Saturday, November 27, 2010


"Too many academics write as if plain English is beneath their dignity and some seem to regard logic as an unconstitutional infringement of their freedom of speech."

Dr. Thomas Sowell

Wednesday, November 17, 2010


My daughters laugh about all their grandmother's old sayings.
One of her favorites is "My lan"
Ex: Well my lan! I could have done a better job of it than that!
The Scottish words "My Lane" means - on my own

Saturday, November 13, 2010


Dinesh D'Souza has written a book on the president and why he believes that President O hates America and Britain. D'Souza says O's father taught him that these colonial powers are evil.

I don't know. He did send the bust of Winston Churchill back to England. I figured George W had been using it as a door stop and he wanted it out of the way. He did give the Queen and Prime Minister Gordon Brown an Ipod. Maybe he wanted them to enjoy a little Motown.

Strange Christmas Season Football

In Kirkwall Scotland there is a traditional game played between the Uppies and the Doonies.
It 's quite a shoving match and I must say they have their ups and doons.

Youtube Kirkwall Ba Game

Monday, November 1, 2010

Giants Win

You know you are getting old when you can remember being fourteen and pulling for the Giants against the Dodgers in that last game of 1962.
Yes Juan Marichal did have a kick that was higher than his head; loved to watch him pitch. The 62 Giants carried some big lumber, the "Baby Bull" Orlando Cepeda and "Say Hey"
Willie Mays.