Curmudgeonly indifference

If prevailing conditions are not to the rocket launcher's liking or its systems are treated without due delicacy, the Manticore has been known to malfunction in a most wilful manner. Storm Eagle Rockets deviate wildly off-course, fall uselessly out of the air, or simply ignore the depression of launch runes with curmudgeonly indifference Nonattitudes are usually taken as a sign of the average citizens' indifference to politics, but they may also point to the absence of a serious debate among elites The sky, however, maintains a curmudgeonly grey aspect, the layer of cloud reluctant to reveal the deep blue that I can see in tiny patches here and there. The birds know it's spring too - they show a blithe indifference to the present woes of mankind, and are busy building nests, fighting, courting, feeding and, best of all, singing

2 posts published by curmudgeonlylibrarian during August 2017. This is the second of a two-part series; here is the link to part 1.. In my last post, I wrote about the state that many marriages find themselves in, that of the Indifferent Muddle.In this condition, husband and wife plod through their married life with a growing indifference in how they live in their marriages, since the marriage. Infirm, curmudgeonly, intellectual. The estate revolves around his whims. ELENA ANDREEVNA (his Wife) to play mid 20's- early 30's: Beautiful, alluring, and inhibited. Covers her vulnerability with indifference. Along with her husband she upsets the status quo of life on the estate Koby Franco is a curmudgeonly cab driver who expresses indifference at the possibility that his estranged father might be dead. After spending much of the book with his father's girlfriend who insists that he was a good person (and his other relatives, who think Koby is too hard on him) and finding out he may very well be dead, Koby softens up. That indifference hasn't stopped Apple fanboys from talking my ear off, though, especially after I finally got my first smartphone: a Nexus 6, a model that was already a year old by the time I.

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Call it adolescent angst, attitude, or indifference, but whatever it is that turns a once sweet kid vacationer into ostensibly miserable travel companions, I promise you it's just a phase, and the best thing to do is not take it personally Deciding not to question whether Mac's mom was capable of showing any emotion other than curmudgeonly indifference, Dennis spoke up. Ladies, he said, Mac is going to show you the nursery where your specific skill sets are very much needed A church in California has blasphemed the Christian message by displaying an installation showing the Holy Family as refugees. Predictably, there have been objections on the grounds that modern immigrants murder people, quite unlike the Saviour who committed genocide only in His heart. The installation is apparently based on a bizarre misreading of Matthew 25 xxxv, which finds Jesus bragging. This week, I've been reading the papers from the 1976 Dublin Seminar on Puritan Gravestone Art.In general, the essays are good and thought-provoking, especially David Hall's curmudgeonly contributions, in which he expresses doubt about pretty much all of the other contributors' conclusions

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Bad Theology. Text for today: Romans 9 xviii-xxiv. St Paul asserts that God has mercy on whomever He wills, and hardens whomever He wills. Paul quotes God's boast that He hardened Pharaoh's heart in order to kill more Egyptians and thereby ensure the proclamation of His power. Since he is addressing Gentile converts as well as Jews, Paul alters. Curmudgeonly Collection of Debate Resources. The Curmudgeon's Guide to Opposing Creationism. A Few Questions for Creationists. The Lessons of Tiktaalik. Debating Creationists: The Big Lie. Debating Creationists is Dumber Than Creationism. Creationism and Racism. Racism, Eugenics, and Darwin. Morality, Evolution, and Darwin. But They'll Behave. My partner Kitty, who supported him brilliantly, after his death came across haiku he had written for my recent 70th birthday, an event he had publicly reacted to with indifference. They were curmudgeonly but with a hint of affection - as to be expected Frasier may feign indifference to the criticism of others, but when he gets a pointed critique of his show from a local celebrity journalist, he feels a need to retaliate. All it simply read was, I hate Frasier Crane, and Frasier simply had to know what he meant by those scathing words

