UPDATE: United States Select House Committee on January 6th .......
Hearing Tuesday June 28th 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT)
There are a couple new-to-me blogs of interest I've discovered which you may appreciate, too. Coincidentally, both of these gentlemen bloggers live across the pond from the U.S. Take a dip, you may enjoy reading them as much as I have.
The first blog that came to my attention is written by a man with an interesting blogosphere history I learned about in a recent comment in case you missed reading it. Ian Bertram has started a new blog, "Ian's Jottings", featuring an intriguing variety of topics. You can visit Ian's blog HERE.
Ian's no stranger to the blogosphere since Ronni Bennett at "Time Goes By" (TGB) first introduced his "Panchromatica" blog years ago. Some of what she wrote included:
"He's a serious man with passion for world peace and human rights, but he also has a wicked sense of the absurd as demonstrated by ... this link I took from his site."
You can read what Ronni wrote May 4, 2004 HERE. (note: some links there may no longer be active.) She had been visiting Ian's site before starting her blog. Ian had discovered Ronni's early blogging efforts and they both regularly posted photos on "fotolog".
When Ronni concluded she needed to give up her beloved longtime Greenwich Village brownstone apartment on Bleecker Street making her first move to Portland, Maine, Ian responded to her request to be a TGB guest blogger during her moving days.
I've visited the new blog, "Ian's Jottings", and suggest you read his June 16th "welcome" post to gain information about his other blogs, art site, intended "jottings". Based on his writing I've read, I look forward to a variety of appealing subjects including his memoir, music featuring talented artists and much more. The alternate history topic such as "Dunkirk" is entertainingly thought provoking as is considering his unusual idea that is revealed in "Green Earth", given our world today.
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The second blog, "Tone Deaf", I discovered later which I sought after reading Roderick Robinson's comment on Sabine's blog "Interim Arrangements". When I visited Roderick's blog I learned he had written several books. I was fascinated when I read what he wrote about in one of his books, Opening Bars: "Everyone has a voice so why not sing -- but at eighty?" That's right, he became a singer at the ripe age of 80 years.
Exploring some of Roderick's blog writings I discovered he dabbles a bit in political commentary occasionally enhanced with a bit of poetry, has had a lifelong interest in aviation, is adapting to some significant medical issues and most recently has explored writing about everyday happiness. He asks a pertinent question about the life he's lived that we all might ask about our own life you can read HERE.
Roderick's humor emerges with a light-hearted touch in his writings to also blend into one blog discussion about bellybuttons. Subsequently, there's a description of perfection and then there is the account of his being insulted.
His novels are enticing especially since I note one is set in Arizona. His appealing self-assessment: "In my novels all women are heroines." Hm-m-m!
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Norah Jones with pianist Marian McPartland. Tanglewood Jazz Festival 8/30/2003
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United States Select House Committee on January 6th -- more hearings in July
"Donald Trump and his supporters are a clear and present danger to democracy."
Preserve our constitutional capitalistic democratic republic when you vote.
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SCOTUS recent warped political interpretations of our constitution defy common sense with serious ramifications:
Separation of church and state is now compromised based on a recent case ruling.
Regulations in numerous states to restrict gun proliferation have been invalidated per a ruling.
Women's rights retracted including making decisions affecting the health of her own body. (Women no longer equal with men who are permitted to make health decisions about their body.)