The Fear of Life

Updated on May 11, 2015 - “The fear of life is the favorite disease of the 20th century.” –William Lyon Phelps (American author, critic and scholar who lived...

Book remarks

Updated on May 04, 2015 - "I trust my story will help you understand a little of our culture and our way of life over the centuries," writes John Gillett in...

Beware the half-truth

Updated on April 28, 2015 - “Beware of the half-truth, because you may have gotten hold of the wrong half.” When a tall, slim Norwegian with a cigarette...

Politics and Weather

Updated on May 04, 2015 - It does happen sometimes, at least to me, that there seems to be a contagious outbreak of nonsensical items in the political news....

The policeman and us. 

Updated on April 20, 2015 -  On the 4th of April, the media in the United States carried the story of a white policeman shooting to death an unarmed black...

Spending spree

Updated on April 20, 2015 - It's spring in a federal election year, and the announcements are popping up like early crocuses.From Tuesday: "The Hon. Alice...

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Very well said!

Tana Adams,  April 06, 2015, 09:56

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