Monthly Archives: January 2009

In Praise of Very Small Ski Resorts

I haven’t been skiing much since I damaged my right knee long-boarding 2 1/2 years ago.  But, at the invitation of my son, I’ve gone twice this month . . . both times at “mom-and-pop” resorts.

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In Much Knowledge is Much Pain

After 400 years, the Vatican is rethinking its image of Galileo Galilei.  Instead of being a heretic, he is being recast as a man of faith.  Top Vatican officials are now saying that Galileo should be named the “patron” of the dialogue … Continue reading

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Dexter, Modern Existential Anti-hero

My favorite media entertainment these days is the Showtime series Dexter.  Since I don’t have cable TV, I have to rent the DVDs when they become available.  I usually devour a series in a couple of days.  The comments below … Continue reading

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