Category Archives: Ancient History

FEB 25th

Secret Ballots, An Italian Honeymoon and the Making of History

Sometimes you are in the right place at the right time. For Mr. V and I that place was St. Peter’s Square in Rome on April 19, 2005. The event was the election of Pope Benedict XVI. But let me … Continue reading

FEB 18th

Argo, the Taj Mahal and Ancient Persia

The Oscars are this weekend and Argo is my choice for Best Picture. It’s not just because I can’t stop looking at Ben Affleck’s fantastic beard. Argo is a great movie. I won’t give it away for those who haven’t … Continue reading

DEC 20th

It Might Be Your Grandmother’s Bathroom

We tend to think we are the first to come up with something.  We tend to think that we invented the wheel in each generation.  Guess what?  It’s ALL been done before.  In some way or shape, most design has … Continue reading

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