Peter Weiss

Peter Weiss

Eating In the City That Care Forgot

, Feb 25, 2013; Category: Uncategorized; Tags: None; Comments Off

    “Jews and Gentiles, the Frenchman, Italian, Spaniard, German, and American, all conditions and occupations…What a hubbub! what an assemblage of strange faces, of the representatives of distinct people! What a contact of beauty and deformity, of vulgarity and good-breeding! What a collection of costumes… ! ¬†- H. Didimus (Edward Henry Durell), 1835-36 “Instead

Happy Holidays

, Dec 17, 2012; Category: Uncategorized; Tags: None; Comments Off

A little Christmas fable for you, dear reader: Once upon a time a group of filthy rich men met for lunch to celebrate together before going off with their families for the holidays. They were jolly men, who thought themselves fine fellows, successful and with a firm grasp of the ways of the world which

Reboot at 60

, Dec 2, 2012; Category: Uncategorized; Tags: None; Comments Off

    My birthday is coming up and to celebrate , this site has had a facelift and been repurposed for more adventure, just like me. Well, I didn’t get a facelift, not even a haircut, but I feel¬†like I have. Any birthday that ends in zero will do that and 60 is no different.