FOWC with Fandango — Retro At some point in time, should you live long enough, your entire life enters the retro stage. You stop trying to like "new" music and enjoy listening to old music that's just been re-released and re-mastered for your -- and your grandchildren's -- listening pleasure. The movies you loved as a … Continue reading PERMANENTLY RETRO – Marilyn Armstrong
THE FISCAL DREAM I just won $1,000,000,000 -- that's one billion dollars -- from the lottery. It is a bit mystifying since I don't remember buying the ticket, but I'm not going to argue the point. What's next? So there we were watching the news. Trump. Mueller. Some moron fell into the Grand Canyon trying … Continue reading THE DAY WE WON IT ALL … WELL, NOT EXACTLY – Marilyn Armstrong
You should watch this. And don’t buy anything from ExxonMobil. Isn’t it great how giant corporations have done and continue to destroy OUR world so they can make an even bigger profit? They already have more money than anyone could possibly spend, but they want it all and the way things are going, they will get it all. And we will be left with the burnt out shell of our green planet earth.
The Golden Anniversary, by Rich Paschall There is no doubt in my cluttered mind that 1969 was the most memorable year of my life. None. Of all of the events that have happened through the years, I can not say that any other years stands out like this one. When you are a Senior in … Continue reading THE SUMMER OF ’69 – Rich Paschall
My ultimate spiky square- BIRDS AGAIN I'll have to remember to stop trying to make all my pictures square, that other shapes are okay now! Spikes and pokes, sharp and pointy, we’re nearing the end. I started with birds and squirrels. Tomorrow, I'll return but not necessarily in squares with my pink Christmas Cactus. It … Continue reading AN ULTIMATE FINAL DAY OF BIRDS – Marilyn Armstrong
RDP Saturday: KITE All the Eastern coast kits live down south, from Mississippi through Florida and out towards Louisiana. It's not that we lack for hawks around here. We have both Golden (relatively rare as they prefer mountains to valleys, but sometimes you can spot them high above you, especially if are in the White … Continue reading NO FEATHERED KITES IN NEW ENGLAND – Marilyn Armstrong
Doughnuts are not good for me. Or you. We know that. No matter how you slice and dice it, those yummy fresh-from-the-oven treats are nothing but fat, carbohydrates, and sugar, probably with a dollop of artificial flavoring. But gee golly whiz, there's nothing like a couple of warm crullers and a freshly brewed cuppa joe … Continue reading SOMETHING TO GO WITH YOUR COFFEE? – Marilyn Armstrong