FROM THE ARCHIVE: There is a story, not apochryphal, of a vendor who insists on making his product, on offer to the public every morning save Sunday, in an immaculately clean machine, with the finest offerings of the cof fea arabica plant roasted and ground just so, and made with special water, the cleanest, softest available.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: George Gardiner had a passion for life. His interests were eclectic—everything from ice hockey, vintage wines, and thoroughbred horses to delicately decorated ceramics.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: Goethe said architecture is frozen music. A Joni Mitchell song is a liquid painting.
FROM THE ARCHIVE: A Quebec forest retreat in search of truth with one of Canada’s most elusive shooting stars.
Supposing you aren’t already a country music fan when you walk through the doors of the new Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee, chances are you will be by the time you emerge some three hours later. Inside and out, it tells its story simply yet eloquently, just as a great country song does.
All that glitters is not gold. This was understood very well in ancient India, where the substance that scratches all others, is scratched by none, was first discovered and named: adamas, diamante, diamond.