Scare Cam

Scare cam proves what everyone’s saying about us – we are all turning into a bunch of narcissistic sociopaths. Our ability to empathize is eroding daily. While most attribute this to desensitization from new media technology, I put the blame elsewhere. Point and shoot scare cams just make the point that the thing pointing doesn’t kill people, people kill people.…

Gratitudes

Gratitudes: A brand new sky

Keeping track of gratitudes helps keep me positive and appreciative. The only rule is people can't be on the list because there are too many to name. Focusing on the small things keeps me mindful. Here's my gratitudes for today.

1. Deer corn

2. Hank and Milo coming to life in the Northwoods.

3. There’s still some warmth in the air.

4. Great veggies from the neighbors’ garden.

5. “Aggressive” snow tires that fend off fear of oncoming snow.

6. Butt warming leather seats in a car.

7. Cider.

8. Phone reception.

9. The first movie in four or five months.

10. A good realtor who brings hope about selling my house in Louisiana. Now that’s something.

Huey Long on Elections

They’ve got a set of Republican waiters on one side and a set of Democratic waiters on the other side, but no matter which set of waiters brings you the dish, the legislative grub is all prepared in the same Wall Street kitchen. (Huey Long)

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