Where are the boxed prunes?
I’m told kitten pictures are allowed if they’re yours. One of these is now ours, this from 3 years ago.
My wife had foot surgery on the morning of July 5. It was not required, but it was suggested if she wanted to maintain her mobility as she gets older. She’s recovering well.
NRA Issues Call for White Supremacy and Armed Insurrection
Fundamentalism, racism, fear and propaganda: An insider explains why rural, Christian white America will never change – I don’t believe people can NEVER change
My Aunt Had a Dinner Party, and Then She Took Her Guests to Kill 180 Jews
John Oliver exposes The Right-Wing Media Empire Taking Over Your Local News
I Don’t Know How To Explain To You That You Should Care About Other People
My Life With a Pre-Existing Condition
Three Misunderstood Things, including The Masterpiece Cakeshop case
Bello, dressed in a white medical coat to conceal an AM-15 rifle, spotted Dr. Roger Green on the 16th floor. “Why didn’t you help me out when I was in trouble?” Bello demanded of Green as he pulled his AM-15 assault rifle from its hiding spot and took aim. [Green as not hit, but one was killed and several wounded before the gunman at the Bronx hospital killed himself.]
The Hijacked American Presidency
Internet Wading: Pride in June
Unspoken Funeral Etiquette Rules Every Guest Should Follow
Jaquandor on choosing happiness
A Name for the Micro Generation Born Between 1977-1983
Understand The Difference Between Second Cousins And Cousins Once Removed
Inker Joe Sinnott, inking the Spider-Man strip at 90. He is one of the sweetest men I’ve ever met.
I want to see the production of
“The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill
Every TED talk ever
Coca-Cola taste test
On Bing …Roger’s got the top search result for Spaulding Krullers; also true on Google
Is Cookie Monster part of the resistance?
In case you need to know, the boxed prunes are next to the raisin in the produce section of the Madison Avenue Market 32, fka Price Chopper.
Now I Know:
The Sleep-away Camp That Starts At Night and The Color of Feeling Better and Why (Some) Coins Have Ridges and How Long Would It Take to Count to a Million?
Gilligan’s Island Vs. Batman and Gilligan’s Island Vs. Lost in Space
Moby & The Void Pacific Choir’s “In This Cold Place”
Higher Love – Lilly Winwood and Steve Winwood
Rock Hits in Early Stereo and Making it on Promo CDs
Someday Baby Blues – SLEEPY JOHN ESTES & HAMMIE NIXON (1935)
Too Darn Hot – Charlie Rosen’s Broadway Big Band with vocalist Alan H. Green
Okie From Muskogee – Phil Ochs (1970/Live At Carnegie Hall)
Lists, to music
Paul McCartney Finally Regains Beatles Rights After Near 50-Year-Long Battle
Annie Lennox Has ‘Potential,’ Purported Radio Station Scout Says
Ben E. King’s original version of Stand By Me was inducted into the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress.
It’s really hard to be a good guy with a gun.
In my annual (at least) reading of the Declaration of Independence, I have been thinking a lot about this section:
That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness. Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed. But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.–Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government.
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