La Plaza San Martín

A Macedonio Fernández En busca de la tarde fui apurando en vano las calles. Ya estaban los zaguanes entorpecidos de sombra. Con fino bruñimiento de caoba la tarde entera se había remansado en la plaza, serena y sazonada, bienhechora y sutil como una lámpara, clara como una frente, grave como un ademán de hombre enlutado. … More La Plaza San Martín

Mariza em Lisboa

Since I am posting very dramatic music videos, I offer this, by my favorite fadista, Mariza. I do not particularly like the orchestra version of the music, but observe her performance. Here is an English rendering of the key lines: Oh my countrymen / Now I understand / That the sadness I carry / I … More Mariza em Lisboa

Technicalities

I 1. This page looks terrible in LINUX, or at least in the version I have and the browsers I have. 2. The exam I gave today was very hard to fail, if you studied, but very hard to pass, if you did not. All students who had failing averages before the exam, have now … More Technicalities