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Small Potatoes

When we’re inside together, my son is almost constantly coming to me, looking for personal attention because he’s bored with his toys. Outside, he’s not clingy in that way.

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The Tedious Mortality

There is enough interesting material about the Black Death of medieval Eurasia to fill several books. I would have loved to have read more about the contemporary and subsequent folklore about the plague, for instance. Yet, John Kelly seems to have avoided such rich areas of material. For that reason, I suggest that people interested in the history of the plague avoid The Great Mortality.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?

Fight the Republican beast!