(Eugenio Battaglia, Italy, 12/18/17 4:42 am)
The crisis of Catalonia/Catalunya has rather faded away, but there are crises of a similar nature all over the world.
For instance, in the first round of the local elections in Corsica, the auto
(Tor Guimaraes, USA, 12/18/17 3:53 am)
Some wise WAISer said many months ago that my book God for Atheists and Scientists might be acceptable to some intellectual elite but not by the masses who crave mysticism, rituals, etc. I h
(Michael Sullivan, USA, 12/18/17 3:40 am)
Looking forward to reading Bert Westbrook's paperback that I just ordered. I'm a big Western heritage and country music fan and grew up with many cowboy actors and singers in Beverly Hills/Ho
(Istvan Simon, USA, 12/17/17 4:23 am)
The New York Times is a great paper, with a long tradition of mostly liberal (in the American sense of the word) editorial policy, but a superb news gathering organization with accurate
(David A. Westbrook, USA, 12/17/17 3:42 am)
Season's greetings to all.
As has been posted on WAIS, I've been thinking about and trying to articulate the meanings of new country music for some years now. (I really ap
(Istvan Simon, USA, 12/16/17 4:17 am)
I drive a Toyota Prius Prime, a 2017 model. I charge its batteries with solar energy for I have solar panels on my roof. Thus I drive most of the time with renewable energy, with the energy of the sun
(Luciano Dondero, Italy, 12/16/17 4:00 am)
Have a nice time in Cuba!
PS: And Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your wife.
JE comments: Many thanks, Luciano; same to you and yours. We'll begin today a
(John Eipper, USA, 12/15/17 5:14 pm)
Gary Moore writes:
As you step out onto the tarmac to greet Raúl, a belated note of thanks
for your felicitous phrasing re the New York Times-Carlos Slim n
(John Eipper, USA, 12/15/17 3:12 am)
Edward Mears writes:
John E asked me to expound on my "Gaijin experience" here in Japan.
As a frequent visitor, my "career" in
(Roy Domenico, USA, 12/15/17 2:49 am)
Some WAISers may recall that, during my visit to Eugenio Battaglia two years ago, I "helped" him with the olives. Maybe I should say that Eugenio generously let me "help" him. I