Monthly Archives: September 2008

do you recall what was revealed, the day the music died?

Once I became aware and gave it some thought, I strongly believed the entire concept of American Idol was flawed and not worthy of anyone’s time or effort including both the fans and participants. The idea that anyone can tell … Continue reading

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Taken from ‘Dangerous Visions’

“Human technology can change human morals.” – Larry Niven

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Taken from today’s msnbc.com “The Red Tape Chronicles”- “Angela Carter’s family has lived for 46 years in the same small two-story home in Chicago. But today a piece of paper says someone else owns the property, and a judge will … Continue reading

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Now that’s funny, but I still wouldn’t watch

I’ll admit to laughing out loud the first few times I saw the promo for the then upcoming FOX-TV show ‘Wipeout’. It was a case of laughing at the “contestants” who were dumb enough to participate. (no, I haven’t actually watched … Continue reading

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Set out this morning looking for gasoline for the first time since ‘Ike’ struck. Was able to fill up ($3.83/gallon) at the third station we tried after a ~5 minute wait in line. Afterward I continued to see many stations … Continue reading

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I’m not spiritually inclined but I do believe that humanity has lost touch with what was once the basis for understanding a lot more than we now realize; that is ‘Nature’ – the Earth and everything in it that is … Continue reading

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cut that out

“in this organization…we do not encourage togetherness…We do not give…the impression of belonging…most existing organizations stress such primitive reactions as unquestioning obedience. Their agents become addicted to orders…in some cases you will be well-advised not to carry out the orders … Continue reading

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