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Republished from caucus99percent Today is Saint George's Day, at least in England. He is probably best known for snuffing a dragon. As a child, I always heard and saw references to "Saint George ...
by enhydra lutris
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 06:30 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
My favorite picture of a GBH taken in the Padden Creek estuary within a quarter mile of the Heronry. This was taken a few years ago in early spring, about now. The Great Blue Heron (GBH; Ardea ...
by RonK
Comment Count 82 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
If you are thinking about sitting out this election, these comments are meant for you. I know some of you are discouraged about the Democratic candidates. I know some Dems are not all you wish ...
by elenacarlena
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 05:49 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Cross-posted at Immizen.com A friend sent me this interesting article that my guess is, at the risk of sounding sexist, only guys read: “Our universe may have emerged from a black hole in a higher-
by healthy
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Aug 10, 2014 at 09:44 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Greetings! and welcome to an extra quick edition of Marko's Fuzzy Friday Open Thread for the Street Prophets group. A certain Favorite Female of mine would like to steal the computer to watch "Pride ...
by Marko the Werelynx
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 02:07 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Handsome snake, eyes of glass, so quiet, invisible among the stones, gliding through breaks, pouring into cracks to sup the milk of dragons in the earth. I am constricted, crushed, worked into ...
by ruleoflaw
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 03:56 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
Continuing our look at Ursula K. Le Guin's fantasy classic, A Wizard of Earthsea . Ged, also known as Sparrowhawk, is a young wizard from the Island of Gont who has come to the Roke School of Magic.
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 19 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 06:30 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new in your life. I have a couple of leads on where to promote ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Mar 03, 2013 at 05:34 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Part 1: Unexpected Journey Part 2: Riddles In the Dark Part 3: Into ...
by quarkstomper
Comment Count 16 comments on Sun Dec 23, 2012 at 06:31 PM PST with 28 Recommends
Welcome to Thursday Coffee Hour. This is an open topic thread so help yourself to the goodies and sit a spell and let us know what is new with you. I do a great deal of fantasy art since I grew up ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 01:29 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Still hiding out in the hotel, the money promised from the previous employer evaporated. I'll let the lawyers deal with it. I went and made an offer on a log cabin on 10 acres of boar infested, ...
by Millrat
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 04:47 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
We had a debate earlier today in the WA-01 race. A member of the audience asked about guns. Given my diary last week , I figured I was in the best position to respond, and did . Ballots are out in ...
by Darcy Burner
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jul 25, 2012 at 04:27 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
Welcome to Sunday All Day Brunch. This is an open topic thread so grab your favorite drink and one of those Spicy Cranberry Rolls I just made and sit down and relax and tell us what is new in your ...
by michelewln
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 08:47 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Yesterday, the world of readers lost a great one. Ann McCaffrey, author of way too many good and great books, died of a stroke at home yesterday. She was 85, and her family says she went quickly, ...
by trumpeter
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Nov 23, 2011 at 01:29 PM PST with 6 Recommends
News reports are that Anne McCaffrey passed away at her home in Ireland on Monday after ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 52 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 05:11 PM PST with 66 Recommends
Yup. They did. Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered a fourth moon orbiting the icy dwarf planet Pluto. The tiny, new satellite -- temporarily designated P4 -- ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 48 comments on Wed Jul 20, 2011 at 02:43 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Imagine you just moved into a New Place to live -- and after a week or so you realize that the place is very drafty and cold . Brrrr! What do you do?
by jamess
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Dec 03, 2010 at 12:39 PM PST with 15 Recommends
I realize this is a bit late, considering I wrote it back in February of 2008, but since I didn't know about Kos back then I wasn't in a position to share it until now. I'll admit it doesn't have ...
by ThothXXI
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 06:48 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Scott Kleeb is a darling of Daily Kos, but I was over to his website, and I didn't see damn thing about voting integrity. I've never heard him speak, but I hope he has something to say about it. ...
by john de herrera
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Aug 01, 2008 at 03:42 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I’m somewhere in Arizona now, stopped to get some rest. I went down looking for the Gila River, but when I stopped to talk to two Pima Indians about where it was, they said the white man ...
by john de herrera
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jul 20, 2008 at 05:26 PM PDT with 2 Recommends