Monthly Archives: April 2014

She Was Grand in Her Day

RIP The Ladies Home Journal

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Sympathy for Cliven Bundy

Good article by John Hinderaker at Powerline on the issues in the Bundy Ranch/BLM standoff. So let’s have some sympathy for Cliven Bundy and his family. They don’t have a chance on the law, because under the Endangered Species Act … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, news from the swamp…

This “married couple who both lobbied” is sundered, revealing a political culture of pettiness and greed, and reminding us that there are few things as revolting, intellectually, morally, and ethically, as the “Washington power scene.” http://freebeacon.com/columns/divorce-beltway-style/

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Meanwhile, on Planet Mars

A light in the distance!

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Is it just a coincidence

that one of my favorite writers, Kevin Williamson, penned an article on euthanasia/suicide on this of all days, the anniversary of my brother Mark’s suicide 26 year ago. His quote from David Foster Wallace especially struck home: The novelist David … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Almanac says it’s a good day to plant.

Set out Early Girl and Sweet 100 tomatoes; jalapeno, cubanelle, pimiento, serrano, and carmen red bell peppers; watermelon and muskmelon seeds; Macaslan and rattlesnake pole beans with the corn; and a row of edamames (soybeans) amongst the strawberries, which are … Continue reading

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Time’s slippin’ away

Took this picture sometime in the late ’80s, when I was around 40 years old. Down on South Congress. I had just come out of the old Catholic Thrift Shop across the street. The area is now called So-Co, and … Continue reading

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