Monthly Archives: April 2013

MORE EXO-BOX

Continuance re ‘Takers’ & “Leavers’ earlier: How can civilization be defined? I haven’t checked the etymology, but I suppose most would say, “It exists when people living in some sort of proximity to each other are ‘civil’ to each other’. … Continue reading

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EXOBOX MUSING

Sometimes it seems what is identified as a cross to bear contains a solution to an even graver problem. For instance, the issue of same sex marriages is bemoaned by my ‘side’ as the death knell of our culture–a culture … Continue reading

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Books: Mirror or Reflection?

Yesterday my wife Jean, sitting across the lamp-table from me in a Lazy-Boy identical to mine, looked away from her book and said to me (the only other living being in the house being Roller, the orange cat who dozed … Continue reading

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Word Order

When I was the MOI at Yale NROTC some fifty years ago, I convinced the Latin professor there to allow me to audit the basic Latin course. He expressed doubt that I could learn much by just ‘letting class attendance … Continue reading

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