Al-le-lu-ia! From The Cokesbury Hymnal published by The Cokesbury Press, Nashville, Tenn., copyright 1923.
Jesus’ last meeting with his disciples; Jesus appearing on the shores of Galilee From The Bible Story Book: A Complete Narration from Genesis to Revelation for Young and Old (new and revised) by Elsie E. Egermeir, published by The Warner Press, Anderson Indiana, copyright 1923 … 1939, discarded by the DuBois Public Library. Thanks, Mom,
Jack Kerouac said, “The only people for me are the mad ones. Mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved. Desirous of everything at the same time. The ones who never yawn or say a common place thing. But burn burn burn.”And then Harper Lee, Mark Twain, Gordon Ramsey, Juli Child, Christopher Wallace
Amelia Erhart said, “Help!”And then Philip K. Dick said, “… .”… And then John Wayne said, “… .”And then Grace Kelly said, “I don’t care who’s right or who’s wrong. There’s got to be some better way for people to live.”~~ You can read the conversation here.
I guess this is an effort to move Mississippi closer to New York on the Freedom in the Fifty States ranking. JACKSON, MS—Citing a wish to maintain the quality of life for residents across the state, the Mississippi Senate on Thursday passed a bill outlawing the sale of soft drinks in containers smaller than 20
Now that the mystery of how Easter Eggs came to be associated with the Easter Bunny has been resolved, we are confronted by the mystery of the Easter Egg Tree. We have an Easter Egg tree inside. I wanted to just pile eggs on top of Christmas bulbs (in March) but I was out voted
If anyone out there has clue as to what’s going on, I would appreciate your letting me know. Looks fine in picasa. Flipped all over the place when I upload. UPDATE: I figured it out! If you’d like to read what John von Neumann said to Lewis Carrol, click on the Conversations Page at the
“Why didn’t you put more plays into your series Our American Holidays?”The plaintiff was my friend Miss Eugenia Kruss, Librarian of the Epiphany Branch of the New York Public Library. I pleaded lack of space. “Then why not bring out some supplementary volumes devoted entirely to drama?” She drew an interesting picture of the situation
First the Easter Bunny and now this?
Click to enlarge (& read!) The focal setting of the remarkable western movie, Unforgiven, is the town of Big Whiskey– an unremarkable town inhabited largely by unremarkable characters. The movie begins when a local cowboy slashes the face of a giggling whore. The sheriff, Little Bill (who may be the only remarkable inhabitant), is called
Today I had the distinct pleasure of being on the campus of a large land-grant university where our friend talked with some Honors students about justice in Honors Cultures, and contrasted that with “institutionalized” justice.* We Southerners have a well-honed sense of Honor. As is my habit when on a public university campus,
sharing this? “Where Are the Books?”posted by Lawrence CunninghamBooks have lined the shelves of the offices of all my colleagues at every school where I have worked. In my early days of teaching, or when spending a term as a visitor, I’d wander into a learned neighbor’s office to get acquainted. The titles and content
VIDEO: GUY IN BLOOMBERG GUN-CONTROL ADS BREAKS ALL THE MAJOR RULES OF GUN SAFETY: “I really do hate to be a stickler, but if there’s one thing to be a stickler about, the basic rules of gun safety while you’re in an ad for alleged advocates of gun safety is a pretty good choice.” via
Today, I listened to a friend– who’s a guest here at the Farm– talk about Moral Agency and the irrelevance of Moral BusyBody Morality Experts’ thoughts on Morality in Real Life. I also priced some fig, pear, and peach trees, and junipers and blueberries. We do not need thornless blackberries because we have dewberries. Daughter
Listen up! Mr. Big Food has something to say.
Newbie #218 Down on the range… . I haven’t really kept track of the number of I’ve-never-shot-a-gun-before folks who’ve shot at the Farm and it’s now well past the time I could recollect who they all are. But I feel as if we are doing our part to promote a healthy understanding of guns and
(No. That’s not a cheesy way to invite comments from those who know me well.)Dear Readers, Please accept my heartfelt apology. Yesterday, I commented that some years ago on March 22nd Patrick Henry proclaimed, “Give me liberty or give me death.” I was wrong. He asserted that on March 23, 1775.Wonder what Patrick would have