A Brief Reprieve

Normally, we can all relate to this “caution” meme. But despite it being April 15 (“tax day” in the United States), it isn’t this year — because it’s a Saturday. But it’s not Monday, either: Washington D.C. celebrates Emancipation Day (anything for a holiday for workers there!) That is normally April 16, but that’s a Sunday, … See the Meme

Death and Taxes

And what do you know: the world is a lot less civilized than in his time. Holmes retired from the Court at the age of 90 years, making him the oldest Justice in the Supreme Court’s history. No, that’s not the “death” part of the title. See yesterday’s item for that.