Monthly Archives: February 2018

Beleaguered in Bothell – 23 February 2018

Musings in Winter: David Rosenfelt “The face of a golden retriever feels like home.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Max Shertz (American, 1933-2009) Below – “Penetrating the Eyesight”; “Giddy Galactic”; “Man Woman” Remembering z Comic Genius on … Continue reading

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Current Events – 23 February 2018

“It’s not getting any better for the American people. It seems to be getting worse. That’s predictable; education is a cycle. Stupidity breeds more stupidity.” – Bill Maher.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 22 February 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 22 February 1788 – Arthur Schopenhauer, a German philosopher and author. Some quotes from the work of Arthur Schopenhauer: “The assumption that animals are without rights and the illusion that … Continue reading

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Current Events – 22 February 2018

“Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 21 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Stephen Hawking “The idea of 10 dimensions might sound exciting, but they would cause real problems if you forget where you parked your car.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Ron Seivertson (American, contemporary) Below … Continue reading

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Current Events – 21 February 2018

“In a closed society where everybody’s guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.” ― Hunter S. Thompson.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 20 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Albert Camus “As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Arthur Secunda (Mexican, contemporary) Below … Continue reading

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Current Events – 20 February 2018

“Let’s face it, the universe is messy. It is nonlinear, turbulent, and chaotic. It is dynamic. It spends its time in transient behavior on its way to somewhere else, not in mathematically neat equilibria. It self-organizes and evolves. It creates … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 19 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Kenneth Grahame “Children are the only people who accept a mood of wonderment, who are ready to welcome a perfect miracle at any hour of the day or night. Only a child can entertain an angel unawares, … Continue reading

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Current Events – 19 February 2018

“Wisdom demands a new orientation of science and technology toward the organic, the gentle, the elegant and beautiful.” – E. F. Schumacher, an influential economic thinker, statistician, economist, and author of “Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered.”  

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