What's On My Mind

Recuperation Is Not Fast

A full day without the buddy tape around my big toe and it’s nearest neighbor. It’s been interesting. After six weeks of being taped and 99% of that time in a recovery shoe on top of it, the first sensation was that...

Time Flies With A Broken Toe

Wow, I can’t believe that tonight marks six weeks since I was sitting in the Emergency Room waiting to find out the status of my poor toe. In some ways, I feel every minute of those six weeks. I watched the leaves...

No Such Thing as Most Recent on Facebook

I know, I know, the people who actually read my blathering posts are seeing the word “Facebook” in the title and sighing inwardly if not audibly. But it’s one of those topics that bubbles to the surface rather frequently. Today was because...

My Toe Shouldn’t Point That Way

In the grand scheme of things it could have been far worse, but it’s still not a banner day. I’ve been working on prepping and painting my room. It is well due, but I guess now it will be a December task....

Beyonce vs Mercury Meme Misses The Point

Ah, don’t you love inter-generational rivalry? My music/clothes/cars/whatever-else-you-have trumps yours! If there’s anything that’s fair game it’s that whatever is new is always crap compared to my generation! And as sure as you roll your eyes when someone says it about the...

Farewell Ponds – You’ll be Missed

I can’t believe how fast these half series of Doctor Who are over. I’d truly rather get it all in one dose, but no one at the BBC asked me. And I’ve been too wrapped up getting my Ireland art uploaded on...

Photo of fellow travelers approaching the famous pyramid for the first time

Search Engines Should Reward Original Works

That search engines such as Google should reward original work is a thought that I’ve had in mind for awhile now. I’ve even brought it up to friends and on various discussion boards several times. But I never quite got around to...

Botched Restoration of a Frescoe in a church in Borja, Spain

Borja, Spain – Damaged Fresco Meme

It’s unusual for me to find myself on the outside looking in when there’s a good joke afoot. I don’t think many people who know me well would suggest I had lost my funny bone. Yet there’s one meme that went viral...

Knee Jerk Reactions & The Need to Control

I suppose there’s a very good reason I majored in sociology in college as I am ever amazed by the dynamics involved in groups. This is twice recently that I’ve had a blog topic spill out of a conversation on an artist...