While We Were Away
Back from a few days in Faulkner Country; the heat was unrelenting, but the region still has its charms, despite a daytime heat index that hovered around 110. Unfortunately, I had little time for sightseeing or a trip to Rowan Oak; this was a working vacation, devoted to painting and landscaping around the family home. Between various chores, I kept monitoring developments in the Middle East--describing them as dramatic would be an understatement. History will record that Israeli PM Ehud Olmert literally snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, and we will all pay a price for his transgressions. More to follow.