[Authors note:] The following essay first appeared one year ago at this blog as a comment posted in an open thread.  Our host and colleague, Imbecile, subsequently published it with the kind attribution “Something Worth Reading from Luskus Delph” and represents essentially my first contribution of content to this illustrious blog site.  In the interest of doing some minor spring cleaning — apologetically and with the presumed forbearance of  a few regular readers here —  I am refiling it today so that it may hereafter reside  in the OTM archives under my familiar nom-de-plume; Luskus Delph [Here is a bonus pic from DonkeyHotey for your enjoyment…Read More →