Monthly Archives: February 2017

Entry 635: Pluto Makes a Comeback

Well NASA has been in the news recently with its announcement about all the new planets it has found about 40 light years from Earth. This is very exciting, because at least three of these planets are in the “temperate … Continue reading

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Entry 634: High School Musical

My wife and I recently attended a performance of our daughter’s high school musical. You should infer nothing from the fact that our daughter is 30 years old. I’ll get back to that in a moment. I don’t remember my … Continue reading

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BONUS President’s Day Post

It has just come to my attention via a video clip from The Rachael Ray Show that Teddy Roosevelt once had a live badger thrown at him. Teddy Roosevelt then adopted the badger, and it spent the next four years … Continue reading

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Entry 633: My Condolences on Your Lottery Win

There’s just no pleasing some people. Take Melania Trump for instance. According to numerous sources, she is not enjoying her stint as first lady. “Miserable,” is the word I keep seeing. Most women, I think, wouldn’t mind being FLOTUS, at … Continue reading

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Entry 632:…and an Evil-Looking Alien with Sharp Teeth Bursts from His Chest

Let me begin this post by saying that I am totally sympathetic to the challenges faced by physically disadvantaged people. I believe that society should do as much as is feasible to help these folks go about their days, whether … Continue reading

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Entry 631: You Can Bet Your Asteroid

Wait until you hear what NASA is planning to do! You may remember NASA from the movie Hidden Figures, but you may not know that the agency is still around and, um, doing stuff. For instance, as I’ve previously reported, … Continue reading

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Entry 630: Commander in Tweet

The very sad thing is we can almost believe these alternative tweets.                                                         … Continue reading

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