Just for Fun Archive

Super-Neptune

Planet Alert! There’s a new kid on the block—only 11 million years old, and five times the size of Earth. Talk about new and improved! This cosmic toddler is a mere babe in the woods compared to our 4.5 billion year old Earth. Bigger than Texas. Reading about planets and stars doesn’t take away the mystery as much as it puts our existence into perspective….

Stupid Insult

“No name calling,” our mothers and teachers instructed. Actually, it’s pretty good advice. What does name calling really do for you anyway? Perhaps we can agree that name calling really has no place in an adult conversation. However, just as I have occasionally broken the rule in my home, maybe others of you have slipped as well. When contemplating the ever increasing environment of openly…

Wagging Tail?

It’s 11:00 PM, and she leans over and says, “Let’s talk.” Or, your boss invites you to her office unexpectedly, and as you innocently arrive, there is a second person you don’t know in the room. Or, as you walk by an office mate’s cubicle where a conversation has been going for at least 15 minutes, you hear accompanied with, “I’m sure he can explain…

Deep Thoughts, Shallow Waters, and the Orgy of Unreason.

As I was swimming in the neither deep nor shallow waters of the pool, random thoughts swirled around in my brain. For instance, is it possible to have deep thoughts and live a shallow life? While some view swimming as exercise, I find it a superb vehicle to review the day’s happenings, consider variations to recipes, and ruminate on a variety of topics. Today’s post…