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A Self-Portrait in Art and Letters

"In the morning it was so beautiful on the road to Turnham Green - the chestnut trees and the clear blue sky and the morning sun mirrored in the water of the Thames; the grass was sparkling green and one heard the sound of church bells all around." Vincent had been an art dealer… Continue reading A Self-Portrait in Art and Letters

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My Holmesian Adventure

It was a bright warm day in June, and the clocks were striking eighteen. The plan was in place, the game was afoot. The office party allowed me to slip out after half an hour of eating and mingling. As I rushed out the door, I formulated Sherlockian routes, time-optimized, of the New York City subway.… Continue reading My Holmesian Adventure