Tales From The Alaskan Side

Author: , November 28th, 2017

Tweet It’s finally arrived, just in time for Christmas! Tim’s (the funky geko) summary of his years spent up in Alaska both working, exploring, and having fun. It’s thirty one chapters of his experiences up there, surprises, events, campfire stories, and some of his deeper thoughts into what makes the great state of Alaska, Alaska. [...]

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Mystery of the Century……..

Author: , January 10th, 2017

Tweet *It will be interesting to see what they put in his “Library”**about his early years, when he is out of office.* *In a country where we take notice of many, many facets of our public figures’ lives, doesn’t it seem odd that there’s so little we know about our current man in the White [...]

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Fwd: Christmas at a Gas Station

Author: , December 28th, 2016

Tweet The old man sat in his gas station on a cold Christmas Eve. He hadn’t been anywhere in years since his wife had passed away. It was just another day to him. He didn’t hate Christmas, just couldn’t find a reason to celebrate. He was sitting there looking at the snow that had been [...]

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Arlington Cemetery

Author: , December 10th, 2016

Tweet *ARLINGTON CEMETERY* Jeopardy Question: On Jeopardy the other night, the final question was “How many steps does the guard take during his walk across the tomb of the Unknowns?” All three contestants missed it! This is really an awesome sight to watch if you’ve never had the chance. Fascinating. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier [...]

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[health] Smallpox and Bedbugs

Author: , November 22nd, 2016

Tweet About the time it was learned that mosquitoes were a factor in malaria, it was also learned that bedbugs were a factor in smallpox (with malnutrition and filth also playing roles). It’s been said that two of the greatest factors in getting rid of those bad diseases of yesteryear (that the CDC group says [...]

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