The Beginning of this Particular End

Today we are “achieving” a daily infection rate of 125,000 per day across the USA. Much of this is due to the persistent belief that the vaccines or even the process of regular vaccinations in general are unnecessary or even a politically driven agenda with a nefarious objective. It’s an exceptionally tired refrain at thisContinue reading “The Beginning of this Particular End”

What we Choose to Believe L’HERMITAGE COVIDE – A Covid 19 Diary – 8.16.2020

August and COVID is raging unabated in the US. In my estimation this is due to two facets of the contemporary American psyche: a willingness to believe what we choose in the face of contravening science and the undisciplined nature of a society jealous of its hedonistic privilege. I can understand the hedonism. Get tooContinue reading “What we Choose to Believe L’HERMITAGE COVIDE – A Covid 19 Diary – 8.16.2020”

Romping Through Scotland the Brave

I think if I was asked to identify a hikers paradise I’d have to say it’s the Highlands of Scotland. As you can see in the below picture, the northern two thirds are considered Highlands. Historically, the lowlands were thought to be populated by the effete nobility of England and are not “true” Scots! IContinue reading “Romping Through Scotland the Brave”