From nearly the very beginning, I envisioned The Sundries Shack as a place into which I could eventually invite other writers to share the space I’d created. Today, I get to share not just one, but two very good writers with you all.
Archive for May, 2012
With a tanking economy and gas prices that are all over the place, families are having to scale back this year in a big way. I hear it all the time–”We just cannot afford to travel! Gas and hotel prices have gotten out of hand!” Gas prices I cannot help you with, hotel prices I [...]
Have you ever read something that was the emotional or intellectual equivalent of a punch in the gut from a large and angry man named Knuckles? It doesn’t happen to me often, but when it does, I do my best to figure out exactly why what I read affected me so profoundly. Also, I like [...]
Sadao Munemori was a hero, who loved his country to an extent we can not measure. He was American, born in Glendale, CA to parents who immigrated from Japan in the 1920s. When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Munemori’s family were sent to the Manzanar internment camp. Munemori didn’t become bitter. He wanted to fight. [...]
As Jimmie has already so eloquently pointed out, yesterday was Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day, and–as expected–the conservative blogging community came together in a truly amazing way. Reading the stories that emerged yesterday was not as shocking to me as it may have been to many who live outside the realm of the political [...]
Today is “Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day” and I’m doing my part. To be perfectly honest, I’d rather not write another post about lying felon Brett Kimberlin beyond the two I’ve already written, but it’s important that I do. I know what you may be saying to yourself right now. “Jimmie, lying felon Brett [...]
“My first thought was, he lied in every word, That hoary cripple, with malicious eye Askance to watch the working of his lie On mine, and mouth scarce able to afford Suppression of the glee that pursed and scored Its edge, at one more victim gained thereby.” – Robert Browning, Childe Roland to the Dark [...]