Well, it’s time for a summary of some of the highlights of the web this week:
- Putting the cat back in the bag: The Dutch have always been at the vanguard of liberal social policies — but are finding they’re not quite so easy to undue after they’re in place: Changing Patterns in Social Fabric Test Netherlands’ Liberal Identity
- Admiral Fluckey passes away: I began reading about his submarine exploits in WWII after hearing of his death: nothing short of amazing. Rear Adm. Eugene B. Fluckey; Commanded Submarine Attacks on Japanese Shipping.
- Why Elephants Should Wear Condoms: Seattle elephant’s death linked to herpes.
- Fear of Flying: If you have acrophobia, it’s best to pass on this one: Flight nurse tells how he survived window blowout.
- Hitchcock movie techniques: If you’re a fan of the genius of Alfred Hitchcock, as I am, you’ll find this review of his plot and cinematography techniques interesting: How to turn your boring movie into a Hitchcock thriller. (HT Maggie’s Farm)
- The Market is Dead: Looking for a new home? Got a great place for ya — but garlic and crucifix recommended. Castle for sale: Previous owner among the undead.
- A beautiful death: An oxymoron? Read this touching series of posts, and decide for yourself:
My mother is dying.
A beautiful death
Eulogy for my mother.
Well, that’s all for now. God bless, and have a great week.