Archive for March 1st, 2009

Too Close for Comfort »

When Franklin D. Roosevelt was campaigning for reelection in 1936, his opponents began to call attention to the president’s failure to keep the promises he had made while campaigning for election in 1932. Roosevelt had promised, among other things, that he would balance the budget, yet in the fiscal years 1934, 1935, and 1936, which…
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Miracles We Take For Granted »

I am writing this post on Sunday evening, and I have just finished my supper. For dessert, I had a fresh nectarine with vanilla ice cream. It was heavenly. Full disclosure: Even though I am extremely fond of many other kinds of fruit, and I do not think that life would be worth living without…
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