Smart Meters or Dumb Ideas?
helpful devices that make energy cheaper, keep the gird safe and
make all the systems we rely on more secure? Or is this 'smart'
transformation simply highly sophisticated 'social engineering'
being promulgated as 'for our own good' by a league of
multi-national energy and technology brokers who are up-playing
'consumer benefits' while plotting on taking us all to the
cleaners for billions in (their) profit?
Cashing in on Predators?
Are laws on sex offenders supposed to
protect kids -or- meant to enrich high-tech tracking companies? Read
Mother Jones report by Kate Sheppard and see what you think
about what is happening. Then decide for yourself if it's right, or
if it's wrong.
From our Archives...
Though still ever so topical, this 2006 interview
Justice Stephen Breyer,
sitting jurist of the United States Supreme Court, makes it
redundantly clear that for the democratic principles codified by the
U.S. Constitution to ‘work’ citizens must be ‘involved.’
Blues for the Holidays
Arkansas River Blues Society will celebrate their annual
Christmas Open Blues Jam on December the 16th at the
Cornerstone Pub & Grill,
located at 314 Main Street in North Little Rock. Festivities start
at 8 pm and the cover is only $5 per person! Unseen Eye will be the
house band with Gil Franklin and Lucious Spiller as a special guest.
Hope to see you there!!!
OCCUPY LITTLE ROCK
Late in October,
spent part of my day with the Occupy Little Rock folks. What came of
it was a page full of photos and a whole lot of food for thought.
HAPPY TO SING THE BLUES
Also in October,
had a glorious time being the 'official timekeeper' at the Arkansas
River Blues Society Blues Competition. DVDs NOW Available and a
Christmas Jam coming soon!
TIME AFTER TIME
Earlier this year,
introduced to the fine work that the folks at Arkansas Time After
Time are doing, and now I am elated to say that I am working with
As several among you already know, my youngest son is
in the Navy.
He enlisted nearly two years ago on the delayed
entry program, spent months in training to prepare for bootcamp from
which he graduated late in October 2010 and is now stationed aboard
the USS Chancellorsville with the homeport of San Diego, California.
Official Navy USSCV Website
USS Chancellorsville (CG 62)
Cruiser Photo Archive
My son is one heck of a great kid and
I love him with all of my heart, just like I love all my children,
be they near or be they far...
The Ticonderoga Class Guided Missile Cruiser
USS Chancellorsville (CG-62)