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What’s the statute of limitations on prodigal sons returning?
My son Gabriel was born on the Feast of the Ascension, May 4, 1989. Less than two years later Victoria and I were washing dishes when I went into the living room where Gabe and Evan were playing to put this music on the stereo. As the music started the Gubster moved over and sat down in front of one of the speakers. Returning to the kitchen, I took Victoria by the elbow to show her what Gabe was doing. And he looked up at us and asked “What instrument is that?” She told him, “That is the oboe.” And he said, “I’m going to play the oboe!”
The music is the main theme of the soundtrack to the Roland Joffé-directed movie The Mission. The music’s name? Gabriel’s Oboe.
Arguably, Mellon’s greatest contribution to America was not the vast wealth he created or the vast wealth he gave away, but rather the vast wealth his fiscal policies allowed millions of other Americans to produce.
Carly Rae Jepsen’s hit from the summer of 2012, realized in full orchestral glory.
An 18th Century automaton that could beat human chess opponents seemingly marked the arrival of artificial intelligence. But what turned out to be an elaborate hoax had its own sense of genius, says Adam Gopnik.
n. the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—populated with their own ambitions, friends, routines, worries and inherited craziness
It often happens that two schoolboys can solve difficulties in their work for one another better than the master can. When you took the problem to a master, as we all remember, he was very likely to explain what you understood already, to add a great deal of information which you didn’t want, and…