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Same Here

In Which I Join in on a Hashtag, God Help Me!

There’s this thing that has been closely guarded for going on 40 years in 2018. It’s my secret. So as it hits its 40th birthday in our new year, I decided it’s time to tell the world.


There. It’s out. More is coming.

[Text by HawkEye. Photo by Mihai Surdu via Unsplash.]

Bosco Has Gingerbread

Beloved Bosco gets a gingerbread bear. (He seems to feel fine; I just woke him up for his treat. I don’t think his…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Fergus Gets Gingerbread

Head Beagle Fergus gets a gingerbread lion too.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Goose Gets Some Gingerbread

Prince Goose is Loose gets a gingerbread lion.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Sascha Gets Some Gingerbread

Queen Sascha gets a gingerbread elefunk.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Ebeneezer Basset Scrooge

His Imperial Majesty The Roux wishes it known that you can take your monstrous Christmas tree, which is blocking His…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, December 2, 2017

Say Your Prayers

My girlfriend Tessa is staying a week with us while her mommy Carol Miller Stewart is up nawth havin' Thanksgiving 'mongst her Yankee kin. She has a set of steps her daddy Rick made her to get up in bed, but always ignores them and wants me to boost her. (She's a tripod dog and all the stairs around Hound House kinda wear her out even before she reaches the bed.) So here's a recording of the routine we do every night now.

Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Ancient History

Facebook wants to know what were we doing 15 years ago? Let's see … I remember … besides Frank Lester (middle), San…

Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Happy Birthday, Bill!

To note a much happier occasion: Happy birthday to Bill Schock, owner/editor of the Falls City Journal, who was monumentally helpful to me in the research and writing of the upcoming book. He graciously shared his photos and memories of Braniff 250 with me for publication; four of those are below, many more will be printed in the book. The flight crashed near Falls City on his 50th birthday and his articles and photos were used in the investigation and nationwide press coverage of the accident.

Bill’s life has been extraordinary; he was shot down while piloting a B-17 returning from a raid over Marienbad, Germany. He was a P.O.W. of the Germans from April 1944 until his prison camp was liberated by Red Army troops at the end of the war. After returning to Falls City, he returned to the Journal, eventually owning it outright. He has written for the paper since 1939; his latest column was printed just a few days ago. Highlights of his story are included in the forthcoming book, so you can read all about it then.

He also doesn’t like a fuss made. So forgive me, Bill, but we hope you have a very happy birthday today!

Birthdays: Another Chalked Up

How I felt on my 43rd birthday last week:

Happy Birthday Death Cartoon Thumbnail

Credit: «PBF Comics». Fabulous, really twisted stuff there.

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