Two of the six aircraft carriers in Norfolk VA harbor
Three thoughts about US foreign policy
Remember all of this fuss about the North Koreans getting the bomb and a missile to deliver it is brought to you by the same people who convinced us that Saddam Hussein had “Weapons of Mass Destruction.” It is very likely that they are just beating the drums of war. [click to continue…]
Probably not. But Shigeaki Hinohara did. After a career as a doctor at age ninety he published a book How to Live Well and became a sage. The book doesn’t seem to be in print in the USA.
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Many of the fountains featured in this series will be from the area near where I live. There are lots of fountains nearby and it is the heat of summer so it’s not easy to set up shots. This is another private home with a front yard fountain near the Biltmore Hotel. Click through to see the video [click to continue…]
In July I took a shower at a marina in Annapolis Maryland. The shower didn’t have a flow restrictor and it was marvelous. In California the luxury of a full flow shower has been legislated out of existence. It sounds like an opportunity to me. [click to continue…]
And Other Small Victories
by Paul Neilan
These are my list of memorable lines from Neilan’s nihilistic book Apathy. It is a short and entertaining view into a mind that I hope is much different than yours.
Mockery when done without prejudice or discretion can be a form of respect.
There are no good samaritans in the men’s room. [click to continue…]
Gene’s dad, Jim went to the doctor for his annual checkup. He told the doctor that although he was feeling fine generally he had been getting tired a lot lately and he wanted to know if he could do anything about it. [click to continue…]
This small stream tumbles down a hill in the front garden of a house in the Biltmore area. North of Camelback and West of 24th St. Click to see the video. [click to continue…]
Here is an idea that I originally had back in 2008.
Cutting boards are a major source of contamination in the kitchen.
current unsanitary boards [click to continue…]