I'm sure many of you have seen the news, and I don't mean to turn this blog into a news ticker, but what a jolt — in the best way possible — to click on the Huffington Post site right now and see, in big capital letters,
Underneath, like inverted icing on the cake:
SCALIA EXPLODES. SECOND STRAIGHT DAY.
A happy day to all of you. I'm working on formatting another posting to put up today, a piece a reader has sent me. As I mentioned to you several days ago, today is the 67th anniversary of my parents' wedding, and would be my brother Simpson's 64th birthday, if he were still alive.
A day of memories for me, and now a day to celebrate even more!
(It goes without saying that my jubilation is mixed with grief today on this day of Rev. Clementa Pinckney's funeral.)