Maybe I should have named my blog Potpourri or Pastiche or simply a Savory Stew because I aim to throw a lot of different things into the pot, mostly about reading, writing and art, but many other things, too, because I’ve lived a long time and have a lot of interests. I also will include here thoughts of others I come upon who share my loves. Including those of you who care to share your thoughts and impressions.
My Friend Joe
posted by Ed Farber on June 15, 2014


I lost one of my oldest friends this past week, Nelson (Joe) Zucker. He was 82, my age. Since his Mother lived to be 103, I naively believed that he would outlast us all—all being the group of more