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Write, Beautifully.

The aesthetic movement of the late 1800’s held that all the objects which surround us should be beautiful and functional. Probably in that order. After all, the aesthete required that all his senses be entertained. It is a seductive philosophy. … Continue reading

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Hop on Pop’s Day

This Sunday is Father’s Day and a reader asked that I list a few favourite gift ideas. Of course, the traditional gift is a tie. The one above was a gift from the Caribbean-inspired Mrs. E. . It took me … Continue reading

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Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

I do…. So goes the Cole Porter song from “High Society.” And while I’m decidedly short of funds, I do have a trick to feeling like a million bucks that I’d like to pass along. I think the story goes … Continue reading

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