Monthly Archives: February 2018

Beleaguered in Bothell – 18 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Stephen Hawking “It surprises me how disinterested we are today about things like physics, space, the universe and philosophy of our existence, our purpose, our final destination. Its a crazy world out there. Be curious.” Art for … Continue reading

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Current Events – 18 February 2018

“I didn’t realize how good I was with computers until I met my parents.” ― Mike Birbiglia, an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 17 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Dean Koontz “One of the greatest gifts we receive from dogs is the tenderness they evoke in us. The disappointments of life, the injustices, the battering events that are beyond our control, and the betrayals we endure, … Continue reading

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Current Events – 17 February 2018

“A great nation is not saved by wars, it is saved by acts without external picturesqueness; by speaking, writing, voting reasonably; by smiting corruption swiftly; by good temper between parties; by the people knowing true men when they see them, … Continue reading

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Current Events – 16 February 2018

“In Paris and London he had seen nothing to make a return to life worth while; in Washington he saw plenty of reasons for staying dead.” ― Henry Adams,

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 16 February 2018

Friends: Happy Lunar New Year! I hope that everyone experiences much joy and success in the Year of the Dog. Musings in Winter: T.S. Eliot “Books. Cats. Life is good.” Art for Winter – Part I of II: David Schluss … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 15 February 2018

Musings in Winter: Lt. Edward Beale “The region is altogether valueless. After entering it, there is nothing to do but leave.” (From “Congress report on Arizona, 1858”) Art for Winter – Part I of II: Francesco Scavullo (American, contemporary) Below … Continue reading

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Current Events – 15 February 2018

“The Confederate flag is one of those things that should only be seen on t-shirts, belt buckles and bumper stickers to help the rest of us identify the worst people in the world.” – John Oliver.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 14 February 2018

Happy Valentine’s Day! Art for Valentine’s Day – Jean-Leon Gerome: “Pygmalian and Galatea” Musings on Valentine’s Day: Jay Leno “Today is Valentine’s Day. Or, as men like to call it, Extortion day.” A Song for Valentine’s Day -The Crystals: “Da … Continue reading

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Current Events – 14 February 2018

“He had just about enough intelligence to open his mouth when he wanted to eat, but certainly no more.” ― P.G. Wodehouse, an English writer and wit.

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