These 3 Trees

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” This is an exceptional quote “dug” up by the late and surely great distinguished JohnContinue reading “These 3 Trees”

Ride the Lightning!

Christmas Island is ironically the first to ring in the New Year, while the uninhabited Howland and Baker Islands, near the United States are the last. I bet that real estate has doubled since the pandemic. New bed and breakfast coming soon, presumed. Most everyone else in the world has already started their New Year,Continue reading “Ride the Lightning!”

Sundae Times

Need a hot chocolate mocha or buttered pecan waffle cone with your history lesson this festive holiday season? What about a grilled cheese, that can quite literally melt your face, so good? Then take a quick drive with me up to the mountains (45 minutes out of the city, all inclines). Zooming past all theContinue reading “Sundae Times”

Soothsayer Spins The Wheel

“The origins are straightforward: a soothsayer is someone who says sooth”. Not clear enough? “Here, provided for our entertainment (this gloriously, spectacular, November, sunny, afternoon) informative uses, are all the possible meanings and translations of the word soothsayer; One who tells the truth; a truthful person”. “Etymology: From sothsaier, zothziggere, equivalent to; One who predicts the future, using magic,Continue reading “Soothsayer Spins The Wheel”