Author Archives: Headmistress


We were packing for our trip to D.C. when a friend called. I was glad for her call as it temporarily distracted the Progeny from making fun of me for packing too much. As I spoke to my friend on the phone I directed some of the Offspring to continue packing. They renewed their mocking. […]

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Intellectual nourishment

“What we have reason to deplore is that after some eight or twelve years’ brilliant teaching in school, the cinema show and the football field, polo or golf, satisfy the needs of our former pupils to whatever class they belong. We are filled with compassion when we detect the lifeless hand or leg, the artificial […]

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I’m not an Ezzo fan, but I hadn’t planned on mentioning that here. However, Tulipgirl has a post that I think is must reading. I knew he had been disfellowshipped for unrepentant sin by his home congregation. I did not know his grown children have little interaction with him, though I am not surprised. “Gary’s […]

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New Sisyphus on Imperial Hubris

Mike Scheuer wrote the book Imperial Hubris, popular with the left, highly critical of the Bush administration (that was redundant, wasn’t it, since I said the book was popular with the left, it goes without saying that it was highly critical of Bush. Oops. Now I’ve been redundantly redundant). New Sisyphus reads Commentary magazine and […]

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Iranian SMuggling Ring?

Did you hear about this? I sure didn’t. Daily Demarche has the story. “A 39-year-old Iranian with permanent legal residency status who is suspected of having smuggled 60 other Iranians into the U.S. was arrested Thursday in Mesa, Ariz., according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.[snip]FBI officials said they had no reason to believe there were […]

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