Some Flowers Only Bloom in the Imagination

How Soon is Now – The Smiths

| November 23, 2008

I love this song.  If you are an 80’s freak like me.  It’s by The Smiths. I am the son And the heir Of a shyness that is criminally vulgar I am the son and heir Of nothing in particular You shut your mouth How can you say I go about things the wrong way? […]

The Five Factor Values Test

| July 19, 2008

Your Values Profile Loyalty:You don’t really value loyalty. In your opinion, friendship should be earned. If you don’t agree with someone, it doesn’t matter how close you are. You’ll let them (and everyone else know) exactly what you think. Honesty: You value honesty a fair amount. You’re honest when you can be, but you aren’t […]

Hats off to Sgt Manzella

| June 27, 2008

In December, “60 Minutes” ran one of my favorite “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” stories, featuring Army Sgt. Darren Manzella, who’d been deployed twice during the war in Iraq. During his first deployment, Manzella, a medic with a field artillery unit in Baghdad, earned a combat medal for rendering treatment under fire. “I’ve treated everything from […]

Phenomenal images of Earth

| June 24, 2008

Phenomenal images of Earth, on These are just breathtaking!

Missing hiker saved by sports bra

| June 24, 2008

Sports bra saves hiker stranded in Alps – BERLIN, Germany (AP) — An American hiker stranded in the Bavarian Alps for nearly three days was rescued after using her sports bra as a signal, police in southern Germany said Monday. Berchtesgaden police officer Lorenz Rasp said that he helped lift 24-year-old Jessica Bruinsma of […]