Don’t misunderstand. I absolutely believe this filth murdered his son, Paul, and his wife, Maggie, in cold blood.
I believe he is a liar and a manipulator of epic proportions.
But I wonder if the prosecution got his motive wrong. They probably wisely chose their motive because it allowed them to introduce the fact that Murdaugh was embezzling money and… Continue reading
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
So, what does one do when you’re cooped up in the apartment all day and can’t get outside because of the toxic air quality?
Well, a dear friend of mine had recently mentioned his surprise at my having never watched Breaking Bad, which he described as “frequently called the best television series ever made.” He also highly recommended Better Call… Continue reading
But He Doesn’t Act Gay…
We all know people who have, perhaps with some difficulty and a bit of grumbling, come to accept and include a gay relative. They feel they don’t understand him or her being gay, but they somehow get beyond that because they genuinely love the family member. The love and the “family” cards typically trump the… Continue reading
Back in 2011 I was angry with Netflix for raising the cost of their DVD shipping service in an apparent attempt to get users to discontinue it and opt into their streaming service. The streaming service had such a limited selection at the time. The poor way they executed their changes seemed to have greatly annoyed me at the time,… Continue reading
If you haven’t watched Occupied (Season one is on Netflix.), you are missing a great Norwegian TV series! In the storyline, Norway has invented an abundant, clean, renewable energy source they are willing to share freely with the world. So, as responsible world citizens, they stopped their oil production. Russia, determined to have the European Union dependent on… Continue reading
“Using a piece of coal to paint my leg black so the holes in my black socks didn’t show as I walked 20 miles to school in the ice and snow1 with shoes that only had one sole between them.” one member of my family would tell the younguns. “You have it so easy now.” When we were kids, didn’t… Continue reading
I’m not one to recommend television series. In fact, the last TV series I did recommend was the BBC’s extraordinary dramatic release: The Crown1. I’m eagerly awaiting the second season. But, until then, I suggest for your viewing pleasure something different—something entirely different: W1A.
The title, W1A, is the London postal code for the address of the BBC. The comedy… Continue reading
I read a short article about reducing the impact of the digital world over my world. This article focused on the smartphone. The author recommended:
Don’t charge it by your bed. (I have to because it controls the lights, sound, thermostats, etc.)
Kill all notifications. (Done!)
Delete Facebook, Twitter, Insta and other “attention loop” apps. (Done)
Switch to… Continue reading