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Those French…

… the joke goes, they have a different word for everything! In this case I think we can both agree on: chic. Expensive, true. Inspiring? Also true. Advertisements

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To The Manner Reborn

I love lists. Gatsby had one dated September 12, 1906 written on the fly leaf of a ragged copy of Hopalong Cassidy. His read: Rise from bed……………………………………………… 6.00 A.M. Dumbell exercise and wall-scaling…………………….. 6.15-6.30 ” Study electricity, etc……………………………………… 7.15-8.15 ” … Continue reading

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Three Questions

I’ve given up and rented “A Dance to the Music of Time” on DVD. Somehow I’ve not been able to make the time to read all 12 novels and I’ve had the books (condensed into four volumes) for a number of years now. I am slowly working my way through “Them.” The stack of unread books in my library and on my bedside table is threatening to darken both rooms as they loom ever larger.
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