Monthly Archives: September 2018

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

“The generation that destroys the environment is not the generation that pays the price. That is the problem.” ― Wangari Maathai, Nobel Laureate. Below – Donald Trump signs an executive order to roll back the clean water rule.

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Sentient in San Francisco – 24 September 2018

Musings in Autumn: Vincent van Gogh “Find things beautiful as much as you can; most people find too little beautiful.” Below – Vincent van Gogh: “The Mulberry Tree in Autumn” Art for Autumn: Bruno Luna (Mexican, contemporary) Below (all bronze) … Continue reading

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

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” – Dr. Seuss.

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Sentient in San Francisco – 23 September 2018: Autumn Equinox

Greeting Autumn 2018 Below – John Everett Millais: “Autumn Leaves” Art for Autumn – Claude Monet: “Autumn on the Seine at Argenteuil” Musings in Autumn: Edwin Way Teale “For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 22 September 2018

Musings at the End of Summer: Dodie Smith “Why is summer mist romantic and autumn mist just sad?” Below – Diana Tripp: “Summer Mist” Contemporary Spanish Art – Felix Mas: Part I of II. In the words of one writer, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 21 September2018

Musings in Autumn: May Sarton “I loved them in the way one loves at any age — if it’s real at all — obsessively, painfully, with wild exaltation, with guilt, with conflict; I wrote poems to and about them; I … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 20 September 2018

Remembering a Writer on the Date of His Birth: Born 20 September 1948 – George R. R. Martin, an award-winning American novelist, short story writer, and author of “A Song of Ice and Fire,” which was later adapted into the … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 19 September 2018

Remembering a Vocalist on the Date of Her Death: Died 19 September 2004 – Mary Frances Penick, known as Skeeter Davis, an American country music singer who sang crossover pop music songs.” This Date in Art History: Born 19 September … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 18 September 2018

Worth a Thousand Words: A radar image of the surface of Venus. This Date in Art History: Born 18 September 1838 – Anton Mauve, a Dutch painter. Below – “Morning Ride on the Beach”; “Ariëtte (Jet) Carbentus, the Artist’s Wife, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 17 September 2018

Remembering a Native American on the Date of His Death: Died 17 September 1868 – Roman Nose (or Hook Nose), a Native American of the Northern Cheyenne. In the words of one writer, “He is considered to be one of, … Continue reading

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