Column: Xanadu Takes Flight

“In Xanadu did Kubla Khan/ A stately pleasure-dome decree,” or so the poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge imagined. Kublai Khan was the Mongol emperor of what is today China, Mongolia, Tibet, Myannmar and many other regions in southern Asia. He had enormous wealth and power and could do Continue reading “Column: Xanadu Takes Flight”

It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

The baseball legend Yogi Berra noted that “It ain’t over ‘til it’s over” in connection with the 1973 pennant race. This observation has inspired many to keep fighting in the face of almost certain failure. In 2020 the fight has been against a virus that seems intent on killing or Continue reading “It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over”

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