Letter #1,079: Solid Science in the Bible. Posted on 16-May-2021 | 7 Comments. T his one is a column rather than a letter, but it fits nicely into our collection. It appears in the Lewiston Tribune of Lewiston, Idaho, which is where our last letter was found. That town is loaded talent IMDb 4.8 2006 18+. Watch with Prime. 12 Hours to Live. 18 year old Amy is kidnapped by a deranged gunman wanted for the murder of an FBI Agent and FBI Agent Megan is hot on his trail. When it's learned that Amy is a type-1 diabetic, Megan must once again confront the man who violently killed her partner to save Amy The idea of best cemetery may sound a bit grim, but there's nothing gloomy about Glenwood. It's just as much of a tranquil park and beautiful place to visit as it is a spot to bury loved ones

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All in the Family featured the curmudgeonly Archie Bunker. Archie was television's most famous grouch, blunt, blustering, straightforward and untouched by the PC crowd. He was the archetype of the conservative male. Michael desprately tried to reeducate him, but he persisted in his breviloquence Miscellaneous curmudgeonly comments. A graceful taunt is worth a thousand insults. - - - Louis Nizer. A steaming pile of clichés and screaming unlikelihoods. - - - Jessica Winters (about the movie Hostage) As entertaining as watching a potato bake. - - - Marc Savlov (about the movie, Taxi INDICATE INDIFFERENCE 'INDICATE INDIFFERENCE' is a 20 letter phrase starting with I and ending with E Crossword clues for 'INDICATE INDIFFERENCE' This week, I've been reading the papers from the 1976 Dublin Seminar on Puritan Gravestone Art.In general, the essays are good and thought-provoking, especially David Hall's curmudgeonly contributions, in which he expresses doubt about pretty much all of the other contributors' conclusions

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Jonathan Self, brother of novelist Will, revealed in a memoir that as a teenager he had an affair with a married woman. It was later alleged that she was Lady Freud, wife of Sir Clement The joy of learning, of developing, creating, becoming interested and excited in really getting to know the complexities of a subject, and imparting one's expertise - such things have vanished from our national discourse. The future of schools is being debated by people who, too often, have never taught a lesson or who loved teaching so.

Roots is the most important scripted program in broadcast network history. It aired across eight consecutive nights in January 1977 — a go-for-broke gesture by ABC, which made the mini-series. Bob Willis, 71, died last December from prostate cancer. His wife Lauren Clark, 52, has given her first interview since his death. Willis was one of the stars of England's 1981 Ashes series As we all know, a curmudgeonly exterior like Ove's serves only one purpose in a film: to be slowly defused and dismantled until the audience learns to see through his prickly side to find the more. Check her Twitter for curmudgeonly criticisms. And while the Mando himself is a great character, a deeply conflicted individual veiled in stoic indifference, he's not the aspect of the show. A curmudgeonly biologist (Robert Longstreet) and his slacker graduate students (Whitmer Thomas & Zach Weintraub) muddle their way through a summer research project. Deep in the Appalachian woods, they encounter a group of mystical backpackers who disrupt their lives in beautiful and surprising ways

Find 69 ways to say EFFICIENT, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus Since I left my original blog years ago, many things have changed and some have remained the same. My love for Rochester and the many iterations of him in TV and film throughout history is unalterable, which is why I couldn't wait even a week to publish this post after just having finished ranking the Jane Eyre adaptations.What has changed, however, is the technology at my disposal that I didn.

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The Enduring Style Of Aaron Sorkin. With his signature writing style, eye for drama (and melodrama), and a continued championing of intellect and wit, award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin returns to the silver screen with Molly's Game, his directorial debut. Both beloved and reviled, Sorkin's writing has over the years been either impressive. On Golden Pond, adapted as a film by Ernest Thompson and starring Katharine Hepburn and Henry Fonda, was produced and distributed by Universal Pictures (1981) Ethel, Chelsea, and Billy go for a quick canoe ride, and Billy asks Norman if it is acceptable for him to share a bed with Chelsea while they are there Synonyms for negative include rejecting, refusing, contradictory, dissenting, dissentient, contrary, opposing, opposed, denying and anti-. Find more similar words at.

