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Monthly Archives: May 2020
Yes, there are awful people in the world, doing horrible things to each other and to the civilization in which we live. Yes, there is a plague upon the land, and we don’t know when — or even if — … Continue reading
Like many people, I’ve spent the last couple of days in a dark space. Even a sense of humor as dark as mine can be fatigued, I guess. I find myself asking Wilfred Owen’s question at the conclusion of “Futility“: … Continue reading
Once again, we remember. For Sgt. James Michial Moore, USA, KIA, Vietnam, and those before and after. Archibald MacLeish was an ambulance driver and artilleryman in World War I, and his brother, a naval aviator, was killed on 14 October 1918. Kenneth … Continue reading
It’s a truism that mathematicians and theoretical physicists seem to peak young. Newton’s fundamental work was done in his twenties, as was Einstein’s greatest work. A lot of musical acts tend to do so as well. I don’t think it’s … Continue reading
… interesting things are going on. The U of Kentucky is known for its men’s basketball program, of course, which has brought both pride and embarrassment over the school’s history. But we’ve also taken a great deal of pride in … Continue reading
John Cooper Clarke is a British writer and performance poet, who came up in the punk and post-punk scenes of the late 70s and early 80s. He made several albums with musical accompaniment from The Invisible Girls, a band of … Continue reading
Last Saturday was supposed to be the Spring Commencement here at Mondoville, but as is the case with so many things these days, it is postponed until date uncertain. We’re now engaged in May Term, but I never teach during … Continue reading