Daily Archives: July 18, 2012

Tim Pawlenty’s Courage to Stand 10: GAMC

I finished Tim Pawlenty’s Courage to Stand. There were a variety of interesting items in my latest reading of this book.  First, I appreciated Pawlenty’s distinction between radical Muslims and other Muslims, in light of the tendency of a large … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Health Care, Little House, Political Philosophy, Politics, Radio, Television

Boswell on Same-Sex Unions Throughout the World

I started John Boswell’s Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe.  In my latest reading, Boswell argues that there were same-sex unions in the Greco-Roman world.  There was heterosexual matrimony, of course, and that pertained to such issues as property.  But, according … Continue reading

Posted in History

Donald Sobol and Stephen Covey

Donald Sobol and Stephen Covey have passed on.  Sobol was the author of the Encyclopedia Brown series, and Covey wrote The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and other books. I first learned about Encyclopedia Brown in the fourth grade.  … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Deaths, Life, School