Too Long; Didn’t Read

Too Long; Didn’t Read From a variety of sources, all anecdotal and secondary in nature, the title is Too Long; Didn’t Read — and in itself, explains much. However, a secondary notation came about, as I was thinking, troubling at times, as another idea collided, “Why bother with Shakespeare?” Indeed, why bother with the purported [...]

From Book VIII Marcus Aurelius

From Book VIII Marcus Aurelius IV. “Thou mayst burst thyself with rage, but they will go on doing the same things none the less.” Excerpt From: Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius. “Meditations.” Book # 8, iv Marcus Aurelius (Loeb Classical Library) Delphi Complete Works of Marcus Aurelius – Marcus Aurelius Meditations – Marcus Aurelius & [...]

Coyote Cafe

Coyote Cafe It’s a Santa Fe landmark, of sorts. Santa Fe itself is one of the oldest outposts of European immigrants in the New World, with its convoluted history — myriad of threads and timelines. Looking for the bookstore and maybe some chili peppers, I paused long enough to gather an image. Coyote Cafe The [...]

Another One From Pink Cake

“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Winston Churchill speech at the Lord Mayor’s Day Luncheon London (November 10, 1942) The one I was looking for? No, that Scorpio isn’t it. The one I was looking for appears [...]

My Top Sights for London

My Top Sights for London “Why sir; when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” Johnson in Boswell’s Life of Johnson vol. II My Top Sights for London Couple of folks have asked, recently, for my recommendations for London. In light [...]

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