A story out on Thursday from The Intercept with the latest on the federal lawsuit filed by Steven Salaita, whose position at the University of Illinois was aborted after a campaign was mounted against him with regard to some tweets on Twitter critical of Israel's Protective Edge military actio… Read full post »
Okay, so we could either go into dive onc3e more into my wretchedness you serve and see if I can either go into the right of you or the wrong of you.
I can give you that choice. I only open up once in a while.
I can dive back… Read full post »
Where do glutens go when they set them free?
This, of late, has been a mystery to me.
Is there a gluten preserve out in the Great Plains?
I’m being serious—can someone explain?
I imagine the looks on the glutens’ faces
When they let them out in the wide open spaces.
After living… Read full post »
I pilfered the above picture and it was lifted by someone else and so on and so on. There is no original attribution so Iâ€™ll simply chalk up the attribution to the great people of Greece. But I wanted to start this post with this graphic to show the… Read full post »
Are you afraid to take a chance?
Afraid of what tomorrow may bring?
Always needing to know in advance.
Instead of sitting it out
Why don't you take a different stance?
All the things you planned ahead
gave you a facde of feeling secure.
Now… Read full post »
I remember the time before conservative ideas were put into effect. They seemed like good ideas when I first heard them in the late 1960s. But all they were was ideas. Let’s see how they worked in the real world.
I was a staunch conservative when I started college… Read full post »
Vimeo: Death by Scrabble from Luke Davies
Death By Scrabble is an insight into the mind of a disgruntled young husband, forced into a mind numbing game of scrabble with his wife. As the game progresses, our protagonist’s thoughts grow more sinister by the second. Un-amused and unpredic… Read full post »
That old robe they wore
and kept wearing with its freyed seams
pulled gaping in the threads
holes in the shoulders
pockets sagging from the weight
of collected objects shoved in
things stumbled on and tucked away
hem undone and dragging
cuffs scuffed, stained, nubbed and singed
they wore it… Read full post »
Every picture tells a story and most clouds could have a face. And that's where the riddle begins for you to unravel with something timely in an ancient traditional fashion. Try using pedantic perameter, for more fun and pleasure…Best three will rise to the top!!!! Read full post »
Gray Wolf Tracked In California: Wildlife officials are using GPS to track what is believed to be the first gray wolf to venture into California in decades, raising hopes that the endangered species may once again thrive there. Wildlife officials admit the tracking only became possible af/… Read full post »
My kindred soul amongst the highly paid curmugeons remains Nick
Carr (not Cage, as my independent fingers sometimes say). Had
I started these endeavors long before I did, I might be he.
Sort of, of course, in a metaphorical sense. Today brings
Susan Pinker reports t… Read full post »
It's supposed to snow again this weekend, up to 8" and a chance for wind to blow it about. We're all hoping it's enough to close work Monday, and it seems that they have named the storm Linus. Really?
I found out that I am vested in the retirement plan… Read full post »
That’s what the annual orgy of violence in the form of the so called “Super Bowl” is to me. It is the time when all the supposed “real men” can have their annual exclusively all male celebration that involves an orgy of non stop eating and consumption whose only parallel… Read full post »
The words that fall from your lips give way to the direction you will take too. When you bring it up; it is where you will direct yourself. Thanks, mostly I will not include myself, but you can assume my perspective all you want and the more someone shares it with… Read full post »
There are three types of people in this world: sheep, wolves, and sheepdogs.
Some people prefer to believe that evil doesn't exist in the world,
and if it ever darkened their doorstep, they wouldn't know how to protect themselves.
Those are the sheep.
Then you've got predators, who… Read full post »
So with no cash flow and lots of lilting left to go, the plot cannot thicken with out the dough ray me. There are stars to follow but animals to be fed as well. The stars can wait. The animals are n… Read full post »
Why My New Plan
for the Grateful Dead 50th
Is No Plan At All
It's hard to believe it's been less than two weeks since Jerry Garcia's daughter Trixie announced on youtube that the band's reunion/final shows would be held over the Fourth of July at Soldier Field in Chicago. … Read full post »
Not much time here because I'm preparing for date night and she'll be home soon, but I feel a need to share so here goes. She works and I don't.
To the west there is a pink glow to the horizon, hopefully signaling decent weather. Last night and this morning, four inches of white, puffy flakes fell, once again burying the landscape. According to the weather reports, we might get down to minus 25 degrees wind chill factor, the colde… Read full post »