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  1. 20 out of 10 This is a truly wonderful story about a wartime evacuee and a curmudgeonly carpenter Tom Oakley. The boy (William Beech) is billeted with Tom and it is immediately apparent that he has serious issues when he wets his bed on the first night. William is illiterate and frightened but somehow the two find solace in each others loneliness
  2. His indifference to plot reached its most flagrant expression in Against the Day and Gravity's Rainbow, Maxine's father, a curmudgeonly intellectual approximately Pynchon's age, seems to.
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  4. She settled down and pulled the blanket up over herself, smiling at the curmudgeonly doctor and his poorly attempted portrayal of indifference. She knew he cared. For the first time tonight, she thought of Spock. If she did join, would she run into him? She was equal parts hopeful and terrified. Starfleet was a big organization
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  6. Please be assured, his curmudgeonly view of the Blue and the Gray is meant to entertain, not inflame. The most productive response for you is to say Well, bless his heart! and smirk while jiggling those ice cubes (the closest you'll come to our rotten weather!) in your G & T. ;

I'm one of the curmudgeonly over-Sixties who are not afraid to speak out. (Below) Class V2 No 60973 heads the 10.30am Edinburgh to Aberdeen through Princess Street Gardens on 14th August 1965. (Above) A superb shot of 'Jubilee' 45562 Alberta negotiating the reverse curves at Marsden on the climb to Standedge Tunnel with the 1X10 2.45pm Leeds to. Katie Heaney is a freelance writer and was most recently a senior editor at BuzzFeed. Her writing has appeared in Cosmopolitan, Vulture, The Hairpin, The Awl, and Pacific Standard, among other places.She is the author of a memoir, Never Have I Ever, and the novel, Dear Emma.She lives in Brooklyn

They had been desperately and anxiously anticipating January 20, 2021 since November 9, 2016. To them, this was a glorious day whose memory should be cherished until the end of time, not soiled by the image of a curmudgeonly old man like Bernie, who many of them blame for Trump's victory in the first place Praise for Confessions of a Bookseller and Shaun Bythell Bythell's wicked pen and keen eye for the absurd recall what comic Ricky Gervais might say if he ran a bookshop.—Wall Street Journal Something of Bythell's curmudgeonly charm may be glimpsed in the slogan he scribbles on his shop's blackboard: 'Avoid social interaction: always carry a book. Find 151 ways to say RAGE, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus

The life, times, and meteorological theories of Josep Pla. I've attended the procession of my country with a match in hand. Not an altar candle, not a torch, not a candlestick, but a match. Josep Pla (1897-1981) is a controversial figure in Catalan letters, and a well-kept secret of twentieth century European literature. If Barça [ Indifference, Don't think too hard about this stuff! I either held to a few essentials as being the real thing or became a practical agnostic by putting God on the mountain, thereby leaving the practice and doctrine of the faith up for perennial debate: I'll take one path, you take another, in the end it's all the.

He's flown 330,000 miles since taking office, the equivalent of circling the globe 13 times, much of it campaigning for Democrats and telling anxious voters that the $814 billion stimulus. And the curmudgeonly aristocratic pose he adopted late in his career bordered, at times, on the reactionary. Wilson was not, in short, a shrewd political or social analyst. the horrible poverty and suffering he saw-coupled with the stupid indifference of the still-rich industrialists-caused Wilson to move, in Daniel Aaron's characterization. I measured before and after my rear spring upgrade. It's now about 35.5 at the lowest point on the seat. I think maybe that's where Yamaha was figuring too, while the rider's actual position may be a little further up. The seat has a bit of a slope to the tank. I have a DR650 too and it's at about 35+ Eutrema salsugineum. Eutrema salsugineum in situ in the Yukon. Note lack of rosette leaves. This is characteristic of plants growing in the wild, but not in cultivation. Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Weretilnyk, McMaster University, Canada. Eutrema salsugineum is an extremophyte in the Brassicaceae that enjoys its fame mostly because of its. At times, the characters and the emotional core of the events are almost obscured by such quick maneuvering through the weighty plot. Dark and unsettling, this novel's end arrives abruptly even as readers are still moving at a breakneck speed. 16. Pub Date: April 24, 2018. ISBN: 978-1-5011-5464-5. Page Count: 368

159 -from The Courage to Teach by Parker J Palmer, 1998. 160 Palmer, P. J. (1997). The heart of a teacher identity and integrity in teaching. Change: The magazine of higher learning, 29(6), 14-21. DMU Timestamp: May 11, 2020 21:16 Brownies from a mix are fine. There's nothing wrong with brownies from a box. They're maybe not as fudgy as you'd like, but if you throw some ice cream on them, they'll do in a pinch. The Publisher Says: Winning fans in Europe and America for their dark sophistication and dry humor, Andrea Camilleri's crime novels are classics of the genre.Set once again in Sicily, The Patience of the Spider pits Inspector Montalbano against his greatest foe yet: the weight of his own years. Still recovering from the gunshot wound he suffered in Rounding the Mark, he must overcome self.

