Monday, December 25, 2023

Touched by the untamed beauty of wild flowers

Almost every person, from childhood, has been touched by the untamed beauty of wild flowers. 
~Lady Bird Johnson


The Associated Press’ David Bauder with “Why Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ became so popular 

The recent disgraceful displays by the presidents of Harvard, Penn, and MIT serve as a useful reminder that fools with fancy degrees presume to rule us. Why submit when we could point and laugh instead?

When their preferred educational institutions came up in conversation, government workers sounded like ancient Egyptians stringing together parts of their godhead. Instead of “Amon-Ra,” they would utter sounds like “Harvard-Yale-Princeton.”

Learning to dislike credentialed people: It’s easier than you think!