Monthly Archives: April 2018

Sentient in Seattle – 25 April 2018

Musings in Spring: Willa Cather “I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. I feel as if this tree knows everything I ever think of when I sit here. … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 25 April 2018

“Stupidity is the same as evil if you judge by the results.” ― Margaret Atwood.

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Notes from the Emerald City – 25 April 2018

FAQ: Does The Emerald City have a Wizard? If so, is he Great and Terrible? It does have a Wizard, and he is indeed Great and Terrible. In fact, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson is generally regarded as the unofficial Emperor … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 24 April 2018

Musings in Spring: Ellen Glasgow “Life is never what one dreams. It is seldom what one desires, but, for the vital spirit and the eager mind, the future will always hold the search for buried treasure and the possibility of … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 24 April 2018

“He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.” ― P.G. Wodehouse.

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Notes from the Emerald City – 24 April 2018

FAQ: Is Seattle a friendly city? Not particularly. In fact, its residents tend to regard one another with such cold and studied indifference that there is actually a term for it: “The Seattle Chill.” Below – A citizen of The … Continue reading

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Notes from The Emerald City – 23 April 2018

FAQ: Seattle advertises itself as The Emerald City, but is there a Yellow Brick Road leading to its glorious inner precincts? Indeed there is – lovely Aurora Avenue North, famed for its rush hour traffic, seedy motels, and friendly prostitutes. … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 23 April 2018

Musings in Spring: Ellen Glasgow “The older I grow the more earnestly I feel that the few joys of childhood are the best that life has to give.” Below – Stephen S. Yaeger: “Children Playing at a Pond” This Date … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 23 April 2018

“Evil isn’t the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as Evil, maybe more so, and it’s a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against Stupid. That might actually make … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 22 April 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of Her Birth: Born 22 April 1873 – Ellen Glasgow, an American novelist. Some quotes from the work of Ellen Glasgow: “Human nature. I don’t like human nature, but I do like human beings.” … Continue reading

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