Annie and the End of the World pt 8

Annie and the end of the world

They had walked to the point of exhaustion every day and still it took Annie and Arthur three days to get through the fire ravaged forest. They had made camp just outside of the trees in a meadow that somehow had been spared from the raging fire.  Her bones ached and her throat felt as if too had been scorched…

Robert Morris, Founding Father

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The portly merchant sat with a rather large group of other merchants at the local tavern in Philadelphia.  He was raising his mug full of Metheglin. (A mead made with spices and herbs) to St Georges whose day they were celebrating.  The year was 1775 and Robert Morris had just received word of the Lexington Massacre.  He was no fan…

Annie And The End Of The World pt 7

Annie and the end of the world

Annie was nervous about the elevator. She kept to the back and stayed at the ready.  There was actual music playing in the elevator, the Girl from Ipanema, she thought. Catchy tune, designed to lull you into forgetting you were in a box that was held by chains and cables. Annie didn’t forget and kept her ears tuned to the…

Noyo River Redwoods

I would have been wholeheartedly disappointed if I went on the Skunk train only to go through deforested land. Lucky for me, the  Redwoods League out of San Francisco, did much fundraising n order to buy 462 acres of old growth redwoods.  It cost them 7.5 million dollars but it ensures the trees will not be harvested.  The acreage is flanked…

Internet, Strangers and Real life

I was reading something on the internet about why we talk to strangers online, but not in life. It was a good question and many of the answers were inane. One comment said that it was because we could pick the topics to discuss. If you engaged with a random stranger at the restaurant then you might find you have…

Emphysema Update Video!

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I wanted to do my update in a video i uploaded to my newly created Vlog. It took me ALL day to put it together. I had to do the video, figure out how to put the two pieces together, upload, fix it it a bit and, walla, 9 hours later I can share it with you. It is very…