... wants some things, luxury wants many things ...
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Paul Gallico has a book called The Small Miracle, about a boy whose beloved donkey falls ill, leading him to seek an audience with the pope, hoping for—that's right, a small miracle. Not a dramatic miracle, the kind that leads to interesting and confusing press coverage; not the sort of thing, probably, that would get anyone canonized, or beatified, or even venerabled. In fact, the sort of miracle that probably isn't a miracle at all, even by strict Roman Catholic standards.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
... on 88.5 FM Sunday nights, you really should. Not only will you get incredibly cheesy, gritty dramas like Johnny Dollar, Dragnet, and Gunsmoke (yes, it is possible to be cheesy and gritty at the same time) interspersed with ridiculous commercials for Brill Cream (and yet more unspeakable products) but you will occasionally make amazing discoveries.
Monday, July 15, 2013
Sunday, July 14, 2013
Sunday, July 7, 2013
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
I'm prepping for a southern literature class this fall, and not enjoying it particularly much at the moment--unless you can use the word "enjoyment" to describe the sensation that accompanies watching a train-wreck.