Blake said there are two sorts — tyrants and the acquiescent victims of tyrants

“Your cat is dead. Do you want our cat?”

Who really needs a drawerful of cheesecloth and canning-jar wax that predates the Vietnam War?

In the world of print, if one publication copies another’s original content, and reruns it with its own advertising, it is considered intellectual property theft
It was Peter Matthiessen, I think, who said that we should consider ourselves lucky if we were awake five minutes a day

Is this stealing?
Polls have had an increasingly powerful effect on legislative decisions

The problem with any house-renewal effort, as many of you will agree, is mission creep
We have the examples of Depression-era parents to thank for these periodic urges to live large

I found it odd that on Easter, when Dad joined us at Mass, no one seemed to know him