That’s where I am alright regardless of their claim of me being sane. Ha! Yeah, right.
I need something. I’m not sure what in the world it might be, but I’m thinkin’ I ain’t agonna find it.
And grool? Don’t make me laugh.
I igged the Stell Dudio, so I am unigging it. A very long process. Not doing so bad with the Alien.
So part of deigging was putting files on dropbocks and atunnapicks wound up here. So brace yourselves.
First, my favorite guard owl.
I am distraught as I can’t find the one that made me name it the guard owl.
Some sweet rally clips in there.
Etang de la Gruère, January 2016 Die Autofahrer dachten ich bin Polizist mit einem Radargerät und fuhren langsamer, während ich mit nassen Füssen bei minus -15 °C versuchte die Lichter abzufangen, und genau dann als ich die Sterne und die Umgebung belichtet hatte wollte einfach kein Auto in die gewünschte Richtung kommen. Geduld loht sich, vorallem beim Fotografieren, ich freute mich rieseig als dann zwei Autos auf einmal kamen und ich mein Foto im Kasten hatte 🙂
Trespassers will be shot.
Survivors will be shot again.
The truth is often found in the strangest places.
The Golden Rule – Those who have the gold; rule.
“The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson.”
— Franklin Delano Roosevelt
“Any man who thinks he can be happy and prosperous by letting the government take care of him better take a closer look at the American Indian.”
— Henry Ford
“It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.”
There are two things that define you – what you do when it doesn’t matter and what you do when it’s all that matters.
“What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.”
— Albert Pike
— Solitude is a catalyst to innovation
Andy! Barney! Goober!
“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt
“When you take a metaphor as historical fact you have anchored yourself deep in the waters of intolerance.”
— Augustus Masonicus
“It does not take a majority to prevail… but rather an irate tireless minority keen on setting brush fires of freedom in the minds of men.”
— Samuel Adams
“It’s all fun-and-games until the flying monkeys show up.”
“Remember… when the balloon goes up it’s the lawyers, bankers and politicians first!”
“Nothing in the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.”
— Martin Luther King Jr.
“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”
— George Bernard Shaw
“Almost all people are hypnotics. The proper authority saw to it that the proper belief should be induced and the people believed properly.”
— Charles Hoy Fort
“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.”
— Marcus Aurelius
“Never argue with an idiot, they will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”
— Mark Twain
“One measures a circle beginning anywhere.”
— Charles Hoy Fort
“You have to systematically create confusion—it sets creativity free.. Everything that is contradictory creates life.”
— Salvador Dalí
“It is impossible for someone to lie unless he thinks he knows the truth. Producing bull# requires no such conviction.”
— Harry Frankfurt
Check your 6 and maintain angles; lest the earth rise up to smite thee.
Non cogito ergo extraterrestrialis.
“The man who makes a beast of himself gets rid of the pain of being a man.”
— Hunter S. Thompson
I am what you fear most. I am what you made me. I am anarchy
יֵשׁוּעַ יהוה אֶלהִים דבר־יהוה
“Never play chess with a pigeon. It doesn’t matter how good you are, the bird will still sh!t on the board and strut around like it won the game.”
Those Pyongyang idiots have a test success rate that only a Chicago public high school could possibly envy.”
“Dropkick me Jesus through the goalposts of life. End over end neither left nor to right.”
“without the idealists among it’s leaders having the slightest suspicion of the fact … Every Socialist outbreak only blazes new paths for Capitalism.”
— Oswald Spengler (1880-1936)
Woo Woo Goes the Crazy Train!
“The goal of socialism is communism.”
— Vladimir Lenin
“We sleep soundly in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.”
— Edmund Burk
Free men are not equal; and equal men are not free
Calling an illegal alien an undocumented immigrant is like calling a drug dealer an unlicensed pharmacist.
“…we are all very ignorant. What happens is that not all ignore the same things.”
— Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
“Why would a lake plant blow up my camp?”
“It doesn’t like you.”
“The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be.”
— Douglas Adams
Not all those that wander are lost.
A trail goes two ways and looks different in each direction
There is no such thing as a timid woodland creature
Whatever does not kill you leaves you a survivor
Jesus is NOT a bad word
“The mark of an educated mind is to entertain a thought without accepting it.”
“If you can’t explain it simply—you don’t understand it well enough.”
— Albert Einstein
“Reality is that which when you stop believing in it doesn’t go away.”
— Philip K. Dick
Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is
the little voice at the end of the day that says
I will try again tomorrow.
I am often left unsupervised.
As a distinguished economist once said:
“Right now we have stepped off the cliff and are caught in this sort of “Wile E. Coyote” moment where we are just waiting for gravity to notice us.”
When I see lovers’ names carved into a tree with a heart I think it’s curious how many people bring a knife on a date.
“When I was a young boy, I couldn’t reach the doorbell. A pastor came up behind me and pressed it for me.
‘Now what?’ He said
‘Now we run’ I said .. ”
— Gary Cowan
75-59-75-59. 39-52-53-58. 5-5-2-5. Konstantin-1-9-0-9-0-8-9-8-Tatiana-Oksana-Anna-Elena-Pavel-Schuka. Konstantin 8-4. 9-7-5-5-9-Tatiana. Anna Larisa Uliyana-9-4-1-4-3-4-8
And here, just for the lulz, is a North Korean numbers station!
And this from “bleatings of a paparang”
“The biggest coward is a man who awakens a woman’s love with no intention of loving her” — Bob Marley
“Never confuse motion with action.” — Benjamin Franklin
Peace Through Superior
F i r e p o w e r
Take a circle
and it becomes vicious
Atta girl ! Fat bastard.
There you go.
“I’m not the most shallow tool in the crayon box in the shed next to the lightbulbs either.” — Reverbs, TEOT’s Brother, Member
“Poverty therefore is a thing created by that which is called civilized life. It exists not in the natural state.”
— Thomas Paine 1797 Agrarian Justice
220 years later we still stifle our very souls.
“If you want to be good at something you first must be willing to be bad at it.” — Eric Clapton
No Matter How Old You Are,
no matter how much of a
you are, if a toddler hands you their ringing toy phone...
←←← This sequence is cropped (and looped, remember) from the last ten frames, iirc, of the video below. Said clip was captured on Sol 6 by a camera on the lander for NASA’s Mars Pathfinder rover. Not enough pixels by a long shot, but still, mighty darn impressive. This evidence was discovered -way- back in the day by Tim Beech, Life On Mars. (@LoM →Gallery 5, scroll down.)
Well, it certainly does seem to be moving, doesn’t it, now? Camera artifact? Hey, maybe! Let’s FIND OUT, shall we?
Is this why there has been no video on the rovers; and not bandwidth? We are, after all… watching this video.
Hey, could my buddy be the Culprit?
“Now let me bring you up to speed …. we know nothing …. You are now up to speed.”
— Inspector Jacques-Yves Clouseau The Pink Panther 2
When life looks like easy street there is danger at your door
Remember remember the fifth of November
Gunpowder treason and plot.
I see no reason why gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot…
“I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.” — Thomas Jefferson
“Some of us look to the universe with a profound sense of peace and belonging. Is that because we truly understand we are made of Star Stuff?”
– Carl Sagan 1934-1996 Marijuana Advocate