Cape Cod

Cape Cod Lighthouse A pleasing scene in Cape Cod. The red, white and blue theme caught my eye. Thought for the Day: I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.Thomas Jefferson

Tunnel Vision

Box Culvert A small stream flows through the neighborhood park. Usually just a trickle, the stream leaves the park through a 36" culvert underneath a busy street. The well-traveled street has been blocked off for over a month so I took a stroll down thru the park to see what was taking so long. Whoa! … Continue reading Tunnel Vision


Andrew Jackson's Home Northeast of Nashville, TN lies the home of Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States who was elected in 1828. He was called "The Peoples' President". The original 421 acre frontier farm was purchased in 1804. In 41 years, until his death in 1845, Jackson built the property up to … Continue reading Hermitage

Go Jump in the Lake!

I found this traveling troupe of dare devils (aka nut cases) at a mid-western state fair last summer.   They were diving into a shallow pool, like a back yard pool only deeper, from platforms 40, 60 and 80' high.   Quite a change from the petting zoo. Thought for the Day:  Irony -- The … Continue reading Go Jump in the Lake!