Donald R. McClarey

Fifteen Below Zero

      Well, the new year has dawned in Central Illinois with the temperature a balmy fifteen degrees below zero.  For those in Celsius lands, that is about negative 26 Celsius.  The temperature here is thirteen degrees colder than

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Donald R. McClarey

Mary Our Contemporary

“Mother of God,” the wanderer said, “I am but a common king, Nor will I ask what saints may ask, To see a secret thing. “The gates of heaven are fearful gates Worse than the gates of hell; Not I

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Donald R. McClarey

Dune Open Thread

Clan McClarey, as usual, spent New Year’s Eve watching Dune (1984), a film so bad that it has become a cult classic.   Prior to watching the film we watched the 2000 miniseries on Dune.  It is far superior to

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