In this 1575 painting by Veronese, supposedly of David and Bathsheba (II Samuel 11),
the gentleman in the red and gold outfit bears an uncanny resemblance to me. I don’t
recall posing for it, but….
My Grading Method: I used to grade my exams with the able assistance of Nachamu,
pictured here, who roomed with artists Nancy Katz and Mark Liebowitz of Shelburne
Falls, MA. Since his untimely demise some years ago, I’m forced to do it all myself.
Elsewhere on this site, I have provided examples of the importance of reading the biblical text aloud. I am not quite prepared, however, to adopt Victor Borge’s approach to reading literature, as shown (and heard) in the link below.
From James Thurber, master of the understated and the absurd.