The other day the Mistress of the Manor was relaying some interesting information about laundry. Okay, maybe not interesting, but informative, if you’re into that kind of thing. She began to explain how often a woman should wash a blouse, pants, even those frilly unmentionables, all according to the laundry experts assembled to discuss this important matter on a morning talk show.
My column today is about a man I feel is hanging among such notables as Hitler and Idi Amin in the level of Hell set aside for the worst of the worst. This level is so bad that Dante didn’t even include it in the Divine Comedy. The man is Fred Phelps, the hate-mongering leader of Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) in Topeka, Kan.Before I go any further, it should be noted that Westboro Baptist Church is Baptist in name only. Both the Baptist World Alliance and the Southern Baptist...
Who likes festivals? Okay, judging by the waving of hands and screaming, I think I can say that most all of you do. Yes, a festival can raise the spirits, bring joy to the heart and, in some cases, leave you wondering where you left your pants. But, hey, it’s a festival!So with that in mind, let’s look at some festivals that take place around this great country. One that caught my eye is Eeyore’s Birthday Party in Austin, Tex., which takes place on April 26. You k...
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