January 2014

Baby It’s Cold Outside!

by carbonboy on January 22, 2014

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It’s bad enough these poor animals end up as hamburger – but this ain’t nothing compared to what Montana cows endure! Well, my little pocket of the world got hit with a foot of snow and bitterly cold temperatures shortly after. Even Mexico seems like heaven, and that reality was less than a year ago […]



by carbonboy on January 19, 2014

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Likely a copyright violation, but likely the owners don’t mind! Perhaps it’s because of the New Year; perhaps it’s because I got through my annual physical with all body parts in tact – with only one warning – work on your fitness. Well, I am – sort of. Spending ten hours a day keeping my […]


Virginia Tech Absent of Students – Glorious!

by carbonboy on January 12, 2014

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One has to wonder why these monuments are even built? You know, I really have little to complain about. It’s the little stuff that annoys me, as does everyone. Blacksburg is the perfect little town when one event occurs: the students leave for holiday or for the summer. Clearly the merchants suffer with lost revenues, […]


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A rare carbonboy selfie in his hole-in-the-wall away from home (one of dozens) – before the Packers lost to a damn field goal! It is not clear to me why the masses put up with winter – at least until they retire and move to some god-awful place like Florida, Texas or Arizona. But who […]


Nothing Changes New Year’s Day

by carbonboy on January 1, 2014

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My time at home was glorious, in spite of the fact that I accomplished a faction of the things that I task myself to do. On my way back to Blacksburg I had a planned stop at an Apple Store in Richmond to pick up a Lightning-to-30-Pin-Adaptor so I could use my new iPhone with some […]