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Finite Gods

Just how many gods are there, anyway? Well, that’s not really a fair question. For one thing, do I mean “real gods” or gods that people believe in? Do I mean “believe in” or made up? Do I mean “made … Continue reading →...

WHITE LIVES MATTER GROUP PLACED ON THE HATE GROUP LIST

  The White Lives Matter group is now being added to the Hate Group list. A Southern Poverty Law Center spokesperson says they are clearly white supremacists. The White Lives Matter website states that their mission is preservation of the white...
by lilGradBigWorld on Aug 31, 2016

Twitter Me This

Techoncrat I’m not. At least I understand that to be authentic in this world you need to be on social media. I have a Twitter account. Have had for years. I don’t follow it religiously, but then, I don’t treat … Continue reading →...

Carbon Based Lifeforms – Somewhere in Russia

Carbon Based Lifeforms – Somewhere in Russia https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0HPDcu-Qdo...
by Where To? on Aug 30, 2016

The Neighborhood

Let me send out a warm welcome to the neighborhood, I think. Not that I officially represent Earth—or anything for that matter. I’m just friendly, I guess. Now that astronomers have strong evidence that the nearest star to our own, … Contin...

Saltarello Istampitta from the Tuscan manuscript Add.29987

Saltarello Istampitta from the Tuscan manuscript Add.29987 Malcolm D B Munro Sunday 28 August, 2016...
by Where To? on Aug 28, 2016

Giovanni Battista Bononcini – La costanza non gradita nel doppio amor d’Aminta, Suzie Le Blanc, Ursula Fiedler, Axel Köhler

Giovanni Battista Bononcini – La costanza non gradita nel doppio amor d’Aminta, Suzie Le Blanc, Ursula Fiedler, Axel Köhler Malcolm D B Munro Saturday 27 August, 2016...
by Where To? on Aug 27, 2016

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Telemaco, Bumbry, Studer

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Telemaco, Bumbry, Studer Malcolm D B Munro Saturday 27 August, 2016...
by Where To? on Aug 27, 2016

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Écho et Narcisse, Boulin, Galliard, Hogman, Niziolek, Streit and Tersson

Christoph Willibald Gluck – Écho et Narcisse, Boulin, Galliard, Hogman, Niziolek, Streit and Tersson Malcolm D B Munro Saturday 27 August, 2016...
by Where To? on Aug 27, 2016

Eye of Survivor

I don’t watch television. This isn’t any kind of moral stance. It’s financial. We can’t afford any “triple play” plans for the little free time we have for television. My wife and I both work long hours. We like to … Continue readin...

Fanny Mendelssohn – Piano Trio Op 11

Fanny Mendelssohn – Piano Trio Op 11 Malcolm D B Munro Friday 26 August, 2016...
by Where To? on Aug 26, 2016

Not Quite Dead

Extinction is a cause of fear. Having evolved a certain level of self-aware consciousness, we fear becoming the next tyrannosaurus-rex or spinosaurus, or whatever the next top predator turns out to have been. We’re here to stay. So we like …...

Of the Night

August isn’t too early to start thinking about vampires. The nights are already noticeably longer than they were in June and some leaves are just beginning to change on the trees. I’m thinking of vampires because one of my readers … Continu...

Foiled Again

Few things travel as well as curses. Or so it seems in a news report from Serbia. Archaeologists in Kostolac, according to The Guardian, have excavated skeletons nearly two millennia old. That’s not news, since people have been dying as … Con...

Window Boxes & Wooden Boats

This past weekend was very busy in Salem, with the monthly Derby Square FSA market and the annual Jazz and Soul Festival, the Antique and Classic Boat Festival, and the New England Kayak Fishing Tournament all happening. My husband participates in...
by streets of salem on Aug 22, 2016

Simply Complex

What does it mean to be a man? Or a woman? Or intersex? As a society we seem to spend quite a lot of political time thinking about this. We want to regulate something we don’t even understand. An opinion … Continue reading →...

Mars Bars

It brings tears to my eyes. A little guy millions of miles from home. The only spark of acknowledged intelligence on the entire planet. It’s his birthday and he’s singing “Happy Birthday” to himself. It’s downright depressing. The guy, howe...

Let Us Prey

I grew up with horror films. Not that my mother encouraged or approved this behavior, but I was a kid with a lot of phobias. With no father around to protect us from what dangers might lurk out there, I … Continue reading →...

Gray Magic

Fashion. Okay, I’ll wait here while you check your URL to make sure you’re on the right webpage. Back? Okay. Fashion is something about which I care so little that it surprises even me that I’m addressing it. I can … Continue reading U...

Cam Newton thinks Racism is Over. Bye Girl!

Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton did a GQ interview that lands him in hot water or a pot of collard greens. Newton told GQ magazine that as a country we are beyond race. Quote below It’s not racism. Everybody’s entitled to their own opinion. “I...
by lilGradBigWorld on Aug 17, 2016


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