(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 05/12/21 4:06 am)
Oh my goodness, NO!
Regarding our discussion on caldereta de langosta, how can you enjoy eating a sentient animal that has been bought alive, placed for some time in a refrigerator then sliced s
(Enrique Torner, USA, 05/12/21 3:45 am)
I appreciate the responses to my post on Caldereta de langosta and memory from Timothy Ashby, Gary Moore, and Tor Guimaraes.
Memory has always fascinated me, and not because I have a great one.
(Patrick Mears, -Germany, 05/11/21 7:21 am)
A very interesting video recently appeared in the Irish Times Online about the assassinations of Lord Cavendish and Thomas Burke in Phoenix Park on May 6, 1882.
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 05/11/21 4:35 am)
This discussion of things that we can and can't remember is fascinating to me. My most fun entertainment is to sit in a quiet and beautiful place and reminisce about events in the past. Like mos
(David Duggan, USA, 05/11/21 3:53 am)
As for Scylla and Charybdis, I believe John E inverted the metaphors.
Charybdis was the whirlpool which risked destroying the entire craft and crew; Scylla was the 6-headed monster (an anthropom
(John Eipper, USA, 05/10/21 6:20 pm)
Our own Eugenio Battaglia forwarded this YouTube podcast featuring his daughter, Dr Elena Battaglia, Italy's pioneer on the uses of CBD and cannabis in veterinary medicine. I enjoyed ge
(John Eipper, USA, 05/10/21 5:06 am)
Gary Moore writes:
My thanks to Paul Pitlick (May 7) for his gracious comment on my posts.
The George Floyd case and related controversies provide a cruci
(Timothy Ashby, -Spain, 05/10/21 3:44 am)
I enjoyed Enrique Torner's memory of the Balearics dish Caldereta de Langosta (May 7th). It is generally associated with Menorca.
Last summer Rosemary and I took the ferry from A
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 05/09/21 5:24 am)
WAISers are well aware that I often have blamed the "Empire," especially for being an... empire. However, in the Empire, the working culture is always excellent, quite a difference from the
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 05/09/21 3:50 am)
While the US and most world media continue their attempts at demonizing the latest enemy of the establishment and feverishly argue over the color of the pimples on the Aardvark's ass, one of the e