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Corrections, Confessions and Questions

My goodness! Lately I’ve realized I’ve let a few errors slip past my usually stringent editing process so I thought I’d take the time to correct them. I’ve also been getting some interesting messages lately, and I’ve been asked some amusing questions. Let’s begin, shall we? In my post A Filing of Childish Happiness, I… Read More ›

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The Ancient Romanian Art

I was doing some research for something else when I found an old (previously secret) telegram in the archives of the American State Department that made me laugh. In August of 1976, the “Stejar of Scornicesti”, Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceasescu made a rare trip to Chisinau, which was then part of the Soviet Union. He… Read More ›