Monthly Archives: April 2013

Restaurant Review: Hell’s Kitchen

It’s easy to find a restaurant that serves a decent breakfast but difficult to find one that stands head and shoulders above the rest. To enjoy the best morning meal I’ve ever had, the wife and I went to Hell’s … Continue reading

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Rand Paul’s Amazing Flip-Flop (Not His Sandals)

As you may have heard (people don’t read anymore, they skim), Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul – the hero of the Republic whose 11-hour filibuster on the Senate floor against domestic drone strikes in March strengthened his following among conservatives – did … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Sweet Caroline

A heartbroken Truman shows his love for Boston with the Fenway Park tradition of “Sweet Caroline.”

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The Final Roll Call

When you hold the final roll call for the fallen, your unit stands in formation before a display consisting of an inverted rifle, a helmet mounted atop the buttstock, a set of dogtags hanging from the magazine well and a picture of the … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Cruel Summer

From winter to summer in a few days – we jumped from lows in the 30s last week to highs of nearly 90 Wednesday in the D.C. area. Under these draconian conditions, Truman sheltered in place and took the following … Continue reading

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The Final Wave

Three of us Jeffs sat in a row at The Associated Press bureau in Los Angeles – from left to right, Meyer, Wong and Wilson. Meyer left about midway through my tenure as a wire guy – better hours and … Continue reading

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Chairman’s First Date Suggestions

Inside my local coffee shop, there was a guy talking about Kimbo Slice with his female companion. It looked like a first date care of “Kimbo Slice! The MMA guy!” Yeah buddy, I know. The mixed-martial arts guy. Perfect conversation starter. … Continue reading

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