La Fiesta Brava

The Great Manolete “He died killing and he killed dying!” I recently watched “A Matador’s Mistress”, with Adrien Brody and Penelope Cruz . . . a wonderful little film, beware of nasty reviews. It gives us a window into the life of the great...

R.I.P. Paul Walker

An American Hero 1973—2013 Paul Walker was an unconventional American hero, in the best sense of the word. A “Made for the 21st Century” knight in shining armor. And if not a movie star then who? Politician, Businessman, or Religious Leader . . . doubtful....

A Fallen World

Society Tumble, Tumbling Down . . . A few words Society as we know it is an elaborate scheme designed to limit people’s potential and control them through fear. Because of the way the infection begins, we don’t have a chance to reject its intrusion. As young children...

Unpacking Boccacio—

Ode to a Florentine Or . . . Requiem for a lost world Our Italian friend Boccaccio wrote of the contemporary world he inhabited, a world in much the same condition as the one we currently occupy. You might recall Baccaccio lived through the plague of 1348; history...