Monthly Archives: April 2015

On People’s Frequent Inability to Make Distinctions and Identify What’s Really Important

“It is better to live rich than to die rich.”–Samuel Johnson “To live poetically is to densify life.”–Vilhelm Ekelund “My business, my art is to live my life.–Montaigne “Beware the barrenness of a busy life.”–Socrates

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The Obsessive Mall-Rat Credo

“I shop, therefore I am.”–Barbara Kruger

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Why Be a Critical Thinker

“Who questions much, shall learn much, and retain much.” –Francis Bacon

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“You call this Easter?!”

Safe Read-Only site–ignore any security warnings when opening pix. Questions, comments? Richard.Davies@shaw.ca

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“You call this spring?!”

(first robin in backyard) “Where’s the worms?”

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Altman Documentary by Ron Mann (2015 DVD)

(rare signed 1994 Ready-to-Wear movie book about the European fashion world; a less successful movie, this was the first one he made after a heart transplant in his 70s) Highly recommended documentary for any Altman fan or serious fan of indie-style … Continue reading

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“There are more things in heaven…”

  (unposed pic of Peter Cottontail rabbit, floor vent to left of plant; the serviettes sitting beside it were not placed or moved for the pic) Safe Read-Only site–ignore any security warnings when opening pix. Easter morning here. I’m changing … Continue reading

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Those delightful moments when we trip over true happiness,

and we think we have now found our purpose and meaning and will try to hang onto ‘the feeling’ as long as possible, thinking in the backs of our minds that we will be mindful this time, and do our … Continue reading

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Another Old Great Lyric (1936)

(bridge from “I Can’t Get Started with You”–lyrics by Ira Gershwin) You’re so supreme, lyrics I write of you Scheme, just for the sight of you Dream, both day and night of you And what good does it do?

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A Thing of Beauty,

of high Western culture/civilization, that no terrorist can/will never destroy: “On the Beautiful Blue Danube” by Johann Strauss II. An eternal joy forever, it permanently transcends the ignorant, destructive hatred of the Middle-Eastern anarchists every time it is played and heard.

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