The Funniest Thing Ever In American TV

Operation Turkey Drop.

“As god is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.”

Wild Turkeys can, actually.  Happy Thanksgiving.

Update: What happens when you drop a turkey.



I’m reblogging this because it’s that time of year again

The Arts Mechanical

I think that one reason I’ve been depressed this Christmas season is that for a variety of reasons I haven’t been able to give presents.  I’ve come to realize that for me, it isn’t what I got, but what I gave. Especially if I put a certain amount of effort  into finding or making a unique gift. In this season, where far too much emphasis is placed on the getting rather than the giving.

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Still More Research Odds And Ends.

Here’s some more odds and ends I found in searches related to the mermaid story.  Some thing mad it into the story, some did not. Still all of these helped shape the story one way or another.  Being able to read old period magazines and view old newsreels and pictures really helped to create the atmosphere.  Now there are things I may change for story purposes, but that doesn’t matter in a fantasy.  If I were writing a historical novel without mermaids, I would pay more attention to the real world.

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