Category Archives: Arizona

Charlottesville


You’ll get some history, with me analyzing and connecting dots.  You’ll also get my sarcasm, free of charge. No doubt, you’ve read and seen many news stories about what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12th, 2017.       This is … Continue reading

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Snooki Can Speak at Rutgers, but not Condi Rice.


Click on the New York Post  One Rutgers student said it best.  They could have paid her with a case of beer. The Rutgers Administration should be embarrassed.  Yes, I know it is Jersey, Snooki is a Jersey native.  I … Continue reading

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Laws Involving Gays.


Here in Arizona, our Governor may sign legislation, that would allow businesses to not serve gays if doing so interferes with their religious beliefs. My only take would be of course, silly.  Obviously, if a baker or wedding photographer were … Continue reading

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The Gang of Four, Jews, Chinese Food, and Birobidzhan?


The Gang of Four, Jews, Chinese Food, and Birobidzhan?  Seems like a rather odd combination. Yesterday I was on my Sun Tran bus to work, with my acquaintance James Ma.  Somehow the subject of Mao Tse-Tung and the Little Red … Continue reading

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Do I Look Mexican to You?


This is a bit of a profiling question.  Living in the Southwestern United States so close to our border with Mexico, I run into this. Some Mexicans automatically speak to me in Spanish.  Some are not sure.  For others, mainly … Continue reading

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A Wedding and a Night Out.


My friend Damon got married this evening.  I’ve been married for almost thirty years.  I felt I could give advice lol! I found out the wedding place was once a funeral home.  Now there is a story for you.  Ghosts … Continue reading

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Sonoran Hot Dog.


From Wikipedia about the Sonoran Hot Dog. Arizona The Sonoran-style or Estilo Sonora hot dog, found in Tucson, Metro Phoenix, and in neighboring Sonora,Mexico, is a hot dog wrapped in mesquite-smoked bacon then cooked on a grill or on a griddle or comal,[1] then topped with beans, … Continue reading

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