The sheet music for Carmen's Overture.

(In)sanity with a song

You have this song in your head. It’s making you absolutely insane because you cannot place it. You try humming it to people, hoping someone…

A stack of books.

On Translations of Classics

I recently found myself in a rather long conversation with my daughter about translations. Last week she was working on reading the second part of…

The Deed is Done

I just got the confirmation that my MBA Master’s thesis / degree capstone has been graded and approved. There is still some graduation paperwork to…

Indoctrination Center Ahead.

Aphorisms of public school

I just finished having a quite interesting conversation with a group of science teachers. It was a marvelous example of what I find to be…

Huc accedit Santus Nicholas

It’s almost time for that wonderful morning when the children leap out of beds around the world and tear open bits of paper in search…

Where the time Goes

I suppose I always thought of myself as a ‘book-a-day’ reader, but it appears I’ve been misleading myself! Since I’ve been keeping track of it…