The contrast still fascinates me. Back in the old country a prominent, conservative (ex) politician can write an article in The Times expressing the opinion that if our political leaders cite faith as their political guide, then how do we … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: February 2007
Watching John Stewart…Laura Bush just bewailed the fact that with all the good news in Iraq, all we hear about on the news is the one bombing a day. The same thing occurred to me that always occurs to me … Continue reading
A couple of years ago, I set out to do an experiment very similar to this one. The scientists then put the robots in a little arena with two glowing red disks. One disk they called the food source. The … Continue reading
From Wikipedia: Suet (/ËˆsuË.Éªt/) is raw beef or mutton fat, especially the hard fat found around the loins and kidneys. It melts at about 21Â°C (70Â°F). It is a saturated fat. The primary use of suet is to make tallow … Continue reading
The comments in my previous post made me come over all nostalgic for Navy food. Babies Heads Train Smash Shit on a Raft Niggers in the Snow Chinky Wedding Cake Cheesey-Hammy-Eggy Nicki Lauda cheese (smoked austrian) Herrings in All these … Continue reading
There should be a law against web sites that underline words, make them blue or change color when you mouse-over them unless they are actually, you know, links.
For the second time since our children were born, my lovely wife and I ditched the little ones and had a night out alone…and what a fantabulous night it was! Dinner and a movie may not sound like much to … Continue reading
It has been my most singular joy this past age and more, to journey with Lucky Jack Aubrey and the good Doctor and to share their tribulations and their triumphs as they endured betrayal, shipwrecks, bereavement and battle intertwined with … Continue reading
The finder blogged about it here. It’s a neat story. Now I have to figure out what to do with the 20 unsolved cards I have on my nightstand.
Doonesbury has been very good for the last few days. Senator: Sir, I have been with you up until now but since the election I have been a bit torn… President: I understand, Senator. You’re torn between victory for us … Continue reading