Category Archives: Society and Culture

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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Fifi the B29 Superfortress Visits Colorado

The only remaining WWII Boeing B29 Superfortress, Fifi, flew over us but we didn’t see much, as you can see below. We tried to take a tour at the airport but the wait was 2 hours so we bailed. Fifi … Continue reading

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Wierd Al is Always Relevant

I’ve been listening to Wierd Al for 35 years and he never seems to age and be displaced by younger entertainers, as Jay Leno was replaced recently by Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show. His latest parodies business managers who … Continue reading

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Is it Unrealistic for Women to be Lean?

Many women are participating in a campaign to criminalize the publication of Photoshopped pictures, claiming that it deceives women into believing that they can be lean. One YouTube video advocating these laws has attracted 16m views. Unfortunately, this displays an … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from a 103 Year Old Woman?

Someone asked asked Evelyn, a 103 year old woman, about important career memories, and she responded: I was a teacher at the age of 14, and I taught in a one room school house. I have a lot of memories … Continue reading

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