Saturday, January 30, 2021


Disgusted, yup, that is what I am, just plain old disgusted! 

I am disgusted by the human race.

I am disgusted that we can't get along. 

I am disgusted that the level of greed and avarice of people, especially people in power, has led to the ruination of our planet.

I am disgusted that we can't seem to get it right.  To be perfectly honest, I think that the "Golden Rule" and The Ten Commandments are excellent guidelines for anyone's behavior.

I am disgusted that there doesn't seem to be any right or wrong anymore.

I am disgusted that we are willing to accept people that are in power acting like bullies on the playground.

My Mother used to say that she thought that someday there would be a giant "pop" and it would all be gone.

I think if all of the supervolcanoes got organized and erupted at the same time that could happen.  Just ask the dinosaurs!

If some such event should occur, I pray that the next intelligent creature to crawl out of the primordial ooze is blessed with common sense, kindness, and an understanding that this planet has enough for all if we would just take care of it.   


Tuesday, January 26, 2021


 Last week at this time we were on the beach on South Padre Island, Texas.  

This week we are back home and looking at this!  

So glad I bought a new winter coat!!!

Sunday, January 3, 2021


Television sure isn't what it used to be!

Remember the good old days when it was either off or on?  How about being "the remote" for your parents?  How about the test pattern when the station signed off from the broadcast day with the national anthem? And I can't forget the responsibility of knowing the schedule for all stations.  CBS, ABC, and NBC.  That was long before Fox and etc, etc, etc.  My parents really appreciated that I could tell them what was on and when.

I remember the days when Saturday morning was the realm of Sky King, Roy Rodgers, Gene Autry, and many other wholesome heroes.  The Lone Ranger,  Marshall Jay, and Captain Kangaroo were also some of the clear "good guys" on TV.

The heroes were obvious and not just because they wore white hats.  They had principles and standards, they also knew that "right was right and wrong was wrong".  I miss the days when you knew who the good guys were.  I actually like my good guys without the flaws that most "heroes" of today's TV and movies have.

Anyway, I digress from the original point of my post.  TV is no longer by the airwaves, the cable is on the way out, but we now have streaming.

The point of this blog was actually to recommend a series available to anyone with CBS ALL ACCESS.  Having CBS All Access opens the door to the "Smithsonian" network.  I have been watching Aerial American and am hooked.  They give you a birds-eye view of each state accompanied by a narration of the highlights of the state and its history.  It is so very, very interesting.  Do yourself a favor and watch this very inspiring series.