First of all, I am not condoning or condemning the use of marijuana, however, I heard about this on NPR the other day, and found the whole thing fascinating. The Chu Valley between Kyrgyzstan and Kazkhstan is the home to an extremely hardy type of marijuana that resisted Soviet-era efforts to stamp it out. Law-breaking marijuana farmers in the region harvest the crop normally, but they also procure their stick-icky using a tried and true method that’s been around for centuries: nude equestrianism.
Demon possessed. That's what the ex-chaplain says. Gays have an "un-human demonic spirit" in them.
A local resident of Visalia, Sam Lukes, said we have a "diabolically twisted lifestyle" in a recent letter to the editor*.
Russian actor Ivan Okhlobystin is ready to toss us in the nearest oven. The government is not far behind, as the Duma (Russia's Parliament) has passed into law sweeping edicts that seem to make even talking about homosexuality a crime.
I was told by Santa if you get enrolled, one of the elves will appear in your stocking!
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Windows Phone 8 now has an Amtrak app. Put out by the National Railroad Associate, the app is available in the Windows Store and is yet another notch in the belt of the growing platform. I left the iPhone two years ago to test drive one of the first Windows Phones, the Samsung Focus S, that ran Windows Phone 7.5….
As the days inch towards Christmas, I ponder on what to give for gifts. I want the gift to be meaningful yet have a bit o’ fun to make them personal. I know, I know its the thought that counts. I was talking with a colleague the other day and the question was “how much thought can one put into a gift(s)?” No need to fret because…. Here are some suggestions for gifting this holiday and maybe the unbirthdays or “just cuz” days…. Continue reading