Category Archives: Anthology

My collected writings and those of family members.

Lineman’s Whine (audio)

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Captain’s Log

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Captain’s Log

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Gucci Pride

“For youthful fans, the Gucci logo is a tag, a way of stating, ‘I am socially responsible,’” [Milton] Pedraza* said. “It gives you a very clear identity that goes beyond a fashion statement.” [*Founder and CEO of the Luxury Institute, … Continue reading

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Tenderness in the Kitchen

The young man [Flynn McGarry] seems a relatively gentle soul in a world still learning to be less needlessly rough. (Glenn Kenny, “‘Chef Flynn’ Review: A Gastronomic Wonder from Boy to Man,” NYTimes, 11-9-18) (c) 2018 JMN.

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Otto Schubert: Paintings from the Trenches

  Art student Otto Schubert (1892-1970) was 22 years old when he was drafted into the war. As the conflict unfolded, he painted a series of postcards that he sent to his sweetheart, Irma. … All pictures extracted from Postcards … Continue reading

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Leonor Fini

“She always felt that identity was just a mask,” Ms. Rivera said. “So the masks that she chose to wear were more true than her biological face.” (Daniel McDermon, “Sex, Surrealism and de Sade: The Forgotten Female Artist Lenor Fini,” … Continue reading

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