Should I Go to This?

[It's a moot point, because I've missed the date. I hate to defame another species, chickened out, afraid that I would stand out due to my greyness and hairiness. It doesn't seem like they are targeting my demographic. I guess I'll never know about the redefinition of a party. SB SM]

Yup … Proud to be ‘merikun!

[Sometimes it is necessary to remind ourselves that we are a nation of people who were booted out of other countries. SB SM] “If the French and Indian War was the best school Washington attended, it also provided an education for many others -- Britons and Americans alike. The lessons the two peoples believed that... Continue Reading →

The Quest to Pick Up the Lost Lifting Stones of Ireland

[Another great suggestion from SB Babs. If this subject interests you I recommend the immersive interview with David Keohan on the Blindboy podcast which provides a more in depth cultural backdrop. SB SM] A strongman is on a mission to uncover and lift these forgotten tests of strength. By Alyssa Ages from August 28,... Continue Reading →

Nature Boy

[I confess to picking this up from Facebook, and cool Silverbacks do not do Facebook. My Dad was a huge Nat King Cole fan, so I heard this song a lot when I was just a little chimp. Even then, it struck me as a very different kind of tune, offbeat in any number of... Continue Reading →

The Social Life of Bats

[Our bats in this corner of The Jungle have been few and far between in recent years, but were much more in evidence this summer. More than once I had to guide them out of my office. Welcome back, little buddies. SB SM] Copyright © 2023 NautilusNext, All rights reserved. ZOOLOGY They sing, have... Continue Reading →

Advice … Yet Another List

[This list breaks things down by profession, not a bad organizing principle. Best advice from a Silverback and lifelong publisher ... timing trumps talent, but when you have both, magic can occur. What sayest thou, Silverbacks? We have a wide cross-sections of professional talent out there in The Jungle--teachers, lawyers, accountants, entrepreneurs-- what's your top... Continue Reading →

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