The Crown. The Queen. The Crass. Ordinary moments from her later years for Queen Elizabeth II. I had several, but pared it down to a couple. Interesting images because of the subject, and fine photography. I associate her with an immensely important grand history, challenging socioeconomic questions and the Pistols. As an American I am
I began to prepare this post for images only. But I needed to know what lead to life in prison. About the first half of his life. An interesting paradox. An intensely tolerant, inclusive and compassionate man. Rightly celebrated as a great man of peace. He was also part of an armed revolutionary movement aimed
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 waited hopefully to encounter VP Biden – despite the massive
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 the Confederate south, he was a gracious and benevolent man.
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 [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jc1Nfx4c5LQ&w=480&h=360] In June 1937 Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, a mural that memorialized the events of April 27, 1937,
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, especially once you see things again and can put them
Timeless wisdom found in the words of the Prophet Muhammad. I personally expand it to remind me the mark found of the end in many important things. I find the link to honesty profound. When asked, “When would the Hour (Doomsday) take place?” The Prophet said, “When honesty is lost, then wait for the Hour.” The Bedouin said,