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farewell great lady

farewell great lady

We celebrate Maya Angelou’s life, cherish her wisdom, and learn from her words.  But we will do so without her now, 28 May, 2014.   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God,” she wrote in the most recent post […]

יום השואה Yom Ha’Shoa

“Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; Today the world  remembers an atrocity we would not like to remember, so painful and horrid beyond imagination.   The Shoa: The Holocaust.  We also remember the perpetrators and those who worked […]

Angela Davis 1973

Angela Davis 1973

Great portrait. A gorgeous, powerful image…subject and photo. A late celebration of her birthday, January 26 1944.     Edited with BlogPad Pro

November 22 remembered

November 22 remembered

Creator: Photograph by Abbie Rowe, National Park Service, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Musen. Copyright:Public Domain Lt. (jg) John F. Kennedy aboard the PT-109 in the South Pacific, 1943. Photograph in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston. Copyright:Public Domain John […]

Eid Mubarak!!

Taqabbalallâhu minnâ wa minkum God accept from us and you It means “[May] God accept from us and you [our fasts and deeds]”. The Companions of the Islamic prophet Muhammad used to say to each this other when they met on Eid ul-Fitr. – wiki […]

15 minutes

15 minutes

Andy Warhol birth anniversary.  August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987. He was one of the most successful commercial artists of the 1950s.  He began the 1960s  on the edge, avante-gard and controversial.   His work blurred the conceptual and aesthetic lines dividing high art from pop […]

Little Boy and a garden

Little Boy and a garden

Hiroshima, 1945,  a city becomes an historic event. Shukkeien’s (縮景園) name can be translated into English as “shrunken-scenery garden”, Hiroshima.  Ground zero for Little Boy. Related articles   The Details of Hiroshima (newyorker.com)  

Peter O'Toole lá breithe

Peter O'Toole lá breithe

He has officially retired from acting and the public.  And he is missed.  We have so much of his work to enjoy that it matters little.  As long as he is in good health and prospers – but that is no longer, I fear, his […]

"The Most Interesting Man in the World"…editing aug2014

He is “The Most Interesting Man in the World”. Those Dos Equis ads were modeled after his mythos. writing in camp in Kenya Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) Birth anniversary today. He defined both a literary style and machismo for […]

We come in peace

We come in peace

Moon Landing: July 20, 1969.  No other act of human exploration ever laid a plaque saying, “We come in peace for all Mankind” -Neil deGrasse Tyson 7/20/2013 – Twitter



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