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this eclipse could be special

Most of us shrug and go on about out business when someone mentions the upcoming total eclipse of the sun across our country. Why is this one a BIG DEAL? Some governors in the path are mobilizing their national guards, including hazmat teams. Federal and state emergency management teams are issuing warnings to have plenty of food and water on hand for an eclipse??? Wired magazine published a list of special event stories: The Solar Eclipse Is the Super Bowl for Conspiracists Eclipse watching this week is a very real big deal. Motels, B&Bs, relatives, friends couches … people are massing under the total eclipse path. Some say that is a threat all of its own. I figure there […]

I almost took two photographs today

This was supposed to be a quick trip to Skalkaho Falls for a photo devoid of other tourist vehicles and people. I forgot something. The last 6 miles of road to the falls is closed through winter. On the way back in a light drizzle, I was hustling along to get garaged before it turned to rain or snow when I noticed and braked for a herd of sheep. Some of them backed up onto the shoulder while most of them went slightly up the hill from the road as I rode my bike slowly by. I wanted a photo, but that requires I park the bike, turn it off, take the key to unlock the trunk, remove camera […]

biker chick

This afternoon I was coming down home stretch in the LEO Tupperware reassembly (numerous interlocking plastic panels on Leo – my 2nd-hand ex-police patrol bike) after finally restoring the low beams. I was eagerly anticipating putting some miles on the highway eater when Missy said, “Nice day for a ride” … exactly what I was thinking… until she went on to say, “I mean ME taking a ride … on Piglet”. (Her died-in-the-wool HOGs-Forever brother restored and gave her this diminutive 1978 Honda XL75 that kind-of named itself) The recently licensed grandma on this vintage classic itty-bitty 6-horsepower, 175-pound, 4-speed, kick-start-only bike is completely incompatible with me on Leo. Yet she obviously wanted me to accompany her – also […]

picture your world

I made a meme this morning. I actually dislike the word “meme”, but today darn-near everyone knows what that is, overriding my Luddite dictionary. The directions from Goebbels in this quotation has become the industry standard for politicians, media, military and everyone else who has slimed their way into positions of power and/or influence. Almost nothing they present to us is true. That comes to no surprise, but it does get frustrating when I run across people with a tenacious grip on the unreality being hawked by the usual suspects. I am way beyond delivering facts to them refuting their treasured lies. I am most often their first or second hearing of truth when it takes at least three […]

Ukraine conflict has global potential

USofA State Department and CIA took over Ukrainian government in a 2014 engineered coup. The meanest, nastiest, infinitely greedy power brokers in the world took control using Ukraine to feed their insatiable appetites for children, adrenachrome and, of course, money. Now they appear to be eagerly setting up to start nuclear world war there or around Palestine, or both. You can see quite a few posts with supportive links that I published here regarding the Ukrainian snake pit and a long string of provocations trying to destroy Russian leadership and even the country of Russia. Rather than back off when their actions will clearly lead to World War, the psychopathic DC swamp doubles down … triples … quadruples … […]

looming economic collapse

“They” have driven this world to the brink via so many vehicles and routes unraveling and/or understanding it is akin to blizzard driving down a winter road. I’m considering a series of which this one is merely a start. Saved interesting, relevant links I have in abundance. Cleanout and reposting time has arrived. Today I share numerous indicators of imminent economic collapse. When the rats who brought this to us are clearly seen leaving the sinking ship, it might be time to locate your life preservers and lifeboats. While I dream and scheme of some Northwestern touring this summer, at least half of me will be surprised if this house of cards holds together long enough for me to […]

how I spent my vacation

In no particular order, but that in which the photos uploaded… Spring motorcycling weather arrived very early in the Bitterroot this year. I am not counting on winter being truly done with us, but am grabbing these delightful riding days as they come my way. On the left is nearby Lake Como completely covered in ice, though the snow on the ground has all melted. On the right is a stop atop “Almosta Road” which is dirt/gravel all the way, graced with almost no traffic whatsoever and pleasant scenery. No photos, but much of my time is spent on what I call “estate management”. That can include plowing snow, fabricating shelves, welding, woodworking, communing with my shop tools, managing […]

