Do you know who inspects amusement parks?

| August 11, 2006

I recently read that the responsibility for inspecting rides at amusement parks and fairs in Ohio falls on the Department of Agriculture. This surprised me when reading about a recent popular roller coaster accident at Kings Island Amusement Park. (outside of Cincinnati, Ohio) Hmm … been there a few times. See Cincinnati Enquirer story.

The Navy catapults the last F-14 Tomcat

| August 11, 2006

Although I heard about this when it happened, it wasn’t until I saw the photo above (click it for full size) taken by Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Laird made me want to include the bit of history in my blog. I grew up with a secret desire to be a Naval officer and […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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