Author Archives: Headmistress

Asking the right questions

I really haven’t followed the Shroud of Turin story much, as it’s just, like, not my bag. You know? For those who are not very familiar with it, here’s some background:history of the Shroud of the Turin You should probably know that the Deputy Headmistress is an unbeliever in regards to this shroud. However, a […]

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Confidential to the Pipsqueak

…But the rest of you may read, too.Once upon a time the Pipsqueak had a friend who had somewhat differing political views than young Squeak, and who wanted to collect silly things politicians had said. We suspect that it was really only one politico that Squeak’s friend had in mind, but no matter. We do […]

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Eminent Domain

If the Common Room scholars have not been following the New London Eminent Domain case now before the Supreme Court, they should be. Please see:http://www.townhall.com/columnists/jeffjacoby/jj20050228.shtml Note:“When Bullock argues that New London wants to throw people out of their homes for the sake of ordinary economic development, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg asks why that’s a problem. […]

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Walmart

I’ve met a number of people who boycott Walmart. For our family, Walmart is about fifth in the list of places we shop. The first four stops are different thrift shops. I’ve heard that people shop at Walmart because they are greedy. Personally, I don’t see what’s greedy about wanting to live within my means, […]

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Perfection

Perfection is founded entirely on the love of God: “Charity is the bond of perfection;” and perfect love of God means the complete union of our will with God’s: “The principal effect of love is so to unite the wills of those who love each other as to make them will the same things.” It […]

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