A collection of 4 posts

One leads to the other

“Old-­people projects keep old people old. You’re no longer old when you’re dead.” A Personal History by John McPhee. — The New Yorker (@NewYorker) January 6,

Side by side in my Twitter stream

Oh, ye foolish! throw all these thunder-heads overboard, and then you will float light and right. — Moby Dick (@MobyDickatSea) October 20, 2019 So we be rid of them, do with ’em what


“There is something in the contemplation of the mode in which America has been settled, that, in a noble breast, should forever extinguish the prejudices of national dislikes. Settled by the people of