* The most popular TV shows at Bastrop Federal Satellite Camp are Naked and Afraid, My 600 Pound Life, TMZ, Swamp People, and Real PD. If you are watching any of these on a regular basis, there is a high probably you ain't right. * There is only one remaining male Northern White Rhino. His name is Sudan and he's too old to mate with the two remaining females. The entire species of these incredible animals have been all but eliminated by poachers. A fund has been established t
Sheriff Andy Taylor and Deputy Barney Fife often had decidedly different perspectives and methods on how best to grapple with the criminal elements in Mayberry. These disparities were never more obvious than in how they each dealt with Otis, the town drunk. Andy always leaned toward tolerance, while Barney was more draconian. To keep Barney from going too far off track fighting crime, Andy gave him one bullet and made him keep it in his pocket. Sometimes 1960s sit-coms repeat
I'm tired of walking reading writing and NPR
All my activities of daily living.
I worked out hard yesterday
So today I just feel old
As I sit in the outdoor Rec Pavilion
Waiting for afternoon to become evening
Wondering what was I thinking
About the workout about everything.
Five silent screens are mounted on a wall
NASCAR and SEC softball to the left
Mexico and E to the right
Women's beach volleyball in the middle
USC takes on Pepperdine
And we have a winner.
I've written about the movie Cast Away before because it's one of my favorites. The movie speaks to me on many levels, not the least of which is how it deals with time's relativity. Early in the movie, the main character, played by Tom Hanks, is obsessed with time. As a mid-level manager for FedEx, the timely delivery of shipments is an ever consuming part of his life. Before boarding a FedEx plane that ultimately crashes, stranding him on a deserted Pacific island, his fian
The Salvation Army does good work, but I just realized their magazine is called War Cry. When I saw it for the first time here at Bastrop Federal Satellite Camp, I thought it must be published by a separatist group from Montana. Then I remembered that it is the Salvation ARMY. What would Jesus, the Prince of Peace, think about a salvation army? Christians here talk a lot about spiritual warfare and "binding Satan" which has been an odd term to me, since I first heard it. With