Monthly Archives: March 2018

A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 27 March 2018

“Before mass leaders seize the power to fit reality to their lies, their propaganda is marked by its extreme contempt for facts as such, for in their opinion fact depends entirely on the power of the man who can fabricate … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 26 March 2018

This Date in Literary History: Died 26 March 1979 – Jean Stafford, an American author and recipient of the 1970 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Some quotes from the work of Jean Stafford: “To her own heart, which was shaped exactly … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 26 March 2018

“The world that used to nurse us now keeps shouting inane instructions. That’s why I ran to the woods.” – Jim Harrison

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Sentient in Seattle – 25 March 2018

This Date in Literary History: Died 25 March 1969 – Max Eastman, an American activist, author, and poet. “In March” by Max Eastman On a soaked fence-post a little blue-backed bird, Opening her sweet throat, has stirred A million music-ripples … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 24 March 2018

Musings in Spring: H.G. Wells “We all have our time machines, don’t we. Those that take us back are memories…And those that carry us forward, are dreams,” Below – Mila Moroko: “Memories and Dreams” Art for Spring – Part i … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 24 March 2018

“This and no other is the root from which a tyrant springs; when he first appears he is a protector.” – Plato

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 15 March 2018

Happy Ides of March Below – Jean-Leon. Gerome: “The Death of Caesar” Art for Winter – Part I of III: George Tarallo (Uruguayan, contemporary) Below – “Summertime”; Untitled Horseback Riders; “Cowboy in the Valley” A Poem for Today “On Looking … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 14 March 2018

Musings in Winter: Mary Oliver “When loneliness comes stalking, go into the fields, consider the orderliness of the world.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Rufino Tamayo (Mexican, 1899-1991) Below – “Moon and Sun 338”; “Sandias”; “Dog Barking … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – Part III:

“If people would know how little brain is ruling the world, they would die of fear.” ― Ivo Andrić, Nobel Laureate.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 13 March 2018

Remembering a Great Attorney on the Date of His Death: Died 13 March 1938 – Clarence Darrow, an American lawyer, author, and a leading member of the American Civil Liberties Union. Darrow its best known for representing three high-profile clients: … Continue reading

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