Author Archives: Paul

Professional software engineer; enthusiast / advanced amateur photographer; (Apple) / Mac / iOS guy; partially omniscient, witty, tech geek; hooligan; user of 'adult language'; 37?!?; rock / blues / jazz fan; skeptic; and raconteur (...and ESRI).

Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Surprise: A viral study is junk science. No, 13 Reasons Why Is Not Making Tons of Teens Commit Suicide “Unfortunately, the study is bunk. […] The problems are myriad.” Source: paullandry.micro.blog

Tagged | Comments Off on Wednesday 8th of May 2019

Remembering the Great Nashville Flood of 2010

Nine years ago today began what has come to be known as “the Great Nashville Flood,” an unexpected weather event which the Army Corps of Engineers described as a “1000-year flood.” In Nashville, the city saw over 13 inches of rain in 36 hours, and the two-day rain totals were nearly 20 inches — more […]

Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Remembering the Great Nashville Flood of 2010

Measles Case Confirmed in Tennessee, Risk Grows

The Lebanon Democrat: Dr. Tim Jones, the state’s epidemiologist, said even with just one known measles case, the Tennessee Health Department is taking a proactive approach to curtail the spread of the highly contagious, airborne disease. “So far, we’ve only identified one case,” he said. “I will say that I will be shocked if we […]

Tagged , , | Comments Off on Measles Case Confirmed in Tennessee, Risk Grows

Trump tweets about the NFL Draft

Tagged , | Comments Off on Trump tweets about the NFL Draft

OpEd: Meet the Press? Don’t Bother

Michelle Cottle, writing in the paper of record: Conducting daily briefings was once a core function of the press secretary. The White House put its spin on the news of the day; reporters pushed for more information or clarification. Somewhere in all the give-and-take, the public interest was served. Under President Trump, such sessions have […]

Tagged , , | Comments Off on OpEd: Meet the Press? Don’t Bother

Sunday 21st of April 2019

Remembering Prince Rogers Nelson 6.7.58 — 4.21.16 #prince #purplerain #purplereign Source: paullandry.micro.blog

Tagged | Comments Off on Sunday 21st of April 2019

Sunday 21st of April 2019

Happy Esther! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

Tagged | Comments Off on Sunday 21st of April 2019

The GOP Is the Anti-Vaxx Party Now

Sophie Weiner writing at Splinter News: Six states now have bills authored by Democrats that would make forgoing vaccines for children more difficult. In nearly all of those states, which include Colorado, Arizona, New Jersey, Washington, New York, and Maine, the bills have faced Republican opposition. Meanwhile, in West Virginia and Mississippi, the GOP has […]

Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The GOP Is the Anti-Vaxx Party Now

Wednesday 17th of April 2019

“I’d tell you to go to hell, but I never want to see you again.” — Mack “Uncle Mac” Johnson, speaking to a preacher as he’s throwing the preacher out of his whorehouse, Mad Men, S6E13, “In Care Of” (June 23, 2013). #MadMen #TVquotes Source: paullandry.micro.blog

Tagged | Comments Off on Wednesday 17th of April 2019

Monday 15th of April 2019

Just re-watching The Post (2017), and I keep feeling like I’m watching Tom Hanks guest hosting Mr. Show with Bob and David! Source: paullandry.micro.blog

Tagged | Comments Off on Monday 15th of April 2019