Stop Enabling Québec’s Islamophobia

"Laïcité" sounds like a straightforward, even desirable, concept—until you understand its hypocrisy and witness its very intentional consequences. French culture is one of the wonders of the world. I can't think of any other which can claim such mastery in every endeavor, from food and wine, to fashion, to literature, art and music, capped with … Continue reading Stop Enabling Québec’s Islamophobia

I’m Just So Very Much NOT Hysterical About Notre-Dame de Paris

Let's burn the rest of them down, too. Please—don't pray for us. YES, GENTLE READERS, TODAY'S THEME IS "disasters, real or imagined" and to kick off, I must apologize for my absence from these bloggy parts during the last few weeks. You know how much I crave your attention, and the very quickest among you … Continue reading I’m Just So Very Much NOT Hysterical About Notre-Dame de Paris