Monthly Archives: February 2012

I Love Downton Abbey

February 25, 2012 There.  I’ve said it and, (for all you doomer purists, who turn up your noses at TV watching,) I’m glad.  Yes, some of it is high-class British soap opera. So what?  The drama takes place in a … Continue reading

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The Free Exercise of Religion and Freedom of Choice

February 18, 2012 “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof …”  First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America Such simple words.  Congress can’t pass a law that … Continue reading

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Plumbing and Other Things in a Complex Society

February 11, 2012 The basic wiring of a house is not a mystery to me.  I can look around my home and picture, in my head, how the wiring runs along the ceilings and walls.  I’ve even done a few … Continue reading

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Sacrificial Lambs

February 4, 2012 Europe’s economy is in the crapper.  The American economy barely has its nose above the edge. The prospect of war with Iran dances along the rim, ready to flush both – and perhaps the entire global economy … Continue reading

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