What Is Wrong With This Picture?

by Mr. Schnell I had to fill up the other day so I pull into the nearest gas station, go inside and pay for my fuel. I walk back to the car and start filling it up when a truck pulls into the next stall and the driver gets out smoking a cigarette. Aware heContinue reading “What Is Wrong With This Picture?”

He Hasn't Learned A Thing

by Mr. Schnell From the WordPress blog “Mock Paper Scissors” I copy and pasted from a recent post (link below) entitled: In particular this is the part I found interesting: ‚ÄúPresident Trump is expected to release a $4.8 trillion budget Monday that charts a path for a potential second term, proposing steep reductions in social-safety-netContinue reading “He Hasn't Learned A Thing”

One Beautiful Place

by Mr. Schnell I needed a break from impeachment updates, politics, and the nation’s new normal; “INSANITY and LIES” from the current GOP Washington DC. Taped below the desktop computer monitor screen is my Glacier Point Yosemite photo. Not the best picture ever taken (not by a long shot) but that doesn’t diminish one ofContinue reading “One Beautiful Place”

The Last Twelve Days After Christmas

From December 25th, 2019 to January 3rd, 2020, a mere ten days, we went from “Peace on Earth, Good Will to Man, Happy New Year” to a targeted drone assassination in a sovereign country on the other side of the world. It is now twelve days after Christmas and chants “Death to America” are reportedContinue reading “The Last Twelve Days After Christmas”

"What Are You Doing Now?"

A relative asked me that very question yesterday. My answer was simple. I said, “Nothing. Absolutely Nothing.” At this stage of the game I am a guilt free spectator. Paid my dues, did my time. I sit back and watch whatever unfolds. I refuse to engage or intervene. But it took me a while toContinue reading “"What Are You Doing Now?"”

The Train Wreck ICU Admission

A Little Background: 85 year old white male with a history of metastatic cancer to the bowel, liver, and lungs, primary site unknown, 65 pack year history of tobacco abuse, still smokes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), type II diabetes, severe peripheral vascular disease, active ETOH abuse, quart of gin a day, pedophilia, PTSD, benignContinue reading “The Train Wreck ICU Admission”