April 22, 2017

Quote of the moment

[this relative to the "March for Science"]

'Afterward, demonstrators will return to Pershing Square for presentations on air quality, dinosaurs and how to spot "alternative facts" on the Internet.'

Quote of the moment

In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.

-- Hunter Thompson

April 21, 2017

Quote of the moment

There isn't time -- so brief is life -- for bickerings, apologies, heartburnings, callings to account. There is only time for loving and, but an instant, so to speak, for that.

-- mark twain
(130 years ago!)

April 18, 2017

Headline of the moment

Chicken McNuggets, a medium-speed chase and the death of the Cleveland Facebook killer


April 14, 2017

Headline of the moment

Texas twins delivered 2 weeks apart under different presidents


{Great.  But still not as good as my favorite, "dinosaurs honked like Buicks, experts say" in the weekly world news or the favorite of the british yellow tags, "headless body found in topless bar"}

April 12, 2017

Quote of the moment

 Anyone who flies regularly has experienced the endless indignities of modern air travel — the security theater, the cramped seats, the delays, the missed flights, and all the rest.

Quote of the moment

After what amounts to a decades-long series of disasters, the American aviation industry is finally in a good place. Overcapacity and fare wars have been eliminated, redundant staff is gone, and with the economy improving, people are buying plane tickets again.

Which is exactly how United Airlines found itself dragging an unwilling customer off an overbooked flight to Louisville, Kentucky, incurring a massive PR fiasco and reminding us that the industry is likely to bounce forever between exploitative and unprofitable.

April 10, 2017

Quote of the moment

"home automation is a stupid thing."

-- Bo3b Johnson

April 07, 2017

24 hours 0f twin peaks...

...is happening today.


come look.  or participate!

#24HoTP

April 03, 2017

Judith Moskowitz's 8 skills to foster positive emotions

■ Recognize a positive event each day.

■ Savor that event and log it in a journal or tell someone about it.

■ Start a daily gratitude journal.

■ List a personal strength and note how you used it.

■ Set an attainable goal and note your progress.

■ Report a relatively minor stress and list ways to reappraise the event positively.

■ Recognize and practice small acts of kindness daily.

■ Practice mindfulness, focusing on the here and now rather than the past or future.

April 02, 2017

Quote of the moment

"the key to the treasure IS the treasure."

-- buddy Hackett

My view, presently

Cabaret Jazz, Smith Center; LV, NV

Quote of the moment

"if you have a traveling hydraulic press, you should also have a traveling blast shield."

-- Lauri Vuohensilta