Monthly Archives: December 2015

RUPERTSLAND

THE CONTRARIAN   It has been said that History cannot be written until at least 50 years passes, and 300 years is better, to avoid the prejudices and opinions of the writer. This is strikingly illustrated in one of my … Continue reading

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‘TWAS THE SECOND NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

THE CONTRARIAN {this is a rerun, but I am kind of proud of it.  merry Christmas}  *  *  *  * Joe Carpenter was sitting out by the barbecue on his lanai, nursing a beer, and trying to figure out why … Continue reading

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MSG IS KILLING ME

THE CONTRARIAN   No, that’s not a new country song; I am talking about the food additive famously found in Chinese food. Which I am sensitive to, and which I have recently learned is also found pretty much everywhere. Here … Continue reading

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