Saturday, August 06, 2011

take me out to the ball game

This song recording of Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Edward Meeker is over 100 years old!


Over 5000 years ago, Moses said to Israel, "Pick up your shovels, mount your asses and camels, and I will lead you to the Promised Land." When Welfare was introduced, Roosevelt said, "Lay down your shovels, sit on your asses, and light up a Camel, this is the Promised Land." Today, the government has stolen your shovel, taxed your asses, raised the price of Camels and mortgaged the Promised Land to China.

A dying granny tells her granddaughter, "I want to leave you my farm,that includes the villa, the tractor and other equipment,the farmhouse and $22,398,750.78 in cash." The granddaughter, about to be rich, says, "oh my granny, you are so generous. I didn't even know you had a farm. Where is it?" With her last breath, her granny whispered, "Facebook" ....

bees in the artichoke

Tuesday, August 02, 2011


a river runs between them

Lake Tahoe is a large freshwater lake located between California and Nevada in the Sierra Nevada mountains. It has an elevation of 6,250 feet, size of 191 square miles and a maximum depth of 1,650 feet.

Pyramid Lake is a large saltwater lake located in the Northwestern Nevada desert. It has an elevation of 3,790 feet, size of 188 square miles and a maximum depth of 356 feet.

These two lakes, both beautiful in starkly different ways, are connected by the Truckee River which flows 140 miles from Lake Tahoe, down through Reno, Nevada and finally into the desert to feed Pyramid Lake.