Pasternack likes to serve skate at his New York restaurant with acid and fat and something decadent: Of late, that translates to fresh fava beans and morels. He cooks it flat, in its crescent moon shape, so that the edges frill and curl a bit. At DBGB in CityCenterDC, executive chef Ed Scarpone uses a practical approach home cooks can emulate: “Makes it less of a high wire act,” he says.

There is no doubt, however, about his literary perfectionism. After his first two collections of pastoral poetry “Bucolics” (also known as “Eclogues”) and “Georgics” Virgil spent a dozen years working on “The Aeneid,” his epic account of the Trojan hero Aeneas and the legendary prehistory of Rome. Planning to devote a further three years to polishing his Homeric magnum opus, the unfortunate poet instead fell mortally ill in 19 BCE and ordered his friends to destroy the manuscript.

At 58 years, always a committed Christian, these acts are shaking my faith. Perhaps, in the great system of things, it is time for the watering down of the three big religions, for a world community church to emerge. Who knows? I can’t be the only one who is weeping at the dreadful state of things and fearing that worse is to come.

It no doubt that Taiwanese streets suffer from all sorts of design issues. There are huge intersections that curve, which until recently would normally have no guide markings at all even in Taipei. Look at other developed countries and their intersections tend to be just as marked as the rest of the road.

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