The Last Muse

Last week Rita and I managed to sneak off to a favorite coffee shop/bistro the Cafe Muse.  In the duration, I’m afraid her condition has worsened to the point that it’s unlikely we’ll be making any trips outside the house for coffee again.

I have truly been blessed to have spent the last twenty five years with Rita, and I shall cherish every minute we have left together.

 

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Porn and Potato Chips

It started out innocently enough.  I just asked myself “I wonder who invented the modern potato chip” and here’s what happened next:

A Kettle Cooked Porn and Potato Chip History Lesson

Potato Chip Bra

 It occurred to me that there’s almost nothing more popular in late 20th century Americana than porn and potato chips.  In case you hadn’t heard, an independent study just confirmed that “porn and potato chips” are currently more than twice as popular as “mom and apple pie!

Documentation in support of this shocking announcement below the fold.

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Stuff I Learnt – Duck Dynasty

“Stuff I Learnt” is a new series premiering today.  It will focus on an eclectic mix of things I have learned since leaving Mississippi five odd years ago.

Hates Ducks and Dudes Who Like Dick

Duck Dynasty Misses The MarkGuy with the longest beard has the smallest penis

The A&E cable show known as Duck Dynasty had about eight million viewers at the time one of the errant fugly duckers went into full out Jeebus-lovin’ homo-hater mode in a GQ magazine interview.

After that article went viral, it was “Heathens vrs. Holy Men” time (aka America vrs Fox News) all over the TV and internet. The Holy Men assured us that the show would be more popular than ever. I clearly remember the harmonic bleating of the usual cast of knuckle dragging religionists fully agreeing with the Fox News analysis. We were advised by those motley fools that the homosexuals would be better served trying to un-homosexualize themselves than taking on a manly dude who seeks gratification slaughtering ducks. Psychiatric sessions were suggested (for gays, but not compulsive duck murderers), no offense intended…of course.

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Show Us Your Papers!

Everything Old is New Again!

Show Us Your Papers!

Germany 1942

Arizona's New Jackboots

Arizona, 2014

Papers With Power

Birth Certificate and Passport for an American born abroad

Your birth certificate and passport are the most important documents there are to account for your citizenship. These are “the papers” you show the jackboots. There is no higher standard of proof.

Thanks to the lunatic fringe (entire Republican party) we all got a front row seat to the power of an American birth certificate in proving ones citizenship!!  It was fun watching the rightwing knuckle draggers squirm when Obama finally confronted their conspiracy prone predilections (Benghazi, anyone?) by releasing his birth certificate!

You’d normally think that the problem of “showing your papers” wouldn’t be an issue that would come up for a couple of middle aged white folks attending an historically Black college in the heart of Dixie.  Normally you’d probably be right.  But nothing is ever normal down south.

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