It troubles me when people modify the word unique.  “It is very unique.” Really? Is it? Somehow that phrase instantly makes me doubt the one-of-a-kind-ness of whatever it is the speaker is referencing. We don’t really need to accentuate “uniqueness.” If it is one of a kind, it is one of a kind. Despite the above image there are not 9 of those rocks. That is 9 shots of one rock. He has a name. He is “The honorable Old Man.” Liu Don, a major Chinese painter has painted him ten times for the Boston Read more […]

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