Donald R. McClarey

Thought For the Day

Hattip to Amanda Servello.   Clovis was a chieftain of the Franks in the late fifth and early sixth centuries.  He laid the framework for Frankish domination of Gaul and is the Father of France.  A pagan, he was converted

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Guido

  The Vatican announced today a new position:  Papal Bouncer.  The first official Papal Bouncer will be Brother Guido Teppista, a member of the order of the Guardians of the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch.  No more will popes have

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Donald R. McClarey

An American in Paris

Something for the weekend.  An American in Paris (1928).  One of the deathless masterpieces completed by George Gershwin in a brief life of 38 years.  If there is anything to the concept of alternate realities, I hope in one of

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