Doesn’t that sound like some bizarre parallel of life? There you are in your L.L. Bean boots, sprayed head-to-foot with anti-bug glop. You don’t know what’s worse — the big heavy boots with your jeans tucked into the tops, or… Read More ›
WEATHERED AND WORN
WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge – WEATHERED I resisted putting up a picture of me first thing in the morning. It was tempting, but I finally decided to take a pass on that. Weathered and wood resonate for me. Be there… Read More ›
ART VERSUS LIFE? TRUTH? FICTION?
“For God’s Sake,” I shout at the giant naked bronze guy loping around my garden. “Put something on! You can’t go running around like that!” It’s already too late. I can hear the sirens getting closer and I know those… Read More ›
OH YOU …
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Letter U Needs to have letters O & U in the word
THE PERSONAL TRAGEDY OF INTOLERANCE – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Intolerance seems to be rearing its ugly head more now that Donald Trump is President. Intolerant people seem emboldened by Trump’s tolerance — even embrace — of intolerance. I grew up hearing a family story that illustrates an early twentieth-century… Read More ›
Audacious hope or cynical sham? Wilson’s Fourteen Points at 100.
Woodrow Wilson was an ambivalent man who harbored great hopes for humankind along with deeply ingrained personal racism. This is a fine piece of historical writing. I enjoyed it and I hope so will you.