August 2016 archive

Aug 22

Thunder and Lightning

This summer the Pocono Mountains offered some exceedingly hot and intensely humid weather for an unusually extended stretch of days – turning into about 4 full weeks. Last night, that heat wave broke and night sleeping was, once again, a pleasant rest instead of a torturous, sweaty and fatiguing experience. During this period of tropical …

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Aug 11

Shooting Star

Shooting Star Written by: Bob Dylan Seen a shooting star tonight And I thought of you You were trying to break into another world A world I never knew I always kind of wondered If you ever made it through Seen a shooting star tonight And I thought of youSeen a shooting star tonight And …

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Aug 11

The Perseid Meteor Shower

The Perseid meteor shower is an annual event in August. This year’s display is said to be the best in 20 years with the possibility of seeing as many as 200 per hour! I am hoping that the sky clears for the full view. To the right is an image of the constellation Perseus. No …

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Aug 10

Mike Vanderboegh – R.I.P.

Mike Vanderboegh, American patriot, investigative journalist, blogger for the cause of freedom, founder of the Three Percent movement, and speaker of truth, has passed to the great beyond. He courageously fought the good fight as he simultaneously battled cancer in spite of the continued decline of his personal health over the past decade. He carried …

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Aug 08

A good day at the rifle range.

The weather today was warm but the humidity was tolerable. I took the opportunity to get to the rifle range and sight-in a new red-dot sight. This sight is made by Aimpoint – T -1 Micro. This sight is known for durability and has received great reviews in the shooting community. The purpose of a …

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Aug 01

In another time’s forgotten space…

In previous posts I have shared my enthusiasm for music of the Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia in particular. Last year, on the 20th anniversary of Garcia’s death, I declared the month of August to be Jerry Garcia month here at English-speak-English.com Continuing the theme this year I offer a selection of my favorite Garcia …

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