Lionel Walden (American, 1861-1933) The Night Train
For those who don’t know, I’ve been splitting my time between Tokyo and the US for the last four years, but I am not a Japanophile. I didn’t come to teach English. I have no […]
“Look at this,” Hammond nodded down the road from where we were parked. A vintage black Jaguar purred as it rolled to a stop in front of the bistro down the street. From our vantage, […]
“When young people are just beginning to pass from the ranks of the many to those of the few, a ludicrous, but fortunately transient error may occur. The young person who has only recently discovered […]
The worst curse I can lay upon you is that you find your heart’s desire. “The Black Mirror” by William Newzam Prior Nicholson
Every time we sit another Congress, I inexplicably think of this painting by Vito Campanella.
Not to glorify the gig economy, but if you are a freelancer, you are a mercenary. The earliest recorded use of the term (so far discovered) comes from Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe, in which a […]