"Some of the essays are the literary equivalent of the Buddhist meditation on the skull, which is meant to use the sense of impending death as an impetus to love the juicy, impermanent life at hand. How fortunate for the reader that life, for this author is music..." … [Read more...] about Katherine Williams On Bermuda Shorts
Poet, Scientist, Educator, Mrya Sklarew: "It is like sitting down with a very intelligent friend and having the kind of conversation you'd always wanted to have." Read her charming letter here... … [Read more...] about Myra Sklarew On Bermuda Shorts!
Lovers of the personal essay should be rejoicing in the streets at word of this collection. For readers and acquaintances of Jimmy Patterson, it is long overdue, but the author was born in Washington, D.C., where the machinery of progress is congenitally slow. So this book, in many important ways - … [Read more...] about Rick Walter on Bermuda Shorts
In a previous harangue among our beloved Vagabonds I floated the idea that America should pass a law stating that jobs should not be exported to countries that do not allow Collective Bargaining. I would now like to invite those economic wizards smarter than I am to share their thoughts on such a … [Read more...] about Calling All Economists!
"I don't believe there's a great salvation in (our) political process at all. I believe in far different things. I mean, I put Democracy far down the line. I think a devoutly Christian, Conservative, Traditionalist country, even if it's a Monarchy, is fine with me." Pat Buchanan on Hardball with … [Read more...] about Pat Buchanan Is Un-American
Mark Zaid was given a traffic ticket in Montgomery County, MD, recently for flashing his headlights back in thanks to a driver who warned him about a speed trap. He was fined fifty bucks. He took it to court and won when the officer failed to appear. Mr. Zaid's Remarkable Heroism Is Chronicled … [Read more...] about Mark Zaid Is My Hero