Monthly Archives: August 2018

Sentient in Seattle – 31 August 2018

Dear Readers: My last post for a time will be on 2 September. I am about to move from Seattle to San Francisco, and for a wonderful reason: My youngest son and his wife are expecting their first child – … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 31 August 2018

“Adding more bull to bull yields bigger bull.” ― Cathy Burnham Martin, multi-talented American writer.

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Sentient in Seattle – 30 August 2018

Musings in Summer: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (born 30 August 1797) “The beginning is always today.” Art for Summer – Part I of III: Ramon Lombarte (Spanish, contemporary) Below – “Break of Day”: “Sunday Eleven O’Clock PM”; “Rojo” Remembering an Influential … Continue reading

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A Lament for American in the Age of Trump – 30 August 2018

“What we have here, fellow citizens, is a crassly egocentric, raving twit.” – Molly Ivins.

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Sentient in Seattle – 29 August 2018

Musings in Summer: Joseph Campbell “You have to learn to recognize your own depth.” English Art – Walter Crane (1845-1915): Part I of III. Walter Crane (15 August 1845 – 14 March 1915) was an English artist and book illustrator. … Continue reading

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

“Screaming and repeating lies makes them neither true nor more believable.” ― Cathy Burnham Martin, American writer.

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Sentient in Seattle – 28 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 28 August 1906 – John Betjeman, an English poet, writer, broadcaster, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1972 until his death on 19 May 1984. In “Who’s Who” … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 27 August 2018

Musings in Summer: Werner Herzog “The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot.” Remembering a Photographer on the Date of Her Death: Died 27 August 1971 – Margaret Bourke-White, an American photographer and journalist. Below – “Eskimo”; “Mahatma … Continue reading

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

“A wise man speaks because he has something to say; a fool because he has to say something.” – Plato.

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Sentient in Seattle – 26 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of Her Birth: Born 26 August 1903 – Caroline Pafford Miller, an American author and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. Some quotes from the work of Caroline Pafford Miller: “A parting is sadder than … Continue reading

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