I check the meaning of the word “don” in the online free dictionary, and am told it means either “A person of great importance (arch.)” or “The head of a Mafia family”. The latter sounds like more fun, so let’s pursue it. But wait, a lady from St. Louis, Missouri, has already done so, as
Brit Week and a Jolly Good Time
We Brits sure know how to have fun! Last night as the sun was settling down behind the mountains on the western horizon, in the gardens of Santa Monica’s very stylish Fairmont Miramar Hotel overlooking the beach, there was a promotion and celebration of all things British as it exists in the fair city of…
Stone Age Housecat?
University of Chicago dinosaur hunter Paul Sereno says he’s discovered a new member of the dinosaur family, a strong-jawed but tiny beast that would have looked something like a “nimble, two-legged porcupine.”
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Newly Discovered Monkey
The Lesula monkey, above, hidden away in the jungles of the Congo, was previously unknown to scientists.
Does he (or she) know something that we don’t?
Let’s take time out, and marvel at the stunning mysteries still waiting to be discovered, and shared, on our amazing planet.
Now THAT’S careless!
Continue Reading Goodbye Noel
You see, there is an advantage to age, especially when trying to make a flight.
My old pal Noel is looking for a paying outlet for his cartoons. Any takers? Contact me, or him. See his corner.
The Baby Oil Barons Won’t Play
Cheney, stop grousing!
Can’t let this go by without a comment from Noel.
Our Noel, still on the ball
Feb. 10, 2006
The news from Denmark, my mother’s country, shows that that quiet little nation is not so quiet after all. Their input into the world’s commerce is impressive. Noel has this to say: