All that is necessary for evil to triumph…

Do you believe there is still such a thing, a concept, a presence, as Evil in our world? Do you believe you would recognize it if you saw it? If you do believe and if you did see something you knew and recognized as Evil, would you act? Sundays for me are days I try […]

Freedom ~ How do you value it?

Richard Fernandez of The Belmont Club has written an important post on Freedom and what might constrain it, while coupling it to intelligence and the life of a system. If we take words away, or forbid the use of words, will we understand what we see when those words materialize in front of us? Well […]

Golden Letter: A

April has become my month for Awards, the most recent I have received is this one: The name of the Award says it all. The Very Inspiring Blogger Award. KnowledgeKnut, a blogger who has been through much recently, took time to honor other bloggers – that in itself is an inspiration. More inspiring, she has […]

Friends Who Become Family

“To family who become friends and to friends who become family.” Wiley of Wiley’s Wisdom, who breathes  joy with every post, received the WordPress Family Blogging Award and, in keeping with his nature, and the rules, nominated others, of which we are one.   Thank you, Wiley.   Claire, Elby and HuntMode think you are the cat’s […]

Prompts for the Promptless: Gallows Humor

Prompts for the Promptless Challenge: “Gallows Humor is humor that makes fun of a life-threatening, disastrous, or terrifying situation.” Write a story, a poem, etc. to go with the prompt. A new challenge! Well, this one is my specialty.   So many experiences to choose from. There have been dangerous times: I was over visiting […]

Million Dollar Question: “Why do you blog?”

DP Challenge: Why do you blog? I am a new blogger, just four months old. I had hopes when I began that I would cover topics as diverse as national intelligence, emergency disaster and preparation, exploration of religion to stories of my “staff,” a greyhound and a cat and that maybe someone would be interested. […]

Boston Bombings & Ricin Sent to Senator – Connected?

Breaking News as of about 3:30 p.m. Fox News reported there has been confirmation that an envelope of Ricin was sent via mail to Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS). Ricin is a deadly toxic substance made from the Castor plant. “A dose as small as a few grains of salt can kill an adult human.” There […]