Words, Words, Words
Posted on June 28, 2016

Hamlet, toying with Polonius and anxious that he be branded as mad, paces the hall at Elsinore, a book clutched in his hand. When asked what he was reading, he uttered the famous line, “Words, words, words.’ He spoke truth.

Ever Timely Shakespeare
Posted on June 21, 2016

Along with the rest of the world I am celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th birthday with glee! My joy is enhanced by a perfect gift from friends of my own copy of the Norton Anthology of Shakespeare, all 3000+ pages of it.

Signs of the Times
Posted on June 14, 2016

It is interesting that the University of Miami has just accepted a gift of $2.2 million to establish a chair for the study of atheism, humanism and secular ethics, a chair established by the founder and former chairman of the modeling school, Barbizon International.

A Plea for Poetry
Posted on June 7, 2016

More poetry, please, is my plea as the words whirl around me and I am fatigued by the 5th grade locker room exchanges which pass for electioneering. Hear me out.