No Cure for Curiosity

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. -- Dorothy Parker Oh Ms. Parker, how I wuv you. As if I don't have enough to do and never enough time to do it, my latest fascination is ancient Rome, pre-Celtic Ireland and Britain, and trying to learn Latin. And you know … Continue reading No Cure for Curiosity

Around the World in Ossuaries

:::Dons smoking jacket, sits in overstuffed chair looking pompous and important with unlighted pipe because I don't actually smoke::: Today, I'd like to talk about ossuaries. What's an ossuary? you ask. And well you might. An ossuary is a some kind of container or building used to store the bones of the deceased. Sometimes it's … Continue reading Around the World in Ossuaries