Category Archives: Art and Photography

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21 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Annie Dillard “I am no scientist. I explore the neighborhood. An infant who has just learned to hold up his head has a frank and forthright way of gazing about him in bewilderment. He hasn’t the faintest … Continue reading

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20 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Alice Jardine “At this point it seems impossible. to think difference without thinking it aggressively or defensively. But think it we must, because if we don’t, it will continue to think us, as it has since Genesis … Continue reading

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19 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Seneca “Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.” Art for Summer – Part I of V: Robert Peak (American, 1927-1992) Below – “String of Pearls” Musings in Summer: George Santayana … Continue reading

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18 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Lucy Maud Montgomery “We don’t know where we’re going, but isn’t is fun to go?” Art for Summer – Part I of VI: Anne Packard (American, contemporary) Below – “Two Dorries” Musings in Summer: Will Durant “We … Continue reading

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17 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Jeanette Walls “I hadn’t been paying attention to things like the sunrise, but that old sun had been coming up anyway. It didn’t really care how I felt, it was going to rise and set regardless of … Continue reading

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Morphology

Below – Scene Bfrom “Triumph of the Will” (Nuremberg, Germany, 1934). Below – Scene from “Trump of the Will,”(Charlottesville, United States of America, 2017).

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16 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Albert Einstein “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Art for Summer – Part I of V: Robert Nizamov … Continue reading

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15 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Confucius “If your plan is for one year plant rice. If your plan is for ten years plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years educate children.” Art for Summer – Part I of VI: … Continue reading

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14 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: James Agee “In every child who is born, under no matter what circumstances, and no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again.” Art for Summer – Part I of V: Albert Namatjira … Continue reading

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13 August 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Confucius “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Art for Summer – Part I of VI: Marcel Mouly (French, 1918-2008) … Continue reading

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