Winter has arrived

It's been snowing all day, at least an inch and a half accumulation. Earlier, I put some de–icer on the driveway in preparation for tomorrow morning. Before that, I had to walk the dogs in the snow. You know, pugs don't like snow. It just really throws them off, having to go potty on something white instead of green.

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GOP taps ‘Prince of Pork’ to lead spending committee

By Staff, Fox< News

December 10, 2010

Republicans who captured the House last month in part on the strength of a promise to rein in government spending have tapped a veteran lawmaker known as the “prince of pork” to head the powerful House Appropriations Committee. And the decision’s not sitting so well among some conser Continue reading GOP taps ‘Prince of Pork’ to lead spending committee

Fastest trooper

Montana State Trooper

In most of the United States there is a policy of checking on any stalled vehicle on the highway when temperatures drip to single digits or below. About 3 a.m. one very cold morning, Montana State Trooper Allan Nixon responded to a call.

There was a car off the shoulder of the road outside Great Falls, Montana.

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