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July 2018

Eleven women went missing over the spring and summer of 1988 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, an old fishing port known as the Whaling City, where Moby Dick, Frederick Douglass, textile mills, and heroin-dealing represent just a few of the many threads in the community‚Äôs diverse fabric. In Shallow Graves, investigative reporter Maureen Boyle tells the story of a case that has haunted New England for thirty years. The Crimes: The skeletal remains of nine of the women, aged nineteen to thirty-six, were discovered near highways around New Bedford. Some had clearly been strangled, others were so badly decomposed that police... Read more →


Jim was attending a minor league baseball game in Sarasota when a young fan was robbed of a free shirt by an adult sitting nearby, Jim shares what he did about it. Jim also visited the Ringling Museum and ended up being closely followed by security (maybe because he was filming?). The latest news in the world of cryptocurrency, including is Facebook working on a cryptocurrency deal with Stellar? Read more →


Do you want to know a dirty little secret? Here it is. Much of the real message of the Garden of Eden has been adjusted over time. Think of the eternal ramifications of that truth. Literally everything wrong with the world and our own personal lives, as well as the continual deluge of filth that you read in today's headlines is directly linked to the Garden of Eden. Why is it then that we so frequently insist upon turning that vital chapter into an almost childlike bedtime story? Get ready for the biblical ride of your life! Critically acclaimed and... Read more →


Regular readers know that I am a minimalist when it comes to add-on protections like warranties. In recent years, however, I have been opting for travel insurance on my international trips. I have never had a claim until my recent trip to Ecuador (my laptop and cell phone were stolen while I was riding a coach bus). I have to admit I was surprised at what happened when I submitted my claim - watch videos below. One important aspect of buying travel insurance is to be sure and understand your coverage. The site I personally use is InsureMyTrip.com. The ability... Read more →