On this day in 1999, the House of Lords Act entered into force in the United Kingdom. Essentially, the act stated that members of that house could not inherit their positions…except for some of them…92 of them to be exact…or 89 to be less precise. If you want to be way off-base…a million. […]Read More This Day in History: November 11th
Rock vocalist Sammy Hagar was born on this day in 1947, despite neighbors’ complaints about the noise. As front man for the group Van Halen, Hagar was often compared to the group’s former vocalist, David Lee Roth…usually by height. Hagar was less flamboyant than Roth; moreover, his sense of self-worth was contained to the point […]Read More This Day in History: October 13th
[I’m kind of burned out… and I’ve added another hundred followers. Normally, this would mean another installment of The Moosehead Stratagem; however, that will be difficult because it hasn’t been created yet. I’ve got a collection of columns I was trying to peddle years ago and next week will be entirely those. So, this is […]Read More We’ve Got to Talk…
Dying Bees: Here’s a riddle for you: What creature has the same name as the letter of the alphabet and also put my cousin into anaphylactic shock? And, remember that “jellyfish” is not a letter of the alphabet. Yes, I know they pollinate stuff but so do other creatures. I’ve got my eye on some […]Read More Crises that I Can’t Get Worked Up About
A female goat is called a “nanny”. A young attractive female goat is called an “au pair”… Studies show that left-handed people die earlier, on average, than right-handed people. The primary reason for this is that left-handed people don’t live as long. Dance is just your soul trying to express itself by crushing someone else’s […]Read More Random and Random of Beverly Hills
Take a lot of blood pressure medicine before your appointment. That way, when the blood technician tries to get a sample, it will take forty five minutes. Try to talk the doctor into prescribing heroin. Let everyone go ahead of you until the very end of the day, then, when they call you to come […]Read More Fun Things to Do at the Doctor’s Office
Before I went to bed, it was on the right side of the shelf. When I woke up, it was on the right side of the shelf but it LOOKED as if it had gone somewhere else and then just come back. I think it was the fact that her hand had been stamped for […]Read More Raggedy Ann is Trying to Kill Me!