WEB SIDE STORY
Surprisingly good clean fun. (Thank, Hubert!)
NOW THIS IS UNLIKELY
Surprisingly kinky Muslims – and from the New York Times, no less.
Just to be clear: Richard has not painted his driveway white, and Charles and I have no driveway. Furthermore, the white-clad chap I […]
It has recently come to my attention that Wyoming (pop. 532,000) has the same number of U.S. Senators – 2 – as California (pop. 36,756,000) or New York (pop. 19,490,000).
Did you know this?
This is crazy!
But it explains how something can enjoy wide popular support – even 70% or 80% […]
Peg: ‘It WOULD be nice to give GWB a plug for something he did quite well. I’m talking about his home that is conservation in action. Here is a link to the snopes post about it.’
☞ Kudos to him for his energy-efficient Crawford house. The reader may supply his or […]
ANOTHER HOME WINDMILL
Hubert Heller: “Is affordable, practical home wind power generation becoming a reality? The EarthTronics Honeywell wind turbine works in ‘low wind’ areas, can be installed on a house or business rooftop and pays for itself in less than 2 years.”
☞ Well, at $6,000 installed – less huge subsidies and rebates, […]
Democracy can’t function without elections people trust. (Who won in Iran?) (Who won in Florida?) Hence Rush Holt’s bill, reintroduced, and endorsed here by the New York Times. This time we really need to pass it.
ITTY BITTY WINDMILLS
Stephen Gilbert: “Picking up on yesterday’s ‘cool link,’ how about […]
IT REALLY WAS A HOLIDAY
Thanks for the day off.
Bill A.: ‘Here in California, Governor Scwharzenegger proclaimed June 19 ‘Juneteenth”
Andy Krauss: ‘In the Nordic countries, it is called ‘Midsommar,’ and it is their favorite holiday because it comes at the time of the summer solstice. After all the darkness of winter, […]
I’m going to bed and going to sleep. Enjoy the long weekend. (Someplace in the world it’s a holiday, and I’m celebrating it.) If you’re really bored, paint your driveway white. I hope finally to get to tell you why this coming week.
AND SO IT BEGINS
The President signed a memorandum yesterday extending certain benefits to LGBT Federal employees. It was the first time he’s addressed gay issues since taking office. If this is something you follow, the 4-minute video is worth watching.
Acknowledging this was just a start, he concluded . . .
John Kasley: “This is pretty remarkable, especially zooming in on details. It helps if you can picture Yourself in a long red robes with a cape, perhaps a gold chain around the neck or waist, and satin slippers. The room really needs the sound of taffeta or watered silk.”
☞ Not […]
Quote of the Day
If you think it's messy there, said Albert Einstein of his paper-strewn office, you should see it up here, he smiled, pointing to his head.~.
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