Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

Book Review: Brother Cadfael’s Penance

Brother Cadfael’s Penance, by Ellis Peters “It is enough,” said Abbot Radulfus. “Get up now, and come with your brothers into the choir.” So ends the last novel of the Brother Cadfael series [1], a novel written while its author … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal For The Development Of Rail Infrastructure In The United States

One of the chief facts that bothered me about the recent fatal train derailment in Philadelphia of an Amtrak train was the fact that the train derailed when going at the pitifully slow speed of slightly more than 100 mph. … Continue reading

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