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Happy Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2016 at 12:06 am » Comments Off


幸せ立春

February 3rd, 2016 at 10:34 pm » Comments Off

幸せ節分 or 幸せ立春 Happy Setsubun or Happy Risshun! This is a Japanese holiday celebrating the day before the beginning of spring (I think; these cross cultural holidays are not easy for me to decipher.) This holiday is part of the Spring Festival. It is associated with the Lunar New Year (but this confuses me because [...]



Dogs

June 4th, 2009 at 6:57 pm » Comments (1)

June 4th is also known as Festival De Crunch, during the celebration it is custom for the Crunchies to go out to eat with their Co-workers. Back on topic … yeah, right. Last night, I’m goofing off on facebook, and Pulguito is watching a Star Wars movie in my craft area. All of a sudden, [...]



So much more than April Fool’s Day

April 1st, 2009 at 6:06 pm » Comments Off

Happy Birthday Apple! I prefer Macs to PCs. Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act was signed by President Nixon on April 1st. I’m very liberal, but the more I learn about what was accomplished on Nixon’s watch, the more impressed I am by him. His resignation is the first public event that I remember. Word of [...]



Proud to be an American

March 4th, 2009 at 8:50 pm » Comments (2)

On this day in 1797, in the first ever peaceful transfer of power between elected leaders in modern times, John Adams was sworn in as President of the United States, succeeding George Washington. I wish we always lived up to our ideals.



Not proud of this history

February 19th, 2009 at 3:13 pm » Comments Off

Executive Order 9066



Moths in Teapots and White Roses

February 18th, 2009 at 6:19 pm » Comments Off

The Moth (2 kTons) shot was the second of fourteen nuclear tests at the Nevada Test Site (NTS) in 1955. Movie clip – I’m not sure if this was Moth or one of the others. “How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to give himself up individually to a [...]



On this day

February 11th, 2009 at 6:30 pm » Comments Off

Seabed Treaty – not restrictive enough IMNSHO.



Lost a nuke?

February 5th, 2009 at 6:26 pm » Comments Off

Well, yes, we did. It’s out there if are a treasure hunter, but I gotta tell you that I wouldn’t want to get anywhere near a nuke that had been sitting in a swamp for 50 years. So I recommend not moving to Georgia at this time. Check it out: 50 years ago, today. Differing [...]



Did you know?

January 23rd, 2009 at 6:01 am » Comments Off

Barack Obama is only the second person in US history to hold an office in the executive branch who has acknowledged non-European ancestry. Charles Curtis, vice president for Herbert Hoover, was 3/8ths Native American. Now you know.



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