AMD deciding _now_ what to do about Linux
kd4jdl1 at verizon.net
Fri Jun 22 13:15:19 UTC 2007
On Friday 22 June 2007 00:06:13 Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Thursday 21 June 2007, Stew Schneider wrote:
> >Brendan wrote:
> >>>>>> I think I'm old now.
> >>>> When I was a boy, we played with ROCKS, and we were glad to get them.
> >>>> Now you damn kids get off my lawn!
> >>>> stew
> >>> Hey stew, are you trying to pull age as a rank here? It doesn't work,
> >>> been there, done that. 10/04/34 for a birthday here.
> >> Jesus, did they even make birthdays back then?
> >I understand that they did, but they were made of ROCKS and they liked
> >'em that way. And it was uphill. In the snow. Both ways.
> >Now, get off my lawn before I call the law.
> I'm shakin in my boots, but I never saw no 'no trespassin' sign. As for
> the uphill and snow, yup. My first grade year the school board said I had
> to attend this school, but there was another closer if one didn't count
> cross-country mileage. I thought for a while I was going to have to swim
> the Coon River unless it was frozen over, which it was quite a bit of that
> winter, but grandpa felled a tree tall enough to make a bridge for me. The
> only time I didn't use it was one warm spring afternoon when a 4 foot
> rattler laying in the middle of it challenged me for toll rights. I got
> wet. It wasn't the first rattler I'd seen, and it sure as hell hasn't been
> the last. Madison county Iowa (the movie 'Bridges of Madison County' was
> filmed there, about 3 miles away) is fine country, for rattlers... Daddy
> killed one on the front step one noon, nearly 5 feet long, 33 rattles & 5"
> thick. Summer of '40 IIRC.
> Cheers, Gene
> "There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
> soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
> -Ed Howdershelt (Author)
> Complex system:
> One with real problems and imaginary profits.
I remember the long walk and the rattlers, sw virginia 09/21/47. My first
three years at a 2 room school had a 2 mile walk through the woods, the first
half mile was straight up the side of a mountain. Had to cross the creeks on
the bottom rail of a fence while holding on to the top one.
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