The French Way

[Paris] – The chance to spend a few weeks in France this summer provided both the time and the detachment to reflect – on politics, the...

Ah, but the strawberries…

[Paris] – I have been thinking about – and eating – strawberries. I bought my strawberries last weekend from a fruit stall along the Rue...

Ah, but the strawberries…

[Paris] – I have been thinking about – and eating – strawberries. I bought my strawberries last weekend from a fruit stall along the Rue...

Perfecto

Third in a series from Europe… [Siena] – I have found my perfect restaurant. I have been fortunate to visit Siena – I think perhaps...

McGovern

The news this week that former South Dakota U.S. Senator George McGovern is in the last days of his 90 years is a reminder once again...

Garfield

To the extent that President James A. Garfield is remembered at all today it’s because, as the history books summarize, he was shot and...

Argentina

In his marvelous book, In Patagonia, Bruce Chatwin speculates whether some folks are born with a gene that causes them to wander the...