Monthly Archives: February 2013

History

Tonight the 2012 Academy Awards will be televised as they have been for at least the last 50 years.  This year advanced conversations include speculation concerning the impact of dramatic license on the audiences’ sense of history.  Three of the … Continue reading

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Trees

My husband titled his master’s thesis, “Tree Symbolism”.  My spouse loved trees as symbols and in themselves.  However, not in the leafy green state of the deciduous nor the ever green state of the coniferous, but the skeletal, bare bones state of forests … Continue reading

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A Thing of Beauty

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever,” so says the poet.  Last night I heard a “thing of beauty” when I attended a chamber music concert in a chamber-like room.  Three lovely young women played a Schubert and a … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks, Again

A new book untitled “The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks” by Jeannne Theroharis destroys the myth that Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in favor of a white man because she was a humble seamstress whose feet were just too tired to move.  … Continue reading

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