The Boring Co. tops 30,000 hats sold

That didn’t toque too long! The Boring Company has now sold 30,000 hats to fund its hole-some mission, founder Elon Musk tweeted today. That’s double the sales Musk announced just three weeks ago. Production will be capped at 50,000 hats, so if the current momentum doesn’t fez out, trilby all gone soon.

The Boring Company’s Initial Hat Offering launched on Oct. 18. The black baseball caps cost $20 and all cash raised goes toward the boring company, which is developing cost-efficient ways to dig tunnels for transportation. Though it works with fedora and state officials on some projects, The Boring Company says it relies solely on private funding.

After 50k hats, we will start selling The Boring Company flamethrower





The cows across the way are healthy and happy.


Manu and Poppy are together. Though we only have Manu’s nose so you are going to have to take my word for it.


And back in the home barn. time-005time-002

And now I must away!  I have another very fast moving day.

I need to drag my stock trailer with its precious cargo over to a town forty minutes away and sell these two hogs. Then back here to do chores. Then get dressed and drive up the the railway station and catch the train to spend the evening with a friend.  She is miles away so I am going to stay the night and will be back tomorrow.

But there may not be any photographs tomorrow – though on the other hand there might, it depends how exciting the train trip is.

See you tomorrow


WEATHER: Nice weather for…

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Women of Color Beauty Products


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Featured image: China Machado

Billie Holiday Singer-Actress

Donayale Luna 1960s

Jean Patchette 1950s

Grace Jones Model-Singer-Actress

China Machado 1950’s Shanghai

Nina Mae McKinney actress 1930s and 1940s

Any way you look at it, makup is an artistry stemming from various cultures of the world for different puposes. A broad spectrum of ethnicities in the glamour limelight have benefitted from the continual refinement of…. a growing variety of beauty products.

Maybelline is an American makeup brand sold worldwide snd owned by the French cosmetic company.

History of Makeup

From the copper and lead ore that the ancient Egyptians used to create the world’s firstcosmeticsto the scientifically advanced products of today that can do everything from hide pores, smooth complexions, and turn the pale green of youreyesa vivid shade of emerald, makeup has been an integral part of humankind for thousands of years.

Traditional indian bridal makeup…

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The Hats Men Wore In America – What Happened?

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Who Killed Men’s Hats? Think Of A Three Letter Word Beginning With ‘I’
By Robert Krulwich

A hundred years ago — and that’s when this picture was taken, in 1912 — men didn’t leave home without a hat. Boys wore caps. This is a socialist political rally in Union Square in Manhattan. There may be a bare head or two in this crowd, but I think those heads are women’s.

The Library of Congress/via flickr

Here’s another rally, Union Square again. This time it’s an Occupy Wall Street demonstration. A hundred years have passed. Same place. Same kind of crowd. But this time: hardly a hat.

“An Occupy Wall Street gathering in Union Square, Nov. 17, 2011.”Allison Joyce/Getty Images

Flip back one more time. We’re back, I think, in Union Square, with Emma Goldman arriving by car. She’s another socialist (this isn’t an…

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Sealing the Walls and the Ceiling

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This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday and is brought to you by the voices in my head, who have been set free from their dungeon. Linda says:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sealing/ceiling.” Use one, use both, have fun!

Have fun? Oh, we’re having fun. We bought lumber, we’re using power tools, we’re lifting stuff with winches – which is almost as good as having a crane – and things are taking shape.

This summer’s project is to replace the siding on our garage. That would seem to be a straightforward process, but since the existing siding is T-111, a plywood based product that serves as sheathing and siding in one, and since it is not in the best of condition, it has to be removed. We could just replace certain sections, but that would require sealing a bunch of…

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