Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Sunday, March 17, 2019

stone carving

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


“It is the historian’s function, not to make us clever for the next time, but to make us wise forever.”
Jacob Burckhardt

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Happiest cities in America

Source: WalletHub

Monday, March 11, 2019


“We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.”
Denis Diderot

Thursday, March 7, 2019

enlightenment groundwork

“I have striven not to laugh at human actions, not to weep at them, nor to hate them, but to understand them.”
Baruch Spinoza

Sunday, March 3, 2019


"Here's the path out of Hell to Paradise."
- On Dante

Monday, February 25, 2019

1st draft

"You can write drunk, but you must rewrite sober."
- Ernest Hemingway

Thursday, February 21, 2019


"To be content with little is difficult; to be content with much, impossible."
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Sunday, February 17, 2019


Harry Truman started his day at 5am with a 1 mile walk, a massage and a shot of bourbon.

Monday, February 11, 2019


"Be respectful to your superiors, if you have any."

Sunday, February 10, 2019


"Everything being the same, there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050."
- Dame Ellen MacArthur, who holds the earth sailing circumnavigation world record

unk ungani

“I believe our Heavenly Father invented man because he was disappointed in the monkey."
- Mark Twain

Thursday, February 7, 2019


A glimpse into the intersection of photography and cinema here.


"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019


“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
- Virginia Woolf

father of history

“Of all men’s miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.”

Washington on H2O

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

a reunion


“Not having heard something is not as good as having heard it; having heard it is not as good as having seen it; having seen it is not as good as knowing it; knowing it is not as good as putting it into practice.”
- Xun Kuang

Monday, February 4, 2019

eternal vigilance

“History, like nature, knows no jumps, except the jump backward, maybe.”

Sunday, February 3, 2019

poet and philosopher

"Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation: not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant."
- Titus Lucretius Carus

Mr. Mayor

"You'll never know who you are until you encounter who you are not."
- Jermaine Wilson, Mayor of Leavenworth, Kansas, formerly convicted drug dealer.

on addiction

"As an alcoholic, you will violate your standards quicker than you can lower them."
- Robin Williams

Friday, February 1, 2019

cannabis psychosis experience

- Freelance journalist Jennifer Foden explains here.
Jennifer Foden, Freelance journalist

Wednesday, January 30, 2019


"Nothing is more beautiful than to know all."
- Athanasius Kircher


"Were there a mountain all made of gold, doubled that would not be enough to satisfy a single person: know this and live accordingly."
- Buddha [circa 480 BCE]

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

"be better than yourself"

"The past is never dead. It's not even past."

a place where stars go

on retirement

"If I rest, I rust."
- 78 year old Placido Domingo

great wall of wisdom

"He who knows all the answers hasn't been asked all the questions."
- Confucius


"To love the religion of Jesus is to hate the religion of slave masters."
- Frederick Douglass

Monday, January 28, 2019

on the unique individual

"There's nobody like anybody ever."
- Oliver Sacks

Sunday, January 27, 2019

on humanism

“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”

Friday, January 25, 2019

secret ingredients

Chez L'Ami Louis uses goose and duck fat & salt on their roast chicken.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

The Farm

Ernest Hemingway bought Joan Miró's "The Farm."

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

father of American literature

"Never let school get in the way of a good education."
- Mark Twain

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Friday, January 18, 2019

stroke of insight

Thursday, January 17, 2019

losing your hair?

Contact Wade for realistic hair pieces.

on Richard Cassel

Online Holocaust resources include

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Power and Food

What the aliens offer are unlimited power/energy and food! What could possibly go wrong?

how ted danson holidays

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

ground zero


"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all."

on what to say to a betrothed ex

"Happiness is hard to come by in this life, and you've given me more than my fair share."
- Advice Alex Reiger gave to Louie DePalma 

on positive mental attitude

"The only thing negative we want are test results."
- Sheryl Underwood

Monday, January 14, 2019

could go either way

A Hirst interview here

dog whistle

Only heard by a select, special audience.


More than 40% of workers feel (and corroborated by hard statistics) that their work is meaningless and doesn't contribute to the bottom-line.

Sunday, January 13, 2019


"44% of Canadians have been bullied on the job."
- The Stats of Life, CBC

Shaq foot

cabo wabo

"My performance side of me came from being nervous and scared."
- Sammy Hagar, who also said he "never wants to take an enemy to the grave."


"The longer you keep it up, the longer you have to burn in hell and the quicker you'll get there."


"Facts are the backbone from which truth is made."
- Shelby Foote