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Never Alone

Sometimes I get lonely. However, not when I take my special book titled the
Sometimes I get lonely. However, not when I take my special book titled the Smaller Classical Dictionary. It’s easily shoved in your computer bag, purse, or in a jacket pocket. It is your own personal entourage that sits with you in front of Starbucks, the doctor’s office, or that layover in Madrid. I would take this book with me to London or Rome. Don’t get it new. I recommend getting an old copy off of Ebay. Make sure the binder’s

Lapham Magazine’s Historical Ball

Bring your tux to The Decades Ball My cousin sent me a heads up. It
Bring your tux to The Decades Ball My cousin sent me a heads up. It seems there is a yearly event called The Decades Ball, at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City, and since my tux was at the cleaners, I attended through the miracle of SKYPE.

How to know you’re an amateur Classicist.

You know you’re an amateur classicist when: What are the things on your list?
You know you’re an amateur classicist when: What are the things on your list?

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Professor Carl Richard was featured on the podcast “Washington Wore a Toga”.  The following is a transcript of the interview that was first published on the blog in 2011

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