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Saturday, July 16, 2011      2 comments

Bonnie and Clyde were famous not just for their bank robberies in a rough economic times, but also for kidnapping and holding wealthy people's relatives hostage. There were no government food stamps or social services at the start of the Great D... Read more
Thursday, July 14, 2011      2 comments

I did not know that Pythagoras was a teacher of Plato. A teacher in my religious studies classes at Catholic school used to love to talk about Plato. Plato was a famous firm believer in the city of Atlantis and wrote about it in many of his ... Read more
Friday, July 08, 2011      1 comments

I took and passed a psychology, and English class in night school last semester. In psychology, we talked about the hippocampus part of the brain. It also uses endorphins to regulate pleasure and pain. You feel more pleasure longer in life if... Read more
Friday, July 08, 2011      0 comments

Gandhi often has disdain for modern economics. Gandhi, steadfast and determined, once described how the world receives a new idea. He said "first they ignore you, then th... Read more
Tuesday, July 05, 2011      0 comments

I am going to repost my Amazon.com Review of Currie Electric E Bikes because I so love them. $290 Amazon.com "Review of Currie Electric Kit" "The Currie Electric Kit works great!!! I used to love to bike around cities in Louisiana. The sw... Read more
Sunday, July 03, 2011      2 comments

This is the time of year I start to plan my Halloween visit to New Orleans, where I went to school for four years in the 1990s. I was glad to see something remind me of New Orleans in the cooking section. "Cajun Shrimp Submitted by: KNOV... Read more
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

They say early explorers mistook manatees for mermaids. Their unearthly mammal looking skin, and person sized bodies, looked human in muddy waters. That is why in the latest Pirates of the Caribbean movie mermaids are the neighbors of the Fount... Read more
The Show
Thursday, June 30, 2011      0 comments

Dr. Who is... well THE best show ever. Depp, and now Gaiman. Can they do no wrong? Gaiman chats who with Ferguson... How did I miss this??? http://youtu.be/Xlx1ju7V9... Read more
Not my thing
Saturday, June 25, 2011      0 comments

A way to epic fail with girls in the world, and particularly me, is to mention you just got out of the military. I seriously prefer ANY other occupation to discussing former military occupations. I am a book worm student, NOT a fighter! Whenever... Read more
Friday, June 17, 2011      0 comments

Have not seen this one for many years "1. In the Order of Operations acrostic "Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally", or "PEMDAS", what does 'E' stand for? Your answer: Exponents Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally or "PEMDAS" means (P) Paren... Read more
Thursday, June 16, 2011      0 comments

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
Thursday, June 16, 2011      0 comments

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
Monday, May 30, 2011      0 comments

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
Friday, May 20, 2011      0 comments

Hard not to get Johnny Depp fever with a New Pirates movie out this week. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J
ohnny_Depp ... Read more
Fan Effect
Wednesday, May 18, 2011      0 comments

"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

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