The further and continuing adventures of the girl who sat in the back of your homeroom, reading and daydreaming.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Maybe just a show of hands-- Who here thinks if a couple of desperate men had escaped from a prison in Kansas or Alabama or some other "flyover" state last week and remained on the loose, it would be still be top-of-the-newscast national news? --Ah, but it happened in New York, where real people live!
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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."