I hope you’ve missed me.  I missed writing for you.  A combination of a cold, increased responsibilities at school, and a five days of travel-conference have kept me away from the keyboard.   So once again I try to keep it going regularly.  We’ll see.

Meanwhile, a nugget of wisdom for all those who wonder how our leaders(?) can continue to pursue failed policies and doctrines:

“Do you not know, my son, with how little wisdom the world is governed?

Not much has changed in this regard in the four hundred years since Axel Oxensteirna wrote these words.