I’ve been working on sharpening my tactical skills with Chessimo. It’s an excellent training tool, for the experienced but rusty player as well as anyone[...]

Chess Training

The threat is stronger than the execution.

Aaron Nimzowitsch

I’ve decided to focus on one work of art each time I visit the museum… taking it in for at least 15 minutes. What I’ve realized is that nuances come to the fore that you would otherwise miss by just casually strolling past a painting like this one. At first it just looks like color splotches… then you realize it’s a deeply-shadowed forest grove… the sun is setting… there’s a dirt path leading to the grove… there’s[...]

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