Monthly Archives: June 2018

1 July 2018 – Happy Canada Day

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Sentient in Seattle – 1 July 2018

Greeting July The flower associated with July is the Larkspur. Below – Bonnie Peacher: “Larkspur” Art for July – Maurice Denis: “July” Origins In the words of one writer, “It [July] was named by the Roman Senate in honour of … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 30 June 2018

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.” Art for Summer – Part I of III: Joichi Hoshi (Japanese, 1911-1979) Below – “Scorpion, The Milky Way”; … Continue reading

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

Confucius said, “Ideal people are universal and not clannish. Small-minded people are clannish and not universal.”

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Sentient in Seattle – 29 June 2018

Musings in Summer: Rabindranath Tagore “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” Art for Summer: Rebecca Horn (German, contemporary) Below (all over-painted photographs) – Untitled; … Continue reading

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

“The fact that millions of people share the same vices does not make these vices virtues, the fact that they share so many errors does not make the errors to be truths, and the fact that millions of people share … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 28 June 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of His Birth: Born 28 June 1867 – Luigi Pirandello, an Italian dramatist, novelist, poet, short story writer, and recipient of the 1934 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of … Continue reading

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

“Nothing is so firmly believed as that which we least know.” ― Michel de Montaigne.

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Sentient in Seattle – 27 June 2018

Remembering a Thinker on the Date of His Death: Died 27 June 2017 – Peter L. Berger, an influential American sociologist. Some quotes from the work of Peter Berger: “Institutions provide procedures through which human conduct is patterned, compelled to … Continue reading

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

“If you are good for nothing else, you can still serve as a bad example.” – Peter L. Berger.

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