Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2015: Foreigners

[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham's Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham's Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [All photos or web clips are of pages in the Foreigners issue of L.Q., except Pogo of course.] Superb, excellent, outstanding.  These are my most-used adjectives for things that are such … Continue reading Lapham’s Quarterly Winter 2015: Foreigners

What are YOU reading? …and other musings

But enough about you. Today while I walked KaCee the Wonder Dog along side the Dam Road I listened to most of the Werner Erhard CD: Transformation: The Life And Legacy Of Werner Erhard.  (Listening is almost the same as reading, and listening about Werner is valuable literature indeed.)  It was poignant, moving, profound.  I recommend … Continue reading What are YOU reading? …and other musings

The History of Standard Oil

...by Ida M. Tarbell.  The "muckraker". Book review time.  Commentary actually, a real review would be too much work.  Checklist: Here I sit, laptop in lap.  Check. I'm sipping leftover Lipizzan Port from the Greystone Vineyards in Palidsade, Colorado that m'lady and I opened and consumed the greater share of many weeks ago. Check.  (It's … Continue reading The History of Standard Oil