Tag: 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 […]

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 […]

Enlighten me

Enlighten me

There is a page that I have added… Enlighten Me The purpose is to send me anything that is related to a post or is interesting. What you think is dull is likely interesting to me. – a better or different source, – what you […]

So do I

So do I

I want to live in a world where George Zimmerman offered Trayvon Martin a ride home to get him out of the rain that night. ~Greg Brewer, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida

"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 […]

The iron finger of an angry God

The iron finger of an angry God

Your religion was written on tables of stone by the iron finger of an angry God, lest you might forget it. The red man could never remember nor comprehend it. Our religion is the traditions of our ancestors, the dreams of our old men, given […]

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


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