Monthly Archives: March 2014

Truth in Advertising

I am tired of overly beautiful people peddling crap. Not that I’ve ever met any in real life; I haven’t because they don’t really exist, all these perfect-haired, perfect-abbed and zitless avatars that crowd our world and sell us stuff. … Continue reading

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Annex Canada!

Russia’s annexation of Crimea is abominable and disgraceful. As a country that wouldn’t dream of doing such a thing, ever and under any circumstances, I think we need to retaliate and send a strong message to the Madman Putin. I … Continue reading

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The Opera

I went to the opera yesterday, a Simulcast from the Met in New York of Jules Massenet’s Werther. This was a lovely birthday gift from my buddy P and his wife. We were accompanied by a young couple who had … Continue reading

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Thanks

How many times a day do you say “thank you?” You thank the barista who hands you a morning coffee, the waiter and busperson, the parking lot guy, the woman who holds the elevator for you, and you hand-signal a … Continue reading

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Memory

I’m a lot smarter early in the morning than at any other time of the day. At 5:45 a.m., I excel at crossword puzzles, recall names from decades past, hum tunes from my childhood in Paris and remember the name … Continue reading

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Assets & Shortcomings

For decades now I’ve been fascinated by the assets and shortcomings that establish a personality. It’s only been in the past few years that I’ve come to realize these pluses and minuses are actually closely related. In fact, a positive … Continue reading

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