Piglet is a Termite

In the dream last night I had the thought that Piglet is a termite.  I mean they both have a segmented thorax?  Dunno where that came from or even the… Read more »

Nashua Canal Street

Before railroads there were canals.   There are still a few remnants from this map today.  By Margaritas you can see the beginning of the canal that went around the… Read more »

The Orientalist

 This was a gift and much better than I expected.  Basically the biography of Lev Nussimbaum, a rich Russian Jew who grew up in Baku before the Bolsheviks and as a… Read more »