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Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that good night. Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay, Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight, And learn, too late, they grieve it on its way, Do not go gentle into that good night. Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay, Rage, rage against the dying of the light. ~~~~~~~~~ For, it ends in the blink of an eye. Carpe Diem (Seize the day)!

Journal Archives

54% vs 28%

Very carefully ...

A Candidate For Treason

From Clay Jones on his political cartoon “A Candidate For Treason” and how Donald Trump may have committed treason against the U.S.

On Thursday, Donald Trump requested that the Russians release the 30,000 emails Hillary Clinton deleted from her server.

Russia is the main suspect for the hack into the DNC servers that was released by WikiLeaks. It is kinda bizarre they’re not hacking and releasing information on Republicans, or Trump’s taxes. I wonder why not … hmmmmm.

Encouraging a foreign government to break U.S. law to help your election is treasonous. In fact, it would be a felony if Mr. Trump was convicted. This man, who was upset a Supreme Court justice had an opinion on the election, wants the Russians to tamper with our electoral system.


Trump wants to make Russia great ...

Up a few hours after midnight and back to sleep after watching the sunrise ...

Trump's running mate ...

We know words.

We cannot let that happen! We need to vote for Hillary to Stop Trump.

Visit the smelliest show in town or watch Live Cam of a rare Corpse Flower bloom.



Thursday, July 21, 2016, 7:38 AM

Don't worry, that smell in the Bronx is not what you think.

The putrid stench akin to rotting meat was decades in the making and is due to the rare blooming of an Amorphophallus titanum — better known as the corpse flower.

The stinky stalk, once the official flower of the borough, will be on display at the New York Botanical Garden this week and is expected to flower over the weekend.

Native to Sumatra in Indonesia, the noxious species “comprises a fleshy central spike called a spadix that holds two rings of male and female flowers, wrapped by the frilly spathe, a modified leaf that resembles a petal,” according to spokesman Nick Leshi.

Macy's Flower Show highlights beauty of U.S. landscapes
The unpredictable plant, which blooms only once every 30 years or so, is one of the largest flowering plants in the world and can grow up to 12 feet tall in nature.

For less than two days, the flower's unusual red interior and uncanny scent will be on full malodorous display.

The source of the awful aroma during the peak of the bloom is the female flower at the base of the plant's spadix. The flower is sending a nauseating signal to attract pollinators that eat dead animals. The plant also generates heat, giving it the approximate temperature of a human body.

It has been almost 80 years since a corpse flower first bloomed at the Botanical Garden. The fetid flower's sweaty sock and rotting flesh stench was first brought to the U.S. in 1937.

After that famous funk, the borough made the plant its official flower. But the symbol was skunked — it lost its lofty title to the more appealing day lily in 2000.

For those who don't want to smell the flower in person, a live stream of the blooming will be available on the Botanical Garden's website during the rare occasion.




Michelle was awesome!

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