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"Dang! Have I been sent to Coventry? This is a literary site, help a brutha out!"
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A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available

Well, Boanerges suggested I post more stories. After I got finished typing them out, I had enough material for a short book available from Amazon/Kindle.It is a book for adults as some of the content is pretty rough. Many may find it offensive as well. The ebook has a minor formatting issue in that in portrait mode the table of…See More
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Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available
"OK, some of the content IS a bit blunt, but 94 ebooks read so far and not a single comment left on amazon. A favorable comment would be appreciated but any comment is welcome, as long as it is sincere. The "Oyster Perpetual' chapter…"
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Drew-Silla liked Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available
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Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available
"Jonathan, I hope you like it. I think you will get a chuckle out of the result of the Commodore Club robbery, which is in the chapter "Packin' Fudge""
Mar 17
Jonathan Wolfman commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available
"WILL GET IT!  :)"
Mar 17
Drew-Silla commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.
"So let me get this straight - you get to beat the shit out of annoying people and you get paid for it? Sounds to me like a life very well-lived indeed. "
Feb 18
Boanerges liked Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.
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Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.
"Thanks Stephen."
Feb 18
JMac1949 Today commented on Mike Shields's blog post A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.
"Amazon has a format for self publication of ebooks:  Kindle Direct Publishing.  Good luck."
Feb 18
JMac1949 Today commented on Mike Shields's blog post The Trump Victory
"It seems to me that compromise is what has preserved our republic and the ability to compromise is something we seem to be losing over the past couple of decades.  But... we survived the Civil War, WWII and Vietnam so I expect we'll…"
Jan 3
Mike Shields commented on Mike Shields's blog post The Trump Victory
"JMAC, people tend to forget that political differences are irrelevant if we don't have a functioning country. I'll consider modification of some views to facilitate the greater good."
Jan 3

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A life well lived? No, but of it was interesting at times. Book Available

Posted on March 17, 2017 at 1:18pm 5 Comments

Well, Boanerges suggested I post more stories. After I got finished typing them out, I had enough material for a short book available from Amazon/Kindle.

It is a book for adults as some of the content is pretty rough. Many may find it offensive as well. 

The ebook has a minor formatting…

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A life well lived? No, but it was interesting at times.

Posted on February 18, 2017 at 9:30am 11 Comments

Some life trivia. The above photo is of a newspaper article in the Virginian Pilot from Nov. 23, 1989. Backstory: I needed a full time job while in college and a friend of mine's older brother said he could get me a job with a local private security company. I did not realize what I…

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The Trump Victory

Posted on January 2, 2017 at 2:58pm 16 Comments

As a conservative, I feel like I should be giving more of a crap about the Trump victory but I don't feel it matters. At the Federal level, all politicians are scum and while Hillary would not have been as bad a president as many of my fellow conservatives think, Trump will not suck as bad as the left thinks.

That is not saying much, however.

Even if we "fix" healthcare and can somehow manage a 50% reduction in premium across the board, employers have been too used to getting…

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July 4th, 1776

Posted on July 4, 2016 at 11:18am 14 Comments

IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776.

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they…

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