Monthly Archives: March 2008

Musing About Telephones

Rotary Telephone 1972 Vintage

Rotary Telephone 1972 Vintage

Winnie and I added some new technology to our house this past week. We gained the first landline house telephone we’ve had since moving to Virginia. While this doesn’t sound like that much of an event, it’s gotten me to thinking about the changes in phone technology I’ve seen over the years. Continue reading

No Sympathy for Racists

Letters To The Editor

Letters To The Editor

Last week I submitted another of my on-going series of Letters to the Editor of our local newspaper “The Potomac News.” This time, I took on a local wing-nut who is key in whipping up anti-immigration hysteria in this area. It seems that after a few years of diligently and successfully working to build his reputation as a local racist, this individual was unhappy about being labeled a “nativist” by the Southern Poverty Law Center and local newspapers. Continue reading

Four Beat Music Example

A Song For The Times

Music Inside

Music Inside

It’s a moderately cold, very windy day, and Winnie’s at work while I’m home vegetating between jobs. Meaning, I have way too much time to spend playing researching on the Internet.

Among my discoveries, I’ve located this wonderful YouTube video that combines Marxist-Lennism with American Redneck. Really. Continue reading