Category Archives: Random Thoughts

A Poor, Sad Excuse for a Smartarse Comment

I woke up this morning. Looks like Harold Camping was wrong again. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-16a

Posted in End Timers, End Times Prophecies, Fundamentalist Christianity, Harold Camping, Random Thoughts, Religious Satire & Humor, Satire & Humor, Smartarse Comments | Tagged , | 3 Comments

The Favorite, Crazy Uncle

After reviewing the analysis of last night’s Republican debate, I’ve got to give Ron Paul points for challenging the GOP’s TORTURED HISTORY of hostage negotiations. Especially since he had to tarnish Ronald Reagan’s reputation to do so. Paul reminds me … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Election, American Mythology, Government Corruption, Government Transparency, Political Satire & Humor, Politicians, Random Thoughts, Republican Party, Ron Paul, Ronald Reagan, Satire & Humor, Smartarse Comments, Tea Party, TORTURED HISTORY, U.S. Foreign Policy | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Riding The Tide

Took a little field trip for my birthday last month and rode The Tide, our new light rail transit, into downtown Norfolk. The local rag reports that use to date is higher than expected! Overall, the rail journey was quite … Continue reading

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Plastic Canada Goose Death

Occasionally, one of the faux Canada Geese that decorates my neighbor’s flower garden collapses onto my property. I found the poor fellow down and pinned by vines and stems this afternoon while photographing my own garden’s bounty. Go tell Aunt … Continue reading

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Close to The Edge for Parsley

My parsley-eating friends, Papilio polyxenes or Black Swallowtail caterpillars, have come for another visit. This one shows off its acrobatic skills, dangling at the end of a stem of parsley in order to munch every last leaf. Papilio polyxenes caterpillars … Continue reading

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Fires and Quakes and Floods … Oh My!

The Dismal Swamp grows ever more dismal by the day as the fire that has been burned since August 4 continues despite the 10+ inches of rain from Hurricane Irene. Between the start of the swamp fire and the hurricane, … Continue reading

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Mushroom Transmogrified and Rotating

Those crazy yard mushrooms are having a strange impact on the blogger and the blog. Here’s a slide show: I have no idea. I just find it fascinating and meditative. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-Vo

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