Category Archives: America

T-Rex, piping plovers and Godzilla

Tyrannosaurus was a carnivore. It lived in the Cretaceous period and inhabited North America. Its fossils have been found in places such as Texas, Nebraska, Montana and Little East Beach South Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Continue reading

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Looking for the “Bone Setter”or Herman the pig?

Six years ago I wrote about the “Bone Setter” and there is not a week that goes by without someone contacting me thinking I am the Bone Setter. I can’t understand how anyone can read that blog (at the end) and think I am the “Setter”. This posting is for those that google the “Bone Setter” and get me. Continue reading

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Back to work? Really!

Readers of this blog outside of Ireland may not follow Irish politics and therefore don’t give a shit about the following Continue reading

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the “time to” club

The other day I posted on FB that Yelp, a company that operates a platform that connects people with local businesses, had listed their top 100 places to eat in the United States. Continue reading

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A letter for tomorrow…

February 24, 2018

My Dear Mae,

Today is your first birthday and this letter is written for tomorrow.

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Un*uckit, watches and Good Will

Am I alone on this? After watching way too many commercials for this clothing company, I got to thinking either this guy is loaded or some venture guys said fuck it let’s go with Untuckit. Continue reading

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November…a time to remember JFK and friends

They released the last files on John F. Kennedy’s assassination. I don’t think we are going to learn much more than what we already know. Continue reading

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Hats, doors and gramophones

A door, hat and gramophone walk into a bar. The hat orders a beer, the door a whiskey and the gramophone a vintage wine. Another round follows and more after that. When things start to get a little crazy, the door closes, the hat is thrown into the ring and the gramophone plays Benny Goodman’s “the dreamer in me”. Continue reading

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“There must be some kind a way outta here,,,”

“The Vietnam War” points us toward believing that we might learn from history, but presents graphic evidence that we will not. Continue reading

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“…they knew… and I’m pissed”

I have been watching Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War” and the more I watched the madder I got at the political establishment that lied its way into my generation’s devastating war. Continue reading

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