Monthly Archives: May 2017

Current Events – Part III

Current Events – Part III “There are few genuine conservatives within the U.S. political system, and it is a sign of the intellectual corruption of the age that the honorable term ‘conservatism’ can be appropriated to disguise the advocacy of … Continue reading

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19 May 2017: A Sunny Friday in the Pacific Northwest

Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “The heart can think of no devotion Greater than being shore to the ocean- Holding the curve of one position, Counting an endless repetition.” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Sandow Birk (American, … Continue reading

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Current Events – Part II

“When widely followed public figures feel free to say anything, without any fact-checking, it becomes impossible for a democracy to think intelligently about big issues.” – Thomas Friedman, American journalist, author, and three-time recipient of the Pulitzer Prize.

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Current Events – Part I

“A fool and his money are soon elected.” – Will Rogers

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18 May 2017: A Lovely Thursday

Musings in Spring: Wallace Stegner “One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope. When it fully learns that cooperation, not rugged individualism, is the quality that most characterizes and preserves it, then it will … Continue reading

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17 May 2017 – Another Dreary Wednesday

Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” Below – Jennifer Gabbay: “The Afternoon Knows What the Morning Never Suspected” Art for Spring – Part I of IV: Elton Bennet (American, 1910-1974) Below – “The … Continue reading

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Tuesday,, 16 May 2017: And the Rain Falls

Musings in Spring: Robert Frost “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” Art for Spring – Part I of IV: Ansel Adams (American, 1902-1984) Below – “Georgia O’Keeffe and Orville Cox – … Continue reading

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15 May 2017: Another Rainy Monday

Musings in Spring: Albert Camus “Find meaning. Distinguish melancholy from sadness. Go out for a walk. It doesn’t have to be a romantic walk in the park, spring at its most spectacular moment, flowers and smells and outstanding poetical imagery … Continue reading

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A Sunny Sunday in May 2017

Musings in Spring: May Oliver “Do you love this world? Do you cherish your humble and silky life? Do you adore the green grass, with its terror beneath?” Art for Spring – Part I of V: Palyn Beaulieu (American, contemporary) Below – … Continue reading

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13 May 2017: Saturday, Sweet Saturday

Musings in Spring: Marcel Proust “Reading is that fruitful miracle of a communication in the midst of solitude.” Art for Spring – Part I of IV: Robert Bateman (Canadian, contemporary) Below – “Midnight Black Wolf” Musings in Spring: Sigmund Freud … Continue reading

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