Archive for the ‘Discussion’ Category

Fired Up Again !!

For a number of months (actually, about two years) this site has been pretty much silent. Since the farcical election of 2012, it appeared that the voters of these United States wanted more punishment and abuse by re-electing their president, and so they have received! Now, with the apparent change in sentiment and an awakening […]

Nature’s New Growth

We are well into spring now. Spruce Pine (NC) is about two weeks behind the growing season of other communities, being at above 3,000′ elevation. Now, we are seeing signs of flowers and other plants rushing to bloom and producing seed for the next season. For example, the chives that you see in this photo, […]

Are Book Burnings Next?

The Obama administration has indicated that they are going to charge the Federal Communications Commission to embed “observers” into the news rooms of TV and Cable news outlets (like Fox News) to “determine” what constitutes “acceptable” news to be delivered to the public over those facilities. In short, you will be able to see ONLY […]

28 Years Ago – – –

January 31, 1986 – a day many Americans who were around then will remember as the day the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded one minute and 13 seconds after lift-off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. With a close-up view (8 miles away) that image has been indelibly etched into my memory. Prior to that tragic […]