Monthly Archives: February 2014

EDSA REVISITED

1. Alice Herz-Sommer, survivor of Holocaust, has died at age 110. She “spent two years of World War II in Czechoslovakia’s Terezin camp by playing the piano to entertain the inmates.” “I am Jewish,” she said, “But Beethoven is my … Continue reading

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FOREVER

“Twenty years ago,” Robert Frost wrote, referring to his “protégés” in a letter recently unearthed, “I wish I were rich and independent enough to tell them to go to hell.” The tone is nasty, forbearing for a “rustic sage” who … Continue reading

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PARABOLA

1. $31 thou for “security arrangements of fake paintings by “Elmer de Hory’s ‘Odalisque”, Han Van Meegerla’s ‘The Head of Christ’,” & others who earned millions for duplicating originals of “modern masterpieces” which “are now worthless.” The bartender could only … Continue reading

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