Tuesday, December 29, 2015
There is an abiding beauty which may be appreciated by those who will see things as they are and who will ask for no reward except to see.
English writer Vera Brittain (born December 29, 1893) published her bestselling memoir Testament of Youth in 1933. Since then, it has been adapted into a five-part television miniseries, a fifteen-part radio dramatization, and a feature film starring Hayley Atwell and Dominic West.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
If you are wringing your hands over the trash mouth of the leading Republican candidate, wring no more. Dana's editorial of 12-24-15 is superb! Dana's use of Yiddish throughout is priceless - let's see how long it takes trash mouth to "hate" Dana.
Great writing, Dana. Thanks!
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
When you read a book, you hold another's mind in your hands.
Happy birthday, James Burke! In 1973, the British broadcaster and author accurately predicted the widespread use of computers for business and personal applications. One of his more recent predictions? A post-scarcity economy driven by nanotechnology by the year 2043.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
All I am going to state is that you should read today's column by Dana Milbank, Washington Post syndicated columnist, today being 12-10-15.