I like it best when the “special” neighbours stop in for a visit

Life is pretty great, isn’t it? On Saturday afternoon I wandered around taking pictures of the wild flowers. It’s one of my pastimes and I can easily get lost in the process. Such was the case this past Saturday afternoon.

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The only Good Rat is a DEAD Rat

This year everyone seems to have rat problems.  In the rural areas it’s much worse, I suspect, but then I’m probably biased. A family of these disgusting vermin invaded my house and made one heck of a mess.  After killing

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Deadly Albino Mountain Attack Spider Terrorizes Residents!

The deadly albino mountain attack spider is a creature feared not for its size, but for its ferocious nature. It fears no man or beast alive and it has only one way of dealing with intruders in its territory. Like

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Fair Chase Hunting does not include Drones

Fair chase hunting does not include the use of drones to find your intended prey. From the Anchorage Daily News Hunting big game in Alaska with the help of remote-controlled, camera-equipped aircraft will be illegal later this year when new

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Celtic Rocker Leah McHenry: The Homeschooling, Gun-Loving, Metal Mama

I’ll let you in on a secret.  I love celtic rock.  Always have.  For reasons I can’t explain this genre of music speaks to me, but when Celtic Rocker Leah McHenry sent me a friend request on Facebook I was

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Bitcoin Theft Closes Down Flexcoin Exchange, Forces Withdrawals Halt On BitStamp

A few days ago I wrote an article about the failure of the world’s largest Bitcoins exchange, Mt. Gox, titled “Bitcoins Gold Rush Goes Bust”. In that article I warned this wouldn’t be the last exchange to go down, that

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Slates for Sarah – In Memory of Sarah Elizabeth Jones

Sarah Elizabeth Jones, 27, was a native of West Columbia, South Carolina. She was born on September 22, 1986. She lived in Atlanta, GA where she worked as a Camera Assistant on many projects. Sarah lost her earthly life on

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Extreme Autobody? Perhaps, but it’s definitely Extreme Parking!

It’s amazing the things you see wandering around Vancouver sometimes.  And amusing.  These photos were taken at one of the film studio lots recently and goes to show you film folk aren’t scared of much. They certainly aren’t afraid of

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The Lesson of Ben Comen (and your New Year’s Resolution)

  Ben Comen is a runner.  Specifically, he’s a cross country runner. He’s never won the Olympics, nor is he likely to.  In fact, Ben will never make it to the Olympics other than as a spectator. So what lesson

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Congratulations Felix Baumgartner! He Jumps from Space and Lands on his Feet!

In a miraculous feat of human engineering, Felix Baumgartner successfully jumped from the very edge of space (over 24 miles in the air) in nothing but a space suit.  He was in free fall for over 4 minutes, and broke

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Truth is often stranger than fiction, and never moreso than when it comes to cats

Cats are pretty interesting creatures.  They are haughty, arrogant and generally do as they please. They can be kind and loving creatures, curling up with you when you’re not well.  They can be wickedly evil little critters when the mood

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In an age of myopic self-absorption Danielle Smith’s selfless act sure stands out

I tumbled across the story of Danielle Smith’s awesome act for charity only because she shares the same name as Alberta Wildrose Party Leader Danielle Smith. This Danielle Smith is 21 years old, was one of the Torch Bearers at

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