Who reads this blog? This May will begin “Write Away’s” twelfth year, so I’m curious about its audience. Some subscribers have been with me almost the full time. The site has never gone viral but its readers seem to be loyal. Few have unsubscribed while visitor numbers gro
On March 11, 1483, Charles VIII (the l’Affable) became king of France. Only a handful of historians will remember the fact. Far worse, to my thinking, is that a smaller number will note I published my first blog, March 24, 2010. Even so, I feel chuffed about the 9 year accom
I am sick of Facebook. I’m tired of its cutesy messages. I don’t want to celebrate the fact that Rudolf Valentino and I have been friends for 3 days. Nor do I want reports on the number of “likes” my comments receive in a week. Frankly, Facebook, I don’t give a damn.
Publishing a blog is like blowing bubbles. You never know what direction your thoughts will take or when one of them is going to pop. Certainly, Lyle Denniston of Yahoo News stirred up a lot of bubbles the other day, when he wrote about the use of Presidential Executive Power under th