Monthly Archives: November 2013

T-DAY FOOD STORIES

Every year I contribute some whiney complaint about the world and VA. This year is different. I feel positively ebullient so I will tell stories of my former life. The first concerns rotten butter. If you smoke cigarettes, you really … Continue reading

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TURKEY FACEPAGE

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DIY Dental Plan Worksheet to see if VA-sponsored plans offer value

In case you missed this post, the VA has partnered with Delta Dental and Met Life to offer dental plans to veterans beginning January 1, 2014.  The most expensive Met Life plan offers the best coverage but it costs almost as … Continue reading

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BVA WIN–I’M #48

Wow. Talk about VA backlogs. Here it is. Hot off the presses. A red hot win… or is it? Time will tell soon enough when they begin the staged ratings. BVA decision on earlier effective date sanitized As we all … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING FACE HUMOR

Found this on Facepage this morning. It’s the kind of thing a Vet would find amusing. Well, this Vet, anyway. Enjoy the stuffing on Thursday and think of my weird, twisted humor.   P.S. Here’s the best one yet:  

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IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS-#47

Member John who has been among us many years has finally been graced by the VA tooth fairy. It took nothing less than Virginia Girard-Brady to effect it, though. John was becoming rather disheartened after waiting for what felt like … Continue reading

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VA FRAUD ALERT

I get these ever since I made the mistake of giving them my email address. Baaaaad idea. No_Reply@va.gov  Nov 22 at 12:43 PM  FRAUD ALERT: Veterans should be aware of a marketing scam targeting callers trying to reach the Department of … Continue reading

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BVA–RAZORS AND PERSONAL THINGS

Here’s a good one from the Vacation capital of the south-Saint Pete’s. There must be more Vets per square mile there than you can count in the bars on a rainy day. He’s got AmLeg repping him but you sure … Continue reading

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BVA–5CCs OF GAMMA GLOBULIN = HCV

Ooooh, baby. Now we’re hitting a thousand. Too bad this sweet thing lost her man but it shows you how to pick up the pieces when life hands you these lemons. What amazes me is how the VFW managed to … Continue reading

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BVA–USING THE SAME SYRINGE = HCV

FROM THE HONORABLE ELVIS PRESLEY VARO IN NASHVILLE, TN Here’s an excellent one to file under nexus. Don’t say they never did it. They did. Some medics back then rationalized that we were all healthy- or sure looked healthy- so … Continue reading

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