WISDOM VERSUS INTELLIGENCE? Marilyn Armstrong

Fandango’s Provocative Question #2 Okay. First, is there a difference? Isn't wisdom something intelligent said by a white-haired old person sitting near a hearth fire? Or a casual comment from a kid translated by grown-ups to mean a lot more than it meant. I read a bunch of definitions of the difference between intelligence and wisdom … Continue reading WISDOM VERSUS INTELLIGENCE? Marilyn Armstrong

IMPRESSION OF A RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER – Marilyn Armstrong

No matter what anyone says, trying to be artistic with a picture you love that has flaws is a lot of work. I've been working on this one for hours. Literally at least two hours. I tried it earlier, but the colors were all wrong. This time, the colors are closer to true, but I … Continue reading IMPRESSION OF A RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER – Marilyn Armstrong

DISTURBED – Rich Paschall

The Sound of Silence, Rich Paschall Hello darkness, my old friend I've come to talk with you again People talking without speaking People hearing without listening People writing songs that voices never share No one dare Disturb the sound of silence The Sound of Silence (shown as The Sounds of Silence on early albums) was … Continue reading DISTURBED – Rich Paschall

TWO CAROLS FOR OUR HOLIDAYS – Marilyn Armstrong

As the weird, right-wing Christians endlessly complain about how they can't say "Merry Christmas," while the rest of us try to keep our heads low and avoid getting bombarded by Christmas? For us, there is Tom Lehrer and a few songs to make us smile. Let us not forget that "other" seasonal holiday, Hanukkah. Although … Continue reading TWO CAROLS FOR OUR HOLIDAYS – Marilyn Armstrong