All posts from April 2023

Balzac’s cane and the miraculous ants

I recently made a phone call to ask a question I’d been too embarrassed to ask face-to-face. Here’s how it went. “Hello, this is the Balzac Museum.” “I have an unusual question for you.” “Yes?” “You know the cane in your museum that belonged to Balzac?” “Certainly.” “I remember visiting once and hearing a story […]