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“The Barbarian Horde!”

Does anyone know much about the ancient civilization of Carthage? Beyond the scene in Gladiator where it’s referenced I mean… Perhaps Hannibal the Carthaginian general and the marching elephants? No matter. I was equally untutored before some reading done recently. Beyond fascinating though. It was very much a Pre-Rome in […]

Caution: Land Sharks

Yesterday was characterized by some annoying tumult in my existence and I was therefore, regrettably, unable to publish for the first time since starting this project. That’s life for you. I don’t intend to elaborate so please feel welcome to fill in the blanks as you may. Was I perhaps […]

Hippos and Algebra

Good afternoon Hungry Hungry Hippos! Does anyone recall the “house hippo” fake commercials they used to show? The intention being to warn children not to believe everything they read or saw on TV. Ironic considering modern days, I know. I still want one.They ate peanut butter and built nests of […]

With Apologies to Doc Brown.

Like politicians I enjoy a day with a little bluster. Granted a very different varietal of wind tends to originate from both sources. Not to mention less is often more in both scenarios. That phrase perplexed me endlessly as a child the first time I heard it, how can less […]

More Is Always Better

At least according to the manner with which we typically gauge success macro-economically. Damn that sentence sounds pretentious. It’s also the strategy I’m adopting today publishing two pieces in this post. As you’ve undoubtedly noticed I tend to be fairly loyal to rhyme scheme. I just love putting the pieces […]