I love to visit historic sites that have reenactors that is people who play roles of the historic event or site. Fort William in Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada is one of my top ten in that category. Yes Canada is very much in my search for America….
I can’t help myself with this one… it is too funny to resist…
It would be a very tough choice deciding which side of the wall I wanted to reside
One of the things I missed the most about my hiatus from RJ’s Corner is spouting off. It does the heart good to question everything and sometimes put forth a thought or two. I plan on doing that rather frequently in the future here on the new/improved blog so get used to it! 🙂
I hear all the latest rumbling (as in ready to explode in a bout of diarrhea) about how the peace accord worked out with Iran is so worthless. Some seem to think that our only solution to conflicts around the world is war. “Blow the bad guys away” is their mantra. Of course the loudest of these critics are the Republican presidential contenders and those in Congress. I got an idea to turn that around.
How about we send all the kids and grandkids of those folks off as the first line in the battle. Let’s make them put their loved ones lives on the line. I bet if that were a requirement the opposition to trying peace this time would quickly die out. There is nothing like “skin in the game” to change people’s attitudes.
In the same light there are all those senior citizens out there that are so opposed to allowing our citizens to obtain reasonably cost healthcare. How about taking all those folks off Medicare and let them fend for themselves in the cutthroat business pre-ADA. I bring this idea up frequently when I get into it with them and have yet to have any of them accept my proposition.
You hear the weatherman talk about fronts all the time but I have never seen one as distinct as this one take in Ottawa Canada a few years ago. I wonder it is a northern exposure thing?
When we visited our neighbors to the north in 2011 we came across many things that we had not seen before the this mural is one of them. The whole side of the building is a painting. It is all make-believe. I spent perhaps a half hour just taking it in. Click on the pic to see a larger view with more details….