Something a Little Different From John Howland…

 I’ve known John for over 30 years and have discovered that you never know what is lurking in that beer clogged brain.  Just another example.  Thanks as usual Bubba… Continue reading

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So Where’s the Beef!!

Have a feeling not too many of you remember the “Where’s the Beef” commercial but it seems appropriate when it comes to the current status of new products. I mean maybe I missed something but so far this year the only noticeable new detector has been the White’s MX Sport (and hopefully the end of the bread box). Continue reading

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Tips from the Tipsy…

A nice change of pace and a few tips from John Howland. Trust me he knows what he is talking about and has been around the block a few times.  Continue reading

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Just Being Cantankerous…

Someone recently called me a cantankerous senior citizen so I thought I would live up to my reputation and have a little fun …. Continue reading

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A Few Words From Mr. Howland…

News and views from across the pond, courtesy of John Howland and via the Malamute Saloon.  I do believe he penned this update sober, though that would be a stretch…. Continue reading

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A Little Fodder for the 4th…

HAVE A SAFE AND FUN FILLED HOLIDAY!

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The 4th of July is one of those holidays that makes us realize just how lucky we are to be living in the United States of America. A place where, despite your political differences, your religion, your nationality, your social standing, you can stand up and say what is on your mind without fear of recrimination. Continue reading

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Don’t Make Things Harder Than They Are…

REMEMBER K.I.S.S.?

StoutinitialsK.I.S.S. or “keep it simple stupid” was a term coined by Kelly Johnson,  a naval engineer in the early sixties.  Supposedly Johnson handed his team of engineers a few basic tools and told them to design and build a plane that could be repaired using these very same tools, by an “average” mechanic in the field. In other words, if you keep it simple you will keep it flying. Continue reading

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Lucky to be Alive…

It’s been exactly six months to the day that we lost our home to a bastard of a tornado, but all things considered we are okay and moving on. We have a house to live in, food in the fridge and we have our health, tentative and creaky as it is. Continue reading

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Weekend Sundries…

Just a few tidbits for the Father’s Day weekend…..

A LITTLE TONGUE IN CHEEK

First, if you haven’t visited the Daily Detectorist site yet be sure you do. Lots of both subtle and in your face humor, and do keep that in mind as you read…

THE DAILY DETECTORIST

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So Are You Having Fun?

I’m sure that by now you know how much I love France and the French people. Their life is centers on family, good food and wine. Talking about work and money is secondary to joie de vivre….living the good life!  The other day I came across the following article and it just reinforced my love for the French and my yearning for a life in the South of France….

IF IT’S AFTER SIX FORGET ABOUT IT….

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