(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 12/13/17 6:15 am)
Yesterday afternoon, after chasing down the season's final olives following an icy day, I went into town to pick up the monthly Limes magazine. My wife asked me to go to the butcher shop
(John Eipper, USA, 12/13/17 5:03 am)
Gary Moore writes:
JE asked for more information on whether New York Times coverage might have been influenced by
the financial rescue of the Times
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 12/13/17 4:05 am)
I rack by brain trying to answer JE's question (11 December) if Brazilian or Portuguese has an expression equivalent to the Spanish proverb: El hambre es la mejor salsa.
(John Eipper, USA, 12/12/17 10:59 am)
Gary Moore writes:
I was revving up for a Christmas generosity story, per JE's great suggestion inspired by Tor Guimaraes's
prize-winning Vienna taxi tale.
(Istvan Simon, USA, 12/12/17 9:06 am)
I discovered quite by accident an extraordinary musician and gifted teacher of musical interpretation. Benjamin Zander is the conductor of the Boston Philharmonic. He has quite a few videos on
(John Eipper, USA, 12/12/17 4:09 am)
Shanhui Chen writes:
It's been a very hard two weeks, especially with daughter Yingdi's grieving about Mike's passing, as well as my own sadness.
Thank you for t
(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 12/11/17 8:59 am)
I appreciated the post of Tor Guimaraes, 10 December, with his tale of random generosity.
I had many very good experiences when working in the Arabian/Persian Gulf. Hospitality, at least 50 yea
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 12/11/17 6:42 am)
I am a person who considers it my duty to pursue and enjoy the beautiful and wonderful things in life as part of my "God is the Universe" religion. And food is an important target. In my p
(John Heelan, UK, 12/11/17 4:28 am)
JE asked on December 10th: "John--you spent summers in Ireland during the war? Wasn't there a strict limitation on sea travel for civilians? And wasn't it extremely dangerous to do so,
(John Eipper, USA, 12/11/17 4:00 am)
Ric Mauricio writes:
Would it be a bit presumptuous if one does not sample something in another part of the world but determines that it would not be the best choice a