• drumdaddy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 4 months ago

    How about a documentary on shipbuilding, including a chronology of various techniques and known examples of wooden boats. Exhibit actual woodworkers crafting a boat with ancient tools. Ask each woodworker to comment on whether he could build a gigantic ship that would be seaworthy in epic storms if he or she were 600 hundred years old.

  • drumdaddy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 8 months ago

    You’re a jolly good fellow, Richard.
    All the best to you and yours.

  • drumdaddy posted a new activity comment 4 years, 8 months ago

    I resent every second spent on my knees during my childhood, and I resent every word of the prayers repeated thousands of times wherein we children would declare that we were sinners while we fretted about ‘the hour of our death’.
    Child abuse, Roman style.

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  • We learn from you even in your distress, Richard.
    Appreciation of the amazing human hand rings so poignantly from the perspective of its loss, even if and hopefully temporarily. From your condition, and with your […]