Tag Archives: Hilary Rosen

On Learning Cynicism

Maybe the idea is to have as many experiences as possible – we’re all here for a relatively short time and you don’t want to miss anything. The winter rain in Paris each year is fine, or so Hemingway would … Continue reading

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News and Nonsense

There are slow news days, where there are no new big issues, and no sudden reversals in old issues, when the news folks try to deepen their coverage of what’s going on in the nation, and lose audience. Everyone has … Continue reading

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A Woman’s Work Never Done

One way to bore a vital and enthusiastic young person to tears is to talk about the Good Old Days – or if they weren’t so good, the Old Days. No, no stories about how you had to walk five … Continue reading

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Umbrage Unleashed

Realism be damned, British authors have fun with names – and maybe Dickens started it. Think of Great Expectations with the naïf as the hero – Pip. He’s a real pip, and he’s madly in love, or something, with the … Continue reading

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