Thursday, August 11, 2011

Henry Fairlie's The Idiocy of Urban Life or The Cow's Revenge

The late Henry Fairlie was a British born essayist who wrote in the New Republic. A man of biting wit, he wrote the following essay, which is one of my favorites:

The Idiocy of Urban Life Or The Cow's Revenge.

Interesting reading, and a lot of interesting commentary in the article.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011

French Frigate Shoals

A website about the bird refuge on French Frigate Shoals. This was the location of an obscure U.S. Navy base during WWII. It's still extremely remote. Interesting to see what it looks like today.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011