The Papaya Scorpion Dance (LONG)

Image by Lerey Eric from Pixabay Every winter Jimmy and I took our vaca in a different tropical location, where it became instant summer the moment we stepped off the plane. Sometimes the euphoria was so intense we would bow and applaud Mother Nature for her infinite wisdom in keeping at least part of the…

MM Music Challenge — Teach Your Children Well

In college I was taught that a human being was a mesh of their biopsychosocial components. I believe this is true. I also believe that “social science” is inexact at best and actively harmful at worst. A person is a custom-designed, ever-changing, unique palette of biological influence (e.g. genes, chromosomes, physical attributes), psychological influence (e.g….

Coloring Club Plus — 5/31/19

Angles is the fourth studio album by American rock band the Strokes. It was released on March 18, 2011. After touring in support of First Impressions of Earth, the Strokes went on an extended hiatus in 2007 and then regrouped two years later to begin writing new material for a fourth album. The album took…

Lucky Winner

Image by Peter H from Pixabay OK, this story is way longer than I wanted it to be, but… Bella had been working as an accountant in a humdrum job for a number of years. Right when she started, her co-workers asked her to join a lottery club for $2 a week. After a dozen…

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #89 — Haiku Trio; dVerse Open Link Night

image link Floribunda Hotel Dirt pile shrinks, beds grow Red, orange, yellow, and green – Seasonal tenants.   image link Dahlia Red velvet spokes Circle their churned butter hub — Summer’s color wheel.   image link Summer Miner Rat-a-tat-tat-tat Hollow head drives long beak deep — Green wiggling nuggets.   Reena is the host of…

Coloring Club Plus — 5/30/19

Per wikipedia: Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs is an album released by Marty Robbins on the Columbia Records label in September 1959, peaking at #6 on the U.S. pop albums chart. It was recorded in a single eight-hour session on April 7, 1959, and was certified Gold by the RIAA in 1965 and Platinum in…