All In with Chris Hayes - Threat Assessment

Assessing Threats…

Yesterday’s news was, as always, chock full of things the media thinks we should be worried about. Good grief man – I swear that if you watch enough of the news, you’ll start to believe there’s a full blown apocalypse going on outside your windows!

Which, of course, is exactly why I found this little ‘perspective adjustment’ from last night’s All In with Chris Hayes on MSNBC so damned refreshing…

Russian Tornado Caught On Dashcam!

Russian Tornado Caught On Dashcam!

After sleeping practically all of yesterday, I decided that I’d better go with half doses of the painkillers today. I’m not quite as ‘comfortable’ as I was, but then I do like being able to think straight… O_o

Anyway, being up before the sun this morning did allow me to catch this awesome video on one of the news shows. Imagine backing out of your driveway into this. Talk about life on the edge! :o

Africa Optimism Recalled

Africa Optimism Recalled…

Having never been one of those ‘back to Africa’ types, I’m not really sure why these two songs have been playing in my head for the last few days. Maybe I heard one of them in a commercial, or perhaps one was playing behind something I saw on the news. Either way, they are a reflection of a time when many of us hoped Africa had a brighter future than the one that actually came to pass…