Obama Sends Video Message on Nuclear Talks for Iranian Holiday of Nowruz

Charlie Spiering Breitbart.com Big Government 20 Mar 2015

President Obama is marking the Iranian Spring holiday of Nowruz, using the occasion to promote a peaceful nuclear deal with their leaders, calling it the “the best opportunity in decades to pursue a different future between our countries.”

“For decades, our nations have been separated by mistrust […]

In Wales, a Toast to Dylan Thomas on His 100th Birthday

Katrin Bennhold The New York Times 10/26/2014

LAUGHARNE, Wales — Down the footpath from his writing shed, along the curve of the water and up the hill, you see what the poet Dylan Thomas once saw: tall birds on the “heron priested shore,” a “sea wet church the size of a snail” atop the ridge, […]

'The Second Coming'

9 August 2014


Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of […]

'In Flanders Fields'


An American Housewife (occasionally) in London 11/11/2012

In the US we know, vaguely, of November 11th as Veteran’s Day, which follows the Marine Corps birthday by a day. Sadly, it isn’t much noticed. Memorial Day in May is bigger in the national consciousness.

In the UK Remembrance Sunday is held the closest Sunday […]

Apostasy in America

27 September 2011

This photo was taken at a hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. The story via Blazing Cat Fur.