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Truth, freedom and squirrels

We say not lightly but very literally, that the truth has made us free. They say that it makes us so free that it cannot be the truth.
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For Want of Wonder (Part 1)

I’m over at Torrey Gazette today with a tribute (of sorts) to G.K. Chesterton and his vision of the ordinary. Go have a look-see.

In her detective novel…

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The Plague of Eugenic Thinking

Having just finished G. K. Chesterton’s Eugenics and Other Evils, I wished to write some thoughts of mine in response to his ideas while I am yet chewing on them.   886 more words


My TBR (To Be Read) Pile

I’ve always been a fan of reading, but lately I’ve been in book overdrive. I just can’t get enough of them! Here’s what is on my To Be Read Pile at the moment. 1,116 more words

White Founts Falling in the Courts of the Sun

There are a lot of drinking water fountains in Florence.

And some of them have been there for a long time. This one, near the San Lorenzo market, has lost its nose, presumably by the long term erosion of water and sun (and gentle hands brushing against it to catch a refreshing drop). 155 more words


Don John of Austria and Our Lady of Victory

Today is October 7th, which most of the world will refer to as Wednesday; but those who know its significance know it as a day when the world could have turned out very differently. 2,080 more words


"Lepanto" (G. K. Chesterton)

White founts falling in the courts of the sun,
And the Soldan of Byzantium is smiling as they run,
There is laughter like the fountains in that face of all men feared,

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