Archive for January 11th, 2016

The Arrow Has Flown

David Bowie was one of my favorite artists of all time. He was a savvy, rare talent, and a true original. He will be missed. Rest in peace, brother. Now, you truly are a Starman. — YUR

CollTales


David Bowie’s Last
Surprise Is His Saddest

Here’s a mutation we never wanted him to undergo. And it had to be from the very top, again, which he reached over and over again, each time a different character, every time a step closer to greatness.
Now he did it: David Bowie passed away just a few days after his 69th birthday, a few days after releasing Blackstar, his last album and arguably one of his strangest, if that’s even possible.
We got so used to be startled by him that it’ll be hard to settle on his final bow. But now that his trip is done, we may finally get it, and in the process, learn something more about our own.
You gave enough to the world, including the arrest of your final twist. Years will go by and we’ll still be deciphering the

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Jumble Spoiler – 01/11/16

traffic jam near Aachen in Germany

traffic jam near Aachen in Germany (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Visual Description:  “Damn this traffic jam . . . “

SVOHE  =  SHOVE,  GINGO  =  GOING,  TEKTIC  =  TICKET,  UNEVEA  =  AVENUE   —   Giving us:  SOGONICTNE

Clue/Question:  The driver with the bad cold, wasn’t happy with all the – – –

Traffic jam on Okipnoj str in Kyiv

Traffic jam on Okipnoj str in Kyiv (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Answer:  CONGESTION

( . . . how I hate to be late, it hurts my motor to go so slow.  Damn this traffic jam, time I get home my supper’ll be cold, damn this traffic jam.”  Love that song!  James Taylor, babies.  No new clue words today.  Three of the jumbles came up as new.  We’ve seen “unevea” before.  The answer letter layout was another super jumble.  Very cryptic.  And, the cartoon was a lot of fun.  But, isn’t traffic always bad on Mondays?  Be well and do good, friends.  No road rage!)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 01/11/16

Austrian Writer Franz Kafka

Austrian Writer Franz Kafka (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.”   —   Franz Kafka

(I love it when philosophers get down to the basics!  Sustenance is the name of the game for every living thing.  We all have a need to feed.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR


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