Bookworm Free

I read a lot, think a little, and now and then write down a few things.

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  1. 1 day ago on Mike Luckovich

    I believe quantum physicists are still searching for the so-called “unified theory” that would explain everything, which would make anything applicable to everything else. But I admit, higher mathematics are not my long suit.

  2. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    I suppose it’s hard to be artistic / Under a regime that’s overtly sadistic. / If the art doesn’t conform / To the decreed Party norm, / The artist can become an unfortunate statistic.

  3. 1 day ago on Pickles

    If my dog Max was still around, the 5-Second rule wouldn’t matter. A dropped cookie would never hit the floor.

  4. 1 day ago on Pickles

    My initial thought was “No, it doesn’t,” or “No, it shouldn’t.” But on the other hand, since it’s neither my sandwich nor my sandbox it’s not my decision to make – other than I’d really rather not know what you would ultimately decide either way.

  5. 1 day ago on Mike Luckovich

    I suppose Newton’s Third Law of Motion dictates that for every “Good Shepherd,” there must be a “Bad Shepherd,” equal in force and opposite in direction.

  6. 1 day ago on That is Priceless

    I’m an unabashed fan of the Arabian Nights, / filled with genies, intrigues, monsters, and fights. / Her tales numbered one plus a thousand, / And look what they did for Ray Harryhausen! / The screen’s seldom seen such spectacular sights.

    There’s Ali Baba, Aladdin, and Sinbad. / And don’t forget the little Thief of Baghdad. / One of fancy’s better flights, / Those 1,001 Arabian Nights. / So I’m grateful to clever Scheherazade,

  7. 2 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    My favorite mug says it all, “Give me the coffee and no one gets hurt.” But I make it myself, at home, so I don’t bother anyone. I was gifted another mug recently that I like very much, which reads, “How do I take my coffee? Seriously. Very seriously.”

  8. 2 days ago on Pearls Before Swine

    That must make me a curmudgeonly recluse. I make my own.

  9. 2 days ago on Clay Jones

    I understand NASA is now in trouble for “aborting” the scheduled rocket launch. . . . /s

  10. 2 days ago on Jeff Stahler

    It’s difficult to raise opposition to aggression when you’re the aggressor. Pre-emptive aggression was the Third Reich’s modus operandi.