I was bitten by spring fever and managed to do a little digging today. It seems two hours is my limit anymore and I am not sure that will improve any…too many things going on with this old body, all of which are permanent. Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2014
…when I started my “website” Stout Standards. It was a new venture for me in that I had no prior experience putting one together. I had taken an adult ed class is HTML basics and decided what better way to show off my newly learned, primitive and unsophisticated talents. It was frustrating in the beginning but it was also a lot of fun (doesn’t take much to make an old guy happy). My first coup was getting John Howland to join me and without pay (which is no small feat let me tell you). I am pretty certain it was because he felt guilty about the $20 HE owes me but nonetheless he agreed to contribute and the Malamute Saloon came into being.
My March 10th post “We Can Dig It Or” really hit a nerve with my good friend in Warsaw. He was not happy with my comments, my philosophy nor my intent and decided to refute everything I said in order to display his prowess with words…a lot of words…confusing words. It’s called bullshit. You can read it by clicking here.
I had to respond… Continue reading →
I was reading the Detecting Diva’s latest update and was elated to find out that the Task Force was looking into the possibility of a Portable Antiquities Scheme here in the States. What I believe was an historic meeting took place February 17th in Chicago. Continue reading →
…leave it for the next turn of a farmer’s plow, the next shopping mall, highway, used car lot, tornado, flood or earthquake. We can dig it or let it succumb to the elements, the next fracking well, quarry, man made lake or for all eternity. Continue reading →
John Howland’s latest submission for the Malamute Saloon concerns narcissism, and if you are not exactly sure what that is the dictionary defines it thusly: The inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity; inflated sense of one’s own importance. Synonyms: self-centeredness, smugness, egocentrism. Continue reading →
The other day I received an email from Detecting 365, asking if I might be agreeable to an interview about my TH’ing experiences over the years. I was flattered that someone thought that much of me to ask and I agreed to do it. The questions asked were similiar to those I used way back when I was doing bio articles for Western & Eastern Treasures. Continue reading →