Author Archives: Chris Penningroth

Concluding a Career

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I was given a most amazing opportunity last month and the timing of the opportunity could not have been more perfect! I was offered the chance to give the keynote address at the Peoria County Memorial Day Observance on Monday, … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End

I’ve recently learned that my request to retire from active service this summer has been approved. Now I actually have to figure out once and for all what I want to be when I grow up! Valid (or at least … Continue reading

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Things I Enjoy Saying

As I was walking back from work today I tried to think of a few quips I like to offer others. I do not have a particularly good reason for thinking about this particular topic. It does follow along the … Continue reading

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Adding to the Absurdity

One of my frequent reads over at PJ Media is fellow (former) St Louisan Stephen Green at VodkaPundit (who “Covers the absurd in American politics,” and does it quite nicely from a libertarian frame of reference). I finally got a … Continue reading

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The Genesis of No Twelve-Step Program

Just in case anyone happens to click over here from the Ace of Spades blog comments section: I was just kidding, I don’t actually have a Twelve-step program that helps transition lurkers into commenters.

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Amazing Camaro Sale!

I want to say “Thank you” to whomever purchased this 2014 Camaro COPO (Central Office Production Order) at Barrett-Jackson.  (Image Credit (as best I can tell): Copyright 2014 Drew Phillips / AOL There look to have been other charity auctions … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Sunroof?

This gives a whole new meaning to the term “Sunroof!”

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Merry Christmas 2013

Another year is almost ready for the ‘Recent History” archive! May your New Year 2014 be blessed and happy! Updated:: Now with 100% more Christmas Tree!

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From a Certain Point of View

The title is a reference to a parcel of dialogue from one of my favorite childhood movies (the guessing contest to “Name the movie” will be hosted in the comments section below).  One character says to another something to the … Continue reading

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Praying for Boston

I feel compelled to share this photo today. I’m praying for Boston, I hope you will too. Twitter: #prayforboston. Follow me on Twitter: @CPenningroth

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