Two days ago I said that a detail on one of my projects had been rendered incorrectly. Subsequent investigation proved that I was wrong,and that the picture I posted on my blog reinforces an optical illusion. Such is the challenge of representation and documentation.
Wynn might have won. It would be characteristic Massachusetts irony if voters repeal casino gambling in November. I wonder how much Wynn has sunk into this venture? My guess is somewhere around 50 million dollars.
I'm reading about Grant's assault on Vicksburg right now. His primary battle was with the Mississippi River and its various tributaries. Yet another lesson on the dominance of geography.