Earth-Day-2014

Earth Day 2014!

Well, wouldn’t you know it. Earth Day is upon us and, just as I feared, my terrible memory has left me almost totally unprepared. Fortunately, my good buddy Jo Bryant has done a beautiful post that included this wonderful clip I had searched for but could not find…

Science Sunday

Sunday Science

In anticipation of tonight’s episode of COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey, I’ve been inspired to search for something “sciencey” to post. These two short videos fill the bill quite nicely I think. The first one was even inspired by a quote from Neil deGrasse Tyson! :D

WordPress 5th Anniversary

Wow, 5 Years On WordPress!

I got a little reminder last night, from the nice people at WordPress, that yesterday marked the 5th anniversary of the date that I ported my little collection of lunatic rants over from where it began on Blogger. As I was in the middle of an attempt to reduce the massive backlog of programs stored on my DVR – while adding 8 1/2 more hours to it at the same time :oops: – I had a lot of time to reflect back on that five years of blogging.

When I was finally exhausted from all the TV watching, while trying to think of something profound to say to mark the occasion at the same time, it occurred to me that it wasn’t really necessary…

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One Extraordinary Little Boy!

I saw this video on PBS last month, not long after I published my 28 Years Ago Today… post in remembrance of the Challenger disaster. I meant to go searching for it to post but somehow managed to forget. :oops: I am so grateful to George Takei for bringing it back to my attention by posting the Upworthy.com link containing it on his Facebook page! :D

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Friday Reflections…

So much on my mind, and so little I can do about any of it. I feel as if I’m trapped inside a giant a cage, and being treated like someone’s prison bitch. And through it all, making it damned near impossible to even organize my thoughts, there’s the nagging, and oh so never-ending, pain… I think the time has come to let a few of the balls drop…