Feed on

Monthly Archive for November, 2006

Children’s Books

I wonder why some children’s books stay with us for generations and others fall out of favor.  The Story About Ping was pusblished in 1933 and yet is still on Meg’s list of favorites.  But The Chinese Twins (and their twin siblings), published about the same time are nowhere to be seen.  Perhaps the twin […]

Read Full Post »

The God Delusion

In the early 70s when I worked at Warren Gorham & Lamont, we used to send out literally millions of pieces of junk mail.  Most of them included a letter that would be addressed “Dear Sir.”  Since we were advertising to bankers, lawyers and real estate developers this seemed like the appropriate way to address a […]

Read Full Post »