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The Metropolitan Museum. Chinese Calligraphy and Charles James Fashion.


Elaine wants to see the Charles James exhibit, as does my dear friend Dr. Rita Pettiford, who came in from New Jersey to see it.  (Rita is helping someone write a book about this and she is my glamorous friend … Continue reading

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Professor Moriarty and James “Whitey Bulger”


One fictional the other real, and more than a century apart.  Other than being Irish, what could they possibly have in common? Whitey was just arrested after sixteen years in hiding.  Professor Moriarty, of course, went over Reichenbach Falls. My … Continue reading

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