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  1. ates the darkness lurking in the heart of one of.
  2. Abuse, sheer indifference, and racism on this scale is unthinkable, and yet it happened; I'm sure many families lost their children and didn't even know about it. And an op-ed from the NYT: What Jewish students need from University leaders right now. It recounts the epidemic of demonization, abuse, and physical attacks on Jewish.
  3. The stark contrast of the opulence of the wealthy and their blind indifference to those (literally) beneath them serves to reinforce this picture. Plastic Man #1 by Kyle Baker reviewed by David Maddox Malory mold, to bring us a finely crafted tale that focuses on the trials of Kay, a knight usually depicted as a curmudgeonly bureaucrat, but.

The first series of House introduces Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie), a misanthropic physician known for his uncanny ability to diagnose tricky illnesses, and total lack of bedside manner. His. Curmudgeonly comments documenting an unsuccessful attempt to remain in the Episcopal Church themselves to be radically autonomous selves within a comprehensive global system with a common commitment to mutual indifference. Our commitment to mutual indifference is what binds us together as a global people. Any remnant of a common culture.

In 1987, Allan Bloom's The Closing of the American Mind was published; a wildly popular book that drew attention to the shift in American culture away from the tenets that made America—and Americans—unique. Bloom focused on a breakdown in the American curriculum, but many sensed that the issue affected more than education. The very essence of what it meant to be an American was disappearing Far from being fixed in childhood, or around the age of 30 - as experts thought for years - it seems that our personalities are fluid and malleable. People become nicer and more socially.

Wherever K. turns, advice and indifference come to the same. It's not a trial before the normal court, K. (in Mitchell's translation) informs the out-of-town uncle who sends him to a lawyer Four mg was Disappointing but Valuable. After an initial experience with 10 mg of 2C-I, I became interested in psychedelics and after quite a bit of reading decided 2C-E was one I wanted to try--its 'challenging' qualities and a purported lack of euphoria made it sound like a good material for introspection and adventure

curmudgeonly - exasperation - restlessness 13 letter words querulousness - unfulfillment 14 letter words disappointment - discontentment - disgruntlement - rebelliousness - unsatisfaction 15 letter words dissatisfaction 16 letter words discontentedness - dissatisfiedness - divine discontent - vexation of spirit I announce the end of this Blog, Just a Curmudgeon, and of its predecessor A Christian Curmudgeon, as well as the aborted attempt to begin A Reformed Reformed Episcopalian where I had hoped to show that a Reformed Episcopalian (theological term) is a Reformed Episcopalian (denominational term) historically speaking, both in terms of historic Anglicanism and of the founding of the Reformed.

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Lackadaisical definition is - lacking life, spirit, or zest : languid. How to use lackadaisical in a sentence. Where does lackadaisical come from? Synonym Discussion of lackadaisical Favorite Quotes from All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr. I don't have any reviews for you guys yet, but in the meantimehere are some of my favorite quotes from All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr! Werner chases the beam of his field light through the lobby. The big gun detonates a third time, and glass shatters.

