The equinox is in a few weeks, where the sun hits the halfway point on its long march south. At these latitudes it is quite a journey, and just now the sunset has moved south of the power lines and is giving us some pretty views:
My summertime’s drive for fishing is now being overtaken by my drive to get out in the field after some birds, but I have to wait for full residency, which comes one year after switching my Colorado driver’s license for an Alaska one; specifically, on February second. I understand the reason for that law, but the beautiful fall weather, the big stretch of borough land behind us and the hand-crafted Tolley side-by-side double in my gun safe are egging me on. Next year, dammit!
And with that said…
On To the Links!
Ever wondered what happens when you dangle a rhinoceros upside-down? Well, now you know.
We can hope. Having the GOP in control of Congress will… well, it will slow down the decline of the U.S. some.
Inflation is skyrocketing. Nobody should be surprised by this.
This Week’s Idiots:
New York’s new Governor is apparently an idiot with no clue as to the proper role of government. What is it with that state, anyway?
This Week’s Cultural Edification:
Audrey Hepburn was the epitome of style and grace; she was more beautiful in jeans, sweater and a towel over her hair than many women are in evening gowns, as you’ll see in this week’s selection. And she wasn’t without pluck; during World War 2 she raised money for the Dutch underground during the German occupation of the Netherlands, an activity that may well have gotten her shot had she been caught in the act.
In the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Hepburn played the iconic character Holly Golightly opposite a very young George Peppard, with a brief appearance by the remarkable Buddy Ebsen. It’s a great film featuring a great star, and at one point she gives voice to the song Moon River. Here, in a clip from that film, is that lovely, classy lady and that beautiful song – enjoy.