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ON THIS DAY: February 25, 2018

February 25th is

Clam Chowder Day

Open That Bottle Night *

Sword Swallowers Day

Chocolate-Covered Peanuts Day


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The Nature and Corruption of the Affections

Anthony Burgess
Treatise on Original Sin
Part 3, Chapter 5, Sections 1-8.

Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. 7,119 more words


Okay, you have my full inattention.

I can hardly read. My focus just isn’t there.

True, I’ve been busy putting up with a series of minor health issues, but it isn’t just that. 529 more words

Current Reading

A Clockwork Orange: A Question of Good and Evil

Author: Anthony Burgess
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1962


Anthony Burgess discusses the idea of good vs. evil in his novel A Clockwork Orange.  1,025 more words


Sentimental Hoarding: A Clockwork Orange

Brace yourselves, I’m feeling sentimental and chatty and Joel isn’t home to absorb the fall out.  1,388 more words


The Bondage of the Will

Anthony Burgess
Treatise on Original Sin
Part 3, Chapter 4, Section 5.

Of the Natural Servitude and Bondage of the Will, with a brief Discussion of the Point of Free will. 14,847 more words


If you expect the worst from a person you can never be disappointed.

-Anthony Burgess, The Wanting Seed