Category Archives: Society and Culture

A Sad Song About a Tractor Rollover

According to Modern Farmer: Tractors now claim some 125 lives a year in the U.S., according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), representing the biggest danger on a farm…. Tractor rollovers. Grain suffocation. Deadly fumes. Goring. … Continue reading

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Gerry Spence on Freedom

One of my favorite writers is Wyoming trial lawyer Gerry Spence, best known for his work on the Karen Silkwood case that was made into the film, Silkwood. I enjoyed Seven Simple Steps to Personal Freedom: An Owner’s Manual for … Continue reading

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The Petrified Wood Gallery of Ogallala, Nebraska

I recently visited the large and fascinating Petrified Wood Gallery of Ogallala, Nebraska during a trip to nearby Lake McConaughy.

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Why is Renewing the Cold War with Russia Foolish?

Russia is a great country that is far more valuable than Ukraine. From Quora, Igor Markov describes a few recent accomplishments that have enriched the world. Russia (most likely Putin) talked Bashar Al-Assad into getting rid of the most dangerous … Continue reading

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Bill of Rights Truck

Mary and I saw a truck on the highway with the Bill of Rights painted on the rear.

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San Diego Air and Space Museum

I visited the Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park during my trip to San Diego.

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The Sailing Exhibit at the San Diego Sports Museum

The San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum houses a sailing exhibition thanks to 1992 America’s Cup winner Bill Koch of Wichita, Kansas. San Diego hosted the America’s Cup in 1988 after hometown hero Dennis Connor won the cup in … Continue reading

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Poster of the Barque Belem

I saw Le Siecle du Belem (The Century of the Belem) by Philip Plisson at the doctor’s office. It costs $28 on Amazon. Click the poster twice to zoom in.

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Composing Amazing Music on an Android in Your Living Room

The Amazing Randi stars in the popular video below where he laments that everything is amazing and nobody is happy. I find it amazing that $20 buys software that allows any patient person to easily compose music on an Android, … Continue reading

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Black Child Beatings in the South and North

The Minnesota Vikings football team suspended a player because he beat his child, so former professional basketball player Charles Barkley defended the father, stating that most black parents in the southern USA beat their children, and that it is impractical … Continue reading

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