Spot hypocrisy and do something about it. Hypocrisy runs wild in America today, ranging from political, social and healthcare areas, as with vaccine resistance. Here’s what to do about it.
This rabbit lives in a burrow—its entrance is about eight inches from the rabbit’s nose—just a matter of feet from my office window. I joke about it being our guard rabbit but in reality it is a rather meek animal. Rabbits come and go around here with regularity. It occurs to me their well-known fecundity… Continue reading The Ashlawn guard rabbit
Being essentially essential and all, I just received my second injection of the Pfizer vaccine to inoculate against the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19. I’m confident that by now everyone is familiar enough with all the terminology it is adequate to just say “covid.” This as we are turning 500,000 covid deaths in the US.… Continue reading Covid-19 hypodermic needle
Today a United Airlines plane dropped several pieces of debris in the populous are of Broomfield, Colorado. It could easily have killed or injured someone or a pet, or done serious damage. Airliners and in fact all aircraft, including military craft, should be routed away from populated areas. If airports have to be moved to… Continue reading Hazardous airports in populated areas
Home-made hand grip strengthener. Some day we may get back to greeting one another with handshakes. So be prepared.
The “Houseplant” puzzle solved. Would that our more pressing problems could be solved as easily. Who would have thought, a few years ago, that ordinary people in the state of my birth, Texas, would be freezing and dying because of weather? I guess it is a good thing global warming is not real, right? Maybe… Continue reading Houseplant puzzle solved
This garden gnome in the likeness (more or less) of Noam Chomsky has been with me for about 15 years. The name on the front, which is under the snow in this picture, says “Gnome Chomsky,” I am particularly fond of this gnomic icon of an American intellectual icon. We don’t have that many of… Continue reading Gnome Chomsky
We have worked several jigsaw puzzles over the past year as we have kept ourselves isolated from social contact. I’m not that good at puzzles but Chris has excellent figure-ground perception and color vision. If you look at the picture you will notice that the upper right portion is almost completed. I did that part.… Continue reading Pandemic Puzzle