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Posted on September 23, 2010

Recently I took up rowing again after some 40 years. It is hard to describe the joy – and sometimes the pain! – of gliding a few inches above the water in a racing shell. Last weekend, tired out by the exertion, I floated to a stop alongside some marsh grass. The sun was high [...]


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A Tale of Pots and Plants

Posted on September 13, 2010

It pays to have a sense of humor. Without it one could go mad. What prompts my cynical remark is the sanctimonious claptrap that frequently emerges from the mouths of political and business leaders. I’m talking about those leaders that are quick to blame everybody but themselves when problems arise. Take Richard Fuld, the former [...]


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