Entries from April 2009

Enter: Ross Douthat, the new right-wing columnist for the NYTimes. Let’s see if he can do a better job than Bill Kristol.

Published on April 28th, 2009 by Malachi

Today, Tuesday, we have the debut column of Ross Douthat as the right-wing columnist at the New York Times. His column will appear on Tuesdays. He is a younger guy, who has been strongly –and I sense without knowing too much about him– insightfully critical of the Republican/Conservative who are coming across as more and […]

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The Morel of The Story; The Theology of Mycology. (Garden Notes/Poems, 4.24.09)

Published on April 25th, 2009 by Malachi

A Morel. [] One single solitary morel. Into my garden –that has proved FULL of magickal mycology, and wild mushroom surprises– it came –for the first time– last Sunday, A Morel. [] A mysterious morel. How did I manage to notice it, in its dark place mostly concealed underneath a large overhanging planter? But I […]

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Notice: Maira Kalman and “The Pursuit of Happiness” in today’s (4.24.09) New York Times.

Published on April 24th, 2009 by Malachi

Heads-up: Don’t miss Maira Kalman in today’s NYT. She will be presenting her series, “The Pursuit of Happiness” on the last Friday of the month, for the next 5 (I believe) months. http://kalman.blogs.nytimes.com/ I’m sure I’m not the first person to wonder if “pursuit” ever means “catching up with”. This time I was moved to […]

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