Tag Archives: history

Don’t Be Sheep

…Be this guy. I didn’t come up with this. It’s from a meme, and it is one of the best. More timely now than ever. Advertisements

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Not Flood Nor Fire, Just A Blog Unattended

Here we go, boys and girls. I miss you all when I’m away, and look forward to catching up and finding out what you’ve been up to while I’ve been “away” from the wonderful world of WordPress. At the same … Continue reading

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Dukakis Still Drives Old Tank Everywhere

Since we’re slogging knee deep through a year of ridiculous campaigners, I thought I’d roll out this post on a serious candidate’s most ridiculous moment. And all ye gods, goddesses and l’il baby godlets, please bless The Onion,   from whence … Continue reading

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The Black Swallow of Death

I know, you’ve missed me–I’ve been buried in real-world work again–but I’m swimming towards the surface.  In the meantime, here’s a transcript, with some additions, from a Facebook post that’s making the rounds–a story too fascinating, exciting, and (sadly) unsurprising … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Halloween: The Buckley Family

This is a classic, and for good reason….the Buckley children clearly had some mommy issues.

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December 29, 1890: Wounded Knee Massacre

While we’re all sitting about in our mid-Holiday malaise, drunk on sugar and fat, filled with drink and feasting and friendship and song, it should be mandatory to sober up for a moment or two and give some thought to … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Food…For Thought

Way back in April, I followed a link to the awesome photo above, which itself had been taken from a twitter post by “Cleveland Frowns” and read through a few, mostly outraged, comments.  The overall tones of the discussion were … Continue reading

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“Don’t Sneak”–a great story from NPR

The entire StoryCorps program is pretty damned awesome. http://www.npr.org/2014/06/27/325917505/dont-sneak-dads-unexpected-advice-to-his-gay-son-in-the-50s

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