In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo killings in Paris, I thought it would be a good idea to provide background information on the prohibition of depicting the human form in Islam, including the Prophet ...
If you're a Boomer, you've likely heard it more than once. Some Gen X doctor or banker or employer, radiating an amalgam of condescension and contempt, says to you, "Well, now that you're A Little ...
Daily Kos ate my diary so I'm going to keep this short and sweet.
We need less "hur hur laugh at the Redumbicans" Front Page diaries and more diaries of substance on the Front Page. Front Page ...
Look folks, there are lots of important things that are about to go down. The Republicans will try to pass some wicked shit, Obama will veto it. There will be numerous people announcing their ...
Remains of Sarah Carrier's house in Rosewood, Florida, claimed to have been taken January 4, 1923
but probably taken in the days ...
I think I'll start a diary, Mountain Dreams.
Ellie got two bones today. It's 4 degrees, and everything is covered in ice, snow, and frost. Ellie, the dog from down the hill, came by to beg for a ...
Map showing the location of the site of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in Japan. Stations are indicated at which seawatersamples were collected in 2011-2014 on Line P and in ...
Sustainable Retirement #7: The Wood Eternal
For countless ages before Frenchmen founded St. Louis, 250 years ago, thick, old-growth forests of bald cypress grew, not far to the South, in the ...
Chanterelle Cantharellus cibarius
The purpose of this diary is to report results from a recently published, peer reviewed study (behind paywall) examining the ...
I first became politically active here in my "red" mountain North Carolina County in 1990 (the first Harvey Gantt vs Jesse Helms race). At that time, the local Democratic and Republican parties were ...