Those in the viewing line at the funeral home were able to choose speeds and picked the slope of the incline. Unfortunately, there were some minor injuries when some mourners misjudged the speed of the belt … NBC’s coverage of the Olympics is demonstrating the view of time that underlies Kurt Vonnegut’s narrative in his combination of history and science fiction in “Slaughterhouse Five”, that events do not have to occur in any particular order and that the future and the past can exist side by side. And so it goes. … TV interviews with Olympic athletics remind us again of the penetrating questions asked by on-air journalists, such as “How happy are you with your victory?” and “How proud are you of your teammates?” Hey, someone has to ask the tough ones. … North Korea and Iran are going into the auto parts business. Their new aftermarket products include the sure-hit "Axle of Evil". ...Asked “Why did the chicken cross the road?”, the owner of Chick-fil-A, l replied, “I don’t know. But it better not be to marry a chicken of the same sex” Meanwhile, conservative religious groups are demanding that meals involving chicken breasts be renamed as containing chicken bosoms. It goes without saying that the same interests are demanding that ornithologists rename the Tit family of birds.
Last modified on Sunday, 16 June 2013
RANDOM THOUGHTS: CAYMAN ISLANDS
Very happy to see the Caymans Islands represented in the Summer Olympics. The competition of their world-class banking team is expected to be fun to watch. Mitt Romney is expected to be a lock on the Caymans’ electoral vote although that will be countered by Obama's sure win in Kenya.. … In sad news, William Staub, the inventor of the indoor treadmill died about two weeks ago.