Monthly Archives: June 2007


I have recently had to undertake a duty that is one of the more difficult to face up to. My sister-in-law’s uncle, a nice man who always took time to speak with me at family gatherings, passed away last night. … Continue reading

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The Odd Man at Dinner

It sounds funny, doesn’t it? “The Odd Man.” By odd I’m not referring to strange, but rather to the opposite of “even.” I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but during those dinners where the guests are evenly matched, there can … Continue reading

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Vicarious Travel

(for more posters, postcards and evidence of The Golden Age of Travel, please visit Marine Art Posters.) Recently I loaned a white dinner jacket to a friend who was going on a cruise. Not just any cruise, but a cruise … Continue reading

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