political

"a light unto the nations"

"a light unto the nations"

I found an image taken from the Hebrew Cervera Bible.  An illuminated manuscript dated c.1299, a designated National Treasure from the National Library of Portugal in Lisbon.  This image and caption caught my eye and my curiosity.  The caption source is unknown to me. One of the […]

Thanksgiving  Turkey – 1900

Thanksgiving Turkey – 1900

“During the Civil War, President Lincoln declared a national day of thanksgiving in April 1862 and August 1863 (after Gettysburg), but it was his proclamation in November 1864 that set a precedent followed by all subsequent presidents. In 1941, Congress formally established the fourth Thursday […]

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 […]

why I love Joe

why I love Joe

The story and photograph are a year old.  The image is priceless. This is an abbreviated version:  The Vice President had been speaking in the gym of a local high school in Florida.  Kobe was 15 at the time.  He had watched, listened and then […]

Contrast: Jefferson Davis and brother Joseph Davis – who empowered slaves

Joseph Emory Davis A word about an amazing man, Joseph Davis.  His brother was Jefferson Davis, future President of the Confederacy.  He had a plantation, owned slaves, and was successful.   What is remarkable about Joseph Davis is that, despite his background and social standing in […]

a 3D tour of Picasso’s Guernica

a 3D tour of Picasso’s Guernica

Guernica shows the tragedies of war and the suffering it inflicts upon individuals, particularly innocent civilians. This work has gained a monumental status, becoming a perpetual reminder of the tragedies of war, an anti-war symbol, and an embodiment of peace.  – wiki In June 1937 Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, a […]

Hau`oli Lā Hānau

Hau`oli Lā Hānau

Happy Birthday President Obama

Cool Source

Cool Source

There is a website, Do You Remember?, that I have found useful and entertaining.  A reader wisely submitted it to me.  The site itself is deluxe, very well done with a large variety of content.  It is full of things you remember, as the name says, […]

of unions and freedom

of unions and freedom

Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost. – Ronald Reagan

Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

by John Trudell An ethereal aural experience, a poem, tempered by a powerful reality.  This is a playlist.  Crazy Horse is first. 6:01 minutes John Trudell Related articles John Trudell – Finding Our Human-ness (higherdensity.wordpress.com)



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