Category Archives: Whatever

My WAG would be a Florida sinkhole.

“While the entire coastline in that part of Florida is settling (sinking) a couple millimeters per year, experts say the deeply buried concrete pilings would have ensured that wasn’t a concern—unless some type of void or sinkhole opened up beneath … Continue reading

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“The Myth of a Majority-Minority America” Richard Alba et al

“The narrative that nonwhite people will soon outnumber white people is not only divisive, but also false. In recent years, demographers and pundits have latched on to the idea that, within a generation, the United States will inevitably become a majority-minority … Continue reading

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News of the day

People who have no guts are trying to deal with Putin who has lots of guts. All you do is tell him is that if his guys do not clean up the ransom attacks, NSA/US Cybercommand will wreck his little … Continue reading

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The Joy of Being Local – TTG

Or in the words of Buckaroo Banzai, “No matter where you go, there you are.” Damned good movie, btw. I have always preferred my local print newspaper to the infinite stream of information on the internet. This morning the Free … Continue reading

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“The Scouring of the Shire” – JRR Tolkien

“”The Scouring of the Shire” is the penultimate chapter of the high fantasy novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. The Fellowship hobbits, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin, return home to the Shire to find that it is under the brutal control of ruffians and their leader “Sharkey”, revealed … Continue reading

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Is this our Turcopolier celebrating his freedom in Iceland? – TTG

In truth it’s Sveinn Snorri Sighvatsson, an Icelandic tour guide, as he posed nude near the Geldingadalur. His friend and fellow Icelander, Norris Niman, took the photo as other sightseers watched in glee. No, it’s not our Turcopolier, but I … Continue reading

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A Bidonian pratfall. Well, at least he saluted.

I just watched our messiah live from CDC in Atlanta. That is where he was going when he nearly fell all the way down the stairs of AF-1. While Harris looked on giggling behind her mask he told the CDC … Continue reading

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Math is racist (in Oregon)

“An associated “Dismantling Racism” workbook, linked within the toolkit, similarly identifies “objectivity” — described as “the belief that there is such a thing as being objective or ‘neutral’” — as a characteristic of White supremacy. Instead of focusing on one right answer, … Continue reading

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The Everglades Challenge 2021 – TTG

The Everglades Challenge 2021 is on. Covid be damned. I had no doubt it would carry on. Florida certainly was not going to stop it. More importantly, sailing and paddling in one or two man small boats across mostly wilderness … Continue reading

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The Mersea Duck Punt – TTG

Sometime before Christmas, I happened upon a marvelous, yet unassuming little boat called the Mersea duck punt for where they sail or the Milgate duck punt for the man who developed the plans. This craft was originally designed for water … Continue reading

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