The Dutch Wife (et al)

On the long voyages to and from the Spice Islands Dutch sailors would cuddle with sewn and stuffed “dolls”. On arrival they’d trade STD’s with the locals, load the ship with spice, and head back. They might have had a seamstress in port overhaul their fabric sweetie for the return trip. Nowadays the Dutch wifeContinue reading “The Dutch Wife (et al)”

And still more new graphics

Not sure what the message is. Sure, tax the rich, but maybe also the puzzle of getting at their well hidden stashes. In the case of Russian Oligarchs recently in the news, take ALL of the money. Hey, that works too. Lets goad Bill Gates into invading some country. Nah, His column of heavy armorContinue reading “And still more new graphics”

A bunch of new graphics

This very human reaction to the firehose of information, bad mostly, is normal. In fact it is natural beyond just our species. In the Electric Power industry its called “load shedding”. Actionable information. That’s what we need. If we can’t do anything to reduce the trauma with the info that induces the trauma….and one isn’tContinue reading “A bunch of new graphics”

A new Covid toy

its great when your government is so sensitive to a citizen’s needs and desires that it can anticipate their bucket list. Not just anticipate an item to be obtained or accomplished before the proverbial bucket gets kicked by the Vaca del destino but to supply the needed cash. My government has done just that. AsContinue reading “A new Covid toy”

A Blue Yeti hangs from my ceiling

The missing Yeti, a blue Yeti, this one black, hangs patiently from the ceiling listening to my rants and monologs. It was missing for a couple of weeks while the seller scrambled to get a second example. The first went astray. USA seller apparently means just that. It doesn’t mean items are shipped from stockContinue reading “A Blue Yeti hangs from my ceiling”