Keto diet as alternative to fasting for health

I have posted quite a bit about fasting, my fasts, the “hows” and why one should fast. However, fasting is difficult, and does have very real physical limits on frequency and duration. The proven, demonstrated healing benefits of fasting are amazing, and incredible those being introduced to the topic. The primary ‘magic’ comes from the body converting from a sugar/carbohydrate based fuel supply to a fat based one. After 3-4 days, the body enters a state of KETOSIS and the process of AUTOPHAGY begins – where tired, damaged and defective parts of every cell in your body are one-by-one, bit-by-bit replaced with new, healthy ones. … See my fasting instead of pharmacy post … Keto diets have very similar effects […]

clock contortions

Sigh … it is our bi-annual forced homage to the ruling class that we all must scurry about our small worlds adjusting every clock therein so we may continue to speak the same language regarding time-of-day as our peers speak… in all actuality, saving no daylight whatsoever. Here is a supremely accurate analog clock to help with your big chore for the day: Do not forget to reset each and every clock in your life today or you will be late tomorrow. I also added it to the Bitterroot Bugle’s left column so you can find it any time of any day … so long as my site and the Internet last. A regular un-favorite day of mine when […]

weight just a darn minnut

Older motorcycle riders begin questioning their hobby as it gets harder to handle their bikes at low or no speeds. Some sell their bikes and quit open air touring, others get side-car rigs, traditional trikes, the newer 2-wheels in front trikes, topless sports cars or give up on the whole concept of the trip being more important than the destination. Many of those are giving up riding the 1,000-pound cruisers and big touring bikes they view as integral to biking joys, not imagining motorcycling pleasure being possible on light, more easily managed two-wheelers. Lamentably, I sense that day approaching. Strength, balance and agility all matter when you pull up to a stop on a motorcycle. As you can see from […]

All Of The Elements Are In Place For An Economic Crisis Of Staggering Proportions

by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog I am sharing this quality article verbatim, but I encourage you to go see it in its native form with numerous relevant supporting links there. Click the above to take you there. In case you haven’t felt the demise of the dollar yet, your turn is coming soon. Hang on to your hats. – Ted They were able to delay the U.S. economy‚Äôs day of reckoning, but they were not able to put it off indefinitely. During the pandemic, the Federal Reserve pumped trillions of dollars into the financial system and our politicians borrowed and spent trillions of dollars that we did not have. All of that money caused quite a bit […]

$10,000 welcome to New York

Ten grand comes up two ways in the New York City news. One is that their brainless mayor intends to gift every illegal alien that amount just for landing in “his city”. Does that mean if I arrive in the city and break a law I get a $10,000 gift card? As I was developing my plans for a money-making trip my wife suggested a speeding violation in New York is more likely to get me the ‘January 6th treatment’ than the lump sum cash I was hoping for. Wrong skin tone, wrong place of birth, wrong native language, incorrect selection of law to violate. Darn! At least I don’t have the wrong name. New York state’s gubernor is […]

ice dancing

Occasionally the winter snowfalls conspire to make walking around our yard treacherous. My wife responds by putting ice cleats on a pair of snow boots and switching to them to walk on ice and from them to climb into her van, enter her destination or go back into the house. I walk very carefully. For the most part, her plan is a lot smarter than mine. Old brittle bones break easier than what we grew up with and heal a lot slower. Being a gambling man is not very clever. On the other hand, I am also a solution man. Here is the harrowing solution. On a sunny afternoon with temperatures well above freezing, I connected a “blanket harrow” […]

Aaron Russo: Mad As Hell

This is a show he produced in 1991, six years before they assassinated him as a serious threat to the deep state. We met Aaron at a Libertarian Party national convention. He was a powerful, knowledgeable champion for our team. He was also a highly successful movie producer known for Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. He talked with us personally and in his movie about David Rockefeller’s attempts to recruit Russo to the dark side: “You can do anything you want and have a permanent Get Out Of Jail Free card”. Failing that, they killed him. Mad As Hell gives some insight to where he was coming from. He produced this in 1991, but it is even more […]