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Baton Rouge – good news, bad news

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

So, one more update on Gustav in Baton Rouge and then I’ll return you to your regularly scheduled odd musings, rants and wildlife pictures. First, the good news – I got a text message from my mother last week.  They got power back!  Only 10 days without power.  I suppose that’s not too bad.  No […]

Baton Rouge . . . disaster area

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

I spoke to my mom for a little while this evening and got an update on where things stand in Baton Rouge or at least in her corner of it.  A summery for those of you interested in Baton Rouge: The news keeps talking about how mild things were in New Orleans, but the only […]

notes from a Cramer mini-reunion

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Just got back from a mini-reunion of Cramers in Tennessee.  This was all of my uncles and cousins on my father’s side with the exception of my sister who has a three-week old baby at home.  To answer the obvious question, no.  No one lives in Tennessee, it’s just a more or less central place.  […]

Oil makes you stupid. . . news at 11

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008

I knew that there were a lot of chemicals that when ingested could make you stupid.  Drugs, sure.  Lead and mercury, definitely.  But apparently even thinking about oil makes people stupid.  Consider the following: For weeks, republicans have been pushing the idea that either a) the Cubans are drilling in Cuban waters off the coast […]

Musical fortune telling

Friday, April 25th, 2008

From etselec and because it amused me, my fortune as told by a random selection of my music with interpretive accompaniment by yours truly: 1. How does the world see me? Lightnin’ Hopkins – No Education Ouch. Apparently the world sees me as an academic poseur. I guess I can live with that, but it’s […]

minor updates

Friday, June 29th, 2007

Just a couple of minor updates: my keyboard came in yesterday and it’s everything that I hoped it would be.   I feel sorry for the folk in my office suite.  It is a bit loud I cropped some of the photos using the original sized images, so all that’s left are captions and fixing […]

Yellowstone 3

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

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Yellowstone 2

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

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Yellowstone 1

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

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Photography

Thursday, January 11th, 2007

Unlike regular leeches that just kind of hang off your body like horrible ornaments, the T. rex leech prefers to feed from mucous membranes, rather than your skin. That means the soft tissue all up inside you. Places like the inside of your nose, behind your eyes, up your ass . all the places you’re […]