The main takeaway – besides the pain in which so many live due to the pain inflicted by so many others – is that it is presumptuous to imagine that we can ask questions that would [...]


Sweet.  Who doesn’t like to see immigrants in Brooklyn in the 1920s breaking down the barriers between the ethnic groups via love and the painful yet necessary rejection of parochial [...]

The Danish Girl

I liked the paint color on the walls in the apartment in Denmark.  I liked the doorways and hallways.  I liked the paintings.  I liked the orange row houses in Copenhagen.  I liked the curve of [...]

Gems and Gestures

Upon return from the Tucson International Gem Show, it came time to make a post and yet I was devoid of crunchy ideas to discuss.  Then my friend in Malaysia directed me to her recent post about [...]