Photography: Garry Armstrong This is a yarn. A nice story about being able to move from an older to a newer car. It has kept us really busy for the past couple of days, too. Meanwhile, on Friday, Garry's going to get his new gear. Life is definitely getting in the way of art! Someone … Continue reading BUYING A NEWER CAR – Marilyn Armstrong
“Neither (McCarthy or Trump) has any problem throwing around unfounded accusations of treasonous disloyalty by important people engaged in conspiracies with mysterious Russians. They themselves are always immune.” It’s heartwarming to know that “the good guys” are back accusing all us “bad guys” of bad behavior. What a pity they never felt obliged to include themselves in that mix!
Joseph McCarthy covers the microphone while having a whisper with Roy Cohn.
Tail Gunner Joe McCarthy is back in the news. He is a former Wisconsin chicken farmer, an occupation he once shared in common with Nazi SS Leader Heinrich Himmler. Both were dreaded for their viciousness. McCarthy gave himself his nickname for his time in the Marine Corps in World War II, occasionally manning the twin machine guns in the back seat of a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber.
Tail Gunner Joe in a Dauntless dive bomber.
Both men rose to the highest levels of government by destroying their perceived opponents. Himmler murdered them in secret, McCarthy pummeled them into mush during hours of Commie-baiting Senate hearings shown on grainy black & white television. People liked news raw in those days.
President Donald Trump was nicknamed “Cadet Bone Spurs” by Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.), an Iraq War veteran who…
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Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge We went photographing the other day. It was definitely a farm day. Not all farms are equally friendly to guests and some of these pictures require no further explanation. It was certainly an interesting day for shooting, from the super-friendly Ironshoe Farm to the farm around the block where they … Continue reading ODDBALL PHOTOS – CEE’S PHOTO CHALLENGE – Garry Armstrong
SHARing my WORLD - AUGUST 20, 2018 Which tastes better: black or green olives? Yuck, ick, feh. I don't like olives, green, black or any other color. I also loathe anchovies. Slimy salty nasty stuff. Yuck, ick, feh. What’s your favorite room in your home? The living room with the bedroom coming in a solid … Continue reading SHARING MY WORLD AND A NEWER CAR – Marilyn Armstrong
Sometimes, I answer questions. There's no reason why. I used to answer all the quizzes in magazines, too. I never knew why I did it since I never thought the questions were enlightening. It was like doing a really easy crossword puzzle. So here are some questions and my answers. Feel free to write your … Continue reading QUESTIONS WITH ANSWERS – Marilyn Armstrong