Sunday, January 14, 2018

Novel--Rachel Kushner--Telex from Cuba.

https://www.amazon.com/Telex-Cuba-Novel-Rachel-Kushner/dp/1416561048

One of my best beloved books--A Canticle for Saint Leibowtz--the end of the world and the troubled life of the author.

https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/science-fiction-classic-still-smolders

Oh boy, oh girl--better would be T and porn star going into the shithole hotel--you can't make this stuff up.

"Shithole" word of the week projected onto Trump DC hotel--he deserves it.

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/01/trump-gets-shithole-thrown-back-in-his-face-vulgarity-projected-onto-his-d-c-hotel.html
Image from Bell and Politico 1-14-2018

Poetry--Dylan Thomas--Love in the Asylum--"worn thin by my walking tears."

https://allpoetry.com/Love-In-The-Asylum

Buzzfeed news--why you should get a flu shot now if you have not already--

https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolinekee/key-facts-about-2017-2018-flu-season?utm_term=.qiRAqxD15#.rlPz25eMv

Washington Post--This year's very bad flu--fatal--

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/five-things-you-should-know-about-this-years-very-bad-flu/2018/01/12/b4fa7b2a-f558-11e7-b34a-b85626af34ef_story.html?utm_term=.e597e6592fde

Saturday, January 13, 2018

From 2010, Mohammad Al Fayed on why he sold Harrods--

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/retailandconsumer/7768291/Mohamed-Al-Fayed-reveals-why-he-sold-Harrods.html

Flowers outside Kensington Palace for Princess Diana--from past--

Dodi and Diana statue to be removed from Harrods and returned to Mr Al Fayed.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/jan/13/tacky-statue-of-diana-and-dodi-fayed-to-be-removed-from-harrods
Photos from Internet

In memory of victims of California mudslides--I have had such happy times there--RIP.

At Lotusland, Montecito --personal photos 2016.

Very sad--victims of California mudslides--

http://beta.latimes.com/local/california/la-me-montecito-mudslide-victims-stories-20180112-htmlstory.html#nt=tertiarynavbar Montecito and Santa Barbara are such "dreamland areas" and to have all this happen. Victims of mudslides who escaped earlier fires. As you see, affluence is no guard against natural disasters. 1-13-2018

Luke Harding's bestselling book--Collusion

https://www.amazon.com/Collusion-Secret-Meetings-Russia-Helped/dp/0525562516/ref=sr_1_9_twi_pap_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1515870308&sr=8-9&keywords=fire+and+fury

A bumbling White House, fake tweets by "WH doctor" (who can't spell his own name) etc etc.

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show Woman who was paid $150,000 to keep quiet about her affair with trump--her name is Stormy Daniels. Straight out of fiction. 1-13-2018