Monthly Archives: February 2018

A Surprise in a Suitcase

“Art imitates life.” Or, is it the other way around? In the 21st century Western World it is sometimes difficult to tell. Be that as it may, I had to smile broadly when I read that a stolen Degas painting … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Virtue

A virtue that I have come to appreciate is humility. It is my opinion that this virtue has become obfuscated due to the rise of false prophets. Consumed by the general public through mass, electronic media, the mere utterances of … Continue reading

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Stewed and Pickled

In the last two months, I hosted two small dinner parties. For both, I made beef stew – all right – two steps up from beef stew. Last month I made beef bourgeoning; this month, beef stroganoff. One requires a … Continue reading

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A Bit of Knowledge

What are Bit-Coins? That is a question that wafts through my brain every so often, not that I do anything about answering the question. It is not a word that comes up in my circle of life. But, when the … Continue reading

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