Bits and pieces that have been lying around. Sept 14
Catching Up Redux
So there I was, cruising through LinkedIn, trying to catch up with whoever was doing what and bumped into an announcement from the ol' alma mater. It talked about the goings on of alum J.S., class of '14.
Wow, I think, that dude graduated before World War I started! Then the twenty-first century kicked in. Nope, graduated five years ago. My bad. Top
For All the English Majors
An Esquire headline, via Flipboard:
Daniel Craig and his 'No Tie to Die' Stuntman Both Know a Khaki Suit Is Always a Good Idea.
Here's the question: did they drop the 'm' from
Time or was there a homonym substitution (die/dye)? Discuss.
And apropos of nothing, I wonder if the estate of Ian Fleming is still getting royalties even though they covered all his James Bond books a long time ago? Top
Just a week ago..
Well, Hurricane Dorian touched down here a week or so ago. Already in the rear-view mirror. We were fortunate (blessed, even)–some wind and rain, bits of branches, but nothing major. Others, even in the area, fared a lot worse.
While I was sweeping leaves off the patio, I reveled in the perfectly spectacular morning around me–perfect temperature, perfect humidity, deep blue sky. Everything the way it's supposed to be–clean and beautiful. Except of course for the patio, which I was bringing up to par.
So why, I asked myself, do we have to go through a dark, stormy, dangerous period, and all the mess and anxiety, to get to a beautiful, shiny moment like this?
I wondered if there's a message there for life–much angst and trouble to get to the joy and delight on the other side. I didn't think about it too hard, though. I didn't want to ruin the day with too much thought. Top
Whatever happened to...?
- Megyn Kelly
- boat refugees in the Mediterranean
- Farmville (the game, not the town in Virginia)
- Branson, Missouri
- the opioid crisis