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prasantrin

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Kofi Annan

18 August 2018 - 12:58 PM

Former Secretary general of the UN

https://www.nytimes....annan-dead.html

V. S. Naipaul

12 August 2018 - 05:00 PM

Booker and Nobel prize winner. It's been decades since I last read one of his novels

https://www.nytimes....obel-prize.html

Joel Robuchon

06 August 2018 - 11:20 AM


https://www.theguard...ry-dies-aged-73

Only 73.

Smithfield Foods closes smokehouse

22 July 2018 - 04:51 PM

I felt a little uncomfortable posting this in Good-bye among obituaries of people. Hope Virginia belongs here (or is it the South?)

Smithfield foods is closing their smokehouse which is the birthplace of Smithfield hams

https://wapo.st/2uX3jxE

The company says they have enough hams stockpiled until a decision is made re: rebuilding, etc.

Madeleine Kamman at 87

21 July 2018 - 12:46 AM

https://www.nytimes....ef-is-dead.html

 

 

I remember hearing she didn't particularly care for Julia Child, but it was nice to read that softened a bit toward her.

 

It was not much of a feud, though. Ms. Child did not return much fire and eventually Ms. Kamman mellowed toward her rival.