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    Richmond VA mayor revives only known sure snow removal plan

    Richmond Va city mayor Dwight Jones has revived the absolutely-guaranteed snow removal plan used following the 1996 "blizzard". Back then we had 12-15" of snow followed immediately bu sleet and freezing rain, as well as the failure to announce snow emergency (one side of the street only) parking regulations. Plows made valiant efforts to open the streets by pushing snow & slush against & over cars parked on the street.

    The mayor back then, in an effort to stop the flood of complaints announced that he was immediately implementing a plan to guarantee snow removal -

    May!

    Looks like that is going to be the plan for the current snowmageddon.

    Me? I'm going to practice and refine my TEOTWAWKI bug-in plans.

    Stay warm, folks.

    stay safe.
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    I have pizzas, burritos, wings, most of a case of beer, and a fifth of Bulleit Bourbon.

    I'm parked away from trees.

    Most of the power lines in my area are underground.

    If all else fails, I'll invade the third floor apartments. They have fireplaces.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blahpony View Post
    I have pizzas, burritos, wings, most of a case of beer, and a fifth of Bulleit Bourbon.

    I'm parked away from trees.

    Most of the power lines in my area are underground.

    If all else fails, I'll invade the third floor apartments. They have fireplaces.
    You need more beer !

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    Quote Originally Posted by blahpony View Post
    I have ... Bulleit Bourbon.
    By Kirin Kabushiki-gaisha Ichiban! Hai. Number one. Goes great with pizza.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blahpony View Post
    I have pizzas, burritos, wings, most of a case of beer, and a fifth of Bulleit Bourbon.

    I'm parked away from trees.

    Most of the power lines in my area are underground.

    If all else fails, I'll invade the third floor apartments. They have fireplaces.
    Now jes' hold right there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
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    2. No menshunin' likker 'fore 6 pm. Gives some readers a powerful thirst.
    Good timing. 1800 Eastern time is 1700 Central time and Lutheran Hour and I am on my second glass.

    An errand today was purchase of a half-gallon Heather Glen Scotch Whisky for Rabbie Burn's Day Dinner toasts. I had a good line on reasonably authentic Haggis, but when I ordered a Chieftan the shipping was more than the haggis. But we've five coming for haggis seasoned ground beef, neeps, tatties, cockaleekie, cranachan, oven fresh dark oatbread, toasts, salutes, poetry reading and a selection of whiskies.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    Good timing. 1800 Eastern time is 1700 Central time and Lutheran Hour and I am on my second glass.

    An errand today was purchase of a half-gallon Heather Glen Scotch Whisky for Rabbie Burn's Day Dinner toasts. I had a good line on reasonably authentic Haggis, but when I ordered a Chieftan the shipping was more than the haggis. But we've five coming for haggis seasoned ground beef, neeps, tatties, cockaleekie, cranachan, oven fresh dark oatbread, toasts, salutes, poetry reading and a selection of whiskies.
    Braggart!
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    Braggart!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    Good timing. 1800 Eastern time is 1700 Central time and Lutheran Hour and I am on my second glass.

    An errand today was purchase of a half-gallon Heather Glen Scotch Whisky for Rabbie Burn's Day Dinner toasts. I had a good line on reasonably authentic Haggis, but when I ordered a Chieftan the shipping was more than the haggis. But we've five coming for haggis seasoned ground beef, neeps, tatties, cockaleekie, cranachan, oven fresh dark oatbread, toasts, salutes, poetry reading and a selection of whiskies.
    Without personally turning all Werewolves of London* on some poor sheep, is there a place a fella can try haggis? Maybe order online?




    * "...He's the hairy-handed gent who ran amok in Kent. Lately he's been overheard in Mayfair. You'd better stay away from him. He'll rip your lungs out, Jim."--Warren Zevon, Werewolves of London.
    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    Without personally turning all Werewolves of London* on some poor sheep, is there a place a fella can try haggis? Maybe order online? [ ... ].
    Oh yeah! AmaXon Caledonian Kitchen brand with Highland Beef or lamb. We have served one of each with some similar familiar sausage for the squeamish. After two or three toasts, they succumb.

    It's just differently seasoned sausage in an odd casing. Sausage is like politics, don't watch it being made. I have 'family' in Pennsylvania and enjoy scrapple just fine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    Oh yeah! AmaXon Caledonian Kitchen brand with Highland Beef or lamb. We have served one of each with some similar familiar sausage for the squeamish. After two or three toasts, they succumb.

    It's just differently seasoned sausage in an odd casing. Sausage is like politics, don't watch it being made. I have 'family' in Pennsylvania and enjoy scrapple just fine.
    Thanks for the referral!

    As to scrapple--mmmmmm. My only objection is the cooking time. Dang it, it takes longer than I can wait to properly brown scrapple. But, man-oh-man! is scrapple ever tasty.


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    I'll make you an offer: I will argue and fight for all of your rights, if you will do the same for me. That is the only way freedom can work. We have to respect all rights, all the time--and strive to win the rights of the other guy as much as for ourselves.

    If I am equal to another, how can I legitimately govern him without his express individual consent?

    There is no human being on earth I hate so much I would actually vote to inflict government upon him.

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    You need more beer !
    I can walk across the parking lot to 7-11 to get more if needed.

    By Kirin Kabushiki-gaisha Ichiban! Hai. Number one. Goes great with pizza.
    I'll look for that next time.

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    1) I only have black holsters

    2) It's always 6pm somewhere.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Citizen View Post
    Without personally turning all Werewolves of London* on some poor sheep, is there a place a fella can try haggis? Maybe order online?




    * "...He's the hairy-handed gent who ran amok in Kent. Lately he's been overheard in Mayfair. You'd better stay away from him. He'll rip your lungs out, Jim."--Warren Zevon, Werewolves of London.
    When I was in Scotland I asked many locals if they ate haggis. None said yes. I think its a made up dish to sucker people into eating something that no one in their right mind would eat.

    Bon appetite !

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    Quote Originally Posted by davidmcbeth View Post
    When I was in Scotland I asked many locals if they ate haggis. None said yes. I think its a made up dish to sucker people into eating something that no one in their right mind would eat.

    Bon appetite !
    Or was that just your translator earning his shilling from the tourism board?

    Thanks pretty much to the romanticism and commercialism spread out to the sassenach, the Scots can no longer afford haggis except on rare occasions. Like most other things that have become "traditional" that means they are trotted out at great expense and with great fanfare to remind us of what used to be.

    My experience while being hauled around the Highlands by a mad [by which I mean to say normal] giant from the Hebrides] was that come slaughtering time the locals used every part of the sheep but the "baa" in one fashion or another. It was as if their thriftiness/stinginess forced them into the making and eating of haggis.

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    Asking the locals if they eat haggis is like asking the locals if they eat scrapple or souse (potted heid to a Scot), a tourist can't get that local.

    Years ago, while riding bicycle, with a bicyclists appetite, through the poorest of rural areas, I realized and learned that the very best of food is what the locals eat.

    Recently, for instance, I worked with an old fisherman as he cleaned and prepared whitefish for tourists. (I lift and carry, shovel ice, run the de-scaler.) He sits astraddle a narrow bench, with a guts bucket on one side and a gallon jar on the other, and pitches the gutted fish to me to clean with a blast of water, but the livers go into the jar and are passed around the community and to me. Same with roe from a gravid female, a tourist restaurant customer will never see roe.
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    Nightmare .... I don't eat fish .. they swim in their own toilet !

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