Yes, it’s time to look at some turns of phrase that have caught my attention for one reason or another.
These are the days that live long in the memory…― Murray, while hiking the snowy mountains in remote northwest Scotland
If you don’t know Murray’s YouTube channel, Scotland’s Mountains, he posts a video hike every week in some gorgeous areas… Continue reading
We’ve been taking social distancing very seriously these days. I’m frankly disgusted by the small percentage of people who are not. Irresponsible assholes, if you ask me.
Anyway, in the nieghborhood we are taking it seriously as well – so seriously that the neighbors on both sides of us have left the state! They have gone to places with less… Continue reading
We just returned from San Francisco. We hiked up around Muir Beach Overlook. I saw this sticker and shot a short video of it in the wind. Here’s a screen grab of a frame.… Continue reading
I’m personally not wild about the legalization of marinara; but when I saw this bumper sticker in Atlanta, it made me laugh out loud.
By the way: This post marks 14 days straight of new blog posts! Amazing.… Continue reading
When I saw this bumper sticker on a Prius, as a Prius owner, I laughed out loud. Oh, wait. I haven’t told you we bought a Prius Prime (plugin hybrid). We have so much to catch up on!1
Yes, I know. Don’t end a sentence with a preposition. This blog is, at times, very informal English! ↩… Continue reading
While I will doubtfully ever put a bumper sticker on my car, I occasionally do see some that I love. Tonight at dinner we saw this funny bumper sticker.
“Sometimes I wrestle with my demons. Sometimes we just snuggle.”… Continue reading
A Little Background Setup
I spent my professional life as an educator and an education consultant in public, private, parochial, military and embassy schools around the USA and the world. I would like to believe that I touched the lives of many, many people in positive ways that empowered them. I worked in public schools that diligently served immensely challenged… Continue reading
So I was skimming through the year in iPhone photos, screenshots, and saved images from other sources and came across an assortment of quirky things that sort of represented some of my more off-the-beaten-path experiences in 2017, which turned out to be the year of the odd. For your amusement, I present them here with little comment.
And, of course… Continue reading
I met a new friend this past Sunday, an old time friend of Steve’s I had never met before. He came to town for the Olivia Newton-John Concert. We all left together in one car, and, on the way out, I noticed his car tag. It was something like this:
Maybe there was a capitol “D” or two in… Continue reading
When I was a little boy I was taught this Bible story about the devil tempting Jesus. The story appears in the gospels:
5. The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world. 6. And he said to him, “I will give you all their authority and splendor;… Continue reading