Monthly Archives: October 2005

Cennino’s art handbook, still illuminating






Art, genuine art, is a pleasure not only in the thrill of color and line but in its procedure and materials. In fifteenth-century Florence, an artist named Cennino d

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Passing along rumors re Cheney






[Item below posted purely as speculation and rumor, from Buzzflash: ] below, some extremely sensitive information about the impending conclusion of the valerie plame investigations. the sources include two senior members of senate and key staffers; counsel for individuals that have been called before the grand jury; and two journalists taking a lead position in investigating the case. the following represents a composite of the… Read More

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Transparent Means Desperate






[This column ran in the PG Sentinel this week:]   Well, the man in the White House is nothing if not transparent. His two picks for Supreme Court justices have solely one, solid, take-it-to-the-bank recommendation, that they are both joined at the hip to George W. Bush. The ties may be euphemized as “loyalty,” but they are more tangible than intangible, business and professional more… Read More

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