Elon Musk bought Twitter

So, after 12 years of resistance, you can now find RushBabe49  on Twitter.  And I got my first follower already!  I have followed a bunch of British travel accounts, and my normal assortment of conservative pundits.  I also follow a few Harry Potter people, including JK Rowling and Tom Felton, as well as WizardingWorld.  I …

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Our Moon

Do you take the Moon for granted?  Or are you fascinated by our huge satellite, that is a significant proportion of the size of Earth, making it unique in our Solar System?  Do you look at the Moon through binoculars or a telescope, and wonder what all those craters look like closer-up?  Were you alive …

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Celebrating by Giving Thanks

Today is the American Thanksgiving, the most important 100% American holiday.  George Washington declared the first of such celebrations, giving thanks to God for bestowing upon America the blessings of a new continent, and the bounty it contained.  He acknowledged that the tiny, new country was thriving, mostly due to God, and the efforts of …

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A new way to think about the abortion issue

Last night, while contemplating the abysmal Republican performance in yesterday's elections, I had occasion to think in a new way about abortion.  I live in the state of Washington, where abortion is the Holy Sacrament of the Left which runs this state.  Unlike the rest of the country, where the abortion issue was at the …

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Common Sense: Perhaps the most significant result of Communist China’s Zero Covid policy

Most of us are familiar with Communist Chinese Dictator Xi Jinping's "Zero Covid" policy.  This policy involves an attempt to eliminate the Covid virus by mass-testing and confining populations in any area where even one "case" or positive test appears.  entire cities have been locked down and tested if one resident tests positive for the …

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Are there advertisements that set your teeth on edge?

In your rambles through print media, online media, or social media, do you see ads again and again that make you wish you could un-see them?  Are there ads you are sick and tired of seeing every day with zero changes? Well there are a couple of ads which I literally see nearly every day …

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Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #221: Favorite Flowers

Like Tina, I am no flower expert, so I often don't know what a flower is called when I see it.  But I always try to get photos of new flowers, and new versions of old ones.  I think that my very favorite flower is the azalea that my real estate agent gave me for …

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In Mourning Today. Hagrid has passed away.

I saw the news this morning, that Robbie Coltrane, the actor who played Rubeus Hagrid, Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts in the eight Harry Potter movies, had passed away.  This makes me very sad, and I'm sure I speak for all my Harry Potter fan readers.  The first movie, which I saw just …

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The difference between Leftists and Conservatives

The Left says to all its various "victim groups" that they deserve a bigger piece of the pie.  Since the pie remains the same size, that pits the various victim groups against each other, fighting over who should get more of the piece of pie. Conservatives, on the other hand, believe in making the pie …

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Your electric-car horror of the day. Fire and water.

If you have been paying attention to the news at all this past week, you will be aware that a hurricane has hit Southwest Florida and the Carolinas, causing extensive damage.  The storm surge of ocean water propelled by 150MPH winds drowned a good part of low-lying Florida.  It turned out that people in the …

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