Let’s Just Skip That Part

Reading some things last night I realized a trend.  Not every time, but sometimes when I read, I lose interest in the details and just skip to the parts that tell me the gist of what is being said or what is going on. Why do I lose interest in things and skip them: They […]

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Hidden Meanings Everywhere? Or Merely Thieves?

I was watching America Unearthed and as usual, some host was portraying hidden meanings in various structures.  Again, as usual, the hidden meaning was connected to the Free Masons.  It seems on every show these days every host claims some connection to the Free Masons or the Knights Templar.  It is really getting quite old. […]

Sap is for Bears

I finally started reading the White Queen series by Phillipa Gregory.  I was quite enamoured with the television show White Queen when I watched it last year.  Of course I realized that the relationships, the drama, even the actors chosen to represent the historical figures were all nowhere near the originals of English history.  This […]

At Your Mercy

Due to unforeseen circumstances I have been on hiatus from living in the real world.  Alright, that sounds a little bizarre so let me specify what I mean.  Here recently, the last couple of weeks, I have been taking a break from spending my nights on the internet.  Yes I am calling the internet the […]

A-Z Challenge: W is for Whimper

“This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper.” Those are the last lines from T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Hollow Men.”  The poem is from 1925.  Many believe the title orginates from Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar or from Joseph Conrad’s character Kurtz in Heart of Darkness referred to as a “hollow sham” and “hollow at […]

Interview with Monkey Grip

Short interview with the band behind the video “Truth Conquers” youtube’s newest sensation.  Learn about the Battle of Barry – the legendary Scottish battle behind the lyrics to the song.  Find out where that name Monkey Grip came from and where the band will be playing next. Read the Interview and Watch the Video