Tag Archives: Jacques Barzun

The captain is on the bridge

My son gave me a copy of “Around the Year with Emmet Fox: A Book of Daily Readings” for Christmas last year. I don’t always remember to read each day’s meditation, so I often find myself catching up. The one … Continue reading

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Hats off to longevity and late bloomers

I’ve been reading in small doses Jacques Barzun’s acclaimed “From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present.” I’m lucky if I can wade through more than two pages in one sitting since Barzun’s carefully researched survey of Western history is … Continue reading

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