Bogart In The Early 1940s

The previous post on “Batman in Paris” got me thinking more aboutย movies. Let’s have some more fun. My affinity for Humphrey Bogart is one my wife doesn’t entirely share. She understandsย his appeal. […]

“Batman in Paris?”

We got back yesterday from a visit to my parents. While there, the other night we all watched The Dark Knight Rises, starring Christian Bale. And, to be honest, we’re all still […]


….no, no, I don’t mean Revenge the TV show. Although, I will admit, I like that show. It’s utterly ridiculous, and I suppose something of a guilty pleasure. What I mean is […]

Thanks For Sharing

I just wanted to “share” that I’ve noticed that the number of my posts “shared” to other social media – Twitter, Facebook, Digg, etc. – has “exploded” in recent days. My little […]

Quick Take 7: “Maki”

Having already met Russian MBA student Lena, during the first week of classes Isabelle stumbles on another international student…. __________ A Spanish major, and now a senior, Japanese Maki has been at […]

The Mass Of The Iceberg

Here’s another thought for another day. It’s from the same source. (My wife.) Different from yesterday’s, though, this one is actually serious: That graphic is sooooooo accurate. Back now to laboring on […]


Some blog “housekeeping” to note. I have updated – mostly, added – to my two earliest “character snapshots”: those of Virginie and Valรฉrie. Compared to the more recently composed ones, as the […]

Passage Of Time

Don’t mind me. It’s Sunday. I’m just thinking out loud here a bit (yet again). ๐Ÿ™‚ A year ago, as I was writing, I had a different chapter opening the book. But […]