“Well, I am afraid I can’t help you, Lestrade,” said Holmes. “The fact is that I knew this fellow Milverton, that I considered him one of the most dangerous men in London, and that I think there are certain crimes which the law cannot touch, and which therefore, to some extent, justify private revenge. No,… Continue reading ‘Elementary’ Justice?
Once upon a time, two Buddhist monks, one young and one old, traveled from their temple in the mountains down to the nearest little town in the foothills of the Himalayas, to beg for alms. As they entered the peaceful valley with rice fields all around, they came to a wide river, by the side… Continue reading The Girl On Your Back
“Once you start carrying your own suitcase, paying your own bills, running your own show, you’ve done something to yourself that makes you one of those women men like to call ‘a pal’ and ‘a good sport,’ the kind of woman they tell their troubles to. But you’ve cut yourself off from the orchids and… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: From the Last of the Red-Hot Mamas
“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” Hebrews 13:2 Full disclosure: This is actually my second post with a title rather like this. The first one was penned on November 22, 2014, and was among the first dozen or so posts I’ve written during my tenure here (approaching 200 as of today).… Continue reading Occasional Quote of the Day: Entertaining Angels