The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Wednesday, August 06, 2008
At least one of my uncles lived to a ripe old age 'cos Truman dropped The Bomb. Were the effects horrific? Yes; and so was Dresden. And that's why diplomats everywhere need to keep their well-clad rumps busy. And maybe play more poker in their off time.
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Ego vadum perussi vestri prandium
"I saw to what extent the people among whom I lived could be trusted as good neighbors and friends; that their friendship was for summer weather only; that they did not greatly propose to do right; that they were a distinct race from me by their prejudices and superstitions."