Impelled toward vigor, we’re demeaned by violence, by nihilistic philistinism, by wishful mysticism, by competing mythologies of those who cooperate only to copulate, by individuality stifled with surveillance and the cynical fratricide […]
So there i was trying to enjoy my udon noodle bowl and read some St. Augustine on a rainy Saturday afternoon. Unfortunately, Wolf Blitzer was there too, and he wouldn’t shut up. […]
I think we all understand that Stacy’s mom has got it going on.
In the final moments of Children of Earth, Captain Jack Harkness – sometime immortal, but really a “fixed point in time and space” – must make a terrible decision: sacrifice his grandson, […]
The Norwegian Church is an attractive 100-year old building in Rotherhithe, full of little maritime touches, south of the Thames. Back when London was a busy port, Rotherhithe was one of the […]
Let me give you a definition of the word ‘liberal.’…Franklin D. Roosevelt once said…It is a wonderful definition, and I agree with him. ‘A liberal is a man who wants to build […]
As I’ve noted before, we don’t often do “hey, go read this” posts at S&R. But hey, go read this. …let’s just say that Obama’s continuing insistence on compromising, his continuing faith […]
We could hear the Mexican radio through the floor above us. Laura and I lived in a basement apartment beneath her boss’s house. Aside from our three little rooms, the rest of […]