Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

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I’m not dead yet

I’m a pretty rotten blog host. I picked up on that a little while ago when I got a “miss you” email from one of you guys, wishing me well on my future. Then I realized it has been almost a week since I’ve posted anything, which is close to being as long as I’ve […]

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Apparently, the catapult doesn’t have wi-fi.

I’ll likely be offline for several days next week for a National Geographic channel press junket. I’m just letting you know. And gloating. But just a little.

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Sunday garden blogging: post-derecho edition

The 60-70 mph winds that came blasting through with last week’s derecho made the existence of our various crops quite “iffy” for a time, as everything that wasn’t protected from wind by the fence got flattened. I thought, “there goes the ‘three sisters’ garden,” but it actually pulled itself upright and grew tremendously. In fact, […]

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Cool reviews coming up

I’ve unfortunately been a bad gunnie as I’ve focused a lot on the very important subject of the federal government’s perfidy, so I’ve let slip some reviews that I want to take tackle. Stacked up I have: Savage Model 10 Precision Carbine in .308 Winchester and Savage Mark II FV-SR in .22LR. I owe this […]

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Sunday morning afternoon garden blogging: tater harvest edition

We planted four half-barrels of potatoes back in late March, with two buckets being purchased seed potatoes, and two buckets being planted with eyes from some “lost” potatoes that started growing in the pantry on their own. The plants finally pooped out in the first real summer heat we had a couple of weeks back, […]

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