Mount Merapi Volcano Eruption

This Indonesian volcano erupted on May 11, 2018.

Mount Merapi, Gunung Merapi (literally Fire Mountain in Indonesian and Javanese), is an active stratovolcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta provinces, Indonesia.

Thanks, Ernie
And here’s a look back at the Mount St. Helen’s eruption in Washington state which occurred 38 years ago Friday.

I’m pissed at Lester Holt

I think Lester is probably a nice guy and as decent and honest journalist but I had a dream the other night that I was running a restaurant with some family members.  The lunch rush was just over and I was on the phone talking with someone.  This guy who looked a lot like the famed broadcaster comes into the restaurant and pulls out a gun and is in the process of committing a robbery.  In the midst of this brazen crime, I quietly tell whoever I’m talking to on the phone that we’re being robbed at gunpoint. 

‘Lester’, as I now refer to him, realizes I’m ratting him out and in that calm demeanor Holt is known for, quietly says that he knows what I’m doing and points the pistol at me at about three-feet away and fires.  The Deafening sound of the blast shook me awake, startled and confused.  Luckily I didn’t kick my dog off the foot of the bed as I have once or twice in the past after being suddenly awakened by a bad dream.  Poor Gus.

I remember trying to duck away from the blast but I have no idea if I managed to avoid the first shot.  I have no idea if there was a second shot.  I have no idea if I lived or died.  I have no idea if Lester got away with our lunch proceeds. I just have no idea how it all turned out. I do know that last night I saw Lester Holt anchoring The NBC Nightly News and he seemed to have no remorse for his bad behavior.