July 20, 2021



July 19, 2021

Today is World Listening Day. Sounds interesting https://nationaltoday.com/world-listening-day/ The story of the ampersand https://www.designbridge.com/27th-letter-alphabet/

Encomiums for the Woodie Wagon.

July 18, 2021

National Woodie Club website https://woodies.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?sl=1488979236 Beach Boys’ Surfin Safari album cover featuring a woodie wagon https://fanart.tv/fanart/music/ebfc1398-8d96-47e3-82c3-f782abcdb13d/alb…

Ahoy! That is All.

July 17, 2021

Guinea Pig Appreciation Day https://nationaltoday.com/guinea-pig-appreciation-day/ Burnet House in Cincinnati, Ohioh https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2017/11/15/our-history-spirit-history-alive-burnet-house-site/8664700…

Clippy’s Comeback as an Avuncular Emoji.

July 16, 2021

Today is national be a dork day https://nationaltoday.com/national-be-a-dork-day/ Our word today is avuncular https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/avuncular Clippy is coming back. Engadget reports that https://www.eng…

Bastille Pedagogy

July 15, 2021

Our word of the day is pedagogy https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pedagogy

Frank Sinatra and Parasthesia

July 14, 2021

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paresthesia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Sinatra

Road Weary

July 13, 2021

Long day. Short podcast.

Misanthropes, Henry VIII, and Strawberry Festivals

July 12, 2021

Learn more about this date, July 11. https://www.thefactsite.com/day/july-11/ Our word today is misanthrope https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/misanthrope The Tennessee Strawberry festival https://www.tnstrawberryfes…

Scopes Trial Keeps Me Awake At Night

July 11, 2021


On The Road

July 10, 2021

Today's word is lanuginous https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lanuginous

Remembering Vacations

July 8, 2021

Today’s word is “floriated” https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/floriated


July 8, 2021

Today is Global Forgiveness Day. https://nationaltoday.com/global-forgiveness-day/ Today’s word is forgive, from Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forgive So, on Global Forgiveness Day, I read from …

Tik Tok on National Fried Chicken Day

July 7, 2021

Today’s word is vestige https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vestige

National Holiday is Droning On

July 5, 2021

Today is the national holiday observing Independence day. Another day to drink beer and set off fireworks https://nationaltoday.com/july-5-holidays/ Today’s Word is “haematic”. https://www.thefreedictionary.com/haematic Fors…

Independence Day

July 4, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/independence-day/ Today’s Word is “Tyranny”. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/tyranny

Slaughterhouse Five

July 3, 2021

Today’s Word is “gormandize”. Put that in your twitter feed today. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/stout Quote attributed to Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. https://pollycastor.com/2021/06/19/the-reason-to-do-anything-quote-by-kurt-vonne…

UFOs are Stout

July 2, 2021

Celebrating World UFO day today https://nationaltoday.com/world-ufo-day/ Today’s Word is “stout”. Put that in your twitter feed today. http://www.funkandwagnalls.com/stout

Put a Zip in Your Cameo Day.

July 1, 2021

Today is ZIP CODE day!!! https://nationaltoday.com/zip-code-day/ NEW FEATURE!! Word of Today is http://wordsmith.org/words/today.htm

Analog Instant Photography (Polaroid)

June 30, 2021

Edwin Land Creator of the Polaroid Land Camera https://www.thoughtco.com/edwin-land-and-polaroid-photography-1991635

Today is National Camera Day

June 29, 2021

https://nationaltoday.com/national-camera-day/ Episode art provided by Alexander Andrews https://unsplash.com/@alex_andrews

Paul Bunyan, Alien Spacecraft, and Frisbees.

June 28, 2021

Celebrate National Paul Bunyan Day https://nationaltoday.com/national-paul-bunyan-day/ History of the frisbee at https://www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-frisbee-4072561

Bingo and Tools

June 27, 2021

Today is National Bingo Day. https://nationaltoday.com/national-bingo-day/ Harbor Freight Tools is opening a store in Cumming https://www.forsythnews.com/news/business/harbor-freight-tools-hiring-new-cumming-location/

What I Did Today: Presentations and Rock and Roll

June 27, 2021

I'm changing it up today. I recorded directly to Anchor using just my phone and the memories of the events of the day. I've listened to it and can attest that the audio qulaity is atrocious. But, I'm going with it. I'll …