Monthly Archives: February 2013

Happy Valentine’s Day anyway …

Valentine’s Day (indeed, Saint Valentine’s Day) and Christmas have something in common. Christmas Day has devolved (degenerated?) in our culture into a day on which many of us, consciously or unconsciously, take stock of our lives and decide whether or … Continue reading

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I weep for the United States …

I weep for the United States of America, that great nation, and our next-door neighbour. This thought comes from my recent experience of seeing Steven Spielberg’s magnificent film, “Lincoln,” starring Daniel Day Lewis as ┬áLincoln. The action of the film … Continue reading

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