I am very aware that real humans beings like you follow this blog. First, thank you! Second, how it your week going? I’m not asking to be polite; I’d really like to know. Are you a creative type? If so, you know how it is to be in the grip of a project. I have … Continue reading
In studying revolutions, I was quite surprised how much they argued-with each other! In a previous post I mentioned the Mountain Chihuahuas. Since then, possibly because I have no life, a hyperactive imagination, or both-I’ve been wondering what happened to the Mountain Chihuahuas since then. How is the Revolution going? Do they meet in secret … Continue reading
How to stop the stressful, stupid-inducing effects of 24 hour fear-mongering in one simple step.
All right, all right, I was a bad kid. I’m sorry, all you long-suffering teachers, that I gave you such a hard time. I was bored. I was trying to liven things up a bit. (Those are explanations, not justifications.) I went to Catholic high school on scholarship, like many poor peasants before me. If … Continue reading
A couple of young folks invited me to watch The Hobbit 1 and 2 with them, which was nice. But I talked too much during the spider scene in Mirkwood Forest-well, because I’m afraid of spiders, I guess. I asked them if they knew Tolkein wrote the Hobbit as a children’s story-Yes, with orcs and … Continue reading
I hope you have a wonderful Christmas. 🙂 This is a true story; best when shared.
I try to only post pretty encouraging stuff on here, so if this subject is too heavy for you, feel free to skip this. However, it is animated and has its funny moments. 🙂 On Youtube
As I study history, I often think, “If the leaders had only listened to the people, they could have avoided all that mess.” But they seldom do, for some reason-and an expression for this is, “The dogs bark and the caravan moves on.” Cute, unless we are the dogs they are referring to…which reminded me … Continue reading
The Sufi poet Rumi makes me smile and his lines below reminded me of two things simultaneously: 1. The song we sang in church, “Just as I am”…(Oh lamb of God, I come) 2. I also thought of a pastel I made of a little girl, sans clothing, running through a field at sunrise. Didn’t … Continue reading