Author Archives: theozarker

Are They Really Trying to Kill Us?

October 18, 2014      Over the last couple of weeks, reading at doomer forums and the comment sections of some doomer blogs, I’ve seen some of the most irrational (and frankly, sometimes venal) conspiracy theories I’ve ever read. Come on, folks, … Continue reading

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Your Money or Your Life?

October 11, 2014     There’s an old joke (I remember it as part of Jack Benny’s comedy routine back in the 1950s) about the wealthy penny pincher who was confronted by an armed robber saying, “Your money or your life?” The … Continue reading

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Buzz, Buzz

October 4, 2014    After reading the blog post, “The Buffalo Wind”, over at the Archdruid Report http://thearchdruidreport.blogspot.com/ last Wednesday evening, I reread it over at Resilience.org, while I was there on Thursday, and again (twice) on Friday. No, I have … Continue reading

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Mysterious Ways

September 27, 2014    Well, of all the things I could have imagined happening from my little side garden of tomatoes, the one I probably would not have imagined is the one that, in fact, did happen. While I was sitting … Continue reading

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One Lucky Old Gal

September 20, 2014          Now that the Empire is busy fighting everything from ISIL to Ebola, I guess it’s time for me to get the yard and gardens ready for winter. This past week was cool and rainy. We had three … Continue reading

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Terminal Something

September 13, 2014    Seems like, this week, the Empire moved from terminally stupid to terminally insane, declaring an “air war” on IS in Iraq and Syria (even though we already have around 1500 “advisors” –all wearing boots, as one wag … Continue reading

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Next Round

September 6, 2014   Well, today we have our first taste of fall weather here in southwest Missouri, with lows last night in the mid fifties and an expected high of seventy-five this afternoon. By the end of next week, (we … Continue reading

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