Recently, on her national television show, Take Thirty, Adrienne Clarkson took part in a series of celebrated conversations with men about marriage — a subject on which women, traditionally, have been overwhelmingly verbose and men curiously reticent.
I’m trying to get a farm together. We’ll have to do odd jobs to support ourselves for a while, because none of us knows enough about farming to just go off and do it. Eventually, though, we hope to get away from money and be largely self-sufficient.
As we say at La Scala — brava, bravissima! I’ve never seen a magazine turned around quicker. I read everything. Christina Newman on John Turner, the letters, Peter Newman’s dialogue with Claude Ryan, Fred Bodsworth on spring, the critiques.
Marshall McLuhan slumps through the doors of the restaurant with an oddly rolling motion, like that of a shore-bound sailor, squinting into the half-light, testing his senses against the glum plasticity of the dining room. At 59, white-haired, full of honors, McLuhan has grown a little weary of watching the world through his famous rearview mirror.By Peter C. Newman7 min
Of course you could just lie around and wait for fall. All you d be wasting is a quarter of a year. And even if there were something you should do, something you couldn’t do at any less agreeable time of year...well, there’ll be other summers. In a lifetime, each of us has 60, give or take 10, to make of what we will.
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