Monthly Archives: June 2013

Some Random Thoughts About Doom

June 29, 2013 Living things die. Non-living things erode or dissipate or quit working. It’s a fact of life, we say, that nothing lasts forever. I won’t. We won’t. The Empire we live in won’t. The earth we live on … Continue reading

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Witches’ Brew

June 22, 2013 Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn, and cauldron bubble … Macbeth Act 4, scene 1, 10–11 Over the last week’s readings of economic news, I noticed that: 1) Interbank funding between the countries of the Eurozone … Continue reading

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And To The Republic For Which It Stands

June 15, 2013 Well, we just had one of those whiz-bang Ozark thunderstorms, with a lightning strike that shut down power (and therefore, my computer) just long enough to erase everything I’d written for the blog post at the time. … Continue reading

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What Did We Expect?

June 8, 2013 The big kerfuffle this week across the nation, of course, has been the discovery of just how far the Empire’s collecting of information on its own citizens through the NSA has gone in the name of fighting … Continue reading

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A Quick Note

It’s been a strange week around here. We’ve had more rain (a lot more) than sunshine and some worries about severe weather – though around here it consisted mostly of crashing thunder, lightning, heavy rains, flash flooding, and a little … Continue reading

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