Tag Archives: Suspicious

England’s Halloween…

“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” From the traditional English folk verse, c1870. http://www.francisfrith.com/us/blog/bonfire-night https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashby_St_Ledgers

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Travel Fad Gizmos

Does this strange number remind you of anything? It reminds me of a lot of things but Adam Ant is only one of them. It is called an Ostrich Pillow and I’ll bet you’re wondering what this could possibly do … Continue reading

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Computing: A Hacker’s Dictionary

Eleven years ago, after having been improperly introduced to the world of computers a few years prior and not yet introduced to the internet but only the world of intranet, I found this enlightening, tongue-in-cheek dictionary designed to help people … Continue reading

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Unexpected Delays….

     If you are wondering about my fortnight of silence on my blog I have an easy explanation which might surprise you as much as it surprised me.            Without going into a lengthy explanation just let me say that I watched my … Continue reading

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     Today I made my 40,000th hit at 6:16 p.m.!!! In celebration I thought I’d share the story you are about to read which is a short-short I wrote quite a few years ago and put it up on an internet writing contest … Continue reading

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Middleham Castle: The Home of History’s Whipping Boy

    Updated w/new photo August 26, 2009 from  www.great-castles.com Revised, edited, revamped and completely rewritten on August 28, 2009          Middleham Castle sits in the heart of North Yorkshire near Leyburn, at Wensleydale, Middleham’s village. Its neighbors include Bolton Castle (which looks … Continue reading

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