Kahomono - It Means Lucky

Random musings on whatever subject strikes my fancy that day.

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Lather

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.

Who says it has to be this way?

Railroad Blues

Woody Guthrie was a true national treasure.

His kid’s OK too.

Error Blast from the Past

I created the error message you see here at the Atom Smasher website, a fun site where you can exercise your own creativity and relive those cryptic and illogical error messages of yore.

This find is thanks to folks at Rochester B-Sides. Have I mentioned that yet this year?  Stay tuned!

Birthdays

Today, Feb 22, is George Washington’s birthday.

Ten days ago today, Feb 12, was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.

The USA, which counts these as their two greatest presidents, celebrates their two birthdays on a single federal holiday called Washington’s Birthday. In many states, it’s called Presidents’ Day (with variations from state to state including incorrect apostrophe placement). Some racist southern states exclude Abraham Lincoln. Sore losers?

Anyway. This holiday is celebrated on the third Monday of February. The third Monday of February can never fall on the 12th or the 22nd. There may be a deep lesson here.

Rum Tale

Indeed, this sounds like it’s from the 1910’s or so.   A “rum tale” is what Arsenio Hall might call, a story that makes you go Hmmm….

It’s Procul Harum, who also brought us this:

and in fact, they debuted with this eternal earworm:

Strong.

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