Caught My Eye…

I don’t understand people who say, “I don’t know how to thank you,” like they never heard of money. – Unknown

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

CME is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • 2020 Census Self Response
  • Fundraising
  • It’s Thicker
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

I’m waking up, I feel it in my bones
Enough to make my systems blow
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Welcome to the new age, to the new age
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
Whoa, oh, oh, oh, oh, whoa, oh, oh, oh, I’m radioactive, radioactive
– Imagine Dragons (Video)

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

This week’s topics include cash infusions, throwing money at the virus, unemployment, gas prices, virus polls, federal government plan, 2020 Census, those eight U.S. Senators, our wartime president, the non-partisan virus, spring has sprung, and much more!

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Caught My Eye…

Quote of the day…

In 2020 we thought we’d have flying cars…but no, here we are teaching people how to wash their hands. – Dejon Simmons @dejonsim

Welcome to “Caught My Eye” (CME) – the Friday the 13th edition!

CME is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

I’ve got a new photo from the “bunker” to share with you today!

CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Real Invitation
  • Coronavirus Stuff
  • Montana Highway Patrol
  • Bunker Photo
  • One More Thing

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Thursday Numbers

The Western Word is coming to you, STILL coronavirus free, from deep inside an underground bunker in Montana. The bunker also serves as the worldwide headquarters for The Western Word blog!

Quote of the day…

It’s the end of the world as we know it
It’s the end of the world as we know it
It’s the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine
-R.E.M.

Welcome to “Thursday Numbers!” In case you’re a first-time visitor, this is the weekly column where I take a look at the numbers that are in the news (in descending order) and provide commentary sometimes sprinkled with sarcasm and humor.

This week’s topics include the 2020 Census, Malmstrom Air Force Base, unemployment claims, confirmed coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump’s address to the nation, concrete bunkers, Trump’s approval rating, deaths from the coronavirus in the United States, coronavirus & seasonal flu, plus much more!

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Caught My Eye…

It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew. – Henry Rollins

Welcome to the big column to end the week, “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • Child’s Death in GF
  • Impeachment Hearings
  • Brawl of the Wild Poll Results
  • One More Thing

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The Monday Memo

Many a time a man’s mouth broke his nose. –Irish Proverb

Today’s independent commentary deals with these people/issues:

  • The Vaseline Complaint
  • 2019 Congressional District Census
  • Let it Snow…
  • One More Thing

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Caught My Eye…

Your strongest muscle and worst enemy is your mind. Train it well. – Unknown

Welcome to the big column to end the week, “Caught My Eye” (CME)!

If you are a first-time visitor, welcome! CME is the once a week column that is posted here every Friday morning. This is when I take a look at some of the stories I did not have time to write about during the week. There may be some sarcasm and pointed independent commentary so be warned!

Here are the topics that “Caught My Eye” this week:

  • The Sound of Freedom
  • MTSen – Mues
  • Trump & Citizenship
  • One More Thing

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