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Spring, More or Less…

Spring has arrived this year with a parching drought in the South West, a staggering number of tornados – one a mile wide – and massive flood waters rolling down the Mississippi. These are known as “acts of God.” Of course, that’s a legal definition and may reveal less about God than about lawyers. Others might say those things were just examples of what Mother Nature can do when she gets pissed. The Politically Correct Speech Police would probably get after you for that line. In any case, spring has other manifestations and that’s our excuse for posting this photo.

Apple Orchard - Spring 2011

More Notes

Tim Carmody, in his excellent piece, "How Haiti Became Poor", notes that President Trump's racist policies and vulgar language have sullied the word "shithole" which used to be one of the all-time great swear words. He's right. It's another terrible power this careless President wields.