“Nap”dresses: have you heard of ’em? They are apparently the hottest item going these days. And their main feature, the ONE thing they all have, is elastic smocking. The summer ones look style-wise like Little House on the Prairie costumes. but they come in velvet, too. Elastic-smocked velvet. Maybe theyre the mini-skirts of today, their … Continue reading For Ettes and Ettes-Ceterae
I think, maybe, it’s beginning to occur to people that whites, or ”the west” , does not and never did have a monopoly on colonization and conquest. What took ‘em so long? is what I wanna know! Mesopotamia, India, China, Egypt, Africa: they were all doin’ it very efficiently and on a grand scale ,for … Continue reading Out From Under
…because I just cant get a vantage point. Really, does ‘most everybody hate and despise the Bygone-Hapless Admin, as the polls (blessedly) (seem to show? and does it look like the GOP will sweep Congress next year? Or are the Dems outraising us at every turn? (thats what all the political solicitations clogging my inbox … Continue reading Oh Say, Can YOU See?
Characters in the Old Testament didnt! God spoke face to face with Adam , he didnt have to decide whether or not he believed in God's existence. The Bible says it wasnt until 2 generations down from Adam, the lifetime of Seth’s son Enosh, that ” men began to call upon the name of the … Continue reading Faith: who needs it?
I visited Aeon (the online magazine) today and read an article about enduring memory in animals. If memory is only seated in brain cells, asks the author, how come hibernating animals can lose a huge percentage od their brain cells during the dormant state and still know what to do (even to the extent if … Continue reading Out of Our Skulls (or: Food for Thought)
….to the now de rigeur designation of ”preferred pronouns” in online communications. Hypatia henceforward may—nay, must— be referred to in the second-person subject and object as “ my lady” or, more formally, ”her grace” (possessives: “my lady’s”, ”her grace’s”—and do not under any circumstances omit the apostrohes; that betrays a woeful lack of education, as … Continue reading “We”Capitulate
‘Scuse me: didn't we hear, like, 2 days ago that ol’ Jo[k]e Bygone may owe $500,000 in unpaid taxes? Or am I crazy? And —although an executive in Trumps company was photographed being brought into court in fucking shackles over some minor issue involving a company car—nobody in the media is even talking about the … Continue reading Wait, What?!?
You’ll indulge me, I hope, if i write something to mark September 23. It is the birthday of my best friend, dead 8 years 9 months now . That is a loooong time, as the milestones of life go. My child had just started college, for one thing—now,,she’s a JD about to start her first … Continue reading Birthday
I spent my birthday weekend in the blesséd company of my daughter and her peers, aged 25-32. When we all got drunk down by the bonfire, they huddled in a long, spirited discussion about which House of Hogwarts School each would’ve been assigned to by the Sorting Hat. and at least one of them was … Continue reading Dead End?
okay what has just happened proves that the Left is already living in all of our heads. Its a hopeless battle. They have the code to our weapons systems, we can no longer deploy them. Two journalists from WaPo, including Bob Woodward the Watergate guy! have just published a book stating that General Milley our … Continue reading Internalized Controls