our parade”, so’s to speak, …2015/12/26Uncategorized2015-12-26 00:49:12
So This Is ChristmasGood morning, y’all. Well, what a surprise Mother Nature had in store for us this …2015/12/25Uncategorized2015-12-25 19:45:39
Just Disgusting I Tell YouGood morning, y’all. Well here we are, Christmas Eve, 2015. All of the lights are …2015/12/24Uncategorized2015-12-24 00:51:50
Plop, Plop, Fizz, FizzGood morning, y’all. Cold and wet here in Nunsuch, Georgia. I can’t think of any …2015/12/22Uncategorized2015-12-22 00:32:09
Let’s Go BowlingGood morning, y’all. Cold but clear today. Looks like rain is going to be in …2015/12/20Uncategorized2015-12-20 00:06:11
Christmas VacationGood morning, y’all. Well, it’s cold, and it’s windy, and there’s frost on the ground. …2015/12/19Uncategorized2015-12-19 00:50:01
The Domino TheoryFor those of you that didn’t have to live it, the Domino Theory was the …2015/12/18Uncategorized2015-12-18 00:32:37
Eating Our AggressionsGood morning, y’all. The rains have pushed through leaving everything soggy and foggy. I feel …2015/12/17Uncategorized2015-12-17 00:04:25
Picking Your PoisonGood morning, y’all. The Republican debate potluck supper kind of slipped up on me last …2015/12/16Uncategorized2015-12-16 00:29:37
GremlinsGood morning, y’all. Another gorgeous day in the mountains. I believe the temp will rise …2015/12/12Uncategorized2015-12-12 00:32:17
The Coach Is Dead, Long Live The CoachGood morning, y’all. I tell you what, there’s one other thing that will put your …2015/12/06Uncategorized2015-12-06 00:20:36
Beat The Drums, WolfThe shootings in San Bernadino, California have shocked the nation. San Berdoo, the birthplace of …2015/12/04Uncategorized2015-12-04 00:41:56
Planned ParenthoodIn case you’ve been living in a cave and haven’t heard the news, another nut …2015/12/03Uncategorized2015-12-03 00:13:51
National Lampoon’s VacationGood morning, y’all. Pumpkin pie for breakfast, turkey sandwiches for lunch and dressing and gravy …2015/11/28Uncategorized2015-11-28 00:43:55
The Fast And The FuriousGood morning, y’all. Another gorgeous day in the mountains. You all should come and visit …2015/11/27Uncategorized2015-11-27 13:55:26
Giving ThanksGood morning, y’all. Another beautiful, but cold mountain day here at TackyToo. As the luck …2015/11/26Uncategorized2015-11-26 23:15:57
Birthday WishesGood morning, y’all. I woke up to the crisp mountain air, one year older. As …2015/11/25Uncategorized2015-11-25 05:29:23
Planes, Trains and AutomobilesGood morning, y’all. Wow, what a week. The internal pressure in my head has reduced …2015/11/21Uncategorized2015-11-21 00:49:39
Schindler’s ListGood morning, y’all. Power is restored and the folks here at TackyToo have returned to …2015/11/14Uncategorized2015-11-14 00:20:06
Money Makes the Pony RunGood morning, y’all. It’s been so refreshing being able to get out and do my …2015/11/11Uncategorized2015-11-11 00:24:14
The Imitation GameGood morning, y’all. I don’t know how many rain days we’ve had in a row, …2015/11/07Uncategorized2015-11-07 00:32:01
Almost FamousGood morning, y’all. I’m as excited as a flea on a St. Bernard. My Bulldogs …2015/10/10Uncategorized2015-10-10 00:09:51