Category Archives: Mysteries of Life

Mysteries of Life: Why does anyone believe The Big Lie?

Big lies are yammered over and over and over. I don’t believe them. I know the facts. Why would anyone else believe them? Because… Repeat something often enough, brazenly enough and aggressively enough to people dazed enough by the cacophony … Continue reading

Posted in How I Learned The Facts of Life, Mysteries of Life, Politics, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Mysteries of Life: Why does anyone believe The Big Lie?

Dear authors: Long, long ago, before there were podcasts…

Dorothy Sayers wrote a short story, “An Arrow O’er The House,” in which an aspiring murder mystery novelist, Mr. Humphrey Podd, has become frustrated by publishers’ rejections of his books. He decides he needs a vigorous method of promotion even … Continue reading

Posted in Gorgeous Piece of Writing, Mysteries of Life, Strictly for bitter laughter, The Facts of Life | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Dear authors: Long, long ago, before there were podcasts…

Mysteries of life: a peculiar sign I saw today

Taking a little vacation from arguing the world, I had my eyes examined today. Which means I had to stagger home in a glarey fuzz. Thus, I took a route down a cross-street with less sunlight and fewer pedestrians. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Mysteries of Life | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Mysteries of life: a peculiar sign I saw today