Leaping 6x8 oilAnother small painting available on my new website! As I delved into researching the best way to handle an artist's website, I ran into the services that specialized in such. I won't mention any names—they are readily found through an Internet search—but they did seem attractive. Show More Summary
Dave Cragin writes: I have a brother-in-law who is originally from Hong Kong and his last name is Yuen. I learned from John McWhorter’s superb series on linguistics that this Chinese name is of Turkic origin. I asked my brother-in-law about this and he said “Yes, family lore is that we originally came from North-West […]
This Sunday Elder Music column was launched in December of 2008. By May of the following year, one commenter, Peter Tibbles, had added so much knowledge and value to my poor attempts at musical presentations that I asked him to...
An award-winning stop-motion animated film about a boy with an unusual name, and his journey to fit in at a foster home after the loss of his mother. The French/Swiss film been redubbed in English with voices by Will Forte, Nick Offerman, Ellen Page and Amy Sedaris. The post My Life as a Zucchini (Trailer) appeared first on The Awesomer.
Hi, my name is Houston Mitchell, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. How did we go from having no NFL teams to having too many? Grading the pitchers A couple of weeks ago I graded the hitters, so let's turn our attention to the pitchers. The stats listed will be W-L/ERA/FIP/WHIP....
Immediately follwing the game against the Los Angeles Clippers where he dropped a game high 37 points, Minnesota Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns had a message for the rest of the NBA. “Put some respect on my name,” Towns told TNT’s Rosalyn Gold-Onwude following the contest. “Remember that.” “Put some respeck on my name” – KAT pic.twitter.com/kGEu5dS9wQ […]
Hey ya’ll! As many of you already know, my name is Caleb Bonner and I am thru-hiking the AT starting Feb. 25th. I just recently graduated from Western Carolina University in December and I am so very excited to start this journey! Originally...Show More Summary
"I like the names Leona, Amelia, and Lucia, but my spouse likes Carla, Sofia, Josephine, and Juliet. What are girl names we'd both like?"
Dave Moss: What’s your name? Blake: Fuck you. That’s my name. You know why, mister? ‘Cause you drove a Hyundai to get here tonight. I drove an $80,000 BMW. THAT’s my name. Long before Alec Baldwin did his Saturday Night Live impression of Donald J. Trump, Trump appropriated Baldwin’s sadistic “motivational” character, Blake, from Glengarry […]
Country superstar Toby Keith, the biggest name in this week’s line-up for pre-inaugural festivities, describes himself as an unapologetic performer, playing concerts for both Republicans and Democrats and performing for the military. Keith came under fire when he agreed to headline the “Make...
Stuff like this makes me want to tear my hair out: [O]peratives and elected officials frequently bemoan the lack of a single national leader or center of gravity on the left." Quick, name the leader of the tea party! Of course, there isn’t one. Show More Summary
We learned later that my father had become disoriented and lost. He did not have a cell phone, remember the name of the hotel where he and my mother were staying, remember my mother’s cell phone number, and he was unable to ask for help. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Zella Day, Chrome Sparks, Kidnap Kid Song: ODESZA - Say My Name (True Myth Remix) What's so good? It's probably not the right time to tell you, but while listening to this song you have a rare opportunity to get away with dancing without feeling self-conscious about it. I prefer a crowded bus as my stage, but that's just my style. Show More Summary
A couple of months ago, a reddit thread asked for stories about health inspection violations. Chamale posted a lovely story about an inspection at a historical recreation. My stepdad used to be a baker in an authentic recreation of an 18th century New French fortress. Show More Summary
A regular reader from Singapore brought to my attention this article from the Straits Times (named for the strait that separates the island from the Malay Peninsula) about the TLM community there, and the presence and use of Latin in their small, multi-lingual nation.“Latin is also alive in St Joseph’s Church in Victoria Street. Show More Summary
A student at Hillsdale College asked me to name my favorite horror movies. So I did. Here’s an extract: It Follows (2014): A lot of horror movies show how social transgression leads to ruin, and in this sense the genre can be deeply conservative. Show More Summary
I've had The Sexy Brutale in my periphery for a while, because the name has "sexy" in it, and sex sells, but now that there's a gameplay trailer, there's finally something to go on. And it looks neat. Cool art, nice music; kind of reminds...Show More Summary
My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. Cooked, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in our world and communities. One of the episodes — “Air” — focused on bread. Pollan,...Show More Summary
Name: Breanne Location: South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania I live on the first floor of a two home building in the South Philadelphia Pennsport neighborhood. The front and back rooms of my home get hit with nice light, but that disappears in the center as the ceilings drop. Show More Summary
A Youtuber named SunnyAle discusses what she observed when she was a child living in California:“My sister and I were playing. I was like 7 or 8 years old (around 2002 or 2003) and at the place where I live there is an alley behind my house. Show More Summary