FYI October 9 – 10, 2016

I believe Kaepernick’s all about himself
Barry Petchesky: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says Some Dumb Shit About Colin Kaepernick

 

Gizmodo’s Matt Novak:How to Register to Vote Online, State by State

 

Gizmodo’s Casey Chan: 10 of the Most Emotional Movie Scenes of All Time

Gizmodo’s Casey Chan: Blowing Up Fruits and Vegetables in Slow Motion Is Good Clean Fun

 

Jalopnik’s Raphael Orlove: Watch This Japanese Drifter Blow Your Mind

 

 

Kristen Lee: BMW i8 Road Rage Goes Down Exactly How You Think It Would

 

Does the price include a garage?  I have owned vehicles with massaging seats. It was part of the bad shocks, bad roads and bad seats package~
Truck Yeah’s Michael Roselli: This Expensive Option On The 2016 Ford F-150 Is Actually Super Neat

 

Quotes October 9 – 10, 2016

“There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.”
Josiah Gilbert Holland

“Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”
William James

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.”
Benjamin Disraeli

“Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get.”
Ray Kroc

“You may find the worst enemy or best friend in yourself.”
English Proverb

“Anybody can sympathize with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathize with a friend’s success.”
Oscar Wilde

“How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live ’em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give ’em.”
Shel Silverstein

“One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.”
Clifton Fadiman

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”
Martin Luther King, Jr.

907 Updates October 9 – 10, 2016

Cinthia Ritchie: Author’s voice makes pair of yoga books for climbers, hikers worthwhile

 

Excellent!  I hope this plan will help others with teaching & learning. I really enjoy on-line courses. What are your thoughts?
Tegan Hanlon:  How a rural Alaska school district with shrinking enrollment kept its class offerings up — online

 

 

Images October 9 – 10, 2016

Reverse Bucket List~ 

Actually, some of these activities could easily be the first and last item on a bucket list.

 Standing on the Edgewalk in Toronto.

Standing on the Edgewalk in Toronto.

Extreme skiing in Wyoming.

Extreme skiing in Wyoming.

 

Diving 30 meters through a rock monolith in Portugal.

Diving 30 meters through a rock monolith in Portugal.

Skywalking in the Alps.

Skywalking in the Alps.

 

Tree camping in Germany.

Tree camping in Germany.

 

 Glacier boarding anywhere.


Glacier boarding anywhere.

 

Cycling in Norway.

Cycling in Norway.

 

Walking over a crevice.

Walking over a crevice.

 Cliff camping.

Cliff camping.

Sitting around at Yosemite.

Sitting around at Yosemite.

 

Biking on the Cliffs of Moher.

Biking on the Cliffs of Moher.

 

Extreme picnicking.

Extreme picnicking.

 

Climbing Redwoods.

Climbing Redwoods.

Just having a look around.

Just having a look around.

 

Extreme kayaking at Victoria Falls.

Extreme kayaking at Victoria Falls.

 

Sky walking on Mount Nimbus in Canada.

Sky walking on Mount Nimbus in Canada.

 

Rock climbing in South Africa.

Rock climbing in South Africa.

 

Climbing Mt. Wellington.

Climbing Mt. Wellington.

 

Ice climbing a frozen waterfall.

Ice climbing a frozen waterfall.

 

Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

 

Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

 

 

Music October 9 – 10, 2016

Shorpy October 9 – 10, 2016

September 11, 1900. "Masonic Temple, State Street, Chicago -- Temple Theatre and Central Music Hall." Completed 1892; demolished 1939. Shortly after this photo was taken, Central Music Hall met the wrecking ball to make way for the Marshall Field department store. 8x10 glass negative.

September 11, 1900. “Masonic Temple, State Street, Chicago — Temple Theatre and Central Music Hall.” Completed 1892; demolished 1939. Shortly after this photo was taken, Central Music Hall met the wrecking ball to make way for the Marshall Field department store. 8×10 glass negative.

 

"The 175 room hotel burned to the ground during a blizzard on January 7, 1927."  Circa 1907. "Atlantic House, Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

“The 175 room hotel burned to the ground during a blizzard on January 7, 1927.”
Circa 1907. “Atlantic House, Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

At the corner of Witherell and Adams Avenues, is the largest and most complete of its kind in the world and boasts of a gymnasium second to none in the country. It was erected in 1908 and has cost in the neighborhood of $700,000.  Detroit circa 1909. "The new Y.M.C.A. building." Razed in 1998 to make way for Comerica Park baseball stadium. 8x10 inch glass negative.

At the corner of Witherell and Adams Avenues, is the largest and most complete of its kind in the world and boasts of a gymnasium second to none in the country. It was erected in 1908 and has cost in the neighborhood of $700,000.
Detroit circa 1909. “The new Y.M.C.A. building.” Razed in 1998 to make way for Comerica Park baseball stadium. 8×10 inch glass negative.

San Francisco circa 1920. "Haynes touring car at DeYoung Museum, Golden Gate Park." Dapper flapper at the wheel, poised to take flight. Could this be our first photo by Chris Helin to portray someone famous? 5x7 glassneg.

San Francisco circa 1920. “Haynes touring car at DeYoung Museum, Golden Gate Park.” Dapper flapper at the wheel, poised to take flight. Could this be our first photo by Chris Helin to portray someone famous? 5×7 glassneg.

Quotes October 8, 2016

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
Henry Miller

When a man opens a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.
Prince Philip

Poetry is the art of creating imaginary gardens with real toads.
Marianne Moore

Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Phyllis Diller

Huh?
I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by all possible means—except by getting off his back.
Leo Tolstoy

FYI October 8, 2016

Thank Goodness!

Lauren Evans: Manson Family Murderer Leslie Van Houten Is Definitely Not Getting Out Of Prison Anytime Soon

 

 

Use A Potato To Keep Your Room Lit For Over A Month

 

Terry Rowland

Terry Rowland

I would like to introduce my latest creation completed(except sewing the binding on the back) I could not wait to show you. This was pieced and quilted by Terry Rowland Sept 2016 It was made using a pattern by Violet Craft called Elephant Abstractions. I have custom quilted it. I hope you like looking at it as much as I enjoyed making it. Thanks for looking and have a great day. This elephant was made using Violet Crafts Pattern called Elephant Abstractions

 

 

907 Updates October 8, 2016

Monies available through taxes from churches, marijuana sales, increased taxes on alcohol & cigarettes?
Nathaniel Herz: S&P warns it could drop Alaska credit rating again if state borrows money for pension shortfall

 

Laurel Andrews: Unalaska voters overturn commercial marijuana ban

 

Zaz Hollander: Mat-Su marijuana businesses scramble back to life after ban fails

Images October 8, 2016

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne

Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight Eisenhower

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Edward G Robinson  WW I

Edward G Robinson WW I

Lee Marvin

Lee Marvin

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon

Young Jack

Young Jack

William Shatner

William Shatner

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

 

Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

 

Richard Gere

Richard Gere

Brothers James Arness and Peter Graves

Brothers James Arness and Peter Graves

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

 

Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

 

Mae West

Mae West

 

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

 

Don Rickles

Don Rickles

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

 

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

 

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

 

Lucy

Lucy

Lucy & Desi

Lucy & Desi

Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner

 

Jack Benny

Jack Benny

 

Charles Durning

Charles Durning

 

Paul Newmaan

Paul Newmaan

 

Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker

 

Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen

 

Jay Leno

Jay Leno