Tag: the world

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner – 1869

Uncle Sam's Thanksgiving Dinner – 1869

This Thomas Nast cartoon, published in the November 20, 1869 issue of Harper’s Weekly, celebrates the ethnic diversity and envisions the political equality of citizens of the American republic. Joining the Thanksgiving Day feast of hosts Uncle Sam (carving the turkey on the far-right) and Columbia (seated […]

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 […]

August: The Landscape Without You

August: The Landscape Without You

In the cruel light of a dead afternoon he rises from the bed plunging through liquid walls into the world’s ever-greenness. Across the lost fields a hot wind drizzles ash. Laser-blue petals lift their tongues to a cryptic sky. The air blinks and turns to […]

the soul of Sindh

the soul of Sindh

O friend, why are you still inclined to waste paper and ink? Go forth and try to find the source where words were formed. ~Shah Abdul Latif Bhitae Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai  was a devout Muslim Sufi, but his spirituality was broad and welcoming, making […]

"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 […]

Apollo 11, The Eagle

Apollo 11, The Eagle

On July 16, 1969, an event that captivated the world.  Apollo 11 launched the first mission that landed humans on the moon. The primary objective of Apollo 11 was to complete a national goal set by President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961: perform […]

The Invitation

The Invitation

The beauty of the world invites us all outside of ourselves. ~ Peter Sepal ~ From Move Towards the Light

Buddha | your teachers

Buddha | your teachers

Imagine that every person in the world is enlightened but you. They are all your teachers, each doing just the right things to help you learn perfect patience, perfect wisdom, perfect compassion. – Buddha

A Visionary

A Visionary

Remembering Helen Keller, who was born on this day in 1880. A prolific author, Keller was well-travelled and outspoken in her convictions. A member of the Socialist Party of America and the Industrial Workers of the World, she campaigned for women’s suffrage, labor rights, socialism, and other radical left causes. – wiki […]

Where Children Sleep at Night Around the World

Where Children Sleep at Night Around the World

A book and photography, Where Children Sleep by James Mollison. Very thoughtful and interesting photographs of the places children sleep. They range from cheery bedrooms, huts, and trash. These images, and captions, are from the feature: Where children sleep around the world on Likes.com Here […]


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