My next vacation spot is on fire

I wanted to see lava, but this is ridiculous. You know… lava. Molten rock. The smell of sulfur. Reds and oranges amidst black basalt rock.   The Science Behind Hawaii’s Car-Eating, Lava-Filled Fissures https://t.co/qmKduMQZiz pic.twitter.com/MfevT8qGAZ — WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) May 7, 2018 Is this happening because the Big Island is home to two geologically active volcanoes? … [Read more…]

Another birthday done

This morning, after another crappy night of sleep, I went for a run. Well… technically it was a jog/walk but I did it. After getting ready for work, I stopped at the grocery store to buy the paper to obtain the Horror-scope. I had also purchased some soup, but by the time I arrived at … [Read more…]

Birthday Horror-scope 2018

This year you will want more time to think through problems. You seem to become a more active reader than you have been in the recent past. If you are single, your quirky behavior draws many potential suitors to you. Keep an open mind as you sort through the possibilities. If you are attached, the … [Read more…]

Yes, an Ar-15 is an assault weapon

It just is. And I say this as someone who used to own one and as someone who loved to shoot it. But I sold it – for cash not for any moral and/or politically leaning. Had I not sold it for money, I would have definitely sold it now. (Actually, my ideal dream would … [Read more…]

2017 Birthday Horror-scope

From the Print Edition of today’s Washington Post: This year you often waver between one perspective and another. Those closest to you might be confused by your seesawing points of view. If you are single, try not to hook up with someone who must have stability to feel secure, as you don’t share this desire … [Read more…]

My photos from Artomatic 2016

I did not participate in Artomatic this year. Frankly, I felt like my creative tap had run dry and I had nothing to offer this year. Still my friend Aggie participated and I wanted to go see her exhibit as well as the others. I took my camera and tried to do unusual shit. These … [Read more…]

First baked bread from FWSY

I bought and read Ken Forkish’s Flour Water Salt Yeast: The Fundamentals of Artisan Bread and Pizza a long damn time ago. Ok… maybe a year at most. I desperately wanted to try his methods and recipes for good bread. This Thanksgiving was a great excuse to throw my hat in the ring. Baking bread … [Read more…]