New essays at NEP News and Bubba's Book Club. Now if he'd just do something about that blinkin' fargin' blinding white-on-black color scheme in NEP News.
In NEP News he mentions Deal's Gap, North Carolina, whose 318 turns we navigated downhill in a Dodge Grand Caravan loaded with camping gear back in 2002, on our Tsali trip. Near the bottom of the "dragon's tail" we watched an old bald guy in a midlife-crisis Corvette miss a turn and head off the road.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Well that was worth it. Barry, Nancy and friends wrecked the economy, but at least we all get an extra 40 quarters a week; or, to fully capture the excitement, one hundred dimes - every week!
As of early this morning I've got Psalms 1 & 2 memorized (in the KJV, for the perfection of its English). I read somewhere recently (Leclercq?) that in late antiquity "meditatio" referred to the simple memorization and recital of texts, not that fancy-schmancy off-putting esoterica that "meditation" can mean today.