On the Value of Hard Work

Yesterday, I encountered this image: ...more

Music Monday: Marine Day

Marine Day is a Japanese holiday commemorating a voyage by Emperor Meiji in a steam ship. There is, to the best of my knowledge, no traditional Japanese music to go with this holiday, so enjoy Enya asking you to Sail Away. Yeah, I know steamships don’t have sails ....more

Why I Hate those Fancy New Coke Dispensers

At first, I thought they were interesting. Then I realized that...more

Music Monday: Electro-Swing!

Yeah, there’s a cover of Thrift Shop in this mix from last summer ....more


At the beginning of this week, we celebrated a holiday commemorating a document that reads in part: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. All of us are created equal — not identical, but equal. Men and women are created equal ....more

That’s not comforting, Windows 10!

Reminds me of this. Everything is fine, nothing is ruined. That is good to hear! ...more

Music Monday: America the Beautiful

Ladies and Gentlemen (but who am I kidding, mostly ladies), Jon Bon Jovi: ...more

Things I Learned in Nursing School: Senior Edition

This is it folks, I have survived. Here are a few choice tidbits from the last semester Wisdom from a Professor: “They don’t put trauma centers in nice neighborhoods.” Political Power:...more