A little Saturday reading

I’m always scouring the internet for interesting reads, but I didn’t think I’d come across something by a speechwriter for former Defense Secretary James Mattis on …

… how today’s obsessive selfie-takers could learn something from Rembrandt on this, the 350th anniversary of his death.

But sometimes you find stuff.

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There are awful people in every generation … really

“Did you get the letter?”

“Did you READ it?”

This, to a student who had missed a mandatory meeting that was cleverly called the “mandatory meeting” and was now complaining she couldn’t get what she wanted … because she hadn’t read what you were supposed to do if you missed the mandatory meeting.

I’m guessing she was a college sophomore, so she was probably 19, maybe 20. I chalked it up as another on the list of what “kids these days” do.

I, who was all of 23.

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