Monthly Archives: November 2012

Harold Pinter, Julian Sands, and Cricket

Had I met him, I like the thought that Harold Pinter and I would have had a fair bit to discuss. I say this after watching Julian Sands in a lovely appreciation of the playwright and Nobel laureate at the Irish Repertory … Continue reading

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Farewell, my Twinkie, and other brief thoughts

I greet the news that Hostess Brands is going out of business with a mixture of relief and sadness. I first came across Twinkies when, as a young boy, I read Ann M. Martin’s epochal Babysitter’s Club series. Claudia Kishi – … Continue reading

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Demented X

Demented X The Internet is replete with drek concerning the recondite origins of “x” having come to mean “kiss”. Apparently in the Middle Ages or whatever, the literacy-challenged would authenticate documents using “x” (after He of the ill-advised horizontal crucifixion) … Continue reading

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Found somewhere

“Listen, I’m not looking for a relationship.” “What would you do if one found you?” I like to think that I’m reasonably well-traveled, but I’ve never been to Rome. This is probably a failing, since so many people have called … Continue reading

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First Post

This is our blog. We’re not sure what we’ll do with it, whether anyone will read it, or where it will go. We’re lawyers, so we might write about law. We’re readers, so we might write about books. We like … Continue reading

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