The Witchflower Path

Wednesday, December 1, 2004

Your Body: An Owner's Manual - Legal Guide

Qwertyui has a cool post today about owner’s manuals for people, http://www.blogit.com/Blogs/Blog.aspx/qwertyui/205558, ( sorry again, both because you can no longer read this post and because he was banished ) and it inspired me to elaborate. Since I work with lawyers, I'm used to thinking in... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

Latte-backs?

I snagged this out of cyberspace and could not find it attributed to any one source, so here you are: November, 2004 The flood of American liberals sneaking across the border into Canada has intensified in the past week, sparking calls for increased patrols to stop the illegal immigration. The... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 11, 2004

Veterans' Day

Today is November 11, the official Veterans' Day. It was so designated because it signaled the end of World War I (The Great War, the War to End All Wars) at the 11th hour of the11th day of the 11th month. Many fine people sacrificed themselves or were sacrificed in many wars. They may have been... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 6, 2004

Skulls, Scotland Yard, and Romantic Errors

More items gleaned from the history column of our local weekly newspaper. Oct. 10, 1929 Last Saturday afternoon the family of Frank Benisch was saddened by the unexpected death of their son and brother, Clemens. While playing outside, he came to the water tank and evidently stood on a stone to look... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, October 5, 2004

Everything But Sex

Apparently, no one has thought to study that yet. Here's the second half of the story about Echo Boomers, the current "hot" generation. It's interesting that each generation has to have a title. The Baby Boomers have expanded from children conceived when their fathers and mothers came home from... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 4, 2004

A New Generation, Literally.

Echo Boomers are the upcoming important generation, according to an article I read today on the internet. This group is the largest generation of young people since the l960s. The name "Echo Boomers" comes from them being the genetic offspring and demographic echo of their parents, the Baby Boomers.... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

In Dreams We See . . .

Despair and dread. I don’t usually write about my dreams, and I hope this doesn't make you think I'm nuts (that would be my little secret), but this morning before I awoke, I was dreaming that I was trying to plead a case for release of hostages in Iraq. In my dream, I had to see Saddam Hussein. It... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, September 16, 2004

Skunks, Melons, Wheat, and Sins: The Way it Was - Conclusion

Continuing news clips from Sept. 4, 1879 or We Have Come a Long Way, Baby Considerable excitement was occasioned in our village by the disappearance last Friday of the sixteen year old daughter of W.H. She left on a picnic with the understanding that she would return soon. When she did not return,... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, September 13, 2004

Skunks, Melons, Wheat, and Sins: The Way it Was

Our local weekly newspaper runs a half-page section called "Winnowings." It features snips from the same paper in sections: 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, and 120 years ago. I find some of the clips amusing and hope you do, too. Usually, the names are converted into initials. Sometimes the current editor (I... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, August 16, 2004

Help me, please!

Here’s a little problem. I need motivation (to write). I’m writing just about every day, but I need motivation. That sounds weird, doesn’t it? The reason I need motivation is that I’m writing or thinking about what I am going to write for the blogs every day, or reading what other people have... Sign in to see full entry.

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