Sex in the Modern Age

On the Field or on the Shag Carpet, Watch Out for These Fouls

Image by Simona Robová from Pixabay

Offensive holding

Defensive holding

Clipping


Fiction

Freedoms often collide, creating accidental martyrs in modern American

Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, PA. Photo by Lanis Rossi, used with permission.


Never listen to rock and roll lyrics

Photo by Trinity Kubassek from Pexels


The Appeal and the Tragedy of the South

The Sinking of The Sir Walter Scott represents a way of life that was based on medieval myths.

What makes the South so fond of its past?


Nathaniel Philbrick’s “In The Hurricane’s Eye”

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbull, depicts the British surrendering Benjamin Lincoln, flanked by French (left) and American troops. Oil on canvas, 1820. Link.


Travel. Western Europe. Germany.

I promised God — “If you help me, I won’t do stupid stuff anymore!”

Schloss Neuschwanstein in Bavaria, Germany. Photo by Lanis Rossi.

August 29, 1990. Geneva to Munich. Day 12


Wharton’s “The House of Mirth” and Willa Cather’s “A Lost Lady”

Upper-class NYC and a dying train station in the West are locations for women finding a “voice.” Photos by Lanis Rossi.


The influence of Coleridge’s masterpiece on the young Mary Shelley

The Jungfrau in the Swiss Alps. Victor Frankenstein comes from a wealthy Genevan family. Photo by Lanis Rossi.

Walter Bowne

Walter Bowne writes humor and some serious stuff on family, education, gardening, literature, and craft beer. His work has appeared in over forty publications.

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