Buffett and wife Susan lived apart for almost 30 years but never divorced Her friend became billionaire’s mistress and second wife after her death All three sent out joint Christmas cards every year with their three names at the bottom By MEGHAN KENEALLY UPDATED: 16:25 EDT, 13 January 2012 – for The Daily Mail The affable demeanor […]Read More Warren Buffet breaks down in tears at the mention of his first wife who died of oral cancer
Via Hendrix Tue, June 1, 2021, 2:29 PM·8 min read – for Yahoo News or Insider.com My cmnt: In Tokyo, Japan business men and office workers commute at the beginning of each work week into Tokyo to their places of employment. It is too expensive and time consuming to commute every day so they stay […]Read More I’m 21 and live in a 72-square-foot NYC apartment that costs $1,345 a month. Here’s what a day in my life looks like.
A recent study by the American Psychological Association reported that nearly a quarter of adults were drinking more to manage stress during the pandemic By Kerry J. Byrne – May 29, 2021 – for The New York Post My cmnt: As I noted in a previous post on drinking alcohol I am a lifelong teetotaler. So now, […]Read More Why the hot new alcohol trend is cutting back — or even quitting
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN Updated 1:09 PM EDT, Fri August 24, 2018 My cmnt: Please forgive me for posting anything on my site from CNN. It’s not like I ever look at or listen to CNN it’s because my local newspaper reprinted this article that I saw it. So mea culpa and onto some clarifications before […]Read More No amount of alcohol is good for your overall health, global study says
Lilah Sturges Releases Lumberjanes Graphic Novel Latest in the series insists emotional vulnerability is cool now BY RAY EMERSON, 7:00AM, WED. OCT. 17, 2018 For the Austin Chronicle My cmnt: Matt Sturges is a creative writer. Being able to imagine what it would be like to present yourself to the world as a woman takes a lot of imagination […]Read More Matt Sturges before and after
Can a Ship ‘Flounder’? The difference between ‘flounder’ and ‘founder’ From the Merriam-Webster online dictionary My cmnt: For the rare times I actually encounter ‘flounder’ or ‘founder’ in print I found this article (below) from the online Meriam-Webster dictionary interesting. My cmnt: I also include an interesting (to me at least) discussion of the words […]Read More English language Usage Notes
December 3rd, 2019 – BabylonBee.com My cmnt: I’ve taken the liberty of making this funnier than the original Bee post. RIVERDALE, GA—Shortly after his workout video plan failed, free agent Colin Kaepernick took a walk around town to clear his mind. Luckily, Kaepernick stumbled upon a pickup game of flag football some kids were playing […]Read More ‘My Mom Said You Guys Have To Let Me Play,’ Defiant Colin Kaepernick Tells Kids Playing Flag Football At Park
Doug Band worked alongside Bill Clinton every day for nearly two decades, first as a body man and then as one of the primary architects of his lucrative and often-fraught post-presidency. Then came a seismic falling out with accusations of self-dealing and soap-opera-level psychodrama. Now, for the first time since leaving Clinton’s orbit, Band goes […]Read More Confessions of a Clintonworld Exile
My cmnt: This is an unpublished letter I wrote to a LJS sports writer in 2015 in response to his column which is included below. Much of the women’s sports world is an attempt to get females to act and think more and more like males. MMA champion Ronda Rousey only trains and spars with […]Read More Why are top female athletes called ‘guys’ and ‘studs’?
Happy 27th Birthday! Hope your special day is special in every way. God Bless you. Hang in there and get that PhD. And keep reading my site. Your comments are always insightful and fun to read. LBRead More Special msg for “Less is More”
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Covid-19: the most over-hyped, over-blown ‘pandemic’ in the history of mankind still has an upside As of today allegedly 500,000 Americans have died of Covid-19. That figure is most likely overstated by a factor of 10. In a typical flu season between 25 and 50,000 Americans die from the flu. Most of those are very […]Read More Some actual benefits from the Covid-19 over reaction
By Sycophant Press – Feb 15, 2021 – from the AP Dateline: Lincoln, Neb. Democrat Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird acknowledges that the citizens of Lincoln are in for a Dark Winter echoing her mentor and spirit-guide, fake president Joseph O’Biden. “He who walks in Darkness” warned us that there would be shortages of natural gas […]Read More Due to Global Warming unprecedented cold hits U.S.
