Thursday Is Art Day: November 18

This week I've chosen Rene Magritte's "The Treachery Of Images" The writing is French for "This is not a pipe."It suddenly occurred to me that hat is absolutely true. It's NOT a pipe.It's a PAINTING. And it turns out that's what Magritte had in mind! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Treachery_of_Images

Scammers! (Old post, expanded)

FOWC with Fandango — Abhorhttps://ragtagcommunity.wordpress.com/2021/04/27/rdp-tuesday-random/ https://web.archive.org/web/20111125164452/https://theconsumerchronicle.com/2011/07/31/grandparents-continuing-to-fall-victim-to-phone-scam/ I'm not sure, but I think the victims are picked at random; my own mother was one of them. Some creep (I'm being polite!) called and claimed to be her grandson. He then said he was being held in a Mexican jail for drunk driving, and he needed bail money, … Continue reading Scammers! (Old post, expanded)

Your Other Soundtrack (Old Post)

https://thedailyspur.wordpress.com/2021/04/04/coffee-3/ “What is the soundtrack of your life?”That question on the back cover of Kim Culbertson’s YA novel, “Songs For A Teenage Nomad,” refers to recorded music. But that isn’t what I’m going to blog about in this post. I’m going to talk about your OTHER soundtrack, about some of the sounds you’ve heard throughout … Continue reading Your Other Soundtrack (Old Post)