Green Berets, Google’s hit list, and increasing intolerance in American society

This week's installment of essays worth reading... If you read one thing today, this should be it: How Carlos Ghosn escaped from Japan, according to the ex-Green Beret who snuck him out. This is an unbelievable thriller, I can't even begin to summarize it. --- I have written before about the myriad factual errors in … Continue reading Green Berets, Google’s hit list, and increasing intolerance in American society

It matters where you live, physically and intellectually

It is a tremendous consolation these days that our family is madly in love with our physical environment. I can't stand to read the news anymore, national or local. I even get annoyed listening to people I tend to agree with who invest the effort in debunking all of the fake nonsense that is getting … Continue reading It matters where you live, physically and intellectually

Catholic churches across the country are being violently attacked

It's not getting much (any?) attention in the mainstream media, but Catholic parishes in several states have been physically attacked recently. In Ocala, Florida, a man firebombed a Latin-rite church as parishioners were inside preparing for Mass: A Florida man lit a Catholic Church aflame on Saturday, while people inside prepared for morning Mass.The Marion … Continue reading Catholic churches across the country are being violently attacked

The Democratic Party is using senility as a Trojan horse for Marxism, and not just Biden

We are the hollow menWe are the stuffed menLeaning togetherHeadpiece filled with straw. Alas!Our dried voices, when We whisper togetherAre quiet and meaninglessAs wind in dry grassor rats' feet over broken glassIn our dry cellarShape without form, shade without colour, Paralysed force, gesture without motion;Those who have crossedWith direct eyes, to death's other kingdom Remember us - if … Continue reading The Democratic Party is using senility as a Trojan horse for Marxism, and not just Biden

Bach played on weird and beautiful musical instruments

Bach played on an enormous structural xylophone constructed above a forest in Japan (this is actually a commercial, but you have to see it): https://youtu.be/VD44QhKuG1U Boomwhacker Bach: https://youtu.be/Y5seI0eJZCg Glass harp-Toccata and fugue in D minor: https://youtu.be/XKRj-T4l-e8 Bach on Nyckelharpa: https://youtu.be/Zs3aUCM8BX8?list=PLCBB4B7BB868DBA79 Kintzing Clavichord - Goldberg Variations: https://youtu.be/SUg6zuZNKlY

A southern woman’s purse is a bag of holding

My husband is always making fun of the things that I keep in my handbags. And it's absolutely true - when it comes to my handbag, I have become the stereotypical southern woman who carries everything you can imagine - and a hundred things you can't - around with her. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Rl7JjRy1cU Anyway, the quip today … Continue reading A southern woman’s purse is a bag of holding