Remember Mario

Those of you who were at the University of California in the early 1960s (Before Reagan) might have difficulty with the acronym used by the Pastafarians: FSM for the Flying Spaghetti Monster. In the sixties it was FSM for the Free Speech Movement. Remember Mario Savio, Bettina Aptheker, and Freedom Under Clark Kerr? Ah, but I was so much younger then; I’m older than that now.

It will always be the Free Speech Movement for me.

Anarchist and Atheist Both Begin with “A”

Yesterday we had our Memorial Day block party here in the Sunny-Side Way-Station of Impending Death and Tennis Lessons. Saturday was the day of the big softball game at the main ball field across from the Lonely Pines golf course. I missed it but I heard the hot dogs were finest-kind. Today I believe they are having a tribute to our armed forces down on the village green & croquet field with the Freshman Glee Club from Parris Island providing the tunes and an obscene number of gloriously decorated cupcakes for our eating pleasure. I’ll miss that too.

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