With all due apologies to Elton John: It’s a little bit funny… Soon (today, in fact), negotiators from over 200 countries will meet in France to sign a deal that will take concrete steps towards curbing greenhouse gases in our atmosphere.
Happy birthday, to the following literary luminaries… all of whom graced my childhood reading. Some of them just graced it a bit later than others. “There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.” C. S. Lewis – The Voyage of the Dawn Treader “It was a dark and stormy night.” Madeleine L’Engle – A Wrinkle in Time “I’d rather take coffee than compliments just now.” Louisa May Alcott – Little Women Images found here, here, here and here.
A recent sunset at this month’s office. Kinda makes it all worth while. Not necessarily all the pain and suffering, mind you. Nothing makes unnecessary pain and suffering worthwhile… But just the being there in the first place.
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Today marks the 433rd anniversary of the marriage of one said William Shakespeare… … who in this picture is played by the actor Joseph Fiennes… … you, know, the guy who played Shakespeare playing the actor playing the dramatist portrayed above… playing the… you know… the… um… Now I’m all confused! Anyhoo… I say, the anniversary of one of those guys above, to one said Anne Hathaway… … who in this picture is played by the actress named for her… apparently… … namely, this one… Excuse me, but could someone please inform me as to whether the phrase “hubba hubba” is in fact one word, two words, or perhaps a hyphenated mutant word, coined to describe those rare forms of life such as the above-shown afore-said name-sake actress pictured immediately above this text… I look into those eyes, and something goes all squiggly inside, and I really can’t think about spelling for …