Random mushroom picture.
A nearby city's newspaper has a feature whereby people can call in and vent about various topics. Many of these are mini-rants on particular topics or personal messages to some offender, as in "to the person who stole my dog, I hope you rot in hell."
Occasionally, however, there are cryptic messages of a truly transcendental character which could even serve as Zen koans upon which to meditate.
(Did you guys notice the elegant way in which I avoided ending that sentence with a preposition?)
Here's one the Spousal Unit cut out for the refrigerator which could serve either as financial advice or a means of attaining satori:
I have been playing the lottery faithfully for years in West Virginia, but I figured out there is no way to win here. You have to go to North Carolina. I have a friend in North Carolina, and I have been letting him buy my tickets for me.
GETTING IT RIGHT. Here's another item urging the Obama administration not to cave in on health care reform. And, from the same source, here's another on the climate change vote.
NONVIOLENCE. Gene Sharp, a major theorist of nonviolent action, has been getting major media attention lately.
URGENT WHALE INTELLIGENCE UPDATE here.
HIGH IMPACT. From Coal Tattoo, here's a post with multiple links about the impact of mountaintop removal mining.
THE FINE POINTS OF APPALACHIAN CUISINE are discussed here.
GOAT ROPE ADVISORY LEVEL: ELEVATED