Sunday, July 30, 2006

Changes to blogsite

Fifth Florida Infantry flag (CSA)
I felt the need to tweak my blogsite profile to reflect the changes I'm undergoing in real life. The astute reader will notice that my geography has changed and reflects where my heart now resides. The rest of me will soon follow, probably in the late fall, after I tie up loose ends and such, after nearly two decades of residency in the Utah desert. It is time to go home, at last.

Saturday, July 29, 2006

Sweaty Elvis Alert

There is now in effect a general Sweaty Elvis Alert for the upcoming month of August in the Zion Canyon/southern Utah area. There are vague rumors of August 10th or thereabouts for a temporary return to his old stomping grounds.

Please be vigilant in your lookout for this character and report his whereabouts as soon as a positive sighting is made. The sooner to know where there's a Sweaty the better to avoid ever coming in contact with one. Networking is a MUST!

Hey BABY!! What's hapnin'??

They're coming after you Steve!

In response to the last blog post my good friend Steve wrote: I don't know whether Big Brother will come after you for this or not. But I wouldn't blame him much. Just in case he's watching, though: I hereby affirm that I rarely agree with Mr. David Rachlis's political sentiments. (By the way, Mr. Rachlis plays with dolls. And I can tell you more.) SKD

Well Steve my little friends don't like being made fun of one tiny bit. I'm afraid your Big Brother will be of no use in protecting you from their righteous wrath.

I'd watch out if I were you!

We no like Steve!

I have powerful friends Steve!

No status for you buddy, just permanent termination.

Besides, when I actually worked for Big Brother he was okay with my little friends. I was even allowed to bring them to work. They were just one more small facet of the bread & circuses approach to ruling the masses. Remember Steve?

My friends are angry at you!

Friday, July 28, 2006

The Defeat of the American Imperium

Sheik Hassan Nasrallah
We are witnessing a pivotal moment in world history as the forces of the American and Israeli military are being soundly defeated by a more mobile and spiritually dedicated enemy. Population demographics and the ability of common people to obtain effective weapons against tyrannical super power armies has leveled the playing field in the fight against Leviathan.

This defeat is already one of the most expensive military adventures, in life and treasure, ever attempted by this government. Not only has it been an utter failure tactically but has destabilized a whole region of the world and earned, for each of us, enmity and hatred from the rest of humanity. Can anyone blame them?

Jihad is a spiritual battle that has been resurrected in the 21st century to avenge the evil crimes committed against God by the Infidel. This vital component of faith and righteous belief gives them an edge in battle over the soft and lukewarm secularist invaders who thought this was gonna be as easy as playing a video game. How wrong they were.

I earnestly pray for the defeat of the American and Israeli armies. I hope that it will be a first step in returning this country to a humble republic, not an Empire bent on controlling the lives and resources of those who inhabit distant shores. Let us again be a beacon of freedom and liberty to the rest of the world.

If this is truly a Christian based country how can we condone death and destruction in our name, as they use our confiscated wealth to kill and maim the innocent? A Christian country? Yeah right.

"Come out of her, my people, that ye be not partakers of her sins, and that ye receive not of her plagues!" - Revelation 18:4

Let's hear it for Hezbollah! Sic semper tyrannis!

P.S. I wonder if this blog will be detected in a data mine owned by Big Brother? Hello Dad!

Wednesday, July 26, 2006

On the Beach

I just got another roll of film developed from Florida and wanted to share more vacation shots. (You can click on them and they grow bigger).

Beach walk

Gulf of Mexico

Beach town, USA

Out in the boonies----yeeeee-haah!

Florida fun

Monday, July 24, 2006

Yertle the Turtle

Today after watching King Shrub on TV, during lunch, I was immediately reminded of a poem by Dr. Suess titled Yertle the Turtle, which symbolizes, for me, the current American Imperium and its bloated ambitions of Empire.

I obtained several beautiful hardbound copies of the good doctor's books recently, at a Florida thrift store, which included Yertle the Turtle and then proceeded to read some of them to Connie, curled up on a couch. A very romantic evening indeed for me, sharing the canon of Suess with the one you love. What could possibly be better?

On the far-away island of Sala-ma-Sond,
Yertle the Turtle was king of the pond.
A nice little pond. It was clean. It was neat.
The water was warm. There was plenty to eat.
The turtles had everything turtles might need.
And they were all happy. Quite happy indeed.

They were... until Yertle, the king of them all,
Decided the kingdom he ruled was too small.
"I'm ruler", said Yertle, "of all that I see.
But I don't see enough.
That's the trouble with me.
With this stone for a throne, I look down on my pond
But I cannot look down on the places beyond.
This throne that I sit on is too, too low down.
It ought to be higher!" he said with a frown.
"If I could sit high, how much greater I'd be!
What a king! I'd be ruler of all that I see!"

