Author Archives: lazyroad
Lord Acton once wrote, “power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely”. This rule does not apply to me. I think I would make an excellent absolute monarch, better than Louis XVI, at least as good as the Sun King Louis … Continue reading
Recently, my wife finished Timebends, Arthur Miller’s autobiography. Patricia said the book wasn’t well written. I confess I haven’t read the book. But I have seen many of Arthur Miller’s play. Arthur Miller is a great playwright almost in spite … Continue reading
On June 14th, Judge Herndon ruled in favor of the Spring Mountain Docents. Our contract with the Nevada Parks Department is valid until 2019. Attorney Hong argued successfully that firing the docents would do irreparable harm to the volunteers. Like much in America life … Continue reading
Recently I finished Norman Mailer’s Harlot’s Ghost. Harlot Ghost is a very long novel about the CIA, 1286 pages. Of course the CIA was a conspiratorial organization. Some of their conspiracies were successful, the coups in Iran and Guatemala for example. Most … Continue reading
As we get older greed replaces lust as our primary passion. The young man who dreams of seduction becomes the old man who counts every penny.
How seriously should we take our own minor disappointments and how seriously should we take other people’s minor disappointments. Last month along with 85 other people I was fired from volunteer job at the Spring Mountain Ranch, the oldest homestead … Continue reading