St. Louis Gateway to the West Arch or its previous name: ‘The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and Museum’
Like I said, The Arch.
Stand in queues.
See St. Louis from over 600ft above the ground. Feel the sway…
The Arch opened before I was born but many of my friends recall the placing of its keystone, linking both legs.
Onondaga, Onondaga, Onondaga…CAVE!
Back before the State of Missouri took over management, Onondaga (and its other side, falsely separated by human property bounds — therefore razor wire — FKA ‘Missouri Caves’) were privately held, just as my family held large swaths of what’s now called the Mark Twain Forest. I’m already digressing…
When they were still privately held, we had those crappy local adverts you may remember from the…
Sand wasps and the Reed Twins
Brother and I both got nailed by sand wasps yesterday morning. It’s a slightly rare occurrence as they do not typically choose to engage with humans (‘non-aggressive).
If you read the brief article closely, you’ll see what these little bastards DO like to get aggressive with: flies.
I’m all for that but when it gets oppressively humid (we were 39C, 75% humidity with a dew point of 70, meaning,…
Took off Monday as we were going to get up to shenanigans this weekend.
As of last night, I’d drank and took some RX painkillers in an attempt to take the edge off my constant and increasing spinal issues (I need some vertebrae removed and replaced).
This means I had my phone in Airplane mode by 21h. At 21:03, I missed his message but picked it up this morning as I had been awakened by an off…
A morning drive, Ozarks
From Saturday-last. A frequent sign in the Ozarks: Smokey the Bear is letting you know the fire danger in our old growth forests.
reviews, Monster. With some improvements.
I like the Monster, not so much any other of your caffeinated BS ‘energy/health’ drinks.
I love the zero calorie, carbonated Ultra Zero (basically a white and silver tin with a tetch of baby blue, NOT the baby blue tin with similar colours, thatshitnasty).
It’s citrusy and what I’d call a hyper-caffeinated ‘Squirt.’ -Gram’s highball of choice was Gin & SquirtIf you don’t have Squirt, it’s a…
The last blacktracker
Originally posted on The Bucket:
(My use of the word ‘blacktracker’ instead of ‘Aboriginal Police Tracker’ may be politically incorrect in 2014, but it is part of our vernacular and as I am using it with respectful intent I don’t give a rat’s arse.)