He Promised Only To Betray

I’ve been reading “The Decline And Fall of the Roman Empire” by Edward Gibbon, which ironically was published in 1776 … it’s one of those books that’s highly regarded not just bc of the treatment of the subject matter, but also bc it’s written in a really articulate/eloquent (and occasionally snide/sarcastic) way that you usually … Read more He Promised Only To Betray

Things done changed

Crazy how many of the things mentioned in the link below have been completely eliminated from existence … it was fun popping popcorn in those aluminum foil balloons though! Maybe the current “Microwave bag this side up” method is a lot more effective and all, but … where’s the joy in that?? Obsolete Items Quiz … Read more Things done changed

Feels like yesterday …

The years do go by pretty quickly … I’ve got these yearly calendar reminders to commemorate when I first met certain people, or did so-and-so with someone, etc—and it’s always the same pattern: at about 4-5 years it’s sorta cool, that we’ve gotten to that mark. Then the years start adding on without that much … Read more Feels like yesterday …