Famous Common People I Have Known, Miss Spassky, the Little Sparrow

My own school closing down, I spent my last three years of high school in another coal camp a few miles up the creek. I had many adventures there since I was still a virgin...

My Lifelong Affair with Prostitution; In Search of the Beautiful Lt Chiquita

To have any street cred about prostitution, I have to have had some personal experiences with those long-legged females up ahead. I had that chance, as an unmarried man, during my college days. So, I’m not...

Protecting “Democracy in America” from Hot-Tub Socialists

Gunnar Myrdal was a Swedish Nobel Prize academician who was many thing to many people; social scientist, economist, and classic social liberal of the 1940s and 50s. So far as I know, however, he...

A Brief Natural History of Historians; Telling a Horse from a Mule

While people are being hornswoggled about the good intentions of journalists, they also should consider similar intentions of some historians. You see, there are the historians who report insights and facts about the past, and there are the journalists who then bake...

Famous Common People I Have Known, The Coal Miner, Earl Hodge

(There have been so many new lessons to learn from the "rise of the little people" since Donald Trump appeared out of the blue in 2015, and the fact that they are still rising,...

Judging Beauty, Goodness and Virtue

"If you judge Beauty or Goodness or Virtue solely based on what you see in the mirror you will likely die a painful death...whether old or young. Just ask Kurt Cobain" from St George Frederick, an old friend returned.