I noticed several weeks ago that I had some readers in Russia and posted a greeting for them. I have also noticed that I get regular reads from some people in Germany so here is one for them:
haben Sie einen guten Tag
I was in Germany (Heidelberg, to be specific) from 1976 to 1978. I liked visiting the old castles, going Volksmarching and, of course, the German beer.
I am glad that some wreckage from flight 370 is finally turning up. This may help in figuring out what really happened, or at least eliminate some of the wildest theories like it was carried off by a flying saucer or flew through a time barrier into another time. I can understand how some will continue to cling to the hope that relatives that were on that flight are alive somewhere, yet it does show how deeply we have sank into materialism and are overly concerned about the survival of the physical body, often to the detriment of our spirit.
I am also glad that so many people have turned against the dentist who shot Cecil the lion. I am not buying his story that he relied on his guides to tell him if he was doing anything illegal. He referred to his hunting activities as “responsible and legal” in an early statement. A responsible hunter hires reputable guides and learns the laws and regulations of the place where he is hunting. Actually, a responsible “hunter” these days used a camera and leaves the guns at home. At least he won’t get the sick trophies he wanted. The head and skin of Cecil were confiscated by the Zimbabwe police. I think it is also a safe bet that this A-holes dental office will be permanently closed. Continue reading “Random Thoughts 8-2-2015”