Category: Journal


In praise of #4, and #14

Watching the Rio Olympics with my daughter: “Dad, what did our champion do last night in the Olympics?” “She came eleventh.” “Eleventh? Pffff! Disaster.” “Well, she ranked ahead of 3.5 billion other women, and I am certain that she is better than 3.5 billion men -give or take a dozen-…


Scary as life

In other news: Brexit too! I saw that coming. There is an undercurrent. Started in Greece as all great tragedies do. It is big. Bigger than we educated folks think. They want to build a wall. Everywhere. They are afraid. They say they are afraid of the others coming in.…