Entries from December 2007

The New Guy at the NY Times: None other than William Kristol!

Published on December 30th, 2007 by Malachi

I just saw the announcement today: on January 7th the New York Times gets a new columnist –William Kristol! Yes, that is the same William-Son-of-Irving-Kristol who has been the most dependable Four-legs-Good, Two-Legs-Bad flak at The Weekly Standard since it began. In my ongoing education of myself, and my wish to know what The Right […]

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An unexpected Christmas Day cure for my bad back….

Published on December 27th, 2007 by Malachi

On Christmas Day I had two invitations –one to an Upper East side 11.30 am Brunch of a friend who is a writer and a birder (last year was lots of fun meeting all her Central Park birder pals) and the second, across the park to the Upper West side, to dinner with some friends. […]

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A philosophical question for you: “Why did the Egg-Worker traverse the highway?”

Published on December 25th, 2007 by Malachi

A friend forwarded me a piece on the question: “Why did the chicken cross the road?” with answers purporting to come from such individuals as Dr. Phil and Oprah et al. George Bush even. I admit: it was diverting enough. I suppose. But even as I read it, something inside me was saying –wait a […]

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