Quote of the Day

“Only desperation can account for what the Chinese do in the name of ‘medicine.’ That’s something you might remind your New Age friends who’ve gone gaga over ‘holistic medicine’ and ‘alternative Chinese cures.’” ― Anthony Bourdain, A Cook’s Tour: Global Adventures in Extreme Cuisines    

The Confession

Penitent: Bless me, Father, for I have sinned.  It has been—God, I can’t remember—years and years since my last confession. Confessor: What do you mean by saying you’ve sinned. Penitent: I have missed Mass by now thousands of times. Confessor: You’ve missed the mark, but you’re always welcome back. This Sunday the liturgy will include … More The Confession

Quote of the Day

“Look, having nuclear—my uncle was a great professor and scientist  and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good genes, very good genes, OK, very smart, the Wharton School of Finance, very good, very smart —you know, if you’re a conservative Republican, if I were a liberal, if, like, OK, if I ran as a liberal … More Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day

“It’s said that in the beginning was the word, but for me the beginning is always an image. When I think about a conversation, it always starts with images. And what I love about photography is the inscription of a single moment: it’s completely ephemeral. You take the photograph, and one second later, everything has … More Quote of the Day