Western Civilization is chock full of Serious Things. I’m taking a radical step, because it’s time for a break. It’s the end of a busy week packed with weighty, ponderous matters to consider. 472 more words
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One of an ongoing series of posts about signs — sign posts.
I pass one of those storage space rental facilities nearly every day, a mile from home on busy Western Avenue. 453 more words
It’s whale hunting season here in Southern California. No, we’re not sharpening our harpoons and boarding three-masters to sail the briny deep in search of Leviathan. 983 more words
Cross my heart and hope to die, as I live and breathe, I’ll never forget the day. If I live to be a hundred, it’ll still seem like it was yesterday. 601 more words
As each New Year approaches, my holiday tradition is to reread the Middle English verse romance, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. This year, I asked readers to suggest what aspect of the poem I should address. 1,063 more words