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on the second day of Christmas

It has spent years on my “Want List” without rising high enough in priority to happen. Bass guitar would be a great compliment to my trombone playing utilizing other muscles when my embouchure is exhausted. Significantly, the bass establishes the chords in every beat of...

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on the first day of Christmas

Friday I created a clever, neat way for Missy to display cards, letters, photos and such. We have been in this house for two years now. She has been using some cheap stick-on clips to display memorabilia on the pillars between our living room and...

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sheriff election results

I was unable to attract much money, media or active campaign team, yet thanks to my websites, facebook and personal appearances, I did pretty well in attracting votes in Idaho’s most populous county anyway. I learned a lot about modern media, web-hosting, HTML and such...

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Statesman endorsement

The Idaho Statesman, owned by the 3rd largest periodical publisher in the world, unsurprisingly endorsed the incumbent sheriff. I have asked them to publish this response: As one of two candidates for Ada County Sheriff, I met with the Idaho Statesman editorial board. Confident they...

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Ada sheriff candidate

The Kuna Melba News asked for 400 words describing who Ted Dunlap is and why he is running for Ada County Sheriff. This is my response: Ted Dunlap, 63 years old, semi-retired, current business called “The Fixer” because my best talents are coming up with...

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endorsement for sheriff Ted Dunlap

I met and spent some time with Delaware Sheriff Jeff Christopher at Canyon County sheriff candidate Ed Hendershot’s event in Caldwell. Jeff is a warm, caring, courageous and knowledgeable man anyone would be proud to know. I sure am. His endorsement of me and my...

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Constitution Day speech

I was one of the invited speakers at today’s Constitution Day Event on the Idaho Capital building steps. There were many great speeches. Almost all of them were heartfelt and strongly backed by long-term actions of the speakers. Here are my notes. I deviated only...

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ham radio class

As an integral part of our posse, and any disaster response preparation, radio is a consideration. Internet, wireless phones, land-lines, satellite, power grid and more are vulnerable in many situations. Ham radio is older than almost any electronic communication and very well populated with people...

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driving

As a hobby, I’ve driven race cars on road courses such as Laguna Seca and Sears Point (since renamed). As a dream, I could do that a lot more. In the real world, I am a talented and skillful driver of equipment, commercial trucks and...

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handyman

I’m a creative guy with a lifetime collection of tools and skills. I operate on old-fashioned values of honor, integrity and honesty. I’m open to working in exchange for old-fashioned money at old-fashioned prices. A good old dollar would likely entice me to drop by,...

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