Monthly Archives: February 2013

And the winner is . . .

Nobody.  No one entered the MBD contest.  But I did get a few complaints about the contest’s “real name rule.” Per my posting guidelines, I tolerate anonymous posts unless the poster is

The Man, the Boy, and the Donkey; and A Most Pleasant and Diverting Contest

Do you know this fable?  It’s attributed to Aesop.  Here’s the Harvard Classics version: A Man and his son were once going with their Donkey to market. As they were walking along

The Groundhog’s Epiphany

What does it feel like to see the world as a materialist, to believe (sorry, to “know”) that you are always, at every second of your single random lucky dice existence, one