If you admire Honest Abe, you may be interested to know where his surname came from. Continue reading “Lincoln, the Pool Colony”
My first essay in this blog (essay means a “try” Continue reading “Multiverse rears again its many heads”
Tsar Peter was uncommonly tall, but I didn’t know he was this much taller than me.
I came upon this spectacle by sheer luck, though it’s only five hundred yards from my door.
Like a meteor shower, the London Marathon returns Continue reading “Marathonids”
I think this is a festal sight.
November 11 is Martinmas, one of the cross-quarter days, roughly half way Continue reading “Martinmas, Day of the Conscientious Veteran”
Today is Guy Fawkes Day in England, and Clock Change Eve in America. Continue reading “Guy and the clock”
“Shakespeare Explains the 2016 Election” was the title of an Oct. 8 opinion article Continue reading “Maligned King Richard”
We stayed this time in the district we call Miracoli, Continue reading “Two more Venice scenes – kick, and Sarpi”