Meet-Up: Asteroids & Satellites

I just can’t with the rhetoric of the new far-right Italian Prime Minister. Giorgia Meloni https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2022/08/26/what-happens-if-right-wing-giorgia-meloni-wins-italys-elections/amp/ I don’t want to discuss the violence that has erupted in draft offices across Russia by those who oppose conscription. https://amp.theguardian.com/world/2022/sep/26/russia-man-shoots-commander-drafting-residents-for-war-in-ukraine What is China up to in regard to Taiwan? Don’t answer that! I don’t want to know. https://www.politico.com/amp/news/2022/09/24/china-underscores-commitment-to-taiwan-warns-interlopers-00058714Continue reading Meet-Up: Asteroids & Satellites

This Week’s News… Limericks

News reports of some documents seizedInclude Foreign capabilitiesNuclear secretsSold yet to zealots?Compromised worldwide security ~~ There are nine countries on the listWith nuclear arms such as this:France, Russia, China,Israel, India,N Korea, Pakistan, UK, US Material on foreign nation’s nuclear capabilities seized at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago - The Washington Post ~•~ ~~ Jake Tapper’s idea of newsIs … Continue reading This Week’s News… Limericks

Don’t Do This

A few posts ago, I mentioned a book I’m reading,“The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows” by John Koenig. I said I’d share my thoughts on it another day, and I’m keeping my promise. It is a volume of words created by the writer, but it’s more. He describes emotions we have that we may not even … Continue reading Don’t Do This

To This, I Take Offense

A… mature woman visits a highly recommended neurosurgeon, complaining of back pain. The surgeon tells her, “It's old age.” She, (the… mature woman,) responds to the specialist, “Well, I want a second opinion.” To which the physician replies, “Fine, you're ugly too.” *Any references in the above story, to historical situations, actual people, living, dead, … Continue reading To This, I Take Offense

What Happened to U.S.?

We all need to unplug occasionally. As of late, I can barely process my own family's drama, let alone that of the country in which I live, or the world beyond it. My recent back surgery, as well as another (still unresolved) health issue, forced me to ignore all news, including political events. I regretted … Continue reading What Happened to U.S.?