Category Archives: Art and Photography

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Sentient in Seattle – 17 August 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of Her Birth: Born 17 August 1953 – Herta Muller, a Romanian-born German novelist, poet, essayist, and recipient of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of Herta Muller: … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 16 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Death: Died 16 August 1678 – Andrew Marvell, an English poet, satirist, and politician. “To His Coy Mistress” by Andrew Marvell Had we but world enough and time, This coyness, lady, were … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 15 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of Her Birth: Born 15 August 1885 – Edna Ferber, an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. Some quotes from the work of Edna Ferber: “Living the past … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 14 August 2018

Musings in Summer: Pablo Picasso “I want to create a cat like the real cats I see crossing the streets, not like those you see in houses. They have nothing in common. The cat of the streets has bristling fur. … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 13 August 2018

Just a Reminder: In case you missed the event or want to view it again, the Perseids meteor shower will be at its peak tonight. Remembering an American Legend on the Date of Her Birth: Born 13 August 1860 – … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 12 August 2018

A Reminder: The Perseids meteor shower will be at its peak tonight. Musings in Summer: Thomas Mann “Technology and comfort – having those, people speak of culture, but do not have it.” This Date in Art History: Born 12 August … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 11 August 2018

A Reminder: The Perseids meteor shower will be at its peak tonight and tomorrow night. Remembering a Writer on the Date of Her Death: Died 11 August 1937 – Edith Wharton, an American novelist and short story writer. Some quotes … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 10 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of Her Death: Died 10 August 1981 – Julia Peterkin, an American author and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. Some quotes from the work of Julia Peterkin: “Everything has its way of speaking and … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 9 August 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Death – Died 9 August 1978 – James Gould Cozzens, an American novelist, short story writer, and recipient of the Pulitzer Prize. Some quotes from the work of James Gould Cozzens: “In … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 8 August 2018

Musings in Summer: Joseph Campbell “Anyone who has had an experience of mystery knows that there is a dimension of the universe that is not that which is available to his senses. There is a pertinent saying in one of … Continue reading

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