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 link containing it on his Facebook page! :D

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Nelson Mandela – Never Forget…

As I’m sure you all know by now, Nelson Mandela died on Thursday at the age of 95 after a long struggle that included multiple hospitalizations for treatment of a recurring lung infection. I doubt there are many in this world who don’t recognize his name and who don’t know at least a little of what made him such a significant historical figure.

For my own part however, I must admit that many of the details behind his story, as revealed in the following report from last night’s The Rachel Maddow Show, were new to me. And I can’t help but wonder how many of those who are younger than I am know even less than I did…

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Puritus Interuptus?

Okay, I’ve been sitting on this for days, ever since the news first broke, hoping I could come up with something really funny to say to add to the humor. Unfortunately, all I’ve been able to come up with is this question:

Am I the only one who, because of this guy… Now has an even greater appreciation for the comedic genius of this guy?

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Wednesday Wake-Up…

It’s funny, the tricks the mind can play. When I woke up this morning, a song was playing in my head that I hadn’t heard in going on 50 years. I’m thinking it was that Blazing Saddles clip I included in my Shutdown Reflections… post that finally dredged it up, but I suspect that the seed was actually planted when I included those images of Florida’s Seven Mile Bridge in my Amazing Bridges Around The World!


The Forgotten Man?

What is that makes America great? Well, perhaps it’s the consistent ability of our leaders to ignore the trivial and mundane concerns of common folk… While maintaining a laser-like focus on our nation’s real problems… Videos via baracksdubs on YouTube And they clearly have their work cut out for them! :lol: I want ice water.…