This is awesome! Finally! I’ll have the wealth to hire a Farm Hand. I especially like “free-will financial donation.” I understand the appeal of determinism– from religious, philosophical, and scientific perspectives– but I’m happier to labor under the delusion of Free Will.
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This month’s Crappy Old Book of the Month was Miss Manners’® Guide to Rearing Perfect Children: A Primer for Everyone Worried about the Future of Civilization (Judith Martin, Atheneum, New York 1984). Unfortunately, this month slipped away from me and I only posted two measly posts about this delightful– and truly funny–book. I am a
He’s looking much better this morning. Still having some difficulty navigating the world with his cone, but at least he’s figured out how to eat!
I posted last evening, and then deleted the post (SueK– thanks for your concern), about Tiger being in the hospital. He’s back on the Farm now, confined– cone & all– to the Workshop. Apparently, Tiger got into fight defending the joint from an intruder. His cheek was punctured in two places, and while the superficial
Good morning, Dear Readers (with a special shout out to fellow dog lover, Steve)! It’s shaping up to be a beautiful day here on Farther Along Farm. This morning Missy, Rocky & I did something different– we trucked down to the Pond Pasture. And when I say “trucked,” I mean that the dogs and I
Hurts just looking at it.
the real world intrudes on my little bigfoodetc space. Today was one of those days. If you are of the praying sort, please pray for Bobbie and John.
“Yes, Marica,” Missy looked up from where she was relaxing on the floor at Marica’s feet. “Missy, I hope this doesn’t offend, but you’re getting a little… um, a girth upon you,” Marica stated. “Ruff,” Rocky concurred. “Oh, my, Marica, I know! Why! I look at myself in the mirror and I hardly know meself!
shall keep me from reposting some funnies from Powerline’s the Week in Pictures.
More to come from Powerline’s The week in Pictures. https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2019/02/the-week-in-pictures-berniemania-edition.php Sorry about not properly linking.
That’s like real snow. In February. I’ve experienced such in my younger years and had hoped to avoid it going forward. FYI just checked all of the Mississippi road, emergency, weather sites. Aweful. More rain, flooding, storms, tornados to come this afternoon.
“Essentialism and Determinism in Popular Thinking about Genetics” “A Synohony of Citizens: A New Strategy of Civic Friendship in Plato’s ‘Laws’” “Discrimination at a Distance: Vicariuos Wrongs and the Comparative Test for Discrimination” “What are the subjective Probabilities in Quantum Theory” “Food Ethics and Eating as a Self-Shaping Activity” A representative sample of what we’re
it’s bad. The worst of it seems to be a bit north of the Farm, but that doesn’t really matter for those folks north of the Farm. Looks like the coast is getting its share too. Lots of county school districts closed today. And apparently there’s more coming. As of yesterday the lights were still
Today is Washington’s birthday. Not last Monday. Today. And so, I’ll begin by cribbing a bit from Scott Johnson’s annual commemoration of the Indispensible Man over at Powerline (sorry link coming, I’m not fully coffeed yet). From the letter to Washington from America’s oldest Jewish congregation welcoming him to Newport, Rhode Island upon the ratification