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December 28, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

  Late in the afternoon of the day before the final day of elk season I parked the truck and trailer above Blue Jay Creek north of Krall’s ranch and rode into the mountains against a cold wind and the lowering sun. In spite of having been kicked on the cannon bone in her off… Read More

More at Sea; Arrival at Southampton Docks a Half-mile from where Titanic Sailed

December 22, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson


The Real Neoliberals

December 21, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

The events surrounding the British general election on December 12 and the impeachment of President Trump last week greatly clarify the political situation in the Western so-called democratic countries–the so-called Anglosphere most of all perhaps– at the end of the first two decades of the 21st century. Just as the interior of the modern cruise… Read More

Home From the Sea

December 20, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

My apologies to subscribers for the silence of the past week. WiFi aboard ship was unable to handle photos and videos, and in London we lost contact entirely with Verizon. Below are pictures of the North Atlantic Ocean in mid-December, as Queen Mary 2 rode out a week of gales and one violent storm. At… Read More

Shipboard Today

December 12, 2019
Author: Chilton Williamson

The modern passenger liner is very different from the ship of yesterday. For one thing, she is not referred to by the general public as “she,” which some people have even claimed to be “sexist.” For another, passengers are now referred to by the owners of shipping lines as “guests,” which is stupid, untrue, and… Read More