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Poe, Some Bones, and a Cask of Amontillado

Poe, Some Bones, and a Cask of Amontillado

” The thousand injuries of Fortunato I had borne as I best could; but when he ventured upon insult, I vowed revenge.” The Cask of Amontillado has always been one of my favorite Poe stories. How could I miss the 2013 Cask of Amontillado Wine Tasting Among the Bones? A Saturday of sampling wine and beer … Continue reading

Baltimore in Winter: The Other Mount Vernon

Baltimore in Winter: The Other Mount Vernon

Much to my embarrassment, it took me years to appreciate Baltimore beyond its aquarium. The turning point was one wintry day last year. We woke up early, the flat, frozen city before us, and decided to explore. Our primary destinations on that visit were the two museums–the Baltimore Museum of Art and the Walters Art Museum–and I … Continue reading