I’m not sure what got me thinking about this, but last night I was remembering the similarities in riverfront architecture in Savannah, GA and Dublin, Ireland. Savannah’s Irish heritage is well-known. They have the nation’s second-largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade.… Continue Reading →
If you ever wanted to know what it is like in the operating room, watch this video. There’s no way to describe how accurate it is.
Shockingly enough, today saw the release of Strong Bad Email #209, “Parenting.”
This cat can really sing the blues!
Missy got tickets for us to see Ben Folds perform with the Oregon Symphony in June. Hopefully a new covid variant won’t pop up before then. This has had me listening to some of his music again and watching some… Continue Reading →
I just finished Emperor of Thorns by Mark Lawrence. Wow, that was a gripping read. I’ve never read or watched anything with such a morally reprehensible protagonist. Jorg Ancrath makes Darth Vader look warm and cuddly. How the author explains… Continue Reading →
I think Slopestyle Freestyle Skiing gets my vote for most insane event in the Winter Olympics. There’s flips, spins, backwards stuff. And the USA won gold! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofHRWcA9XrY For some reason stupid NBC won’t let me embed the video. I hope… Continue Reading →
It’s nice too see a couple US victories happen, including Men’s Figure Skating, women’s monobob and women’s speed skating. It’s sad to see all the empty seats. I have fond memories seeing women’s curling and hockey in Vancouver. The olympic… Continue Reading →
This is a great article, Beyond the Booster Shot from the New Yorker. It discusses evidence that several vaccines, especially live vaccines like BCG, oral polio, and Measles/Mumps/Rubella can provide a boost to the innate immune system to protect against… Continue Reading →
I just finished reading King of Thorns, the second book in Mark Lawrence’s Broken Empire trilogy. I’m surprised the books aren’t more famous. It’s a gripping read. Anti-heroes have been in style for a couple of decades but I struggle… Continue Reading →