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Monkee Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 02/22/2019 14:03:37

We are down to just 2 Beatles and 2 Monkees now that we've lost Peter Tork. There could be a mash up here and in the heavens.

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8 comments (Latest Comment: 02/22/2019 18:36:03 by Will in Chicago)

cookie time!
Author: Raine    Date: 02/21/2019 14:10:24

There is too much going on these days. As Bob noted in yesterday's blog, "It's always darkest before the dawn, right? Let's hope so... "
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14 comments (Latest Comment: 02/21/2019 21:20:59 by livingonli)

Swirling Towards Freedom
Author: BobR    Date: 2019-02-20 13:00:00

Do you ever get the sensation that everything is tending towards chaos? Those who favor astrology might save Mercury is in retrograde (whatever the hell THAT is), but there are just to many "fingernail on the blackboard" stories to focus on just one and give it the attention it deserves.
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7 comments (Latest Comment: 02/20/2019 21:52:40 by TriSec)

Gone Home.
Author: TriSec    Date: 02/20/2019 01:02:45

No, not Papa TriSec. Breathe easy for now.


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1 comments (Latest Comment: 02/20/2019 04:36:04 by Will in Chicago)

Nothing Good.
Author: TriSec    Date: 02/19/2019 13:08:42

Morning, all.

Papa TriSec was admitted to the Beth Israel hospital overnight with a partial intestinal blockage.

He is likely going under the knife later today.

Updates to follow as they become available.
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16 comments (Latest Comment: 02/19/2019 18:48:36 by Raine)

Right Now
Author: Raine    Date: 02/18/2019 13:58:02

“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter,”
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10 comments (Latest Comment: 02/18/2019 20:14:25 by TriSec)

Author: TriSec    Date: 02/16/2019 10:51:25

Good Morning.

Ol' Boy Scout Troop 248 is heading out for some winter backpacking this morning. We're off to Lonesome Lake Hut up on the side of Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch.


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Fluffy Friday
Author: wickedpam    Date: 2019-02-15 12:07:00

Took the day off so I'll be out wandering around or sleeping, haven't decided yet

For this weeks bit of fluff... it really feels like 2019 needs more pandas.

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18 comments (Latest Comment: 02/15/2019 20:54:37 by wickedpam)

My Heart, today
Author: Raine    Date: 02/14/2019 14:03:03

This morning, my heart is with the students, family and loved ones from Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School.

As we all know, it was a year ago that 17 lives were stolen from their loved ones.
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5 comments (Latest Comment: 02/14/2019 18:58:25 by Scoopster)

The Blackface in our Closets
Author: BobR    Date: 2019-02-13 13:00:00

The blackface saga in VA continues to spawn news reports and online discussions. It's an awful situation, but there is one upside - we (as a country) are finally having a discussion that was overdue decades ago. Regardless of one's intentions, the reality is that it hearkens back to a terrible period of our history, and for our fellow black human beings, it's a painful reminder of the horrors their ancestors endured, and the casual racism they continue to face daily.

It also has us all going back to our high school and/or college yearbooks (and photo albums) to see if our history is tainted. The answer - yes, we are all tainted. I looked at my high school yearbook and guess what? There was a blackface photo.
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13 comments (Latest Comment: 02/13/2019 21:48:17 by Raine)

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