It's cold outside, so time to dream of a warm place. Here's Sarah Vaughan singing "Moon Over Miami".
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
No need to impeach Trump. North Korea has already sentenced him to death.
“The worst crime for which he can never be pardoned is that he dared malignantly hurt the dignity of the supreme leadership of the DPRK,” an editorial by North Korea’s state-run newspaper Rodong Sinmun read. “Trump, who is no more than an old slave of money, dared point an accusing finger at the sun. He should know that he is just a hideous criminal sentenced to death by the Korean people.”North Korea is a festering sore on humanity, but it's still hard not to laugh at its government's pretensions.
If you catch a Scrabble player cheating, you don't pull out a Derringer and shoot him; you get him banned.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Sunday, November 12, 2017
Mrs. Paco and I drove down to North Carolina this weekend to visit my father, Old Paco, who is 89 and ailing. It was a good visit, and O.P., though very frail, was perfectly lucid and communicative. His biggest debility, in his opinion (and I tend to agree), is his blindness, which has been total for around five years. A pity in any circumstances, but doubly so, given the beautiful view from the front of his house: