Category Archives: VR&E

ILP–THE GREENHOUSE BATTLE IS OVER

After five and a half years, the battle for the VA ILP greenhouse is over. We met at Appomattox@va.gov Friday morning and began the final dance. I felt the VA was now past the suspense date and was prepared to … Continue reading

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HADIT.COM RADIO SHOW–PART II ON DM 2.

Jerrel called yesterday and wanted to do a Part Two on Diabetes as we ran out of time and left no room for a Q&A session from the membership. Good idea. Silvia Price has given us a lot of valuable … Continue reading

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ILP–CORN ON THE COBETTE

In a last-gasp effort with the sun setting ever lower in the south each evening, my Silver Queen corn put it’s all into it. Two weeks ago, there wasn’t enough on the cobs to keep body and soul together for … Continue reading

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CAVC–#16-2098–POSTSCRIPT-ARE YOU OKAY WITH THAT, ST. MARGARET?

Never being one to leave an errant sweater thread alone or a VA scab unpicked, I felt compelled to at least answer in my defence and protect my honor. Having hornswoggled sweet ol’ Saint Margaret into believing that maybe I … Continue reading

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ILP–FOR HE WHO SHALL HAVE BORNE THE BATTLE (NOT)

Just when you feel you’ve heard the worst story about deprivation of benefits, another one floats to the top. Just when you think the VA could sink no lower than whale shit, they outdo themselves with another personal best. Today, … Continue reading

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ILP–DEEP THROAT-THE FLY ON THE WALL

Every good VA story has a fly on the wall somewhere who can tell you what’s going on in the back room. In my case, Deep Throat is well-protected, well-informed and keeps me in the loop on a fairly regular … Continue reading

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CAVC–#16-2098–SUNDAY’S ON THE PHONE TO MONDAY…

Tuesday’s on the phone to me-Oh yeah. (She came in through the Bathroom Window, Beatles). I note with some satisfaction the Clerk of the Court has uploaded my Petitioner’s rebuttal to Respondent’s Faery Tale. In this game of tennis, I’ve … Continue reading

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