Today is the birthday of Ernest Hemingway, born in Oak Park, Illinois (1899), the Nobel- and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of such books as The Sun Also Rises (1926), A
Happy Birthday Hunter
It’s the birthday of journalist Hunter S. Thompson, born in Louisville, Kentucky (1937). After the California attorney general issued a report in 1964 on a
Walter Cronkite: Damn Fine Run
Walter Cronkite, America’s preeminent television journalist of the 1960s and 1970s who as anchor and managing editor of “CBS Evening News” played a primary role
“Here I Love You” – Pablo Neruda In the dark pines the wind disentangles itself. The moon glows like phosphorous on the vagrant waters. Days, all
Faded Opulence. Perspective. Siddhartha.
My favorite part about the History Channel’s “Life After People” is when they visit already abandoned locations. I love old things that are falling apart.
“I get it now; I didn’t get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible… and enjoying everything
“too much good taste can be boring.” – Diana Vreeland Related articles Diana Vreeland Wouldn’t Survive a Day in the Information Age (lalanyc.com) Link Time:
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
It was on this day in 1914 that Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife, Sophie, were assassinated in Sarajevo, Bosnia, which began a
The 100 Questions.
The 100 Questions. 1. ONE OF YOUR SCARS, HOW DID YOU GET IT? - I have a scar on my chin that I got when I
Since you asked, here are the books on/near my bedside at all times: “D.V.” by Diana Vreeland. This book will change your life. She can give
“Catch A Wave And You’re Sitting On Top Of The World.”
“Catch A Wave And You’re Sitting On Top Of The World.” On my walk to work this morning, I crossed paths with an elderly lady