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Home > Uncategorized > Under Banks, Defendant Did Not Act With Reckless Indifference To Human Life Under Banks, Defendant Did Not Act With Reckless Indifference To Human Life. June 26, 2020 albertm1. Under Banks, Defendant Did Not Act With Reckless Indifference To Human Life. In re Scoggins John Kay. In 1815, the combined forces of Britain and Prussia defeated Napoleon's army at the Battle of Waterloo. It was, said the Duke of Wellington, a damn close run thing. But even before the. W hat a glorious time it is to be an American woman novelist! Oprah Winfrey has only to say a writer's name—so far, most of her book-club choices have been novels by women—and hundreds of thousands stampede the bookstores in search of the lucky author's work George Steiner to Martin Jay, October 3, 1975, in the author's collection. 22. Ibid., p. 21. Cmiel also identifies a more middling style, which he identifies with writers like Addison, who sought to strike a balance between a showy obtrusive prose and the bland, plain style. Cicero said its aim was to please.. 23

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I think you described it best as civil indifference. I remember sometimes telling a story (completely work appropriate, and funny to boot) and everyone just remained silent, staring at me. But the office filer could get everyone to laugh at her night at the bar stories. (And she came in hung-over) The idea of Big Brands like Bale is better than reality. Date published: Monday 21st September 2020 9:12 - Sarah Winterburn. Even though Premier League football has become a riot of.

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  1. Immolating Parental Rights and Overruling Truth. Jenn Smith. Abstract: There are important parallels between the 1963 case of the self-immolation of Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thích Quảng Đức and the recent case in British Columbia (2021) of a father who was forced against his will by the court and the state to facilitate the pharmaceutical.
  2. patients' dignity and callous indifference to suffering; and that there was a lack of candour in reporting poor standards of care (Francis 2013). To approach the issue of doctors' characters from an alternative perspective, few would dispute that medicine is a challenging and demanding career entailing a high level o
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  5. The result was a durable alter ego for Updike, specifically a curmudgeonly American Jewish writer named Henry Bech who began to star in short stories in the New Yorker in the mid-1960s and has persisted for decades. Bech's first set of comic adventures in the world of letters draws upon Updike's own: Bech serves as a cultural ambassador on.
  6. Don't Ever Answer a Call From Your Own Number. I received the first call at seven in the morning. There I was, eyes closed and soundly snoring under the comfort of a heavy blanket, when the ascending clangerous jangle of my phones ring tone broke the spell of beautiful sleep. 'Naturally' I thought to myself curmudgeonly as consciousness was.

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  1. Iron Throne Christie. In HBO's Game of Thrones, of course, the Iron Throne is the actual seat of power for the monarchy of Westeros. Fashioned from swords of vanquished enemies and fused by.
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  3. A crusty, cranky, curmudgeonly species of bird is proliferating within our borders. And maybe that's good. The complete indifference to vanity is part of the coot's allure. There is.
  4. Richard Brittain, when given a one-star review from an 18-year-old reader, tracked her down, travelled 500 miles to the reviewer's place of work, and attacked her with a wine bottle . Valhalla author Ari Bach is not afraid to respond to hate mail. In fact, he readily uses haters' comments to promote the books
  5. ded types relish the never-­ending transformations of the way we speak and write. They care about the integrity of our language only insofar as to ensure that we can still roughly understand one another. In the opposite corner glower the curmudgeons. These joyless, uptight.
  6. Episode. 7. Advertisement. Goddamnit, Edith. Poor Edith, Downton Abbey fans have said over and over, year after year. Poor, poor Edith. Over five seasons and twelve years, Edith, you have.
  7. The Entry Level #30. A small subset of audiophiles (always men—the especially old and joyless ones, I suspect) are sick of reading about my adventures in domesticity: They've been there, done that, and managed to do it far better than I. Good for them. Really, I'm glad they're so wise, mature, and experienced that they would spend their free.

You may well be curmudgeonly, suspicious, and lacking in altruism (idk and idc) but at core YOU are the one who is insisting on control of others. sarcasmic February.17.2021 at 12:15 p Fiction Detective - The Drift. A t the end of Miranda Popkey's novel Topics of Conversation, there is a short section titled Works (Not) Cited.. 1. Miranda Popkey, Topics of Conversation, New York: Knopf, 2020. 1 She writes, This manuscript emerged in part from an engagement with and in some cases refers elliptically to the following. The seemingly ever-curmudgeonly Spectator scoffed that human nature revolts at two thousand large-octavo pages about anything, even though it be the American republic. 63 There were other problems that, once alerted to the concerns of his critics, Bryce endeavored to correct in later editions, including his treatment of blacks, the.