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"It profits me but little that a vigilant authority always protects the tranquillity of my pleasures and constantly averts all dangers from my path, without my care or concern, if this same authority is the absolute master of my liberty and my life."
--Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America
Friday, October 26, 2012
Bon Voyage, Mom!
The Regular Grandma, age 82, leaves tomorrow for Buenos Aires, and then on to Antarctica, the only continent she hasn't visited yet. Why not?