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The Myth of Guns and the Wild West

The Myth of Guns and the Wild West
April 10, 2017
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Ordinance No.9: “To Provide against Carrying of Deadly Weapons” (effective April 19, 1881). Section 1. “It is hereby declared to …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Will She or Won’t She?

Sunday Morning Opera:  Will She or Won’t She?
April 9, 2017
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Last week, the operatic world was shocked to hear that the greatest soprano of a generation – today’s Beverly Sills, …Read the Rest

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FOR SALE: 2300 Acre Alamo Canyon Ranch

FOR SALE: 2300 Acre Alamo Canyon Ranch
April 3, 2017
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Address: E024 Alamo Canyon Road County: Lincoln City: Hondo State:New Mexico GPS:  33.353050, -105.298722 and 33.353109, -105.299084 PRICE DROP: Alamo …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Sunday Morning Opera:  Take Me Out to the Ballgame
April 2, 2017
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There are two things which go together like patriotism and hotdogs:  Baseball and Opera.  Please, don’t ask me to explain …Read the Rest

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The American Inquisition

The American Inquisition
March 29, 2017
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I don’t know if you ever saw the movie, My Fair Lady, but in one of the songs, Henry Higgins …Read the Rest

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The Missing Young Women of DC

The Missing Young Women of DC
March 27, 2017
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According to DC cops, the reason the numbers, today, are so alarming is because of the way they list people …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Va pensiero

Sunday Morning Opera:  Va pensiero
March 26, 2017
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Anyone who knows anything about opera understands the lore and legend of Va pensiero. We also know that when it …Read the Rest

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A Lent Study: Polishing Silver

A Lent Study:  Polishing Silver
March 24, 2017
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Victorian women, especially here in the United States had a soft spot for sterling flatware. Collectively, they were basically addicted …Read the Rest

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My Greatest Team

My Greatest Team
March 21, 2017
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One of the best things about both baseball and opera is history.  Fans of both sports, and trust me, opera …Read the Rest

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Budget Cuts, NASA, the Arts & Hype

Budget Cuts, NASA, the Arts & Hype
March 20, 2017
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I remember well the old NASA funding wars of the 1980s when the Democrats did everything they could not only …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Chuck Berry RIP

Sunday Morning Opera:  Chuck Berry RIP
March 19, 2017
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No, it isn’t opera, but there are people which transcend any genera of music.  Chuck Berry was one of them.  …Read the Rest

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Faith for Lent

Faith for Lent
March 17, 2017
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I’ve almost given up Lent for Lent, this year.  I can’t even locate my Bible or Prayer Book!  They’re packed …Read the Rest

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Getting Settled

Getting Settled
March 16, 2017
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These past few weeks, I’ve downloaded way too many links for articles.  My problem is that I’m so busy I …Read the Rest

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The Malignant Narcissism of Trump Haters

The Malignant Narcissism of Trump Haters
March 14, 2017
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The other day, an ‘elderly’ white male, southern, told Ashley Judd that he liked Trump.  She became hysterical, going almost …Read the Rest

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Life and Certificates

Life and Certificates
March 14, 2017
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This afternoon I picked up the mail, opening the envelope containing my mother’s death certificate.  She died on January 2.  …Read the Rest

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Why the Babe?

Why the Babe?
March 13, 2017
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He was out of shape, overweight, loved food, cigars, good times, little kids, and hitting ’em where they ain’t.  Born …Read the Rest

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Trump, Abortion, Choosing Life

Trump, Abortion, Choosing Life
March 11, 2017
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The thing I like most about Donald Trump is the fact that he is relevant.  He is informed.  The man …Read the Rest

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The Real Feminists

The Real Feminists
March 9, 2017
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I was a little young for the first wave of the women’s lib crowd.  I benefited from it, trust me, …Read the Rest

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Nasty People

Nasty People
March 9, 2017
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I have been dealing with yet another legal situation – this one since last June.  Without going into details, I …Read the Rest

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Today Without Women?

Today Without Women?
March 8, 2017
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Liberals have done some truly stupid things, lately, but this is truly the most narcissistic and out of touch venture, …Read the Rest

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What if IT Is True

What if IT Is True
March 6, 2017
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On January 10, 49 BC the Roman Republic was dealt a deathblow.  On that day, he crossed the Rubicon.  The …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: The Ultimate Baritone Smack-down

Sunday Morning Opera:  The Ultimate Baritone Smack-down
March 5, 2017
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I have resisted temptation long enough.  In honor of the 225th or the 56th birthday Gioachino Rossini, I’m just going …Read the Rest

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People Are Strange

People Are Strange
March 2, 2017
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Maybe the title should be Liberals Are Strange.  This current crop is.    I consider Bill Nye, who is a scientific …Read the Rest

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My Mother’s Birthday

My Mother’s Birthday
March 1, 2017
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We lost my mother on January 2. Today she would have been eighty-seven.  I wish I knew what to do …Read the Rest

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The De-clutter Nazis Are At It Again!

The De-clutter Nazis Are At It Again!
February 28, 2017
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Once upon a time, while I was in high school, there was a young man who was delving into some …Read the Rest

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Ode to the Chia Pet

Ode to the Chia Pet
February 24, 2017
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to order a two-for one with those television ads?  The latest …Read the Rest

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Cats Do Not Cause Mental Illness

Cats Do Not Cause Mental Illness
February 23, 2017
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There are those who think cats are like potato chips – you can’t have just one.  The problem with cats …Read the Rest

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Dealing With Life

Dealing With Life
February 22, 2017
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We’re talking new experiences here, things I don’t wish on my worst enemy.  But, if you are a normal person …Read the Rest

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Cats, Poodles, Moving, and Fireplace Ash

Cats, Poodles, Moving, and Fireplace Ash
February 21, 2017
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I have been in the process of moving into my parents’ home for ages.  Unfortunately, I could no longer come …Read the Rest

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Sunday Morning Opera: Marian Anderson

Sunday Morning Opera:  Marian Anderson
February 19, 2017
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A few weeks ago it was announced that Harriet Tubman was going to be featured on the new twenty dollar …Read the Rest

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