Thanksgiving (2017)

We did an early thanksgiving at Catskills this year. Then I was off to Mexico, for a two week vacation. I had dutifully learned the rudiments of conversational Spanish, I had prepared loose itineraries, I had even tried to unify my travel documents to bear the same name and date of birth (what novelty!). I … Continue reading Thanksgiving (2017)

canticum solaris (2017)

It is good to be in New York. I haven't been here this year. It is cold and Sibelius's idea of fuzzy socks isn't sans merit. Friends did a cosy dinner for me in Brooklyn. By common accord, there are no halves, better or worse. It had become trickier, over the years, as some of … Continue reading canticum solaris (2017)