Category Archives: Thoughts

This is how I kick start my Christmas spirit.

T minus 35 days and counting . . . Call me sentimental, but I love holiday traditions. And seeing TSO each year has become a holiday tradition for my boys and me.  Tonight we watched Trans Siberian Orchestra videos on YouTube for … Continue reading

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These are the things I can do without

  Shout, Shout. Let it all out. These are the things I can do without:   People who appear to be talking to me when they are actually conversing with someone else on their hands-free cell phone.   Paying for … Continue reading

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History Mystery

This was recently sent to me. I wanted to pay it forward. History Mystery       Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.  John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.  Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.  … Continue reading

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Samuel Lander Movie

Let me know what you think. Prestantia Pictures is Paul (www.paulsfunkystuff.com) Cruthcer and me, Robert (rob’s megaphone) Stevenson. Paul and I work at Lander University; I am helping Paul, who is the mastermind behind this project,  tell the story of … Continue reading

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Just Make Time

Hello Blogging Friends, You may have noticed, I haven’t been around Rob’s Megaphone quite as much as I used to. I’ve finally reached the point where I can’t just “make time” anymore. There’s just not any more time to squeeze … Continue reading

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Superfluous pleonasms

Today is a good day because I get to use two of my favorite words in the same post. These words aren’t important in and of themselves; I just like the way they sound. They are pleonasm and superfluous.  I … Continue reading

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Why some people are righties and others are lefties

‘Handedness’ theories even draw from world history                                                             Curiosity Corner by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson Emeritus Professor of Physics Lander University reprinted with permission   Question: Why are some people right-handed and some left-handed? (Asked by a curious “lefty.”) Reply: … Continue reading

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Blog award: savor the flavor

Greetings, friends. I am honored to receive this award for Rob’s Megaphone from Earthly Explorations. It is the spirit of this prize that I appreciate the most. I really like being recognized by my non-native English speaking blogging brothers and sisters. You remind me … Continue reading

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Constitution Day and First Amendment Abuses

September 17 has been designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in the United States to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. In honor of Constitution day, I want to share with you … Continue reading

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Curiosity Corner: Dual Citizenship

Dual citizenship possible, but complicated by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University Question: Is it possible for a U.S. citizen to have dual citizenship with another country?  (Asked by a curious column reader.) Reply: Good question. … Continue reading

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Word Power (deep links post)

When you stop and think about it, words are pretty darn important. They are symbols for our ideas which we code into a form that others can understand. With differences in language, culture, experiences, and education, it is a wonder … Continue reading

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Simple stir stick prevents superheated explosion

Simple stir stick prevents superheated explosion by Dr. Jerry D. Wilson, Emeritus Professor of Physics, Lander University Question: I recently read a story about a boy being burned while trying to boil water in a cup in a microwave oven. … Continue reading

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Brillante Weblog Award

Are you sitting down. Good! Rob’s Megaphone was awarded the (cue drumroll) Brillante Weblog Award!   I humbly accept this most awesome award    Much appreciation goes to my friend in blogdem: Skye B, who nominated me. Skye’s wonderfully witty posts can be … Continue reading

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