We may agree to disagree about the merits of removing Saddam from his tyrannical hold on his people and his use of weapons of mass destruction in the past, but we can all agree that the upcoming elections are very important for not only Iraq, but all of the Arab and Islamic worlds. Yesterday, Blackfive [...]
Archive for January, 2005
Carolyn was not herself this morning. She did not wake up, and was lethargic, and got sick. It turns out she just had a stomach bug of some sort. She felt, as we used to say, yucky. She slept until about 1 this afternoon, and then asked for coffee (her code word for chocolate Ovaltine) [...]
Wow. All I can say is Thank You! Thank you for my family, and the world we have inherited and my daughter will inherit. Sirs, you are true Heros.
Great interview with Naomi Schaefer Riley, author of God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges and the Missionary Generation Are Changing America. National Review Online: What’s the “missionary generation”? Can we call them Gen M? Naomi Riley: Sure. Generation M sounds very hip. And the missionary generation is nothing if not with it. But the [...]
Now we can’t even see out our windows (hey, what is snow’s R factor again?)! We have received well over ten feet in the past ten days. I-80 and US-50 (two of the three prime Sierra crossings — CA-88 has been closed for over two weeks) have been closed many times over this same time [...]
For those who love to learn and love the flow of learning, a fascinating first entry to a trilogy — read the whole thing. A tease: It often takes weeks of hard labor together to reach such a point. One gets a very hard text and says nonsense about it at first. The talkative one [...]
More interesting observations from The Diplomad via PowerLine: I see, however, no outpouring of support in most of the world’s countries. The oil-rich Arabs? Where are they? But most frustrating and even angering is the lack of concern exhibited by average and elite members of the societies most directly affected. This was driven home in [...]
For those interested in this topic, here is an interesting thread of discussion. More on this later — fighting the flu or some nasty cousin. Time to sleep. . . .