Today We Are NOT France

Today I’m Glad I’m NOT French!
If I was French, I would live in a country that the government has taken away all guns ….. But somehow those terrorists had fully automatic rifles like the Ak-47.2015-01-13t173241z702242576gm1eb1e02r501rtrmadp3france-shooting

Today I’m Glad I’m NOT French
If I was French, I would live in a country that the government has encouraged homicidal, woman-hating pedophile goat-buggering maniacs to live in my country.


Today I’m Glad I’m NOT French
If I was French, I would live in a country that the government has supported Shariah compliant neighborhoods that fester the spawning of homicidal woman-hating pedophile goat buggering maniacs.Muslim-prayer-France

Today I’m Glad I’m NOT French
If I was French, I could only shake my head and exclaim “Sacre Bleu!”paris-attacks-2015

Today I’m Glad I’m American
Where gun ownership is legal …. umm, at least until next year when Hillary wants to confiscate all guns.hillguncontrol

Today I’m Glad I’m American
Where the government doesn’t …. oh wait, Obama wants to import tens of thousands of these homicidal woman-hating pedophile goat buggering maniacs.obama-says-america-get-ready-for-10000-syrian-muslim-migrants-refugees-biological-jihad-hijrah-islam

Today I’m Glad I’m American
Where the government doesn’t …. oh wait, there are Shariah compliant neighborhoods in America that fester the spawning of homicidal woman-hating pedophile goat buggering maniacs.USA-SHARIAToday I’m Glad I’m American

Shoot, all I can do is exclaim, “Sacre Bleu!”usflag


Crying Boehner set to Resign

Big whoop-de-do!

So the chief architect of failure theater will resign. Not immediately, but at the end of October. Think of the timing folks. This will be after all the Continuing Resolutions have been passed for the next year. The so-called budget that gets busted about 2 minutes past midnight on 1 October.

Meanwhile, the putrid folks at Planned Parenthood keep on the gravy train with Federal Tax Dollars while having a nice little side business of selling baby organs. (not tissue, ORGANS!) Obamacare continues down the track fully funded headed for the Mother Of All Trainwrecks (MOAT).

But the focus will be on who will succeed Boehner. More than likely it will be Kevin McCarthy who is the next in line in the leadership organization. Don’t know who that is? Don’t fret, as most people don’t have a clue that he is just like Boehner, just not as adept in being a lying scumbag like Boehner. Give him a few months and I’m sure he will equal Boehner.

The Republicans need to clean house in the leadership. All of them need to be purged! Alas, don’t hold your breath. I’ve lost faith in the Republican party. The only reason Boehner is leaving is that the stench of his leadership is finally too much for even the most liberal Republicans. So now, we will probably get a Boehner-lite in McCarthy and the failure theater that they have perfected will continue on.

Trump for Prez or Let it all BURN!

I don’t especially like Donald Trump, but I would vote for him without a single reservation.

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I like Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Scott Walker and Rick Perry but if any of them win the Republican nomination, I’m not voting at all.

Seems like I have a bit of hypocrisy going on here at first glance. Not really. I’m just tired of being suckered each and every election since 1996. The Republicans say a lot of things I like to hear, but when they get into office, it’s the same old craptacular sandwich they force feed down our mouths. They aren’t up in Washington D.C. to look after America’s interest, even though that’s what we elected them to do so. No, they are there to look after corporate interest.

I refuse to vote for them any longer.

So why would I vote for Trump? Simply put, due to his wealth and not depending on corporate backers, he is not beholden to them. Seriously, I think if Trump is elected President, he will screw up quite a few things. But, and this is a big BUT, he’s going to get more things right than wrong because I truly believe in his mind this is about doing what’s right for America.

So what if he doesn’t have experience in Government or Foreign policy. Obama had next to nil experience and we have seen what that has led us to. Especially since Obama has been driven by the idea that America is NOT EXCEPTIONAL!

The primaries are a long way off and the election is over a year from now. I may change my mind about Trump between now and then, but I assure you, I don’t trust any of the others at all and will for once not hold my nose and vote for them anyways like I did with McCain or Romney.

My dad used to say that he always voted against the incumbent regardless of which political party they belonged too. His reasoning was that the incumbent has already screwed things up, why not give someone else a try to screw things up.

I say, “Why vote for the bastards at all? It’s rigged against the common American anyway regardless who wins.”

It’s been a while since I posted. So what? You going to sue me? 

Mystery Sunday

Spent a good portion of the day taking down tin siding of an old storage shed that is falling down. The roof sags something terrible and I’m afraid to go in and clean out the shed. Don’t want the roof to cave in on me. That happened a few years ago down to the street to two guys and it ended up killing them. So I’m a bit paranoid about that.

After I got the siding down, I could see into the shed from all directions and reach in for a few things that are within arm’s reach. Found some nifty old-time bottles that the wife is cleaning up now. I also found what looks to be an old-time burner, but I’m not sure. Here’s a couple of pics from each side. Maybe one of you will recognize it.

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Wildflowers Galore!

I was doing some work out in the field and noticed that after our recent rains, the wildflowers have bloomed all over. So I took a little time and snapped a few photo’s of them. Before you ask, I have no earthly idea what the name of each one of these are, they just look pretty cool. Yes, they are all technically weeds, but for a short time they look great. Warning! Lots of pictures below.

