It is hard to imagine a time when Europe was imprisoned and enslaved, when millions perished in camps, and when democracy was on the verge of being throttled. And, it was just seven decades ago. For my generation, we grew up in the Cold War, practicing “duck and cover” drills at school in case of
On Sunday, I went to a memorial service for F. Washington Jarvis, known as “Tony” to all. A lion of an educator, he for 30 years was the headmaster at our son’s old school, The Roxbury Latin School. Tony took over the then-struggling school at the mere age of 28. Maybe it was luck, maybe
Thankfully, the wait at Urgent Care wasn’t so bad. Our son drove Mrs. T. and one of our daughters to the hospital. I was in the middle of a bad bug, lying in bed for three straight days, and could barely move. The diagnoses? Pneumonia for one and a double ear infection for the other.
The older members of our family went out to see Crazy Rich Asians on Friday night. I highly recommend it. It is entertaining, witty and very easy on the eyes. Director Jon Chu did an amazing job, and Constance Wu was a great choice for the female lead role. Here is the trailer. I really
We have a large rainstorm blowing through the area all day. So, it is a great time to simmer an all-day pasta sauce, exercise and read. One book I recently read and enjoyed is Andrew Yang’s The War on Normal People. Here is how the book starts: “I am writing from inside the tech bubble to
If there were ever a stronger Act 2 in life, or a more identifiable modern writer’s voice than Anthony Bourdain’s, well, I’m still looking. Witty, decisive and incisive, his observations about food and culture rang true. And, we are a lesser world with his passing. I remember having quite a few business meals at Les