Something ugly happened yesterday so I ended up hiding in the Bat Cave all evening, knitting, and watching Hitler documentaries

According to the diary of Hitler's personal doctor, Hitler suffered from "colossal flatulence." Imagine having all the details of your private life laid bare to the likes of me as my knitting needles go click-clack, click-clack? Of course, Hitler has been dead since 1945 so he can hardly feel any humiliation now. And my knitting needles don't really going click-clack because I'm using needles made of bamboo and I'm a mediocre knitter so there's a lot of stopping to count stitches and rip out rows. In my fantasies, however, my knitting does go click-clack, click-clack....more

Persephone rising in a clever "Little Book"

What a wonderful read, "The Little Book" by Selden Edwards. Finished it last night, apparently it took Edwards 4 decades to get it published and finish it properly but wow, well worth the wait.  ...more

The Holocaust: My Visit to Dachau, a Concentration Camp

Last Week, someone asked me the question, "What is the most memorable place you've ever been?" For me, it occured on July 5, 1995. I know the exact date, because it was the day after my 18th birthday. The place: Dachau Nazi Concentration Camp. (Survivors on Liberation Day: April 29, 1945) ...more