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Just playing around

Posted by retiredpo1 on 02/19/2010

Change is good. Funny ain’t it?!?!?!?!? Got a better layout, I think.

Looking for the easy to read one……in that group myself. Damn Trifocals anyway!


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Captain Phil Harris

Posted by retiredpo1 on 02/10/2010

Heard it on the news this morning. Captain Phil of the Cornelia Marie and The Deadliest Catch has died from complications of a stroke in Anchorage, Alaska. He was 53. See

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Rain………Rain……..More Rain

Posted by retiredpo1 on 02/06/2010

BBQ getting clean!

Front yard

Running down the driveway

Been like this since last night. Winter in the Mojave Desert/Antelope Valley, ya know.

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Pictures of a winter day in The High Desert

Posted by retiredpo1 on 02/05/2010

UP Ballast Regulator

CA58 and The UP going down the hill to Mojave

Wind Turbines in The Tehachapi

The Mojave Airport Bone Yard

One of these former Air Canada B767s is the famous or infamous Gimli Glider.

More Bone Yard

UP Hopper Car Train on the Ridgecrest Line

Downtown California City!

My Street

Condors Maybe?

I had to go to the Doctor in Tehachapi for a check up and meet & greet with the clinic we picked. I took the trusty old Z612 from Kodak.

The birds in the last one are two of about 40 or so that were circling over our part of town. I want to say they are condors of some kind. I have no idea but they looked neat.

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Roeder Guilty in Wichita

Posted by retiredpo1 on 01/29/2010

Dennis Roeder, on trial for the murder of Dr. George Tiller last year in the Doctor’s church was found guilty by a jury this morning. It took them 37 minutes. The evidence against Roeder was substantial to say the least. And he did not shy from stating his position that he believed that he was saving the unborn. The minimum in Kansas for 1st degree murder is life with a¬†possibility¬†of parole at 25 years. The DA, Nola Foulston is seeking the Hard 50. This would positively ensure that Roeder would never see the outside world again as he is 51. Seeking the Death Penalty would have started Roeder on the path to martyrdom by the extreme members of the pro-life movement. And would have become a media frenzy.

Regardless of one’s position on abortion, the murder of Dr. Tiller was a premeditated assassination. I am a “pro-life” individual in that I do not believe in it’s use as a means of birth control. There are ways out there that work just fine for birth control. As for medical reasons, I cannot say one way or another. I am not a doctor.

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