The Amazing Amanda Gorman
Amanda S. C. Gorman was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1998. She was raised by her mother, Joan Wicks, a teacher, with her two siblings.[2][3][4][5] She has a twin sister, Gabrielle, who is an activist[5][6] and filmmaker.[7][8] Gorman has said she grew up in an environment with limited television access.[9] She has described her young self as a “weird child”...
Politicians Supporting Insurrection Outed. Nevada Assumblywomen Among Them.
Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again” insurgency [i] strategy began in 2015 and spilled over into a violent insurrection [ii] Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon, a mob of pro-Trump protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol, resulting in vandalized chambers and five deaths. According to CNN reporters Eric Levenson, Amir Vera, and Mallika Kallingal, four people died during the...
“Auld Lang Syne” (Scots pronunciation: [ˈɔːl(d) lɑŋˈsəin]: note “s” rather than “z”)[1] is a Scots-language poem written by Robert Burns in 1788[2][3] and set to the tune of a traditional folk song (Roud # 6294). It is well known in many countries, especially in the English-speaking world, its traditional use being to bid farewell to the old year at the stroke of midnight on New...
This Week in Corona Scams: Drop Ship Demon Sperm
This Week in Corona Scams, we’re celebrating the winter holiday season the best way anyone possibly can do so in 2020. Obviously, this means we’re finishing the year by exposing more scams! Today, we’re looking into new offers to “start your own small business!”. Also, beware… the return of “demon sperm”!
Hindsight 2020: A Trip Through Rural Nevada
When I say “Rural Nevada”, what comes to mind? I’m pretty sure I already know what some of you are thinking. What if I told you President-elect Joe Biden did well enough in the rurals in order to win statewide? I’m not kidding. Let’s take a (virtual) road trip across our fine Silver State to...
Key sign of COVID infection
During a discussion at Columbia University, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease explained, said that the COVID-19 virus has flu-like symptoms including fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. “Of particular interest is the...
Weekend Lounge: At Least It’s Finally December
It’s hard to comprehend that we’re already in December. I know this year has been rough. But to end the week, let’s go for a smoother ride down these slopes and enjoy the snowy scenery.
Covid-19 Takes M. Don Van Noy
Note: I am posting this obituary in memory of my high-school friend Don Van Noy. M. DON’S OBITUARY Melvin Don Van Noy passed away from the indiscriminate COVID 19 on November 8, 2020. He was born May 31, 1944, to Melvin J. and Gwen D. Van Noy in Logan, Utah and grew up in Twin...
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