Archive for March 15th, 2017

I was shooting photos ….

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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….  of a lady friend in the 70s. She lived next door to this poor family with foster kids who wanted their pictures taken too. When I returned a few days later to give them their prints, I learned they’d moved and I never saw them again.

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Sure We Believe Him!

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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Beware The Ides Of March (TODAY!)

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Many people consider today, March 15th, very unlucky. It certainly was for Julius Caesar whose life ended rather abruptly in 44 B.C.

A seer – someone who predicts the future – said great harm would come to Caesar before the end of the Ides of March.  On his way to the Pompeii Theater, Caesar again ran into the seer.

“Well, the Ides have come,” laughed the Emperor.

“Aye, Caesar,” the seer said. “but not gone.”

Within minutes, about 2-dozen Roman Senators pulled daggers from their togas and stabbed Caesar to death.

The incident was not the origination of the term “stabbed in the back.” nor the first toga party, nor the inspiration for the movie “Psycho.” The phrase “Beware the Ides of March” was originally coined by William Shakespeare in a time between Caesar and the movie.

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What does it feel like to be stabbed?  https://www.google.com/

Bigfoot Falls In Love With A Mermaid

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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But I love her!

From 2013

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I never found mermaids sexy. Really – half-human, half-fish; where are you going to go with this one? What could you do with her and how could you do it?

Anyway, “Animal Planet” ran a fictional documentary, “Mermaids: The Body Found,” last summer. It used actors playing scientists and breastless mermaids who swam around in half-fish costumes with special effects.  The docudrama was clearly labeled science fiction.

“Body Found” was run in Australia last year and not much came of it.  However this is America and we’ll believe just about anything (listen to trump!)  Thousands of Americans called the stations wondering if mermaids were real and where could they see them? So much hoopla was raised that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration from the US Department of Commerce felt it their official duty to release a statement.

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Here’s what they said on September 12, 2012:

“But are mermaids real? No evidence of aquatic humanoids has ever been found. Why, then, do they occupy the collective unconscious of nearly all seafaring peoples? That’s a question best left to historians, philosophers, and anthropologists.”

In other words, “Quit bothering us with this shit you dumb fucks!”