Monthly Archives: July 2017

A View from Walden Pond – 26 July 2017

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us even in our soundest sleep. I know of no more encouraging fact than the … Continue reading

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Current Events – 26 July 2017

“There is something about the state putting the power to bully into the hands of subnormal, sadistic apes that makes my blood boil.” – Gore Vidal (1925-2012), American writer and public intellectual.

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25 July 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Antoine de Saint-Exupery “If you want to build a ship, don’t summon people to buy wood, prepare tools, distribute jobs, and organize the work; teach people the yearning for the wide, boundless ocean.” Art for Summer – … Continue reading

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A View from Walden Pond – 25 July 2017

“Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music … Continue reading

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Current Events – 25 July 2017

“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.” – Warren Buffett, American investor, industrialist, and philanthropist.

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24 July 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: Will Rogers “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.” Below – Will Rogers and friend. Art for Summer – Part I of V: John Laford (Canadian … Continue reading

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A View from Walden Pond – 24 July 2017

“Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”

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Current Events – 24 July 2017

“All of us who are concerned for peace and triumph of reason and justice must be keenly aware how small an influence reason and honest good will exert upon events in the political field.” – Albert Einstein (1879-1955), Nobel Laureate … Continue reading

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23 July 2017 – Beleaguered in Bothell

Musings in Summer: James Hillman “The soul of our civilization depends upon the civilization of our soul. The imagination of our culture calls for a culture of the imagination.” Art for Summer – Part I of V: Liudimila Kondakova (Russian, … Continue reading

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A View from Walden Pond – 23 July 2017

“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

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