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Welcome to our blog, where we comment on a wide variety of topics. Some of them relate to our line of work. Others are more far ranging.

Welcome to our blog, where we comment on a wide variety of topics. Some of them relate to our line of work. Others are more far ranging

Imprisoned

By Jim Rhodes Last Thursday was June 25, celebrated annually as the “Day of the Seafarer” by the International Maritime […]

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Another Time, Another Contagion

By Jim Rhodes The year was 1793. The place was Philadelphia. It was an unusually hot summer. Philadelphia was the […]

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Wordplay for the First of May

By Jim Rhodes Humpty Dumpty: “When I use a word, it means just what I choose it to mean … […]

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Tulip Time

By Jim Rhodes Last Fall I buried in my garden several dozen tulip bulbs, which I had purchased on my […]

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The Ides Have It

By Jim Rhodes Sunday was March 15, the famous Ides of March when Julius Caesar was assassinated in the year […]

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Linguinflation

By Jim Rhodes I adore the Oxford English Dictionary. The definitions, derivations and etymology make for endlessly fascinating reading – […]

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For the Good Times

By Jim Rhodes December 31, 2019 As I write these words it is late in the afternoon of New Year’s […]

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