Monthly Archives: May 2017
“As for the politicians, like everyone else in America, they were motivated by money, not ideals.” ― Charles Dickens (1812-1870), English writer and social critic.
Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “So was I once myself a swinger of birches. And so I dream of going back to be.” Below – Winslow Homer: “The Birch Swing” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Howard Bradford … Continue reading
“In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” – Napoleon Bonaparte
Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “Every poem is a momentary stay against the confusion of the world.” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Margaret Bourke-White (American, 1904-1971) Below – “Two Generations” (photograph, 1936) Musings in Spring: J.R.R. Tolkien … Continue reading
“Shamelessness is not the same as honesty.” – James Poniewozik, American journalist and television critic.
Musings in Spring: H. Beam Pipe “I like it where it gets dark at night, and if you want noise, you have to make it yourself.” Art for Spring – Part I of VI: Irene Borg (American, contemporary) Below – … Continue reading
“The fact that, in the United States, there are people serving ten-year prison terms for growing marijuana plants in their backyards while Wall Street racketeers, who have defrauded millions of people and destroyed the global economy, walk free is a … Continue reading
Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “A good book has no ending” Art for Spring – Part I of VI: Shari Hatchett Bohlmann (American, contemporary) Below – “Heart of San Francisco (CA)” A Poem for Today “In the Dark” By Penny … Continue reading
“In America, anyone can become president. That’s the problem.” – George Carlin (1937-2008), American stand-up comedian, actor, author, philosopher, cultural critic, and recipient of both a Grammy Award and (posthumously) the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.