I was born in Atlanta, moved to Alpharetta at 4, lived there for 53 years and moved to Decatur in 2016. I've worked at such places as Richway, North Fulton Medical Center, Management Science America (Computer Tech/Project Manager) and Stacy's Compounding Pharmacy (Pharmacy Tech).
Blowflies, also known as bottle flies, play an important role in the ecosystem as decomposers.
Blowflies, also known as blow flies, are a type of fly belonging to the family Calliphoridae. The name “blowfly” comes from the old English term “blawan,” which means “to blow or to swell.” The name is thought to be derived from the bloated appearance of carcasses that blowflies often feed on and lay their eggs in.
Joshua trees play a crucial role in the desert ecosystem
A Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia – also known as yucca palm, tree yucca, and palm tree yucca) is a distinctive plant species native to the southwestern United States, primarily found in the Mojave Desert. It is known for its unique and striking appearance, characterized by its tall, branching stems topped with clusters of spiky, greenish-blue leaves.
“Dig it” is an informal slang expression that originated in the 1960s in the United States. It has several meanings and uses depending on the context. This usage has nothing to do with digging a hole. In a casual and enthusiastic manner, “dig it” can mean to like or enjoy something. For example, if someone says, “I love this music, man! I really dig it,” they express their enjoyment or appreciation for it.
Fawlty Towers is my 6th inductee, and 1st British, into my SitCom Hall of Fame
“Fawlty Towers” is a British television sitcom that is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential comedy series in television history. Created by and starring John Cleese, it originally aired for two series (seasons) in 1975 and 1979, with a total of 12 episodes.
Cheeseburgers have always been my burger of choice. I love the melted cheese flavor, preferably with mustard, ketchup, and onions. I will still have a cheeseburger but have cut out the classic french fries since I have diabetes.
My 7th inductee of 2023 and my 3rd of the country music genre is the yodeling Jimmie Rodgers.
Jimmie Rodgers, often referred to as the “Father of Country Music,” “The Singing Brakeman,” and “America’s Blue Yodeler,” was a legendary American singer, songwriter, and musician who made significant contributions to the development of country music in the early 20th century. His life, history, and career are notable for their influence on the genre.
If you want a drink of water, You got to get it from the well.
If you wanna get to heaven, You got to raise a little hell.
When I was young before I had cassettes, the only good way of making a playlist of songs was to stack 45s on the turntable. I would arrange them to play my favorite songs in my favorite order. These posts are about records I had in my stacks.
An area of outer space within a dense nebula in which gas and dust are contracting, resulting in the formation of new stars.
A stellar nursery refers to a region in interstellar space where new stars are born. These regions are characterized by dense concentrations of gas and dust, which provide the necessary materials for the formation of stars. Stellar nurseries are important cosmic environments where the process of star formation occurs, leading to the creation of individual stars, stellar clusters, and even entire galaxies.
Strangely the boobies don’t seem to mind the vampire finches drinking their blood. It is believed that this behavior evolved from the vampire finches picking parasites from the feathers of the boobies.
The Vampire Finch or vampire ground finch, scientifically known as Geospiza difficilis septentrionalis, is a fascinating and unusual species of bird found in the Galápagos Islands. It is part of Darwin’s finch group, which played a significant role in Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection.
When I was young before I had cassettes, the only good way of making a playlist of songs was to stack 45s on the turntable. I would arrange for them to play my favorite songs in my favorite order. These posts are about records I had in my stacks.