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Just one first world problem after another

First, there was the deer incident that totaled my Sentra. I got enough from the insurance claim for a decent down payment on a new Subaru Impreza

Next, our dog was attacked by the neighbor’s dog. He’s doing well two weeks after surgery.

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Dog update

After less than a week, Eddie’s bandages came off. He goes back to the Topeka vet one last time to remove the stitches. We’ll probably do that this coming Saturday. At some point in the near future, we’ll take him to his regular vet so he know what’s going on.

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Personal

Doggie issues

Last Saturday, the family dog, Eddie, welcomed our neighbors home from their vacation.

Eddie likes our neighbors; our neighbors like Eddie. Our neighbor’s dog doesn’t like Eddie. She considers him to be a rat to be killed. Although Eddie tries to avoid her, and we try not to have both dogs out at the same time, Eddie didn’t see her coming until she poked a hole in his throat.

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highways

August, 2019 KDOT lettings

Here’s whats up for bids in the Monthly lettings for August of 2019.

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highways Personal

A New Car!

As I previously mentioned, I had an incident with a deer out on US 24 last week that totaled my 2013 Sentra. After having the insurance payout confirmed, it was time to get a car.

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Politics

Parental Advisory: Case Law, Part 2

About a year and a half ago, I posted about a decision of the Kansas Court of Appeals regarding the admission of a defendant’s statements after being pelted with profanities by the arresting officers.

It turns out that the State petitioned the Kansas Supreme Court for review, which they accepted. They released their decision today.

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highways

July, 2019 KDOT lettings

I’ve been writing a summary of the monthly lettings of the Kansas Department of Transportation on the aaroads.com forum as a sneak peak of the planned projects that the state is working on. So, I might as well publish them here as well.

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Personal

End of the road….

I may have just turned 40, but it’s not the end of the road for me. My red Nissan Sentra, on the other hand, is a different story.

I was on the home stretch of heading home from the Turkey Creek train club meeting on Tuesday Night, when I had a chance encounter on US 24 out by Laptad’s Corner.

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General Personal

First new page moved to WordPress

I finally got around from moving a page from a Raw HTML page and into the WordPress system.

That page is a minor update to the History of former radio station KAIR in Atchison. The station had left the air on Halloween in 2017 and was never able to return to the air before a statutory one year deadline kicked in. The FCC officially deleted the KAIR licence back in April.

Next up will likely be the Pioneer Radio History front-page.

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highways Photos

Truck Parking, Part 2

With the new Truck Parking Information Management System system now in place at the rest areas along I-70 in Kansas, the KTA is now following suit at its service areas