Monthly Archives: July 2007

So You Want To Be A Ranger?

Way back in 1926, a legendary figure in the history of the National Parks spelled out his idea what it takes to be a ranger. Horace Albright, Superintendent of Yellowstone, and later Director of the NPS, sent this letter to … Continue reading

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World Ranger Day

Good for a chuckle in 2007… ranger mystique from my grade school years: A ranger is a man’s man. He likes animals and flowers, lakes and mountains. He can spend all day on a horse and half the night on … Continue reading

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Corpse Sex Still Okay In Cheeseland

I live in a very open-minded state: Accused Grave Robbers Dodge Sex Charges AP, July 27, 2007: MADISON, Wis. – Three men who dug up a young woman’s corpse to have sex with it after seeing her obituary photo cannot … Continue reading

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Poised To Break The Record!

A record set in the 1970s, once thought unbeatable, may fall any day. No, fool… I’m not talking about Barry “Asterisk” Bonds here. I’m talking about the Chimpster himself: Disfavor for Bush Hits Rare Heights Washington Post, July 25, 2007: … Continue reading

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Free Michael Gambon!

I am reliably informed by a person whose judgment I trust completely that Michael Gambon is actually an excellent actor. This is distressing news, since it can only mean that the lumbering, bellowing oaf attempting the role of Dumbledore in … Continue reading

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In 2005, They Removed Colin Powell

…now they’re going after Colon Polyps: Bush has 5 polyps removed from colon Funny; you wouldn’t expect the Chimp In Chief to need proctological attention. After all, God made him a perfect asshole.

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Michael Gambon Is So Bad As Dumbledore

…that I can only believe that Dick Cheney was behind his casting.

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Complete And Total Devastation

Well, not really, I guess. Some of our possessions are still intact, and there’s hope that the house remains structurally sound. Wonder if our insurance policy covers the damage caused when a chipmunk wanders into your home and your four … Continue reading

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Michael Vick’s Idea Of Fun

Leave now if you don’t care to confront pure evil. Yesterday, on the Senate floor, the very distinguished Robert Byrd said it best: “I am confident that the hottest places in hell are reserved for the souls of sick and … Continue reading

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Badgers Stalk The Streets of Basra

You can’t make this stuff up: Giant badgers terrorize Iraqi port city AP, July 11, 2007: BASRA, Iraq (AFP) – The Iraqi port city of Basra, already prey to a nasty turf war between rival militia factions, has now been … Continue reading

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The Lake, As Always, Is The Boss

Woo-ee! Yesterday was quite a day around here- we got one heck of a wind storm. Trees down all over (including one that hit but only slightly dinged my beloved 1991 Toyota pickup) and power failures from here to Duluth. … Continue reading

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How Drunk Was This Cheesehead?

Police: Green Bay driver hit two people Appleton Post-Gazette, July 10, 2007: GREEN BAY — Police say a 40-year-old Green Bay driver was drunk when he struck two pedestrians — a man and woman — on the city’s east side … Continue reading

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