Category Archives: General Information

Truth Filter Set​ To Optimum

I was perusing my old blog, A Simple Village Undertaker, looking for something amusing to post on the current blog. ASVU was started in January of 2010 and I stopped adding content to it when I started Mitigating Chaos last … Continue reading

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Smart, Fat Man With A Cigar

It’s been over a year since I quoted GK.  Here is one of his lighter quotes. “The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies; probably because they are generally the same people.” G.K. Chesterton, … Continue reading

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The Snakes

“Be Careful who you vent to. A listening ear can also be a running mouth.” Unfortunately, it took me way too long to learn who the snakes were in my life. “Rattles” and “Tattles” do rhyme, don’t they?     … Continue reading

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An Insider, An Outsider

Taking in all the news from the latest sex-abuse scandal currently rocking the Catholic Church, I found an article, a voice of sanity in a forest of hysteria, that offers a very practical approach to the problem. What if the … Continue reading

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Not My Pastor

I checked at the local library, (using a fake name, of course)  and there is an approximately nine-month waiting list for this title. Pastor Davis sounds like a fun guy, no? A Google search of him and the book title indicates … Continue reading

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Fun Facts

Marcellus Gilmore Edson originally invented peanut butter to be marketed as a product for people who had no teeth and could not chew on solid food. The rest is, as they say, history. Americans individually consume three pounds of peanut … Continue reading

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Friday Factoid

A 100-pound woman in stiletto heels exerts more pressure on the ground than a 6000-pound elephant. She will also cost more than the elephant over her lifetime, even though she eats much less. Just sayin’ and thanks to

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I thought I was in a bad mood, but it’s been a few years so I guess this is who I am now. I accept and embrace the real me.

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On Trust

It’s that time of the year where people will say “It’s too hot for coffee” These people do not understand coffee and they are not to be trusted. Don’t be assimilated by their weakness

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Report From The Back Roads

Once a month, I make the 111 mile trip to our state office in Ladson, SC. I have a choice of two, basic routes.  One is 138 miles of Interstate driving and the other is 111 miles of back roads. … Continue reading

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