And if the network you’re on has Twitter blocked, but you’re Jonesing for more of my “witty” banter, here are some of my favorites copied down to this site: TheBillHolmes on Twitter.
New site under construction here: http://friendnews.com (on DreamHost). Creating it from scratch (without WordPress, but pulling from the existing MySQL database). There’s another backup copy here: https://sites.google.com/view/friendsnews. Of course, there’s still (when it’s not offline) the original, main version at http://friendsnews.com (“friends” is plural) on BlueHost.
Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields [because] withered, dead wheat plants are less taxing on the farm equipment and allows for an earlier, easier and bigger harvest
Newsweek likewise points out that Iran has “a far more democratic political process than Saudi Arabia.” Iran, like the USA, China, and others, has a kind of fake democracy wherein candidates must be supported by religious authorities; in China, it is state authorities, and in the US, financial authorities, or oligarchs.
Sad news. He was one of the greats. We saw him in retirement at Kentucky Horse Park several years ago.
Wow! Good news!
- Eliminating all simple carbohydrates and gluten
- Eliminating processed food
- Eating more vegetables and fruits
- Eating wild-caught fish
- Meditating twice a day
- Starting yoga
- Increasing sleep to between seven and eight hours each night
- Daily supplementation of coenzyme Q10, fish oil, melatonin, methylcobalamin, and vitamin D3
We bred two of our standardbred mares to a Gypsy last October, and now we are spending all our nights waiting for their arrival. We will need some names. “R Bad Girl” is one mare, and “Linear” is the other. The name of the stud is “Cowboy.”
Guess who foals first, with the hour and day. The due date was September 30th, so it can happen at any moment!!
I was laid off TWICE (through no fault of my own; no, really) over the past five years! I guess that makes me special?