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A View From the Road

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In Nature

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux…

A View From the Road

Little Free Library Walking in Boston, Massachusetts, I spotted this “Little Free Library” and it was being used! I love…

Perfect Post Cards

A Pre-Texting Post Card “Having a great time, wish you were here.” I have had this post card, in my…

In Nature

Scattered Shells     There is little In Nature that compares to a walk on the beach. Regardless of what…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~   Jean Renoir Sewing by Pierre-Auguste Renoir In general I am found of Renoir’s work; but I do so love this painting. The colors are exquisite, but I am most drawn to those little…

A View From the Road

Little Free Library Walking in Boston, Massachusetts, I spotted this “Little Free Library” and it was being used! I love the idea of these kiosks of free books, available for anyone who would like to drop by and pick up something to read or leave something they have already read. My only complaint with “Little…

Perfect Post Cards

A Pre-Texting Post Card “Having a great time, wish you were here.” I have had this post card, in my possession, since before texting entered any of our lives; the yellowing you see has been earned through the years. As you know, I love post cards, so the cynical nature of this card should go…

In Nature

Scattered Shells     There is little In Nature that compares to a walk on the beach. Regardless of what ails you or where you need to be, if you find a patch of sand, sitting next to the sea, step away from your world and enter paradise.     If you happen to stroll…

Reflections

  Day of Remembrance of the Holocaust and the Heroism Yom HaShoah Holocaust Memorial By Ofra Friedland There are various days, around the world, which are set aside to remember the six million Jewish people who were murdered in the Holocaust between 1933 and 1945. The International Holocaust Remembrance Day, as designated by the United…

Food

Strawberry Shortcake     I remember, as a child, my Mother buying those little sponge cake cups, that are always close to the strawberries, in the produce section of the market, in order to make strawberry shortcake; and I would be lying if I said I did not enjoy them, because I did. However, I…

Public Square

The James Thurber House     “Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.” ~ James Thurber ~ An Adventures Daydreamer Did you know that Mittyesque is a word? The word is derived from one of James Thurber’s most well-known shorty stories, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,…

From the Editor

Save the Picture     One of the things that I admire about the generation that came of age in the world of digital photography is how many pictures they share, on “bad hair days.” You know, those days when what you are wearing is not exactly flattering, or the camera has captured more than…