Bret Blakeslee
Bret Blakeslee · Jul 8, 2016 at 1:05 pm
The Bus Is Gone
Damn, Damn, Damn!!! I was driving down the street in Tempe and smoke started spewing out of the dash. I look back at the vents on the back side of the bus and fire is pouring out of them. No wonder th...
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Bret Blakeslee · Mar 18, 2016 at 11:19 pm
Bus Update
Well, the bus isn't perfect yet. It runs out of gas even with gas in the tank. Bummer. Anyway, other than that drive train and braking system (replaced the drum brakes with perfect disk brakes - no l...
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Bret Blakeslee · Jun 17, 2015 at 12:29 am
Have Bus - Will Travel
Well, there’s one good. . . okay, very good thing going on right now. My bus is 90% done! The new engine is in and I am currently driving it around for the 500 mile break-in. After that we put the g...
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Bret Blakeslee · May 31, 2015 at 3:25 am
Latest on my Cancer
The latest on my cancer is that my treatment has been denied twice after most of 4 years of approval. I don't know why. I don't know what I did. I don't know if I can live without the treatment. This...
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Bret Blakeslee · Apr 29, 2015 at 10:08 pm
Momentary THought
We invented civilization to support a standing army. We caused over-population to make sure there was enough cannon-fodder.
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Bret Blakeslee · Apr 8, 2015 at 4:44 am
The Right Stuff
So I'm watching the movie The Right Stuff and I was thinking that was a tremendous time to grow up. I knew Chuck Yeager's name before I was six. Of course, I was in Indianapolis, Indiana and General Y...
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Bret Blakeslee · Sep 24, 2014 at 8:32 pm
My Dire Disease
Hi Folks, I've been doing other things than writing in this site. I'll explain why now. I thought that I'd be living much longer than expected. That sentence is weird but you get the picture I hope. ...
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Bret Blakeslee · Sep 7, 2014 at 10:29 am
Been Drawing Lately
Sorry about the delay in writing.  But I've switched from writing to drawing.  See I already know how to write.  Doing something you don't know how to do is good for the brain.  So...
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Bret Blakeslee · Sep 7, 2014 at 10:09 am
A Movie I Saw
I watched a movie tonight. Well, not really a movie. It was color film from the second world war. 55 million dead. 30 million refugees. It sounds so far away. But my father fought in it. I saw my moth...
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Bret Blakeslee · Aug 31, 2014 at 2:11 am
Micro Update
Hi Folks,Haven't been around lately.   Been fixing up my bus (VW MicroBus) and learning to draw.  Needed to rewire part of my brain to retrieve the nouns that gabapentin has hidden from me.&...
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