“We have met the enemy and it is us.” – The cartoon character Pogo in the comic strip of the same name by the late Walt Kelly

Ages of man (condensed version)

16 When you can get a driver’s license. J ? When you first get into a bar without being asked for ID. J 18 When you can vote. J L 19 When you can first get into a bar legally and can produce ID. J 3? When you are last asked for an ID. Highest […]

Autumn leaves

October 13, 2006

Winter sunrise

Full moon

Royalist & Playfair

Royalist & Playfair Station Wharf, July 30, 2007

David Cadogan’s variation on Mother’s Bean Salad

(fills a four litre plastic container and keeps for at least a couple of weeks)In a large steel mixing bowl put: 2 19 oz. tin of yellow wax beans (with liquid) 2 19 oz. tins of green wax beans (with liquid from one) 1 19 oz. tin red kidney beans (well rinsed) 1 large onion […]

Modern Ages of Man

(with apologies to William Shakespeare) Many of us were forced at one time or other to memorize Shakespeare’s “All the world’s a stage,” also known as “The seven ages of man.” The poem, which follows this piece, is a speech from “As You Like It.” There is no word for it better than brilliant. It […]

All the World’s a Stage

(aka, The Seven Ages of Man) From the play “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, His acts being seven ages. At first the infant, Mewling […]

Pride of Baltimore II

Pride of Baltimore II, Station Wharf Marina, July 31, 2007

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