Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures. And just in case you can’t read it…
Found via a link at Ace of Spades Head Quarters. Here’s the quiz. I got a perfect score because I’m definitely over 40. Take the quiz. It’s the weekend. What else do you have to do?
the square root of 18 is 4.24. Via Powerline’s The Week in Pictures.
Sunday evening Mr. Big Food called his folks. You know how you can understand an entire conversation by only listening to one side? Not good. The Independent Living Facility in which Mr. Big Food’s Dad and Mr. Big Food’s Mom live had gone sort of lockdown last week. And those Independent Kids being who they
to a devise near you– Four Days Worth of Posts from Big Food, Big Garden, Big Life. Because Life is Big and I’ve been engaged in Big Things!
Via Powerline’s Midweek in Pictures: April Fools Edition
all you dang foreigners from other nations! It’s a Foxworthy joke.
From Internet Archive! Here’s the page.
A friend of Mr. Big Food’s Dad drove through Georgetown, Texas the other day and shared these photos with friends. Mr. Big Food’s Dad passed them along, and I thought you might enjoy them as well. He says: It was both, eerie and uplifting, our trek into town. We needed to get a break out
Born this day in 1858, De Wolf Hopper. This is a great one! De Wolf was the man who made “Casey at Bat” famous, and became famous because of his rendition of the poem. The whole thing a series of “at the right place” moments. Wikipedia article (which needs help) on him here. Here’s the
“A good dinner does not just happen but it is the result of careful planning,¹ intelligent marketing², good management,³ and high food standards.” I have done my best to recreate that sentence as it appears in this 1960 Home Economics text. The student underlined (in red!), and counted the three essential elements to a good
Found at The Last Refuge, along with a nice bit of “We can do this” attitude, and this: RTWT
Liberated this day in the year 1536, Bonnivard (The Guide to Reading: The Pocket University Volume XXIII. 1925. (2 ns)) François Bonivard (or Bonnivard; 1493–1570) was a nobleman, ecclesiastic, historian, and Geneva patriot at the time of the Republic of Geneva. His life was the inspiration for Lord Byron‘s 1816 poem The Prisoner of Chillon. He was a partisan of the Protestant Reformation, and
AoSHQ Sunday Morning Book Thread
On this day in 1918 Foch was made Commander of Allied Armies. Who knew? That infallible source: Ferdinand Foch (French: [fɔʃ]; 2 October 1851 – 20 March 1929) was a French general and military theorist who served as the Supreme Allied Commander during the First World War. An aggressive, even reckless commander at the First Marne, Flanders, and Artois campaigns of 1914–1916, Foch became the Allied
Quick preface. It has come to my attention that I am not a videographer. Or perhaps I do better with an actual video camera rather than a phone. There are problems and I will try my best to correct them next time we go on a walk. Meanwhile– I hope you enjoy the birds, at
SueK finds a good one I missed.
This is good but still lacking. What it desperately needs is about 1″ of water on the street and a guy with a water hose pointed at a really big industrial sized box fan spewing a deluge of stormy “rain” at the dude who can barely stand up against the tropical storm force wind. From