TBT…

Apparently the oldest known Mariner’s Astrolabe has been found! Known as da Gama’s or Sodré’s astrolabe, it was found in the wreck of the Esmerelda, HERE. The 3D photography indicated it had scribe marks for measuring the height of the … Continue reading

YGTBSM!!!

This…this is simply amazing… If nothing more than for its stupidity! From The Blaze, HERE. On Tuesday’s radio program, Glenn Beck and Stu Burguiere discuss the top 16 most stressful scenarios reported by survey respondents: 1. Losing wallet or credit … Continue reading

Fighting back…

The University of Wyoming rolled out a new slogan and video last year… Apparently more than two dozen faculty complained, including professor Tracey Owens Patton said that, “What goes behind the term cowboy” is “erasure, racism, sexism, heterosexism, and genocide.” … Continue reading

Grey Man snippet…

Usual caveats and a specific question- Is there too much info dump and not enough story line? Comments appreciated, and this one is probably going to get reworked, not really happy with the flow right now. Investigations Ranger Michaels, Aaron, … Continue reading

Happy St. Paddy’s Day…

If you celebrate it… If not, well, that’s an extra beer for somebody… And I’m thinking they’re minus one Leprechaun! Didn’t pay his ‘taxes’ maybe??? Either that or he’s staggering around trying to put out his hair… 🙂 … Continue reading

Over the top???

Probably, but I’d still waste a golf ball or two on that hole… I’ve played Ko’olau in Hawaii, and the course record was 63 at the time (lost balls that is)… This is one of the ‘interesting’ holes… What you … Continue reading

Humor…

It’s been a lousy week weather wise, news wise, etc… So… a little humor for your Friday! Bloopers from Young Frankenstein… And some ‘simple’ explanations of ‘isms’… SOCIALISM: You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbor. COMMUNISM: You … Continue reading

Stubborn…

One of my oak trees in the front yard STILL has four leaves on it… And this is after 24 hours of up to 50+kts of wind! I’m impressed! Those suckers just WILL NOT fall! And we ‘think’ this is … Continue reading

Grumble…

Updating software/firmware is enough of a PITA to make one want to skip it, and THAT assumes the basic program updates itself automatically… What truly sucks is when the software doesn’t update, and will connect to the hardware, but won’t … Continue reading

Rut Roh…

Weather is hitting us hard. Rain/thunder/lighting… Intermittent power surges, so no post this morning. Go read the folks on the sidebar. And this is Obi this morning… Sigh… … Continue reading