So far we have had four black bears in our back fenced in yard. They had been attracted to our bird feeders and of course any crumbs the cats left in the barn feedings. The first bear was under the window in the kitchen sniffing around of course and stood up on his hind legs […]
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Almost all parents are caught up in the idea that advanced education is the way to go for their children. Alas, not all children do well in college and usually drop out. College today is Big Business and closely tied in with the banking industry, Student loans are a top priority to raise money and […]
I realize that in war there is so much going on by so many internal factions that it is difficult, if not impossible, to maintain purpose and order. From a personal standpoint I observed this for 6 tours, which is a total of six years in Viet Nam’s lost cause. So many troops-on both sides- […]
When Turkey shot down a Russian warplane for allegedly encroaching in their airspace all Hell broke loose. There were serious economic sanctions by the Russians against Turkey and the emplacement of the S 4000 Russian surface to air defense system in Syria and Iran. That is a “system” of land based mobility consisting of radar […]
My daughter and I have engaged in long-winded discussions about early humans spanning back a million years with their never-ending migration to the north. There was a blending of Neanderthals, protohominids, and for the most part, early modern humans.
Ever since the Morse code was developed in the mid 1800’s, people have been trying with electricity to spy on one another; these early attempts was amplified in WWII when radar and burst messaging was developed with anti-warfare technology such as the Nazi Submarines wrapping rubber around their submarine radio transmitter to avoid the listening-location. […]
Such a beautiful planet we are blessed with; although the recent Nuclear talks in Washington and data coming in from the Russia suggests we are back in a cold war; maybe a hot war. Perhaps the beauty will fade as the war drums beat to quarters. Recall that Russia had told their citizens “Prepare for […]
Previously in the last article we briefly reported that the three nuclear power plants in the Netherlands had reduced their power output to minimum. This is a technique of lowering the radioactive rods into the cooling pool, reducing heat that boils the water to make steam that turns the electric generators.