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Albert Einstein: “… A Miracle that the Modern Methods of Instruction Have Not Yet Entirely Strangled the Holy Curiosity of Inquiry …”

It is, in fact, nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry; for this delicate little plant, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom; without this it goes to wreck and ruin without fail. It is a very grave mistake… Read More »

Rudyard Kipling: “A Woman Is Only a Woman, But a Good Cigar Is a Smoke”

And a woman is only a woman, but a good Cigar is a Smoke. — Rudyard Kipling, “The Betrothed” in Rudyard Kipling’s Verse, Inclusive Edition, 1885–1918 The Betrothed “You must choose between me and your cigar.” Breach of Promise Case, circa, 1885 OPEN the old cigar-box, get me a Cuba stout, For things are running crossways,… Read More »

How to Make Tartar Sauce

We were having fish for dinner. We wanted some tartar sauce, but we didn’t have any. I googled “tartar sauce recipe” and found several recipes. Ina Garten from Barefoot Contessa episode “Good Catch” Recipe: Tartar Sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup good mayonnaise 2 tablespoons small-diced pickles or cornichons 1 tablespoon Champagne or white wine vinegar 1… Read More »