Category Archives: Uncategorized

What Happened?

I’m back.

Posted in Uncategorized

Splendid News

Gore Vidal is dead at 86.

Posted in Uncategorized

A Cautionary Tale

When you study Marxist economics you defect with your family to North Korea.  When you defect with your family to North Korea you find you’re in a hell hole.  When you find you’re in a hell hole you redefect to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Dopey Letter of the Day (VIII)

Where else but the New York Times? To the Editor: The reviewer of Alice Kessler-Harris’s book about Lillian Hellman, “A Difficult Woman” (June 10), complains that it doesn’t probe “inside Hellman’s character” but instead looks at how her life, as … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Pain

Happy Father’s Day!  Madame is off at shows in Texarkana this weekend.  I mowed the back three acres here at Stately Hlatky Manor.  The ground is more or less level and I use a riding mower, true, but 1) the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

For the Want of a Better

Since there doesn’t seem to be much else worth discussing this evening, I’ll leave my readers (if any) with a couple of pictures from the show scene.  First, Mr. Ali (Ch. Soyara’s The Force of Destiny) taking Best of Breed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Microsoft’s Most Pernicious Application

Surely it’s PowerPoint, you will say.  Actually, no.  PowerPoint, while dangerous, is usually a threat only in meetings, which can usually be avoided. The worst thing Microsoft ever foisted on the public is the Office Communicator, which allows employees to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized