All rise.. Continue reading
More than two thousand years ago, the Babylonians were able to calculate that there were 38 possible eclipses or syzygys within a period of 223 months: that is, about 18 years. This period of 223 months is called a Saros cycle by modern astronomers, and a sequence of eclipses separated by a Saros cycle constitutes a Saros series.
This week’s theme is about the Tee’s..
Famous Last Words:
Groucho Marx: “Die, my dear? Why, that’s the last thing I’ll do!”
Oscar Wilde: “My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.”
Steve Irwin: “Don’t worry, they don’t usually swim backwards.”
A very vocal and liberal friend of mine, who happens to be a staunch Bernie supporter and worked for the local Democrat party as a volunteer, wanted to drag me into a conversation about the Confederate statues.
She prefaced it by saying, “You’re a Republican and a conservative, which is almost alt-right. Do you think we should keep those racists monuments to slavery?” Continue reading
From the “You try it first” department:
You only really need to bathe once or twice a week.
It’s Friday! For some of us, it’s been an excruciating long week. For many hard working, tax-paying Americans, the next couple of days bring welcomed relief.
For others, however, it’s the last Friday with a whole buncha lingerin’ questions.. Continue reading