There is one good thing to come out of the draconian Health Nazi Covid rules

That one thing is the new concept of the "Virtual Annual Shareholder Meeting", now required by most companies, as their local rules forbid large gatherings.  In the past, I could only attend the annual meeting of one of the companies whose stock I own, and that company is headquartered in my area.  I thoroughly enjoyed …

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A big dose of Freedom (and whiskey): Nashville Ricochet Meetup

Last Wednesday, April 28, was our big Ricochet Meetup day, and it started in the morning when Phil Turmel and his wife Patricia picked us up at our hotel for the drive to Lynchburg and a tour of the Jack Daniels Distillery.  Stad and Neutral Observer were already in the big Suburban, so Ray and …

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Nashville Trip: Hillsdale National Leadership Seminar, and a taste of Liberty

Last week, we flew to Nashville (see Photo Challenge post for flight pictures), for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar, entitled "Educating for National Leadership".  Now, we are longtime supporters of Hillsdale, and we always look forward to these two-day seminars which include dinner, lunch, a reception, and a range of nationally-recognized speakers.  We combined …

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Conspiracy Theory no longer? Classified report says that Wuhan Coronavirus might have originated in Communist Chinese Lab!

Well, well, well, a Mainstream Media outlet (KOMO in Seattle/Sinclair Broadcasting) may just have engaged in some actual Journalism for a change.  This morning, at the top of their Web site, there is a story entitled Classified Study finds that Covid-19 could have originated in Chinese Lab. Now, this is a very intriguing story, as …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #146-Focus on the Details: Flying cross-country

On April 25th, my husband and I flew from Seattle to Nashville, for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar, and to do some sightseeing and meeting with our friends from Ricochet.  I had the window seat, and I was fortunate to be able to see the ground for most of the four-hour flight.  You want …

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It’s all in how you look at it, or whom you talk to. Police officers in Seattle are refused service.

Last week, there was a story in the news, carried by two publications. I read both stories, and was amazed at how different the perspectives were, at the two outlets. The subject of the stories was a Seattle chocolate shop, and how an employee refused service to a police officer. Both publications got the facts …

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Lens-artists Photo Challenge #145: Getting to know you.

There is a place, which I have only known about since 2007, which has become in the intervening years, very dear to my heart.  That place is Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, Michigan.  The College has been in existence since 1844, celebrating its 175th Anniversary in October of 2019.  Besides being an exemplary Liberal Arts College, …

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Over the mountains and through the snow…

To Leavenworth, Washington's Bavarian Village we go!  Last Sunday, which was bright and sunny, on a whim we got into our car and drove over the Cascade Mountains in US Highway 2, to our favorite "day trip" destination.  Hubby's Accordion Celebration, normally held on the third weekend in June will be virtual again this year, …

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Confirmed: Electric cars are a Creature of Government (and environmental wackos)

The Environmental Wackos came first. They believe that human actions are causing the climate of our planet to become warmer (even though there is very little hard evidence that what increasing temperature there is, is actually caused by human actions). The Environmental Wackos believe that humans are throwing into the atmosphere of Earth too much …

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