Kickass

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    Kickass and political posts

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper was advised by a friendly reader that if he would keep his political views to himself, his writing would be appreciated by more people, which…

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    Kickass and the gray morning

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the gray curtain of falling snow on a late January morning is as welcomed by the keeper as would be a flood of frigid winter sunshine. The…

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    Kickass and winter car starting

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, indulges the keeper on another of his—the keeper’s, “good ol’ days” rants, this one comparing present day automatic remote car starters with such things as hand engine cranks and…

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    Kickass and talking snowflake

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, joins the keeper in watching an occasional snowflake waft down from a cloudless sky as snowplow and sanding vehicles patrol the cold morning streets like giant predators. In doing…

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    Kickass and eating sandhill cranes

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, joins the keeper in passing along word that the Wisconsin legislature sets a sterling example of how to relax in the face of extreme duress as it responds to…

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    Kickass and capitol hot air

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, joins the keeper in watching the clouds of condensing hot air expelled by Madison Gas and Electric as it wafts over the distant State Capitol in the early morning;…

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    Kickass and high speed rail to Nigeria

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper hopes to ride Wisconsin’s high-speed train—from Madison to Nigeria as soon as the Repubs get the rails down, which is being done by a company…

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    Kickass visits old haunts

          Kickass, the doorstop dog, reports that the keeper and Phyllis visited their previous haunts in Mazomanie to find that a traffic light now makes things easier where the keeper once…

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    Kickass and tracks in the snow

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, passes along the keeper’s recent exercise of his—the keeper’s, boundless powers of observation and deduction; enough, certainly, that if he had so chosen, he could have been another Sherlock…

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    Kickass as a movie critic

    Kickass, the doorstop dog, notes that the keeper’s movie-critic qualifications should limit him to commenting on spaghetti westerns, especially when the rancher’s daughter exchanges her dad for some “all hat” bronc rider. This…