Monthly Archives: March 2018

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

“When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. I’m beginning to believe it.” – Clarence Darrow.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 12 March 2018

Dougal Tukten Neralich: Happy Birthday, son mine. Musings in Winter: Peter Matthiessen “The secret of the mountain is that the mountains simply exist, as I do myself: the mountains exist simply, which I do not. The mountains have no ‘meaning,’ … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – Part I: Louis Simpson

A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – Part I: Louis Simpson “Where are you, Walt? The Open Road goes to the used-car lot. Where is the nation you promised? These houses built of wood sustain Colossal snows, … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 11 March 2018

Musings in Winter: Lucy Maud Montgomery “How fair the realm Imagination opens to the view.” Art for Winter – Part I of III: Jeff Tabor (American, contemporary) Below – “View From Studio”; “Aspens Pecos River”; “American Bison” For Your Information: … Continue reading

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Current Events – 11 March 2018:

“Be with a leader when he is right, stay with him when he is still right, but, leave him when he is wrong.” – Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States and a Republican.

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 10 March 2018

ForYour Information: 10 March is Harriet Tubman Day in the United States. This Date in Art History: Born 10 March 1881 – Jessie Boswell, an English painter. Below – “The Three Windows”; “Gerani between the red roof”; “Terazzo a Torino”; … Continue reading

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Current Events – 10 March 2018

“We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.” – Zelda Fitzgerald, an American … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 9 March 2018

Musings in Winter: Marcel Proust “Asparagus, tinged with ultramarine and rosy pink which ran from their heads, finely stippled in mauve and azure, through a series of imperceptible changes to their white feet, still stained a little by the soil … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 8 March 2018

For Your Information: 8 March is International Women’s Day. Art for Winter – Part I of IV: Michael Summers (American, contemporary) Below – “Catnip”; “Elephant Parade”; “Family Band” Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 8 March … Continue reading

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Beleaguered in Bothell – 7 March 2018

Musings in Winter: May Sarton “Gardening is one of the rewards of middle age, when one is ready for an impersonal passion, a passion that demands patience, acute awareness of a world outside oneself, and the power to keep on … Continue reading

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