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Cell phones invaded everyone’s life. Eventually that included me. It’s a major personal failure as far as I’m concerned. Eventually my old dumb phone it was replaced by a “smart” phone (i.e. a revolting abomination of bloated software and marketing … Continue reading
Some stupidity is so overboard that it crosses the lunacy event horizon and becomes epic. Money quote: “…but the raccoon became unconscious from being squeezed and was discarded on the floorboard of the vehicle until a short time later when… … Continue reading
Most recently my tagline has been a reminder by George Orwell: “To see what is in front of one’s nose needs a constant struggle.” It comes from a 1946 essay called “In Front Of Your Nose“. Orwell wasn’t an optimistic … Continue reading
Last night’s lunar eclipse was incredible. All the conditions were right; clear sky, not too cold, bugs were mostly froze out, not much light pollution (a dark night sky is one of the nicest parts of living in the hinterlands), … Continue reading
It’s a funny song and all. I was humming along. Then around 52 seconds into it there’s a hydraulic wood splitter and… ouch! My ego just took a hit. Hat tip to Free Thinker.
If you don’t get the “Waily, waily, waily!” reference from my previous post… STOP! Drop everything! Immediately read The Wee Free Men (Tiffany Aching). Do it now! It’s a wonderful book. You’ll be glad you did. Sure it’s not Shakespeare … Continue reading