This week am buying a new scooter bike kit, to use my truck less. The heat wave this week is REALLY showing me that there is a green house gas problem in the U.S.A. This picture is of the Currie Technology scooter bike kit from Amazon.com. It... Read more
Just got back from a week out in the Virginia, D.C. area. Was good to see the monuments, but I am really tired from my cold, and can not go to the music concert I wanted to see tonight. Grrrr.... Read more
On the T.V. show "The X-Files", what redhead was Fox Mulder's partner?
Your answer: Dana Scully
"The X-Files" ran from 1993-2002. Gillian Anderson portrayed the skeptical Dr. Dana Scully whose job it was to debunk the findings of consp... Read more
"Fan Vaulting is a method of architecture found on the ceilings of Gothic style buildings, especially churches. The decorative effect resembles a fan whereby ribs spread out from one point at the side towards the center of the ceiling to give an... Read more
"Who created the character Fagin, who lived off the money stolen by the children under his tutelage? Your answer: Charles Dickens Fagin is a character from Dickens' classic novel "Oliver Twist." The 1968 musical film "Oliver" was based on the no... Read more
I was staying overnight in the hotel part of this boat (back in the 1980s) when my brother first started calling me the nickname "PoeDaughter" after seeing the Beetlejuice movie on cable. The Beetlejuice movie is ironically about ghosts. I didn... Read more
Found more bunnies in the back of my place today. A hole full of babies this time. It is starting to be Watership Downs out there. I let them be in peace. "Rabbits and hares were formerly classified in the order Rodentia (rodent) until 1912, ... Read more
"The lives of three of these philosophers overlapped somewhat in both time and place. But which of the following could not possibly have met any of the others?
Your answer: Cicero
Socrates, Plato and Aristotle all lived in Athens in th... Read more
I got free tickets to DEVO and Penn and Teller this month. DEVO has an amazing stage show as great as ever with large video graphics on screen behind them on stage. They were innovators
of video music back at the start of videos on cable TV.... Read more
This is also how bad it feels to run without an asthma inhaler when you need one badly, and the government will not give you health care for asthma. "What theory was Einstein trying to explain when he said, "When a man sits with a pretty girl f... Read more
This oddly prophetic trivia answer I got today was written BEFORE the quake in Japan this year. An irony is that I just re started playing Pokemon games with a Pokewalker this month. Pokemon means "pocket-monsters" which are a pocket sized anim... Read more
I am feeling better now that three days has past since my doctor visit. However, I am still sitting and reading most of the time. "Which of the following did Jules Verne not write?
Your answer: Oliver Twist
Jules Verne is known as the... Read more
I knew Astro Boy was old, but not that it was the first anime cartoon in the U.S. 'Major Astro' was a childrens show originating from Wichita, Kansas. In the mid-1960s it aired the first anime syndicated for broadcast in the US. What was the ani... Read more