You'll love the ending. It will be ours too.

Sunday, July 23, 2006

Mountains of Florida

On a recent fossil hunting trip, in far northern Florida, we stumbled upon the highest point in the state, and, of course, I needed my picture taken there. This mountainous region was rural and rolling country, a most pleasantly quaint corner of Dixie. The barbeque in nearby Alabama tasted smoky sweet and slightly burnt with corn on the cob that was the soggiest I've ever encountered. I highly recommend the place, just order beans and rice as your side instead.

At 345 feet Britton Hill is the lowest high point out of all the 50 states. The next lowest high point is owned by Delaware with a staggering peak jutting 448 feet above sea level. The other three states with high points below 1000 feet include Louisiana, Mississippi and Rhode Island. Happy Mountaineering kids!

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Living With War

I just picked up Neil Young's new album Living With War and must say it packs quite a wallop. I was especially moved by the opening words to the title track, which reflect much of the turbulence in my soul concerning this evil war and the tacit complicity I share in murder and mayhem.

I'm living with war everyday
I'm living with war in my heart everyday
I'm living with war right now
And when the dawn breaks I see my fellow man
And on the flat-screen we kill and we're killed again
And when the night falls, I pray for peace
Try to remember peace (visualize)
I join the multitudes
I raise my hand in peace
I never bow to the laws of the thought police
I take a holy vow
To never kill again
To never kill again
I'm living with war in my heart
I'm living with war in my heart in my mind
I'm living with war right now

Friday, July 21, 2006

Deep Down in Dixie

I've just returned to the baking heat of the Utah desert after a wonderful and enlightening trip in the CSA (Confederate States Of America). It was long overdue. I was reconnected with so many fundamental things that I hold dear to my heart including a profound sense of fellowship and belonging amongst my fellow Southerners. I am now, at this moment, making plans to return.

Den I wish I was in Dixie,

Hoo-ray! Hoo-ray!

In Dixie land, I'll take my stand to lib and die in Dixie;

Away, away, away down south in Dixie,
Away, away, away down south in Dixie.
I would like to thank my God above for revealing the varied ways of my nature and how to better use them to serve His purposes. I know in my heart of hearts that returning home is a big first step.
I also wish to thank Connie, the love of my life, for hosting this journey and opening her arms so wide.
I'll be home soon dear-----you just keep the porch light on, ya heah?
Cypress swamp
Gaskin, FL
UGA attacks an Auburn player
Confederate Monument in Marianna, FL
Fern floored Florida forest (say that fast)
Or as Muddy Waters once sang:
Yes, I'm goin' down in Florida,
where the sun shines damn near every day
Well, well I'm goin' down in Florida,
where the sun shines damn near every day
Yeah, I'll take my woman out on the beach fellas 'n,
and sit down on the sand and play
Yeah, well I think I'll go down in Gainesville,
just to see an old friend of mine
Well, I believe I'll cut down in Gainesville,
oh, just to see an' old buddy of mine
Well, you know if we're not too busy,
I believe that I'm gonna drop over in Uberry sometime
(spoken:Let's go back to Florida
Let's go back down to Florida,
where the sun shines)
Yeah, I believe I'm gonna leave tomorrow,
well, I'm gonna be on my way
Yes, I'm gonna have a plenty of time,
well, I don't wanna make myself late
Well, you know I believe I'll go back down in Gainesville,
and this time I'm goin' to stay
Let's rise, let's rise
Yeah, deep down in Florida,
well, well that's the place I long to be
Well, oh deep down in Florida,
well that's the place I long to be
Well, oh let me take my baby out in the backyard, in the backyard people,
and sit down under the old orange tree
Life is good!

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Vacation time

This blog will be going on temporary hiatus as I am taking my summer vacation next week, back home in Dixie, along Florida's beautiful northern Gulf coast. I plan to do many fun things, like eating fresh fish, pink grapefruits, backwoods barbecue (maybe in Alabama) and lots of boiled peanuts.

Since the Sunshine State is really just one large piece of misplaced African limestone I have bought a guidebook on where to fossil hunt and plan to bring home magnificent specimens of prehistoric mammals, reptiles and sharks.

I will be sending some of you postcards from the many alligator farms and snake-i-toriums I plan to visit and promise to bring home salt-water-taffy and sea shells for my desert dwelling friends and neighbors. Happy July ya'll!

Saturday, July 01, 2006

The lowdown on Divine Strake

Let's keep the desert QUIET!
The following link is to a detailed article about the bomb testing that is proposed to begin again in the Nevada desert west of here. It also lays out the strategic, social and environmental implications of the recent Divine Strake controversy and the U.S. government's insistence to push on for more testing.

This is very important reading for those of us living directly downwind of these proposed explosions. Very important indeed!