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Monthly Archives: March 2015
Eighteen years ago as I type, I was driving our car through a car wash in Southgate, KY, preparatory to driving Mrs. M to Bethesda Oak Hospital, in Cincinnati. I had known for a couple of days that she would … Continue reading
I was pleased to see that the family of noted Gormogon-about-town The Czar of Muscovy has taken custody of a new pup. However, I’m particularly pleased to discover that the new addition shares a name with The Hound of the … Continue reading
No, that isn’t the sequel to a popular children’s book — it’s my phonetic rendering of the beat popularized by rock pioneer Bo Diddley. If you ask a rock musician to play a “Bo Diddley beat”, that’s pretty much what … Continue reading
It has been a full, but rewarding weekend here in Mondoville. Friday night I was lucky enough to get a review copy of Mr. Block’s latest, The Crime of Our Lives. It’s a collection of columns and reminiscences of LB’s travels … Continue reading
I did my Ph.D. at Ball State U in Muncie, IN, and I’m proud of my time there (whether the school is proud is another matter entirely, of course.) The first time I went to Muncie was in 1997, on … Continue reading
So apparently when a Senator obeys a law with which he disagrees, it’s grounds for much chortling and gotcha-shouting. I reckon this is of a piece with the folks who believe that Ayn Rand’s receipt of Social Security stands as … Continue reading