It is cold and wet with snow on the way. It must be time for egg nog and mince meat pie!
I’m in the middle of Evan Thomas’ Ike’s Bluff and enjoying it immensely. The president was much more complicated than that broad grin would indicate.
Having come of age in the Sixties and spending my time in SEA, no song touches me quite like this one.
I agree with friend Jamie that Quiet Places are a good thing indeed. For me, quiet is about introspection and thoughtfulness, and is not to be confused with silence. In fact, “quiet” usually includes mellow jazz playing softly in the background … at least in my house.
For a thoughtful and impassioned discussion of our constitutional dysfunction, give a listen to Albert Mohler’s interview with the author of Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution. Lots of history and insight here that explain the context of our times.