Politics: Wasn’t it Always a Wild and Crazy Sport?

  It’s the end of the presidential election season.   Most of us feel relieved about that, but very nervous about the results.  It feels like we’re on the verge of civil war, there are so many angry people on both sides.  And no matter who wins, there are going to be some very bitter people who … Continue reading Politics: Wasn’t it Always a Wild and Crazy Sport?

E. Clampus Vitus: Historians who like to drink, or drinkers who like history?

Just who are the Clampers? Well, they are a good argument for something I’ve been told all my life - that men will be boys.  They are historians who like to drink, or drinkers who like history - no one is sure which, not even the members of this offbeat group of oddballs.   For … Continue reading E. Clampus Vitus: Historians who like to drink, or drinkers who like history?