Musings, rants, rambling, general nonsense

A Distant Goodbye

One of my Facebook friends died this week. That’s what she was, an online friend. I never met her and only connected with her through mutual friends. The main thing we had in common was the similarity of our last names – then she went and got married and ruined that LOL I know we […]

Some Gave All

R.I.P Baroness Thatcher

Today Britain paid their final respects to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher. Since her passing, I have struggled to find the words to express the impact she had on me – and the world. I will allow this Heritage Foundation video to explain a bit of her enormous legacy. Maggie Thatcher, Jeane Kirkpatrick, and my […]

R.I.P. Knut

By now I am sure you have heard the sad news of Knut’s passing. He lived a short but celebrated life, as of this writing, the cause of his death is mostly speculative. A necropsy revealed no obvious issues with his internal organs, but they do suspect potential abnormalities in his brain may have contributed […]

That Day – revisited

(reposted from 2004) Cox & Forkum Go see the image at their site I was asleep when the first plane hit. When I woke up I went to my computer and logged on – it’s just what I do. No radio or TV turned on yet, so I am still completely in the dark. Then […]

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