2-88. Bottle Messages

Bottle messages are icons in our culture, and interest in them continues unabated. Here are some facts about messages in bottles that add to the romance.

2-84. You’re Pronouncing it Wrong!

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Fire up a Google for a moment. Type in the words “How do you pronounce…” and then look at the autofill results. If you get the results I did, the first hit will be “gyro.’ Or is that “gyro” or “gyro”? The second […]

2-83. The Other Kamikaze

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Most history buffs know that Japanese suicide pilots, know as Kamikaze, were devastating to allied vessels. The word “Kamikaze” means “divine wind,” and refers to a series of typhoons that wiped out invading Mongols off the Japanese coast in the 13th century. When […]

2-82. Island of the Devils

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Ahh Bermuda, that beautiful Caribbean island filled where natives in grass skirts offer you exotic drinks under palm trees by a waterfall and where planes and ships suddenly disappear in vast numbers! Well, hopefully you picked up on the fact that everything in […]

2-80. A Tale of Two Canadian Mugs

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS I made my wife a cup of coffee this morning, and an image of totem poles came to mind. You’re due an explanation. About ten years ago, James “The Amazing” Randi and I were in the small kitchen at the former James Randi […]