Churchill and Orwell

Just finished Churchill and Orwell: Fight for Freedom. Just finished Churchill and Orwell: Fight for Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks. I don’t know what to think. I don’t really know what the goal of this book was. It certainly didn’t meet my expectations based on the title. And, it was a NYT bestseller, so lots of […]

Flight Behavior

I don’t know how it’s happened, but until now, I’ve never read any of Barbara Kingsolver’s novels. The first I discovered, Flight Behavior. She takes the majority of the first chapter describing a character and her life. It feels like breaking all the writing rules. We’re not in the middle of action or change. We […]

Hell’s Kitchen Las Vegas

We had a comp to eat at Hell’s Kitchen in Las Vegas a few days ago. What a treat. We are, of course, huge fans of Gordon Ramsey. Although, we’ve been disappointed a few times by his restaurants here in Vegas. We don’t, for example, recommend the Burger place. There are much better burgers to […]