If yesterday (Monday) was a disjointed Mel Brooks movie for Marilyn, today was almost a Frank Capra film by comparison. Yesterday, Marilyn was bumped myriad times, from 1130am to 5pm for a scheduled pacemaker implant and inflation of collapsed lungs. Marilyn went without food from Sunday evening through late yesterday afternoon because of the pending … Continue reading UPDATE: MARILYN-A GOOD TUESDAY!
Imperium, by Robert Harris Random House Sep 7, 2010 Fiction - 496 pages It's déjà vu all over again as we travel back with author Robert Harris to Republican Rome just before it became Imperial Rome. In America, in 2013, we complain about corruption. We wonder about conspiracies. We brood darkly on the failure of government to address … Continue reading POLITICS AND CORRUPTION IN ROME — IMPERIUM, ROBERT HARRIS