11 Jun 2013

Over Easy – A Fond Farewell

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday! My post this morning will be rather short, I’m afraid, and I will  be around in comments only sporadically. Work has gotten very hectic of late, and I’ve got my kiddos home from school for the summer. Alas, life has gotten in the way

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28 May 2013

Over Easy

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday. I hope everyone had an awesome three day weekend! I completely forgot to write a post for this morning. I’ve had a very busy last few days, and have a very busy couple of weeks ahead. If anyone wants to guest host next Tuesday,

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21 May 2013

Over Easy – Moore, OK

Good morning firedogs. It’s a somber Tuesday. At the time of this writing, 8:30pm Central time Monday evening, there are 51 confirmed fatalities in Moore, OK. There are hundreds still unaccounted for, including dozens of children who sheltered in place at an elementary school. The school has been completely destroyed.

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07 May 2013

Over Easy – Chattanooga Choo Choo Chorale

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday. It’s time for another exciting installment of This Day in History! On This Day in History… The dome of the Hagia Sophia collapses in Constantinople (558). Justinian I orders it rebuilt. The reconstruction takes 4 years. The English siege of Orleans is broken by

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30 Apr 2013

Over Easy – The Brave Engineer and the Say Hey Kid

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday! It’s time for another fascinating installment of This Day in History. On this day in history – The Roman Emperor Galerius legalized the practice of Christianity throughout the empire (311 or 313, dates differ). According to orbital calculations, Pluto moved inside Neptune’s orbit, where

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23 Apr 2013

Over Easy – This is What Failure Looks Like

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday. I’ve got to be honest with you pups. I completely forgot about this morning’s posting and hosting responsibilities. I have nothing prepared. Please accept this apology, and know that the doors are open and off topic will be the topic today. I’ll see you

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16 Apr 2013

Over Easy – Sir Isaac and the Stamps…

… should be a band name. Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday! Time for another riveting installment of This Day in History! On This Day in History – The Jewish Fortress of Masada fell to Romans after a months-long siege, marking the end of the Jewish Revolt (73). Bari fell

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09 Apr 2013

Over Easy – Ticket to Ride

Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday! Time for another stirring installment of This Day in History. On this day in history – Pope Constantine died (715). Henry V, of the House of Lancaster, was crowned King of England (1413). The Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture in France held what

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02 Apr 2013

Over Easy – What I Learned From Richard de Berry, or Part 6 – the Conclusion

This is the 6th and final post in an ongoing series on gun violence. Click the hyperlinks for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5. Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday. We have now explored many aspects of the gun control and gun violence conversation in

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26 Mar 2013

Over Easy – Mental Illness in America, or Part 5

This is the 5th post in an ongoing series. Click for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Good morning firedogs, and happy Tuesday. Apologies for missing last week. I had some personal matters to attend to. Huge thanks to chicago dyke for filling in. We’ve considered many

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