Some TGIF Humor

According to Leaping Robot, here is a 16th-century picture of a cat wearing a jet pack. Happy TGIF! Thanks to Dave Anderson for this bit of catty trivia. New Books I've Edited Available Now on Amazon Amazon A Timely Read Amazon Coming Soon on Amazon Have a great weekend.

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For the hurt of my poor people I am hurt;                      I mourn, and dismay has taken hold of me.            Is there no balm in Gilead?                            —Jeremiah 8.21-22So much vanishes. A glacier, a species, a friend.A tattered shirt on a clothesline, in an erasing breeze.September 11, January 6.A hole that weighs too much,an absence that lumbers around like a… Continue reading Free List

I Went a Little Cuckoo Today

Day 2: Breisach, Germany Today we visited Germany's famous Black Forest. Famous for Black Forest ham, schnapps and brandies, Black Forest cake...and Cuckoo clocks. The Black Forest is associated with many well-known fairy tales Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, and Snow White. These tales were later written down by Jacob and Wilhelm… Continue reading I Went a Little Cuckoo Today