Believers Gather at First Ever Flat-Earth Conference: The first-ever Flat Earth International Conference, aimed at disputing the idea that the world is round, has just wrapped up in North Carolina. Gee, I was gonna attend, but I never got “around” to it. OK, I really didn’t go because I was flat-broke. Besides, what on Earth do they hope to accomplish anyway? Don’t they know there’s nothing new under the sun? Personally, I think a lot of guys just go to…Continue
It was the summer after my second year of college; the summer of 1962. I had spent the school year living in a not exactly dormitory.
In anticipation of the coming baby boomers the college had moved a bachelor officer’s quarters from an Air Force base about 75 miles away and plopped it down between buildings on…Continue
I've been painting - old paintings - a couple of unfinished ones plus a some repairs because moving damaged a few plus two came back to me for repair because the owner of them recently moved. conclusion: moving is hard on art and I suppose I didn't know this because it's never happened before, so much moving damage. So anyway, some repairing and some new ones.
The repairs are on a painting about biblical Eve I did a million years ago and I'm having a grand old time repairing because…Continue
But at least we living beasts have the best,, the best, the most expensive killing and destruction mechanisms yet conceivable and doable by and to huManity....
... no greater waste of Earth's treasures and gifts could be committed lest this planet and its moon are visited again by…Continue
American Heart Association President Suffers Heart Attack: The president of the American Heart Association, cardiologist Dr. John Warner, is reportedly resting comfortably after suffering a minor heart attack during the organization's scientific conference taking place in Anaheim, California. Fortunately for him, when the call went out “is there a doctor in the house?” - everyone in the entire room raised their hands.…Continue
For all those looking to add to the Rightwing's slim majority in the Senate by tossing Franken out, a thought. Every male on the planet has, or will before croaking, kissed someone (mostly, females) who didn't really want to be kissed. No one should lose his job over that. There is a limit to punishment.
A 6-year-old boy near Colorado Springs,…Continue
In today’s world there is a matrix of propaganda that has never existed before. News sources once considered somewhat reliable and at least providing a reasonable amount of fact have now become pure purveyors of propaganda often relying on a reputation they…Continue
I recently met a famous journalist at a local function. She and I discussed to current business, and how it's increasingly cut-throat with decreasing wages, and greater company control over the ownership rights and intellectual property rights of writers and authors.
Then we moved over into discussing the world of blogging.
She told me that it's no secret that journalists often use a special feature in google, where they can be notified about new articles, essays, blog-posts on…Continue
No need to take this at face-value; you can, of course, search further. I share it to stimulate your looking into it further, not only as to Japan, but as to other…Continue
I know this is a terrible picture of a rainbow, but I've never seen one of these before [by which I mean morning rainbow,…Continue
Four people nominated by the president for federal judge posts in the first nine and a half months of his term have been rated "unqualified" by the American Bar Association. The latest, Brett Talley, thirty-six, has never tried a case and failed to disclose his marriage to one of the president's lawyers. Judge Talley writes books on his investigations into "paranormal…Continue
Leonardo da Vinci Painting Sells for Record $450 Million: A painting of Christ by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, has sold at auction for a record $450 million, obliterating previous records for artworks sold at auction or privately. Wow, that’s one hell of a lot of money - especially when you consider Christ didn’t even pose for it.…Continue
I got back from a trip to Hawaii a few days ago. If anyone is interested, the pictures are here:Continue
Among the plethora of false narratives spewed by the left to keep division and social unrest alive and well within our ranks is the so-called talking point known as “White Privilege”. Once again we are faced with…Continue