Category Archives: Personal Thoughts

Say, This Romney Fellow is….

…getting more likeable every day. Mary Katherine Ham at Hot Air: I know many conservatives bristle at the notion of “likeability” or personal “favorability” as an important campaign metric, dismissing it as a shallow consideration not worthy of news coverage. … Continue reading

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Yeah, That’s a New Post

Sure, I’m probably talking to myself after all this time, but I did finally get back here. I apologize to everyone for the abrupt departure. Life happened. I had to go on the road for work and did not have … Continue reading

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On Being Absent

Sorry about the long silence here at the Crabitat. I’ve been very, very busy and just have not had the energy to blog for quite a while. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get back to some sort of regular blogging … Continue reading

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A Personal Note

My wife likes Subaru vehicles. She has owned three over the years. The first one was a first generation Legacy wagon that she put a lot of miles on over several years. She reluctantly gave that car up for a … Continue reading

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The Aspiring Classes

I think there is something to this theory from Janet Daley at The Telegraph: But that’s pretty much over now. For all the desperate Labour flirtation with a revived class war, there is a new political settlement with which everyone … Continue reading

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And Four Years On

Four years ago today I started Blue Crab Boulevard. To all my readers, thanks for stopping by and reading. Thanks for the comments. Sometimes it is a real struggle to find time for this. Blogging is not like falling off … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve

The plans my wife and I had for this evening fell through. So we are staying home and just threw dinner into the oven (the screaming ended after a few minutes). My youngest boy is watching a Twilight Zone marathon … Continue reading

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A Note To Martian And All Readers In Florida

Or those in the Panhandle area at least. Stay safe, my friends. A tropical depression churning toward the Florida Panhandle on Sunday picked up strength to become Tropical Storm Claudette, the National Hurricane Center said. The depression’s surface winds reached … Continue reading

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Working With “Agent 123”

It is a funny thing, but sometimes you read the news without actually getting the most important parts of it. This happened to me the other day when Gaius quoted from the story about the husband and wife spying for … Continue reading

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Three Years

Three years ago today, the Crabitat opened for business. Mostly. it’s been fun, occasionally not. To my loyal readers, thanks for reading this humble blog. Here’s a picture I took in Florida last week when my family and I were … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

May 2009 be a good year for you and yours. Tweet

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Coal For Christmas

The old warning that naughty children would only get a lump of coal in their Christmas stockings never had much effect on me. We really did not make a big deal about the whole stocking thing in my house when … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

A very Merry Christmas to all of my readers. May your holidays be safe and happy. Tweet

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NORAD is again tracking a large, red-suited man riding a flying sleigh pulled by gravity-defying reindeer. For fifty years now, NORAD has tracked this apparition as he circumnavigates the world. The US and Canadian military personnel has been keeping tabs … Continue reading

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Small Favors

I almost titled this post as “Small Miracles”, but then decided that might be stretching things a bit. So, I opted for the current title, instead. Wednesday afternoon, as my wife and I were driving home from work, a car … Continue reading

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