Category Archives: Heroes

RIP, Joan Rivers

Another comedy legend has gone to the two-drink minimum in the sky following a surgery. And yeah, her last years were not her finest, but she remained true to herself until the very end. Joan Rivers once told me she … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2014

On any given Saturday morning, after the cartoons were done, I would be gently pushed outside the front door, the lock would click, and Mom’s voice would come through the panel, “Don’t come home before lunch, unless fire or insurrection!” … Continue reading

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Food for thought

Tante Marie Cooking School has long donated food to the shelters and foodbanks in SF, and Mary started a unique program years ago called Food Runners. It started as a way for restaurants to legally donate food to shelters rather … Continue reading

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RIP Nelson Mandela

The Spitballing flag at MPS World HQ is at half-mast as Nelson Mandela, one of the great good men of this world, has died. I’m sure that everywhere there will be worthy tributes to Mandela, but I found that Right … Continue reading

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Retirement fitting a dog

This is Kaiser the dog’s last day on the beat in Plymouth MA, getting a retirement honor guard and final salute: And one for the records: And yeah, that’s how you treat a hero. (BuzzFeed)

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Veteran’s Day

And that is a hero’s welcome!

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Obama directs flags to half-staff…

Scissorhead Mike Flugennock. …in honor of Neil Armstrong. Scissorhead Mike Flugennock gives us a very noble tribute in honor of the late Lt.. Armstrong. That flag, in the Sea of Tranquility will be the one exception, and rightly so. I … Continue reading

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RIP, Neil Armstrong

AP Is there anyone amongst us who does not know who Neil Armstrong was? The moon shines bright tonight in tribute.

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RIP Gore Vidal

If I flew a flag here at The Hut (world HQs of the MPS media empire), it would be at half-mast today. Gore Vidal has passed away at age 86. Besides being a gifted writer of novels, screen plays, and … Continue reading

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Ride, Sally Ride

too easy of a line RIP Sally – gone way too soon – a true hero, the stars will shine brightly for you btw– how fast will the fundies pretend that Sally Ride doesn’t even exist.  Sally leaves behind her … Continue reading

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