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Ancient Aliens vs. Real Archeology

Ancient Aliens vs. Real Archeology

A meticulous documentary film, a point by point repudiation of the Ancient Aliens series.  Well done, very compelling, and entertaining.  You will learn quite a bit about ancient cultures and dignify their achievements with the veneration that they justly merit.  We viewed it in sections, not […]

Love this: Hero pt2

Love this: Hero pt2

My scalp is tingling.  Wow.  LOVE THIS! Pt 2.  One of my all time favorite films, if not top favorite: “Hero”, with Jet Li.  Chinese, with subtitles.  An epic visual and aural masterpiece.  Compelling story centered around the unification of China.   This is the […]

Love this: Hero |film

Love this: Hero |film

One of my all time favorite films, if not top favorite: “Hero”, with #Jet Li. Chinese, with subtitles. An epic visual and aural masterpiece.  A compelling story centered around the unification of #China. This post is for the music.  This is a tiny segment of […]

Gojira

Gojira

“Godzilla does not feel emotion…Godzilla is emotion” I imagine that you find this ridiculous.  Far from it.  This documentary from the BBC begins with the birth of the Godzilla phenomenon as an embodiment of the collective  anxiety, helplessness and rage of the Japanese people after WWII. […]

Medieval Sephardic Music | performance

Medieval Sephardic Music | performance

Medieval Jewish music of  Spain.  Beautiful. Exotic to our ears, ethereal and rhythmic. Above is a long playlist of 26 pieces of Spanish Sephardic music.  The first performances are by “Ensemble Fontegara”.  They are period pieces featured at the beginning of the playlist.  I have not […]

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 […]

Easter

Easter

  Easter is the Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christian tradition links the date of the Easter celebration to the Hebrew calendar based on a combination of astronomical events. Easter and the Jewish Passover festival are strongly connected. The passion of Jesus Christ […]

soaring Steppes

soaring Steppes

There has been a boom in the interest and exposure of Mongolian golden eagle hunters.  I too find it exciting, and extremely cool.  I found some truly outstanding portraits.  So I have collected some images for me to keep and share – The Eagle Hunters segment. […]

ancient love

ancient love

This is a beautiful piece.  A 3000 year old Egyptian love song in the original language.  A language you have most likely never heard vocalized.  Accompanied  by an Egyptian harp.  The poem, lyric, is exquisite.  The type of thing I live to experience.  Music and […]


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