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Weekend Open Thread

| April 19, 2024 | 87 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Back when I posted about the 102-year-old man and wall graffiti, I tried to get images generated. However, the image generator was operating slowly. I had to settle for another image as it was taking too long to receive the generated images. They eventually came out. Here’s one of the results. Enjoy your weekend!

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Weekend Open Thread

| April 12, 2024 | 89 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

A kid took to TikTok and asked a question… Who let Generation X off the hook? He was talking about the trolling comments that the generations slung at each other. However, Generation X was not let off the hook. Gen X was initially mistaken as the opposing generation and “attacked” accordingly… Then people remembered that […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| April 5, 2024 | 147 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Depending on how much of the sky is filled with clouds, you could be treated to a solar eclipse on Monday (April 8, 2024). Even if the sky is cloudy and blocks the sun and moon, you may see some indirect effects of the moon passing between the sun and you. Enjoy your weekend!

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Holiday Open Thread

| March 31, 2024 | 42 Comments
Holiday Open Thread

Happy Easter! Easter came early this year, after the first full moon occurring after the spring equinox. Easter is 50 days long, starting on Easter Sunday and concluding on Pentecost Sunday. Enjoy the rest of your weekend!

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 29, 2024 | 103 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

I tried to use AI image generator to create a Good Friday theme. The first attempt, with Bing, resulted in nothing. Bing appeared to be “drunk”, so I tried Gab’s AI image generator. The first attempt resulted in an image showing two crosses and a “T” on a mantle. All three had Jesus, but the […]

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 22, 2024 | 114 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

Easter comes early this year, on Sunday, March 31, 2024. This means that Holy Week begins this Sunday (Palm Sunday). Easter’s date is determined by when the first full moon after the Spring Equinox occurs. This is based on the Church’s calendar. The full moon occurs on Monday, March 25, 2024. Enjoy your weekend!

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 15, 2024 | 58 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

The middle day of the Roman calendar was referred to as “ides“. Idus was the plural term for ides. The Romans had this day as when debts and interests were settled. This was the “due date” for these payments. Enjoy your weekend!

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Weekend Open Thread

| March 8, 2024 | 130 Comments
Weekend Open Thread

We’re almost at that time of the year when we need to set our clocks ahead one hour. This Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 2 a.m., clocks jump forward an hour… Spring forward. Enjoy your weekend!

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