Friday, August 10, 2012

Funky Friday, Put Down That Blade edition

Even though our band of the day, The Beards, argues that everyone needs a beard, it seems that, in the United States, at least, politicians do not. At least according to this article.

I say, 100 years is long enough to go without whiskers in the White House.

Monday, August 6, 2012

Monday Meh, Making Hay edition

Even haymakers have to take a break, as the above work from Gainsborough shows. I really need a break, but I would rather save my vacation time for when my boss returns from his 3-week vacation. Somehow in my weary mind, that is analogous to making hay while the sun shines. Or while the cat's away. Or something like that....

Friday, August 3, 2012

Funky Friday, Wayback Edition

Don't you sometimes wish we had a WABAC Machine and could rewind ourselves back to 1972? Certainly, not everything was groovy 40 years ago, but even without my rose-colored granny glasses, for a good long while it looked like we were starting to figure out how to do things right.

WTF, people!?!?!?

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Wienerdog Wednesday, Olympics edition

 Waldi the Wienerdog was the mascot of the 1972 games.

(Source: here)