01e70b7c9ec1bd86e6564d7501a50a16a744939e81This one is the most numerous in a lot of spots.

014719b2ddb807adcb956ac1fdd11ee6e7eb9b2a41Ugly looking stalks, but a beautiful bunch of white flowers012bd5c392fbe74a606d0b2b46c071e5b30ee12763Then we transition with white outer petals and inner yellow pods.0153ff221fc1e58906ccc4b16cfcc043ae9a5060feThese are just starting to bloom everywhere with a few already bloomed




0121cf19ef99ab2780dcd093faf738f45f754a1cdfDelicate small flowers. The next pic I took from farther away.010c905ffa859429ef4695dfc9ad3beed9b1f4fe7f


01bbea21c4a8ef51c0425d593d8a4c687daed1d6fdThe yellow flower on the right is the first bloomer of this type. Growing right in the middle of the plant is one of those ones where when you blow on it the petals float off into the sky.01b0488b2f38fba69dfdf264db0c2cfbf99396e504The picture above is a wide angle of the red and orange flowers. While taking these pictures, I finally found my geese’s nest.01f002fcce8ac45becc5a99893be7a17c8f51be42cAs I don’t know which ones are fresh or not, I threw out all but two eggs and marked those two.01e544825742e5b1200a52c6232187639c52e488e1Now that I know where she hid her nest, I can go by everyday and get a fresh goose egg. They are huge compared to chicken eggs. About the equivalent of 3 chicken eggs.013515beda55e6dde6ea714c207706a6617d57984b019c6fba91f1ad6ecbe51d801612673b2b66a885baThe last two I took zoomed in on my iPhone, so they aren’t that crisp.


The Abode is Up For Sale!

Yes, you read that right, I’m selling the Abode. No, not this blog, you silly thing. Who in their right mind would want to buy a blog that gets very few visitors?

Nope, I’m selling the house I live in. Why, you ask? Couple of reasons actually, well… maybe more than a couple but here are the highlights:

  • Got my pink slip from my job. I’ll be out of work at the end of July. (no, it wasn’t a surprise, so no biggie)
  • Mrs. Aewl and I originally came here for four years with plans to move back to Florida. (it’s been eleven!!!)
  • It’s a lot of work for someone who is getting to be a bit old.

Anyways, a few weeks ago, a younger couple that we know came and looked at the property and since we like them quite a lot, we gave them a discounted price on the place. How much of a discount you ask? Before I get to that, let me fill you in on a few things. The property has four houses, a mobile home, a barn, 10 acres of field, an irrigation well with water rights, and is a total of 15 acres. You might be asking yourself, just how much is that worth, but let me tell you a little secret about property.


If the property was located in California, and I’ve seen all those flipping shows where they buy an 800 sq/ft house for $200,000, throw some paint on it, replace a few things, add some lights and throw down sod grass that will die in a month because California is running out of water. Then they turn around and sell it for $450,000. So if by some miracle, this property was located in California (and I’m glad it’s not as they have a lot of batshit crazy people there, including my brother, but more on that later), I could probably get 2 to 3 million for this place.

Heck, if this property was located 10 miles north of where it was, I could get an extra $200,000 for it. Anyways, we estimate conservatively that it’s worth about $300,000 to $350,000. That’s only if we spent about $20,000 in improvements.

So the offer we gave to the young couple is $270,000 on the condition that it is “AS IS” and that the closing date won’t be until the end of August. Heck of a deal if I say so myself. We decided on that figure because we wanted to clear at least $100,000 on it. No, we don’t owe anything on the house, but we do have about $40,000 worth of notes payable’s on it. Oh yeah, the property is half owned by my brother who lives in California. So half of the profit from it goes to him.

A quick digression here about my brother. It took quite a few decades, but we have both agreed that it’s okay to visit for about a week with each other. Any more past that and we both just want to kill the other.

I called my brother a week ago and told him about the offer. Stating that we came up with the $100,000 figure because that’s what he said last year he wanted. Sure we could get more, but I’m not greedy and selling it “AS IS” is a whole lot easier. He then claims that he didn’t say he wanted $100,000. He claims that we said we would only sell it if we got $150,000. SONOFABITCH! Mrs. Aewl and I got the sneaking suspicion that he will kill any deal just because he doesn’t want to sell. Meanwhile, we toil away at all the work that HAS to be done every year and he just sits over in California and enjoys sitting on a potential nest egg.

Two can play at this game. IF he kills the deal, then we’ll give him two choices. Buy us out a current market rate and we will then move to Florida and he can manage the property. Or, we move to Florida and take out a mortgage on the property in order to buy a house in Florida and he can manage the property. Either way, we are going to Florida. I highly doubt that he would ever move from his beloved California back here to New Mexico, so how the heck he would be able to manage the property is beyond me.

The young couple went to the bank for a pre-approval yesterday. We should know in a few days if they got it, but they are pretty confident. The young man fell absolutely in love with the property when we showed it to them and the young woman really liked the idea of having rent houses pay the mortgage.

We are keeping our fingers crossed that they do end up being able to buy us out and also that my brother doesn’t kill the deal.