This is completely for me and my familyRead More Puppy & child playing tug of war
By Sycophant Press – Jan 26, 2021 – from the AP Dateline: Lincoln, Ne. Democrat Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird acknowledges that citizens of Lincoln are upset that she has failed to clear the streets. She says that Nebraskans have a bad habit of wanting to get to work and need to chill out and get […]Read More Mayor unable to clear snow but proud of gender representation on snowplows
by Lord Buckbeak – Jan 8, 2021 The following is from the Mayo Clinic website: Types of vegetarian diets When people think about a vegetarian diet, they typically think about a diet that doesn’t include meat, poultry or fish. But vegetarian diets vary in what foods they include and exclude: Lacto-vegetarian diets exclude meat, fish, poultry […]Read More Types of vegetarians
Site aims for humor, not stings My cmnt: here are a couple hilarious examples of the Bee’s satire BY JAMES VARNEY THE WASHINGTON TIMES – Jan 04, 2021 An occasional interview series with Americans who are challenging the sta-tus quo. President Trump was just starting his protracted fight against the Nov. 3 election results when […]Read More The Bee’s satire stirs up real buzz in news
By the Belfast Telegraph – November 19 2015 07:22 PM I am sitting on a plump sofa in the Dorchester hotel facing Enya, whose own sofa is quite rightly even plumper, and I tell her that, having read up on her these past few days, I have come to the conclusion that she is that […]Read More Enya: ‘Love can be difficult as boyfriends tend to get jealous when they learn I need space to write music’
My cmnt: This is a piece for my trumpet playing friends – the Burbach Twins. I used to lie on the sofa as a child and listen to my mom’s albums of Al Hirt and Herb Alpert. Chris Botti is a completely different animal and musician. After listening to him play “My Funny Valentine” for […]Read More Chris Botti: The trumpeter who took over the world
After checking 30 billion electronic messages, Microsoft researchers say the theory stands up By David Smith, technology correspondent for The Guardian Sat 2 Aug 2008 19.01 EDT My cmnt: Forget six feet of separation (the WHO says just three feet is fine) which is just another unverified claim by the Left along with face masks – how about […]Read More Just six degrees of separation between us
Another riddle: Why do certain species of thrush, especially robins and bluebirds, tend to be Protestant rather than Roman Catholic? Down. Down. Down. Down. Down. Most futuristic novels seem out-of-date after a decade or two, but That Hideous Strength is more timely today than when the book was published in 1945. On the day I began to […]Read More Cryptic msg for étude Brute – 2
Try to guess the answer before consulting Scripture. What brave men fear but fools hold dear, and into life we bring it. What misers spend and poor men lend, and from this life we take it. What wise men need and death gives heed, and all the worlds sprang from it. (Answer: 1 Timothy 6:7)Read More Cryptic msg for étude Brute
Go to this site to see the rest of this adorable photo of this guy’s dog. It is remarkable.Read More The Dog in Question
Photos and names From EonLine – July 18, 2020 My cmnt: It always seems more tragic when the rich, the famous or the beautiful die young. We say, ‘She had so much to live for’ or ‘Such a pity to lose one so beautiful’ or ‘If I had his money I would have taken better […]Read More You’re never too young to die
Monday, June 29, 2020 – The UnNews on the Uncyclopedia My cmnt: this will be my only post from this website. Click the above link to be taken to the site and enjoy! I’m posting this to whet your appetite for more. Following a continuing string of television episodes and voice actor cancellations, episodes of […]Read More UnNews:The Big Bang Theory pulled for being nerd blackface
When the estimable Dr. Fauci was asked about having sex with total strangers during our so-called pandemic of coronavirus he smirked and said that it was up to the individual to decide how much ‘risk’ he or she was willing to take. What a douche-bag. STDs are a plague upon America and the most the […]Read More Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance 2018
From a blog by Michelle at KDD & co My cmnt: I’ve just included a couple prints from this blog to whet your interest in Marianne North’s paintings and her story told on Michelle’s blog. Well worth chk’g out. Hello, it’s Michelle here, with a post about Marianne North (1830–1890), a Victorian traveller and nature […]Read More Marianne North
Just wanted to note that I invented this pun in the 1960s when I was in high school. Since then it has been plagiarized multiple times by others. Another version is: If Lassie were depressed would she be melancholy? “My melancholy is the most faithful mistress I have known; what wonder then that I love […]Read More If Lassie were crossed with a cantaloupe would she be melancholy?
Chance or No Chance The same Arguments which explode the Notion of Luck, may, on the other side, be useful in some Cases to establish a due comparison between Chance and Design: We may imagine Chance and Design to be, as it were, in Competition with each other, for the production of some […]Read More Essay on Purpose
Adults almost never pretend to be married. Pretending to be married is usually the province of little girls. Men occasionally pretend not to be married by removing their wedding rings in out-of-town bars and female sales reps will do the same before attempting to peddle the latest pharmaceutical to a busy male doctor. For the record […]Read More How do you prove you are still married?
God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs. Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth. These words by Ian Malcolm and Ellie Sattler in Jurassic Park might now be applied to dogs. God creates man. Man replaces God. Man creates Dog. Dog replaces man. Dog inherits the house. […]Read More Are Dogs better than humans?
Madonna, the pop singer, not Madonna her namesake, famously sang that she is a material girl living in a material world. Which neatly sums up the difference between the two women and what lies at the root of our seemingly intractable political divide. Whatever institution tells us what is real, is the institution that gets […]Read More Madonna: two women, two worldviews