Monthly Archives: May 2018

A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 28 May 2018

“Our country is the best country in the world. We are swimming in prosperity and our President is the best president in the world. We have larger apples and better cotton and faster and more beautiful machines. This makes us … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 27 May 2018

Remembering an Influential Scientist on the date of Her Birth: Born May 27 1907 – Rachel Carson, an American marine biologist, conservationist, environmentalist, writer, and author of “Silent Spring.” Some quotes from the work of Rachel Carson: “The more clearly … Continue reading

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

“Never confuse your right to say what you believe with a right to never be disagreed with and ridiculed for saying what you believe.” ― Ricky Gervais.

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Sentient in Seattle – 26 May 2018

Musings in Spring: Ricky Gervais “Mondays are fine. It’s your life that sucks.” Art for Spring – Part I of II: Rod Goebel (American, 1946-1993)) Below – “Taos Poppies”; “Farm House”; “Southwestern Landscape” For Your Information – Part I of … Continue reading

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

“Love sharpens intelligence, fear dulls it. Who wants you to be intelligent? Not those who are in power. How can they want you to be intelligent?—because if you are intelligent you will start seeing the whole strategy, their games. They … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 25 May 2018

Musings I Spring: Crystal Woods “Our eventual fate will be the sum of the stories we told ourselves long enough.” This Date in Art History: Born 25 May1926 – William Bowyer, an English painter. Below – “Anchored at Blackshore”; “Windbreaks”; … Continue reading

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A Lament for America in the Age of Trump – 25 May 2018

“The problem is, that no matter where you work there’s going to be people that are so dumb you wonder how the hell they remember to breathe every morning.” – Lillian Strange.

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Sentient in Seattle – 24 May 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of His Birth: Born 24 May 1905 – Mikhail Sholokhov, a Russian novelist, short story writer, and recipient of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of Mikhail Sholokhov: … Continue reading

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

“If you can’t joke about the most horrendous things in the world, what’s the point of jokes? What’s the point in having humor? Humor is to get us over terrible things.” ― Ricky Gervais, English comedian, actor, broadcaster, director, and … Continue reading

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Sentient in Seattle – 23 May 2018

Remembering a Nobel Laureate on the Date of His Birth: Born 23 May 1891 – Par Lagerkvist, a Swedish novelist, essayist, playwright, poet, and recipient of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Literature. Some quotes from the work of Par Lagerkvist: … Continue reading

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