Sunday, January 19, 2014

Good Writing Music

Music to write to by Lana Del Rey: “Summertime Sadness”

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Dinner With?

An oft-asked question is which famous or historical persons you’d like to have dinner with, if you could choose anyone. Most asked the question will answer with the names of pop stars or sports figures.

As for me, I would choose first two guys who were both intelligent and gregarious. Both were known, in fact, for sitting at tables, in ale houses or the like, with all kinds of people, high and low; reputable and disreputable. They also, in their own way, had a sense of humor.

I’m speaking of Jesus of Nazareth, and England’s Shakespeare. Both would be guaranteed to offer high levels of conversation and insight.

I’d also want to fill out the evening with a couple ladies. My first choices in that department would be two women known for their allure and charisma. Legendary allure. I’d be curious to know what they were like. Odds are they’d be more petite than women are now, possibly not quite as buff, but their intelligence would be sparkling, their eyes and smiles, fascinating.

Who else but Helen of Troy and Egypt’s Cleopatra?

A good time would be had by all.

What would be your choices?