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…

Politicians Say The Dumbest Things

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Last night we had the presidential debate.   I am not fond of Politicians,yet, I did watch it all. There are no winners in these things.  In this particular election it seems to be pretty juvenile and petty, with lots of name calling, maintaining positions even if they are wrong, lying through their teeth and of course the ol’ “you…

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…

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…