Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

Row, Row, Row Your Boat.

"Leander, Leander, Leander," cried the British. "Harvard, Harvard, Harvard," answered the Americans. The 1914 Harvard Second Varsity Eight nosed across the finish line ahead of the vaunted British club with…

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July 3, 1776

July 3, 1776

A storm, the previous day, had broken a spell of humid days. It was mercifully cooler. Although not so much indoors, where the Second Continental Congress was meeting in the…

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Paris In The Twenties

Paris in the Twenties

Oh, to be young and in Paris in the 1920s, creating myths, telling lies, rubbing shoulders with genius. Spending cheap francs on comfortable lodging, ample drink, and long dinners. British…

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