Over the years, I have decried the misuse of the term "skeptic"  when used to refer to all critics of anomaly claims. Alas, the label has been thus  misapplied by both proponents and critics of the paranormal. Sometimes users of the  term have distinguished between so-called "soft" versus "hard"  skeptics, and I in part revived... Continue Reading →

Never drink earl grey tea immediately after eating mandarin oranges.

Oubliette: “Pursue”

The sun had just finished setting in the horizon of DC. A dark figure lurked in the shadows of an alley as if waiting for something. A car passed by and as it disappeared out of sight, the figure ran across the street to the locked door of one of the abandoned apartment buildings. He was dressed in all black and wore a cape. His dark-colored body armor caught the waning light of the day. The figure fidgeted with something on his belt and pulled out some small tools. After a few moments, he opened the door. As he entered the building, he caught the reflection of his skeletal face in the window.

I don't know what I have been doing but it seems I have been doing it for a long while. I try to follow people who follow my blog as long as they are not too extreme in their political views and are not a business. For whatever reason, I have stopped following several people.... Continue Reading →

James Comey is out

In a somewhat surprising move yesterday, Mr. Trump fired the director of the FBI, James Comey. The fact that he was fired should have not been the surprising part as he has made a number of mistakes in the past several months that has earned him scorn from those on both sides of the political... Continue Reading →

The shark has been jumped…

There is an old term on television shows that references the events in an episode of Happy Days in the 1950s. In that episode, one of the characters jumped over a shark in water skies. It was said that episode was the beginning of the end of that television series. Today, the term is used... Continue Reading →

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