Friday Flotsam: Grumpy Talk Mostly of Manners and Values

1. I've been oddly tired this week; it's been hard for me to make myself do any work or focus on anything. I don't know whether it's depression, low blood-sugar (I'm fasting for Advent), adverse spiritual influence, or some combo. Probably a combo. 2. There are ways to reach superficially similar effects through morally opposite … Continue reading Friday Flotsam: Grumpy Talk Mostly of Manners and Values

Friday Flotsam: Another Content Strike, History, and Gross Sex Scenes

1. First and foremost: The Wisdom of Walt Disney got another content strike against it. I sent Amazon a reply with the case number of the previous content strike and the fact that they cleared it. So, hopefully it'll get cleared up again soon, and in the meantime only the Kindle edition is available for … Continue reading Friday Flotsam: Another Content Strike, History, and Gross Sex Scenes

Friday Flotsam: Vita Nuova, Psych Matters, Rule of Life, and Killer Shrews

1. So incipit vita nuova. Of course it hasn't really begun; I don't start until Monday. But one phase is definitely over. 2. Today was mostly spent finishing up the transfer of files from my old computer to the new one. I'm trying to clear as many old projects or 'things that need to be … Continue reading Friday Flotsam: Vita Nuova, Psych Matters, Rule of Life, and Killer Shrews