Jesse Collins, and then some.

A blog dedicated to those who would rather be at the cottage.

Archive for March, 2008

We survived it. Happy Spring Equinox.

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Today’s the day that night is as long as day. The spring equinox in the northern hemisphere is the day when you can balance an egg on its end and more importantly, begin to feel like the snow’s going to melt.

It is going to melt, isn’t it?

Jill Bolte Taylor – My stroke of insight.

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Peter Flaschner — who always seem to find the most inspiring and eclectic slices-of-life — turned me on to this extraordinary presentation.

Anyone familiar with the Ted Talks site knows that this conference of Ideas Worth Spreading is a bag of wisdom-nuggets. Few are as powerful as this one.

It’s 18 minutes long; it’s a moment of true beauty.

Sinbad Unloads on Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

From the Washington Post comes this hilarious exposé of Hillary’s experience in Bosnis, which she describes as being on the edge of the warzone, in constant fear of sniper fire. Sinbad, who along with Sheryl Crow, accompanyed the First Lady claims there was no tension, other than wondering where they were eating next. 

In her Iowa stump speech, Clinton also said, "We used to say in the White House that if a place is too dangerous, too small or too poor, send the First Lady."

Say what? As Sinbad put it: "What kind of president would say, ‘Hey, man, I can’t go ’cause I might get shot so I’m going to send my wife…oh, and take a guitar player and a comedian with you.’"

Sinbad Unloads on Hillary Clinton – The Sleuth

Reporter Hates Anchor. Anchor Hates Reporter.

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Lips that touch liquor shall not touch ours.

Monday, March 10th, 2008

You can say that again.


When I haven't been fishing, I've been looking at these on the dial-up: