Archive for July 25th, 2009

A Man Named Pearl (2009-7-25)

“What I like about the man is he’s a philosopher.” – Augustus McRay, Lonesome Dove. I wrote yesterday of my lunch conversation with Jim Allen.  Today I want to record my memories of my second philosophical encounter of the day. After lunch, I rendezvoused with some of the family and we made the two-hour trek […]

A Friendly Lunch (2009-7-25)

“What I like about the man is he’s a philosopher.” – Augustus McRay, Lonesome Dove Today I visited with two remarkable men.  Each of them is a modern philosopher in his own right, though I suspect it’s unlikely either would warm to that description.  I enjoyed both of these visits immensely and want to use […]