Monthly Archives: May 2018

Sentient in Seattle – 23 May 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of His Birth: Born 23 May 1891 – Par Lagerkvist, a Swedish novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and recipient of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of Par Lagerkvist: … Continue reading

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

“The biggest mistake is trusting the wrong people who generally are also the dumbest.” ― Marino Baccarini.

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Sentient in Seattle – 22 May 2018

Musings in Spring: Sei Shonagon “In autumn, the evenings [are the most beautiful], when the glittering sun sinks close to the edge of the hills and the crows fly back to their nests in threes and fours and twos; more … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 22 May 2018

“Ignorance is not bliss. Rather, ignorance is blistering.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough, American writer.

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Sentient in Seattle – 21 May 2018

Musings in Spring: Murasaki Shikibu “There is much to be said for cherry blossoms, but they seem so flighty. They are so quick to run off and leave you. And then just when your regrets are the strongest the wisteria … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 21 May 2018

“I personally think humans have got about as far as we can go. We’re wrecking the planet. We’re never short of good reasons to massacre each other. Wrong god. Wrong race. Wrong color. Wrong sex. I’m actually quite surprised a … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 20 May 2018

Musings in Spring: Sei Shonagon “In summer the nights [are the most beautiful]. Not only when the moon shines, but on dark nights too, as the fireflies flit to and fro, and even when it rains, how beautiful it is!” … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 20 May 2018

“There’s no point in arguing with an idiot – save for exposing their stupidity in their own words.” ― Christina Engela, South African writer.

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Sentient in Seattle – 19 May 2018

Musings in Spring: Margaret Atwood “But my dreaming self refuses to be consoled. It continues to wander, aimless, homeless, alone. It cannot be convinced of its safety by any evidence drawn from my waking life.” Art for Spring – Part … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 19 May 2018

“Donald Trump is a liar because he is a coward. It is fear and cowardice that make him lie. it is his fragile ego that makes him lie.” – Gizmo, The Puzzled Puppy, an American writer and author of “What … Continue reading

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