Wow – time is creeping up on the celebratory edition of Opinions in the Shorts.
My wife has been gone all week as she was one of 5 long-time friends now in 3 states went to Florida for a week. Believe it or not, I didn’t do a lot of dancing this time. We will refresh the upcoming waltz formation routine when she returns.
Happy Easter to my friends who are Orthodox Christians.
Because of the revenue-driven aspect of college sports, instead of NCAA, I think they should embrace a new set of initials – NCIC ….. National Collegiate Industrial Complex.
House of Cards is currently in Season 4. Any ideas how many years the season will run?
Thanks to George (The Off Key of Life) for posting this video that has many lessons.
Colors: The Musical resumes next week with Act 6 featuring songs with purple, indigo, and violet in the titles. Curtain time is Tuesday, May 3 at 9:30 PM (Eastern US)
- Purple, Indigo, or Violet must appear in the song title
- No forms of the any of those three words (as purples, purplest, etc)
- No compound words containing any of the three keywords
- No shades of any of those three colors
- No duplicate songs
There will be a Saturday Explore post this weekend.Embed from Getty Images
Donald Trump (R-NY) admitted that his campaign-trail personal has been fake, so he’ll now pivot to a more presidential personality. Although I knew all along that much was an act, the pivot insults me even more than he already has. If the change results in more support, this is even a sadder commentary on the American public.
I expected Trump’s big night this past Tuesday, so next week’s Indiana primary is big – although the Cruz-Kasich strategy is goofy.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) announcing his running mate shows he knows Indiana’s importance.
Looking ahead to the Republican convention, what if a delegate decides not to vote, and those designed to set in choose not to do so? I introduce you to Rule 29.
To lead you into your weekly dose of satire, The Onion offers ways the GOP can stop Donald Trump.Embed from Getty Images
Weekly Headlines from The Onion (combos welcome)
Brita unveils new in-throat water filters
Report: Only 893,000 news stories to go until 2016 election over
Pope Francis proclaims happiness cannot be downloaded
Psychiatrist cures patient
Pigeon waits for walk signal before crossing street
Experts warn climate change will increase incidences of stepping into puddle and getting whole goddamn foot soaking wet
5 ways Americans and Europeans differ
A Brazilian city’s love for the Confederate Flag
Rotifers, genetic engineering, and sex
Different religions and their view of God
Farm animals in the style of Rembrandt
To send you into this weekend, enjoy this easy listening song from Michael Bublé. Have a safe weekend and in the words of Garrison Keillor, Be well, do good work, and keep in touch.