KingKong Empire 1200

changing the tower light bulb (it’s too late, baby)

BACK IN PRE-REAGAN AMERICA, back in the ’60s when the wealthy and the cor­po­ra­tions still paid some­thing re­sem­bling a rea­son­able tax rate, many (white) high schools in these here United States had a Guid­ance Coun­selor. This per­son’s job was to as­sist ju­niors and se­niors in rec­og­nizing and un­der­standing their in­ter­ests and skills and guide them to­wards courses that might help them to­wards re­al­izing the goal of a re­warding career. [Continue reading]

ornithomimus 1500

ornithomimus in dinosaur provincial park sounds trippy

LIKE MANY BOYS of my gen­er­a­tion, I went through a di­nosaur phase in the early 1960s when I was 10-12 years old. I was fas­ci­nated by these huge beasts and my par­ents in­dulged my in­terest by buying me most of the better books on the sub­ject. And there were also those few movies that had been made up till then that had some­thing ‘di­nosaurish’ about them. [Continue reading]