Monthly Archives: April 2015

Spreading the Minotaur

The Gypsy called with a question sparked by her Classical Studies class. My family thinks I am a font of worthless knowledge. Mainly because I am a font of worthless knowledge. The joke is I’ve “won” roughly $10 million on … Continue reading

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No Cat, No Cradle

I am going Home to say goodbye to my father. Whatever Home is. When I was growing up Home was always southeast Kansas. Cherokee county. Riverton. A brick rancher which my grandfather built with his own hands which was not—Mother … Continue reading

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Standing in the Shower, Thinking

It has been observed that the United States and the United Kingdom are two countries separated by a common language. Who it was first so observed is lost in the muddle of attribution. Some cite the great orator Winston Churchill. … Continue reading

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