Fascinating. They intended it as a gift, but these 60 years later it’s a time capsule. More than half the players on the roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates got together in the spring of 1953 and gave a Catholic Bible to their boss, general manager Branch Rickey, now known to history as the man who [...]
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Victor Davis Hanson: There is a liberal coastal aristocrat, but he is really not very liberal, at least in the sense of his regressive life not matching his progressive rhetoric. His views are mostly conditioned on his education, salary, and material circumstances. Put the coastal aristocrat in charge of a 7-Eleven in Stockton, and his [...]
Ordere two of these. Great idea.
Taking my daughter to see The Tales of Hoffman. Beauty.
So asks Victor Davis Hanson. The Must Read today.
This is great.
I learn something new every day — another Michael Tilson Thomas life story. This is great. And, for lovers of Mahler.
The best teachers love what they do. I give you Michael Tilson Thomas.
A good day today in Half Moon Bay.