It is no secret that I love animals. I’ve said it time and again, here, on these pages. Admittedly, I am a big dog person. Or perhaps a “little dog” person would be closer to the truth, given the fact

Flows like a brick

There is a bigger energy at work. I know it. I believe all of us are Spiritual. Deep inside, we know. There are those moments of serendipitous brilliance, which sometimes push the door open, just a wee little bit, and

What a Paine.

Have you ever seen a painting of Thomas Paine? Sometimes, I wish Photography had been invented way before it was. I think it would be really great to see a photo of Paine, or George Washington, or Buddha, or a

Things that do things.

A scale weighs.A calculator figures.A hammer pounds.A freezer, well, it freezes. All these things, have a specific purpose. Sure, they can be used for other things, like doorstops, or coffee tables, or coasters. But their main objective in their time

Peanut Torture

Today is National Peanut Brittle Day. While I’ve never had anything against Peanut Brittle, it wasn’t one of my favorite things to eat, back when I still ate sweets. Maybe, because as a kid, you go through that phase where

The crooked podium

That guy Dick. President Nixon insisted that he was not a crook. Positively, unequivocally, indisputably, NOT a crook. He made this declaration on November 17, 1973, down in Orlando, Florida. At Walt Disney World of all places. I have no

Spin Cycle

We bought a new dishwasher. Appliances. Devices designed to perform a specific task, typically a domestic one. That’s what they are, that’s what they do. I can remember when I was a kid, and I would be dropping in on