Continue reading “Follow the Thread of Glittering Jewels”
Centuries later, when the Mycenaean age was almost forgotten and the power of Athens was rising, the bones of Theseus were discovered on the island of Skyros and transported to Athens for reburial. His mistakes and failings were forgotten or forgiven and the Athenians recognized that he was the dead hero they needed in order to compete with Argos and Tiryns, Mycenae and Corinth.
The last few weeks I have been occasionally musing about my early introduction to events and experiences such as the Army-McCarthy hearings, the American Civil Liberties Union, the John Birch Society, the Levering Act, hiding under the desk at school, and the Creature From the Black Lagoon.Continue reading “Down the Streets the Dogs Are Barkin’”
I’ve been discovering new variations for my electronic reading in the last few months and perhaps it’s time to share again.
First, I have almost completely eliminated reading real, ink and paper books. Even the very expensive ones that I traditionally avoid repurchasing in digital form are now being donated to the local public library and being replaced by a new entry on my iPad. It’s like this: If I stick with the book, it will never get read, so the alternative .. after all, it’s only money.Continue reading “From Hellraisers To the WEIRDest People in the World”