Are isolation and loneliness actually bad for our health? Do they increase the risk of dying?
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I started looking for a definition of “Irish Democracy.” Found all sorts of descriptions of government in the Republic of Ireland – but nothing that described the unorganized ignoring of laws that lack popular support. The term “Irish democracy” refers to uncoordinated, wide-spread civil disobedience. An example is a sign in the window requiring face… Continue reading Irish Democracy
When I began using percussion revolvers, my methodology was faith-based. Put in black powder, lever the bullet in, and add percussion caps. It worked great, until Mike Price used the same methodology and wound up with a multiple discharge. Three chambers went off at once, and the scar on the cylinder pin convinced me of… Continue reading A little knowledge- Caplock Revolvers
“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” -Lewis Carroll
As I was walking over to my in-law’s place one chill and sunny afternoon, I happened to spot a fly. A gangly, long-legged fly, seeming to bounce up and down in the brisk winter air. Unlike the cluster flies lining the edges of our ceilings, this one was fairly active, despite the temperature.
It is an unfortunate happening. Many game cameras will be vandalized or pilfered over their lifetime. Python locks are used to keep the game cameras from being lifted. My vandals usually have 4 legs but occasionally there are those that have two. The two-legged variety of vandals perch and defecate on the camera. The four-legged… Continue reading The not so perfect game camera, Vandals!
South Dakota’s official state bread is Fry Bread – Probably the best I ever tasted was with wojapi when I visited the Lower Brule Reservation. I was fortunate to meet, and get to know, Mike Jandreau, who was Tribal President. His first question was, “What do you know about tribal sovereignty.” I could answer competently… Continue reading Fry Bread