Sorry, sore hands! I was booted off DS yesterday mid-"post". ONe of those days?
Anyway --- rainy cold front here, ow! But I take it over the Australian fires and heat. Holding everyone Down Under in our hearts. Stay safe! (The Australians are evacuating using the Navy, IIRC.)
In 1496, according to his own diary, Leonardo da Vinci tested a flying machine, and failed. He wouldn't try again for years, and for godo reason. All of his designs required human limbs to flap like bird wings/fish fins. We aren't built that way. We anatomically cannot do that. Glide, as in hang gliding, yes. Flap? Nope.
Today in 1924, English "explorer" Howard Carter found the tomb of Tutankhamen near Luxor, Egypt. It was, fo ra rarity, not yet raided. Carter raided it. That's whyt he British museum has awesome Egyptian displays and... yeah.
In 1951, NBC-TV debuted "Dragnet" --- "just thef acts!"
Happy Admission to the USA Day for ALaska, admitted today in 1959. :-)
And in 1973, th eNew York Yankees pro baseball team was bought by a syndicate of men headed by George Steinbrenner. US baseball fans need no further information, and non-baseball fans probably wouldn't care ;-P
Today in 2000, the last daily, original Peanuts strip by Charles M Schulz appeared in newspapers. In honor of that...
OK, well, maybe not therapeutic, but we can dream? Good morning. Not much sleep last night. Frankly, I hate hormones. Nuff said, the ladies all understand what that's about.***THe Spanish word for sister is the only one that isn't related to the old Indo-European root word in all the Latin or even Germanic and Slavic languages. Don't believe me? Check it out. "Hermana" is from old Latin for...
So... I go to my physical.The doc isn't there.They forgot to mention he was out sick.ARGHSo now I have to have bloodwork drawn again (Friday) and get my physical next Thursday! ARGH... I stress myself sick about this, and then it's delayed? Really? Cosmic joke not appreciated by *me*, at least. *hmph****TOday in 1666, the builder of the Taj Mahal passed away. A descendant of Genghis Khan (and...