German Robber Baron Castle
Last fall, while staying at the Caring House in Durham, N.C., I realized that I had been putting the flatware in the dishwasher upside down. Early in our marriage we bought some stainless that had knives with pointed tips. Most table knives are rounded on the end; these weren’t. The tip of one of the…Continue
The problem with intellectual curiosity is that it leads you to worry about things that you did not previously know existed. This would not be a problem were it not for the fact that you usually have no control over these problems. It’s better to know about issues over which you have some control.
Today, my wife sent me a link to a warning on Facebook that many teas contained unacceptably high levels of pesticides. It went on to say that the pesticides mentioned could predispose…Continue
A continual barrage of news and commentary about politics – particularly today’s politics – can be exhausting. Personally, I have cut my viewing of the news considerably, probably watching only 30 minutes a day. This has been a good thing. In the run-up to the 2016 election I was listening to or watching the news several hours a day.