https://soundcloud.com/earthpages/beatniks The original title for this was "Echoes from the Cave." That's an idea - I guess a bit of a cliché - that I've wanted to use for a short story, novel, or maybe a song. Well, time has passed and that seems a bit passé.. at least for me. So I decided to... Continue Reading →
The old word for this Friday is groke. I was inspired to choose this word when I travelled to a cat cafe the other day. When I was drinking my Purrr-fect Smoothie one of the cats, a little black cat with white on its chest named Barbi, sat at my feet looking up at me with its big yellow eyes groking.
Groke is a Old Scottish word that describes someone or something staring at you while you eat in hopes that you give them some food. Dogs are very good at groking but this was my first time seeing a cat groke.
Now, this word is not to be confused with the word grok – created/ coined by the Sci-fi writer Robert Heinlein. To grok is to understand something or someone through empathy or to show empathy to establish a relationship. You can probably see how these two words can…
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I was walking down the street yesterday. A beautiful summer day. Bilious clouds and sun. More like August than July. The teens by the local school were all staring into their smartphones. Me, I'd just spent a half hour sitting on the grass behind the library, marveling at nature's wildflowers and berries. So the kids,... Continue Reading →
it's time, originally uploaded by earthpages. I was in a coffee shop today and thought this was sort of interesting... most people don't know it but coffee shops are actually places where people time travel... aided by that hallucinogen known as caffeine... just kidding, btw!
just slightly ahead of my time..., originally uploaded by earthpages. What's the news? Well, today I worked like a beaver adding the very best news feeds available in all sorts of innovative categories. Check out the "News" tab at earthpages.ca and earthpages.org!
Dr. Seuss - The Zax
The UFO guy Funny stuff!
A good attempt, even if the word poppycock is dated to 1865... http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poppycock