Category Archives: Journal

Sharing more about me, less about (almost) everything else.

Death, Orders, and a War Crimes Trial in Ukraine

(From BBC News, used w/o permission.) I hadn’t planned on doing another “Ukraine” post for quite a while. But this news item caught my attention: “Russian soldier pleads guilty in first war crimes trial of Ukraine conflict” Sarah Rainsford, BBC … Continue reading

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Learning From History: It’s an Option

(From Wikipedia, used w/o permission.) From 1803 to 1806, Napoleon Bonaparte was defending France from the United Kingdom, the Holy Roman Empire, the Russian Empire, Naples, Sicily and Sweden. Or being thwarted in his dreams of conquest. At any rate, … Continue reading

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I’m Back! — So are Comments and ‘Likes’

I spent most of this week on a voyage of discovery — nifty metaphor, that — which ended with A Catholic Citizen in America finally complying with Electronic Frontier Foundation’s dream of personal freedoms and online civil liberties. In other … Continue reading

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I’ll be Back, or, Resolving Technical Issues (Maybe)

It’s been well over a month since anybody’s been able to comment on posts here. And I’ve been getting increasingly frustrated. At least partly because I’ve been using increasingly-outdated software and services. That’s the not-so-good news. The good news is … Continue reading

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