Comfort is Expensive

by baldilocks Hot news flash, yes? I don’t know. People accumulate money for reasons, with comfort being among them. But the implication in this Guardian piece is that there is something wrong with purchasing insulation against the Special Hell that is LAX. The guiltiest pleasure at Los Angeles international airport’s (LAX) new private terminal for the … Continue reading Comfort is Expensive

The fake split in the Catholic Church

I'm not old enough to remember Vatican II.  As I grew up, I sometimes heard people talk about a "Latin Mass," but I never attended one until well after I graduated college.  That's when I started teaching Catechism at our local church, and in order to make sure I could answer 9th grader questions, I … Continue reading The fake split in the Catholic Church

Some Simple Reminders about PC/Computer Security

4th Doctor: Scringe stone found in a dead man's pocket? A lost mine? A phony map. Are people still falling for that old guff? I mean, are they? 1st Romana: You mean you didn't believe his story? 4th Doctor:  No. 1st Romana: But he had such an honest face. 4th Doctor: Romana, you can't be … Continue reading Some Simple Reminders about PC/Computer Security