Long periods of peace and quiet favor certain optical illusions. Among them is the assumption that the invulnerability of the home is founded upon the Constitution and safe-guarded by it. In reality, it rests upon the father of the family who, accompanied by his sons, appears with an ax on the threshold of his dwelling. -- Ernst Junger
Sunday, December 14, 2008
The way things used to be
Sure, it's convenient to make one stop at Walmart and get everything from groceries to an oil change. But we've given up something special for that.