I went out this morning with my Mom, first to fill up the SUV’s tank and then to pick up the missing power cord for her sleep apena machine. A round trip of about an hour, traffic was fairly light and it was odd to see some of the business changes and construction of empty buildings.
Seriously – how do you get financing to build a tower without tenants and purpose build the space? whatever, eh.
Anyway, once home, I got my laundry done and even put away. It’s supposed to feel like an accomplishment according to those who write articles about depression, but clearly have never experienced it.
Okay.. this morning’s documentaries.
The Silver Pharaoh
his tomb discovered at the start of World War 2, The European Theatre
Psusennes I was one of Egypt’s longest reigning Pharaoh, ruling from the Delta of the Nile and shifting the lost fable city that Ramses built. He re-merged state/church.
He had a facial deformity and it’s an interesting thing about how society both idealizes the elite and castigates those who fail to conform or border on disease and horror.
After all, for many years the idea that England’s King Richard III being made a hunchback by Shakespeare had to be him pandering to the current royalty and politics and theatre.
until, he was found during modern era re-construction to be under a car-park and indeed, did have a spinal deformity.
Royalty likes to be of the succession to be rolled down avenue processions and parade to the public.
The Windsors of England and The Romanovs of Russia – 1910
The Forgotten Prince John – the Epileptic/Autistic Windsor who died in his teens.
The eldest son Edward, unsurprizing more relived when the youngest “defective” sibling died given his Nazi leanings expressing relief not actually shared by the family.
He briefly Kinged and then quit to marry a divorced American. Probably better for history that he did too.
Then the second youngest son, who stuttered and was left but made right handed – King George VI
father of the current Queen Elizabeth the Second. not actually related to the Tudor Elizabeth the First, the Virgin Queen.
I also watched this Henry The 8th documentary:
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