Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sentient in Seattle – 1 May 2018

Greeting May The Lily of the Valley is the flower associated with May. Origins May is named in honor of Maia; in Greek mythology she is the daughter of Atlas, the oldest of the Pleiades, and the mother of Hermes. … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 30 April 2018

Musings in Spring: Ivan Doig “Childhood is the one story that stands by itself in every soul.” Below – Robin Champagne: “Childhood Memories” Art for Spring – Part I of IV: Elizabeth Estivalet (Polish/French, contemporary) Below – Untitled Landscape; “La … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 30 April 2018

“The problem with the world is that everyone does not have a brain, but everyone does have a tongue.” – Raheel Farooq, a Pakistani writer.

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Sentient in Seattle – 29 April 2018

Remembering an Influential Filmmaker on the Date of His Death: Died 29 April1980 – Alfred Hitchcock, an English film director and producer. Some quotes from the work of Alfred Hitchcock: “There is a distinct difference between ‘suspense’ and ‘surprise,’ and … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 29 April 2018

“It is only because of their stupidity that they are able to be so sure of themselves.” ― Franz Kafka.

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Sentient in Seattle – 28 April 2018

Musings in Spring: Thomas Mann “Laughter is a sunbeam of the soul.” Art for Spring – Part I of II: Peter Ellenshaw (British, 1913-2007) Below – “Vermont Winter”; “Spirit of the Circus”; “Golden Hour – (California Seascape)” A Poem for … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 28 April 2018

“If they gave him an enema, he could be buried in a matchbox.” ― Anonymous.

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Sentient in Seattle – 27 April 2018

Happy Arbor Day A Poem for Today “Man in Stream” by Rosanna Warren You stand in the brook, mud smearing your forearms, a bloodied mosquito on your brow, your yellow T-shirt dampened to your chest as the current flees between … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 27 April 2018

“Those who never retract their opinions love themselves more than they love truth.” – Joseph Joubert (1754-1824), French moralist and essayist.

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Sentient in Seattle – 26 April 2018

Remembering an Ethical Leader and Philosopher on the Date of His Birth: Born 26 April 121 – Marcus Aurelius, Roman emperor from 161 to 180 (the last of the “Five Good Emperors”), Stoic philosopher, and author of a collection of … Continue reading

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