Schnikism: 2012 in review

Wow. This is somewhat interesting. LOL The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would…

Quote of the Day – Judy Blume on Tomorrow

I’ve always been a fan of Judy Blume, so when she popped up in my head as an idea for the quote of the day off I searched. This is one that I found, it makes me giggle because it reminds me of some advice I got as a child. Precious Child … nothing matters…

Quote of the Day – Anne McCaffrey on Dragons

Today is the beginning of the Chinese New Year – It is the year of the dragon. You can get closer to a dragon than you can to a horse. Horses are smart within their own boundaries, but dragons are very smart. – Anne McCaffrey Some facts to know about the Year of the Dragon:…

Photo of the Day – Portland Snowmageddon 2012

I’ve been waiting all day for this photo to happen. We do not get a lot of snow in Portland, which is why I love it here. However, there was a little disturbance that came through my area. I was able to capture it. Update: What a difference an hour makes…

Quote of the Day – Pat Paulsen on Iowa (Bonus Video)

Today is Caucus day in Iowa, the nation’s first look at the 2012 Presidential Election Season. Caucus-goers will show up and vote for their selection of candidate. Hailed at the start of the official election season this process will weed many people out of the process, tomorrow we’ll see which of the flotsam and jetsam…