Antelope Island ~ & other Delights ~

I (and family) have flown in and out of the Salt Lake City airport numerous times to visit our daughter’s family in Portland, Oregon.  Almost every flight to/from that airport the plane has flown over the Great Salt Lake.  I … Continue reading

Mantis-Excluder Device for Hummingbird Feeders

and other mixcellaneousnesses ~ Below: recently we drove by the (allegedly WW2-era secret) Silos of Mysteriousness, in Glade Park (Colorawdough).  Our pixure don’t do them justice — constructed of concrete, these are relatively HUGE — 50 yards or so in length. … Continue reading

JOSè CUATRO-PERROS WRITHES AGAIN !

This morning I signed in to register for a trail race — the MMS Desert 5-mile Water-Tower Run. Who would I be? i briefly puzzled … my real name?  one of the usual aliases? and then, glancing back at the … Continue reading

La Leyenda de Elvis Diminuto

LA LEYENDA DE ELVIS DIMINUTO,  capìtulo 2. “Close enough!” – Leonardo DiCaprio character (Jack Dawson), Titanic I think of that movie scene whenever I utter or think that something is, well, “close enough”. Quizáz Capìtulo 3. ¿He mencionado Tiny Elvis mas que … Continue reading

INUK-Whangamarangz

What if? Instead of aboriginal humanoids of the far north constructing cairns and such generally known as inukshuks, or inuksuits, that in an adjacent parallel yooniverse there were aboriginal orangutans constructing the equivalent of inuk-thingies? Yes, I decided during a recent … Continue reading

UUuaaauuu (the Melanesian Frog God) & other

UUuaaauuu (the Melanesian Frog God) & other quasi-esoteric thinly-veiled nonsense It’s as if Betty advertised for musicians to sing harmony with her –  we went out and bought a “box”.  She sings, and the device (‘box’) facilitates voices (hers, but … Continue reading

Pray Lewd (to O B Z A S C V Weakened)

or Prey, Lewd?  to Oregon Beach Zombie Apocalpyse Survival Camp Vacation Weekend ! anyhow, I am bracing for the upcoming weekend “on the beach” with the family in Oregon.  To cover all bases, whatever happens should fall under the narrative … Continue reading

THEY FLY TOWARD GRACE (Part 1 of When the still sea conspires an armour)

The Inconvenience (the dirigible which appears and is a frequent part of Against the Day) is constantly having her engineering updated. As a result of advances in relativity theory, light is incorporated as a source of motive power — though … Continue reading

Death! & resurrection of an Inunnguaq (or “inuk-thingy”)

The Inuk-Thingy-by-the-Mailbox fell down this past weekend. I mentioned the inevitability of this to Betty a couple months ago. Originally constructed in an upright aspect, it had been leaning. Gradually. A little bit more noticable with each passing week. I … Continue reading