Daily Archives: October 7, 2007

Buying Art At Sea? Not Me!

Many of the activities on board cruise ships fail to interest me, but nothing makes me run for the pool deck faster than an art auction. I have no aversion to the visual arts, but I have an aversion to making any financial decision quickly, under competitive pressure and with a drink in my hand.

These are pretty much the circumstances under which people wake up in Las Vegas, hung over and newly married. You might be happy with the results but, really, how good are the odds?

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