Monthly Archives: November 2010

How DARE you FOX!!!

I’m sure you’ve all heard recently about the tragic shooting of John T Williams in Seattle this past August. The episode was as mournful as it was enraging, especially given the multitudinous transgressions of the Seattle Police Department* in recent … Continue reading

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Reflections on Black Friday

Every year, millions of people wake up at unheard of hours the day after Thanksgiving to take advantage of all the deals stores offer the day after Thanksgiving.  The mere idea of being near any shopping center today, stresses me … Continue reading

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A Tom Waits Thanksgiving

For some reason my waking urge this morning was to have an extended listen to Tom Waits live bootlegs. There’s something about the closing in of the cold and the onset of winter that screams out to me to give … Continue reading

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An ode to the city of brotherly love…

O Philadelphia, how I love your liberty bell! Those transcendent Rocky stairs at your museum of art Your handsome zoo, Independence Hall Sixers-Flyers-Eagles I love them all! Once the second largest in ‘The Empire’ Now sixth in the new world … Continue reading

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Pope condones condom use in exceptional cases – book

“She of course does not regard it as a real or moral solution, but, in this or that case, there can be nonetheless, in the intention of reducing the risk of infection, a first step in a movement toward a … Continue reading

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New blog: dispatches from the Nest &c

This blog is for people affiliated with the Nest to describe and discuss sundry goings-on in their lives.  Perhaps of unequal parts levity and substance!

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