I fought Sasquatch. Who’s next?
Monthly Archives: October 2006
Went to the Ancient Egypt,Greece and Rome exhibit at the Glenbow Museum on Friday afternoon. It was very good although I was a little miffed reading a museum display promising that Greece was replaced by an “even greater” empire: Rome. … Continue reading
“Short is the way, little the labor, which, nevertheless, will repay you with the crown that fadeth not away. Accordingly, we speak with the authority of the prophet: ‘Gird thy sword upon thy thigh O mighty one.’ Gird yourselves, everyone … Continue reading
Today, I got “Only Revolutions” I started reading Hailey until page 48 then began Sam up to same point. Will put it down till tomorrow and perhaps I will read smaller chunks before switching narratives (if thats what I’m doing?) … Continue reading
Well, my sworn enemy for 2006, the Motion Picture Association of America, provides me with yet more fodder. I wish I could be making this up but no, they have helped the boy scouts concoct a “respect for copyright” merit … Continue reading
I rather liked the 2006 Nobel Prize selection, Mohammad Yunus. His Grameen Bank micro-loan project seems to be a ringing success. I did find it interesting in last weekends Globe and Mail that the econ PHDs they talked with admitted … Continue reading
The Holy See screwed up my change of address form I sent so Im responding rather late to the pope’s latest offering to his children. The meat or actually, the gristle of the speech was that faith must be tempered … Continue reading