Author Archives: DougM (not a first-hand witness, either)

72-yo retired USAF LtColonel ’69-’92 (Satellite engineering, test, launch, & operations. Strategic planning.)
Living in south-central North Carolina.
Shootin’ and workin’ on my ’74 TR6, a little gunsmithing, firearms instructing, and entertaining myself posting here at SondraKistan.
Erstwhile single-handed live-aboard sailor/instructor/USCGMaster-50Tons, mounted foxhunter, world traveler, backpacker, book collector, photographer, USCCA corner worker, scuba diver, skier, bicycle tourist, and rescuer of maidens fair. Wise ass.
(What? Oh, right.)
…and pal to my invisible friend, here.

Homo sapiens neanderthalensis: not extinct

(What? Yeah, I know, but a Nadler’s-jowls joke is more current than an old Schiff’s-eyes joke) _____ Story (Green) Image source (Green + caveman) Story (Schiff)

Ps fun

(remember: best caption in 15-sec) _____ Painting via Ace of Spades, as usual Story (Trump/Page) Cultural ref (Ryan, When Harry Met Sally) Historical ref (Dick’s) Previously, on KisP (tusks) Painting via Ace of Spades, as usual (quoits) Jean-Baptiste Greuze Votive Offering To Cupid 1767 Image source (Aphrodite) The Chive #22 #6 picked up by Pookie’s [...]

Now, they call it Black-rifle Friday

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Limited time offer, order today

Totally a Ps riff on “24-hrs” stripped of all analogy, metaphor, or deeper meaning _____ Story No cultural refs, since this time I don’t care if historians miss the point, ’cause there ain’t none

Ewww… who?

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Quick-thinking *clank* of the month living memory

“A guy who was with us at Fishmongers Hall took a 5’ narwhal tusk from the wall and went out to confront the attacker … You can see him standing over the man (with what looks like a white pole) in the video.” [Removed my Ps] PythonesqueScene: Terrorist training camp Student: What if someone has [...]

Slicking-up an already slippery slope

“Hate” speech, the current, universal, unarguable justification for censorship and thought control. Let’s leave gov’t limits on speech for due-process to decide. You know, well-established crimes like libel, slander, perjury, fraud, incitement, conspiracy, etc. (lawyer time) _____ Story

Happy Thanksgiving…

…in Hong Kong, anyway The assembly concludes with the crowd singing: “O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave!” to thank the US for #HKHumanRightsandDemocracyAct. #HongKongProtests #Thanksgiving — Vivienne Chow (@VivienneChow) November 28, 2019 _____ Story Wait! Wait! It gets better! *bwahahahaha* _____ Story

Shut-up and eat

I’ll throw some slow-holiday (hopefully) Ps posts in here as the spirit moves me _____ Story (Talk abortion at Thanksgiving) Original punch line for that artist cartoon (animated gif from 2018) Story (Lawrence)