Category: Random Stuff (Misc.)

Stanisław Jerzy Lec

Wikipedia: After Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union he was imprisoned in a German work camp in Ternopol, from which he made several attempts to escape. He received a death sentence for his second attempt to escape, but managed to escape again after killing his guard with a shovel when taken to dig his own grave. This… Read more »

Sometimes The Bad Guys Are Stronger

I walked into the kitchen where my son was eating his breakfast the other morning and said “hi Tiger Tank” to him.  I call him random things like my “little Pumpkin Spice Latte”, “Pumpkin Pie”, Buddy, and of course “Tyler”.  When I called him Tiger Tank he asked me what a Tiger Tank is and… Read more »

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

Do not stand at my grave and weep is a poem written in 1932 by Mary Elizabeth Frye. Although the origin of the poem was disputed until later in her life, Mary Frye’s authorship was confirmed in 1998 after research by Abigail Van Buren, a newspaper columnist.[1] “Do not stand at my grave and weep,… Read more »

Interesting Facts

1. The Statue of Liberty’s index finger is eight feet long. 2. Rain has never been recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile. 3. A 75 year old person will have slept about 23 years. 4. Boeing 747’s wing span is longer than the Wright brother’s first flight. The Wright brother’s invented… Read more »

A Geekified Christmas

I had to geekify Christina’s Christmas decorations tonight. One of these things is not like the others, one of these things just doesn’t belong, can you tell which thing is not like the others…