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#GunControl: you need it, but it'll be bloody hard

In this Daily Kos story (via TPM) a bunch of open-carry extremists visited the “Grassy Knoll” in Dallas, Texas. You may remember Dallas as the place where President Kennedy was assassinated with a firearm in 1963; you may also remember said knoll as the place where, as the popular legend goes, a second gunman allegedly fired one or more of the fatal shots. 1,663 more words

Hello, And Welcome

Hey there, Internet! ‘Tis I, mykawillkeeponrolling, they who get bizarrely obsessed with the deceased victims of serial killers and books written about mass murderers!


And yeah, getting all depressed about humankind’s brutality and callousness is all very well and good, but there are things on the Web that have caught my eye as of late.  103 more words


Sierra Serenade Part 2 - Lundy Canyon

I know, we did Lundy last year.  It deserves another visit.  Trail was virtually empty at 10am, we got the waterfall all to ourselves for a whole 20 minutes.   34 more words

Hiking Trail


Here she is, in all her coltish, awkward, long-legged innocence and beauty, young Aquilegia Chrysanthra, better known to us as COLUMBINE:

What she calls to mind for me are those enchanting creatures found in the title of Marcel Proust’s second volume, … 376 more words


Late Spring Wildflowers at Crex Meadows

The wildflowers were in full bloom as we drove around Crex Meadows. This was the most wildflowers I’ve seen at one time at Crex. We seemed to have hit it just right. 61 more words


The Carnival is Over

“The Carnival Is Over” – The Seekers

Say goodbye my own true lover
As we sing a lovers song
How it breaks my heart to leave you… 2,891 more words

Human Attributes; Attitudes & Behaviour