Category Archives: Art

General category for works of art and other strangeness

Art for Art’s Sake (and I am not talking about Garfunkel, here…)

Greetings and Salutations; Just as a diversion from the ugliness of the day,   I want to tell y’all a short story that is at least 40 years in the making. . . When I was in my 20s and … Continue reading

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Why SHOULD Confederate Statues be removed?

Greetings and Salutations; This week has seen madness in this Great Land that has not happened in decades.   The Events in Charlottesville, VA, are easily found on the Net, in all their disgusting detail.   I may touch on … Continue reading

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Tick, Tick, Tick….A PSA for the Summer

Greetings and Salutations… A small PSA for the Summer. For whatever reason,  the flea, mosquito and tick problem  is pretty terrible this year.  The relatively warm winter,  the early warm up to Spring-like temps, and the rains that have swept … Continue reading

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Bees….Nature’s Artists!

Greetings and Salutations; Bees are interesting creatures.   They sometimes do amazing things,  all driven by nothing but instance.   We, who are their Guardians,   are, at times,  amazed by what they do.   For example…I am sure y’all … Continue reading

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Allegiance? Allegiance to WHAT?

Greetings and Salutations; Today, February 19th 2017, is the 75th anniversary of a shameful event in America’s history. Executive Order 9066 (issued on February 19, 1942), signed by FDR, authorized the forced removal and Internment of approximately 120,000 Japanese-American citizens. … Continue reading

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What to do now?

Greetings and Salutations; Well,  the deed is done.  The Electoral College has proved that it has abandoned all of the responsibilities that Hamilton placed on it,  and become a useless rubber stamp for the Establishment.   Because of this,  Caesar … Continue reading

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Texas Rules The TextBook World (And why this is BAD)

Greetings and Salutations;      Texas shows up again in my sights…and the news from there is mixed.   As I indicated in the title of this essay,   the Texas state School Board tends to control the content of … Continue reading

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The Economy – Bees and Humans…

Are These Equivalent? *** Warning! What follows includes factual data, personal opinions and some painting with a broad brush *** ….. I keep finding interesting topics to mediate on  as I crawl around the intricate weave of the Net.   … Continue reading

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Political Foolishness

     Greetings and Salutations;      There has been a burst of mindless lies and rants from Right-Wingers showing up on Face Book and while I realize trying to combat the problem with facts is probably like trying to … Continue reading

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I am feeling a little stuffed today….

     Greetings and salutations;      Once again, I am relieved to find that there are stranger people than me out there.   I ran across this link about Walter Potter, who lived around the 1850-1890 time frame.   … Continue reading

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Who the Hell is THAT?

     Greetings and Salutations;      Some time ago, I was poking through Ebay on one of those random walks to see what nuttiness was posted there, when I ran across a delightful little statue of a cat perched … Continue reading

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