Lindsey Stirling


She’s simply amazing … “Lindsey Stirling, and have been hooked ever since. She is a wonderful performer who has never ceased to amaze me with her mastery of the violin and fancy footwork. As part of her new on demand special Home For the Holidays, she performed her popular Crystallize WHILE HANGING BY HER HAIR!”

By Hook Or By Book

B8B49B7E-884A-41A6-99E4-067B89C333B8

Several years ago I stumbled across a young violinist, song writer, choreographer, and dancer on Spotify named Lindsey Stirling, and have been hooked ever since. She is a wonderful performer who has never ceased to amaze me with her mastery of the violin and fancy footwork. As part of her new on demand special Home For the Holidays, she performed her popular Crystallize WHILE HANGING BY HER HAIR! I was equally horrified and filled with admiration at what she accomplished. The first video below is her vlog which shows what she went through as she trained, and the second is the performance.

View original post

Stop This Madness!!!


THEY DON’T CARE ABOUT AMERICAN CITIZENS!! … “What Trump is doing is pure, unadulterated evil. He has no right to the position of power that he is in, has no right, in fact, to call himself a human being. I call on the Republicans in Congress to look around to see if they can find both their conscience and a pair of cojones and STOP THIS MADNESS!

Filosofa's Word

Donald Trump is playing games with the lives of the people in this nation.  He is like a child who will destroy anything in sight if he does not get his way, but instead of the stakes being some toys or even a few broken dishes, the stakes are human lives.  We the People are being treated as pawns on a chessboard to be toyed with on a whim.

Finally, after months of back-and-forth, Congress managed to come together to produce a spending bill to fund the government until October 2021.  That bill also contains a nearly $892 billion stimulus bill to help the people of this nation survive the economic consequences of the pandemic that is and has been far more devastating than it would have been, had Trump acted with conscience at the beginning of the year.  Or at any time during the year.  The bill also extends…

View original post 816 more words

Sunday Morning


I woke up late today … to this: “The quiet of nature is God’s tranquilizer.” – Joseph F. Girzone, from “Joshua: A Parable for Today” (Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983).

Live & Learn

The Sun’s rays shimmered through the needles of the tall pine tree overhead, and the grass glistened with dew as Joshua walked through the meadow, deep in thought. Sunday morning was quiet in Auburn. No noisy traffic broke the peaceful silence of the Sabbath rest. Sunday should be that way everywhere so people could give their wearied souls a rest from the nerve-shattering noise of their workdays. The quiet of nature is God’s tranquilizer.

— Joseph F. Girzone, from “Joshua: A Parable for Today” (Macmillan Publishing Company, 1983)


Notes:

  • Joshua, a Parable for Today” was a gift to me from our virtual blogging friend Ray Visotski. Ray’s Blog can be found at Mitigating Chaos. Ray, I’m grateful for the gift (which will stay with me) and for the friendship. (BTW, to tie into this quote, I looked for a pine tree and could not find…

View original post 47 more words

Terrorist-in-Chief


A nation on the VERGE!! Exactly where my thoughts went … there’s a person of interest already!! … “Trump is trying to destroy the nation in a temper tantrum over his self-interest. And like the RV in Nashville, Trump is giving us warnings of an impending explosion.”

claytoonz

cjones12282020

We still don’t know who perpetrated the explosion in downtown Nashville on Christmas morning, or why. Authorities say it was an “intentional” explosion. Really? Ya’ think?

Perhaps it’s not an act of terrorism and no targets were intended. It could have been more of a statement than an attempt to inflict actual damage or murder. The explosion came from an RV that blared warnings about a bomb before it detonated. 

It could be Islamic terrorists, though no group has claimed credit and usually, they do that, even if they didn’t do it. Perhaps it was a solo suicide by an overly dramatic person.

But did your thoughts go to domestic terrorism? Did they include Trump followers? Honestly, mine did.

Maybe this wasn’t a terrorist attack by Trump fucknuts, but you’re forgiven if that’s the first group that came to mind. The truth is, most terrorism in this nation is committed…

View original post 563 more words