New Shark discovered

Just when some were getting over their fears induced by Peter Benchley's Jaws, science discovers a new stealth predator within the deeps of the Pacific.   It do be a weird looking critter.  

It was a big help then

This past full moon on Christmas is only the eighth one to occur since the founding of our country. 2015 1977 1958 1920 1901 1863 1844 1806 1776   The first one provided light that enabled Gen. Geo. Washington's...

Three things now four

I have found that there are three things that are very hard to handle at the same time.           1.  Adjust to not having anyone around or for whom you have to consider in your daily routine.           2.  Quit smoking (for the third time). ...

Christmas wish

May the greatest gift ever given be yours this year. J - oy                E - verlasting, S - alvation     U - nmerited    S - ealed           rejoicing in the given gift  

Scribbles & Bits #3: Desires Drum

  Somnolent and sloe eyed  shadowing thoughts unbidden    as the drum beat of the heart rises limpid liquid lighting flashes    warning of the heat to come for lurks there lustful limpid longings    Rise rapid betrayed by pulses ...

Scribbles & Bits Challenge #3

Cadences and rhythmic use of words is used effectively throughout literature and society. They can create a mood, or stir the senses. This has been used by orators, poets and drill sargents from the beginning. One of the better known cultural...

A Carol of Praise

Heard this the other night (instrumental version) in a holiday concert and I've just added it to my list of preferred songs of the season!  chorus Gaudete, gaudete                                   Rejoice, rejoice! Christus est natus    ...

Four Gifts Given

When stooped the Creator to a wandering, wondering world, he brought four priceless gifts to one and all. Hope But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord,     I wait for God my Savior;     my God will hear me. [Micah 7: 7]   Peace...

NASA has a sense of humor?

There is great curiousity about the largest planet in our solar system so it is reasonable to send out a mission to see what is going on there.   Does anyone find it amusing that NASA has sent a mission to the planet named for one of the...

Scribbles & Bits (Word salad)

This is a rerun of one of the first word salads I ever attempted from the original Scribbles Challenges.  It came out at this time of the year in 2010. stirring clusters plastic wrapped heart wrenching verbal recitals unfiltered honesty...