My Member name is an Homage to the great man John Seymour, the father of Self sufficiency. His books are brilliant handbooks on doing things around the farm
I think this will turn into a "blog"
11/26 Fifty years ago, the teacher came into the classroom and announced " The President had been shot" a moment Ill never forget. My two choices for responsibility are The Mafia and the CIA, and maybe a combination of the two. Pick up " The Dark Side of Camelot" by Seymour Hirsch. The book details the Mob connections of the Kennedys. You dont double cross the MOB......
11/6 Rockin' to Billy Idol on the way to the office. Ive always thought "White Wedding" was about heroin...
i wonder if George Soros' Bride said " I work out regularly and keep fit, I need my partner to do the same....."wings....
8/19 Discovered, or Re-discovered the 3rd piano concerto by Rachmaninoff. watch V. Horowitz play it on Youtube.
Rach had huge hands and could play an octave and a half. He delighted in lightning octaves up and down the keyboard.
Oscar Levant once quipped " did you have those ( octaves) shipped ahead or did you pack them in your suitcase?!"
8/06 Read that "college freshman forced to read book featuring Lesbian, child molester characters" Weell..... the book in question is " Fun Home" a graphic novel memoir, and winner of numerous awards. Go to Amazon and take a peek.
The author's tart memories of her childhood/ father are quite superb. This should make it fly off the shelves......
8/01 just finished " Beach Music " by Pat Conroy. He is a fantastic writer, Is it a "masterpiece"( as the cover trumpets)?
well.....no Even Great writers can fall into Patterns. As a Southern writer, there is the revealing of the Southern Secret., which has to take place about two thirds through the book. " The night the pigs ate Aunt Tillie, Little Sister TOLD what Daddy had done"
8/03 Just finished the book "Drift" by Rachel Maddow. a Well written essay on how our military is getting separated from the will of the people. She's all tarted up on the back cover. I'm sure after a couple shots of
WHAT I LEARNED TODAY
Go look up " 6 animals with pets of their own" It is the cutest and most touching thing ever!
REGARDING DATING SITE PICS.......Ive started responding to gals without any pics, because the ones exhibited are so WORTHLESS. OLD PICS, PHOTOSHOPPED, THIN, YUP ALL NO GOOD ! Interesting prose is far more indicative of an agile mind.
The IRS has become a political force of The Obama administration. can opening of the Gulags be far behind?
Today;s Quote " Those Who love become humble. They have, so to speak pawned part of their narcissism"-- Sigmund Freud
N.B If you write i Will respond, if only to say " er I dont think were a very good match" or some such
found the greatest war book ever.." A Higher Call" check out on AMazon!