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The Dialogue

A Just Because Note “Your roses may have thorns but don’t forget, your thorns may have some roses too, the God of great compassion loves you yet, and he will never fail to see you through.” ~ Stella L. Mosqueda ~ This note so epitomizes my Mother. I have no idea what I was dealing…

In the Wild!

The Space Deer   He is not really a deer from space; rather he is the deer I saw while I was trying to take this picture:   Of all of the places in the world, one might expect to encounter wildlife, I cannot say the Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas, even remotely made my…

Connected

“You can’t be what you can’t see”~ Sally Ride ~ I wonder when Sally Ride wrote her letter to NASA, if she knew she would be breaking the ultimate glass ceiling? In 1977, while a PhD student in astrophysics at Stanford, she responded to an article that was in the Stanford Daily stating that NASA…

From the Editor

Milestones   “Milestones (Latin: Miliarium) were originally stone obelisks – made from granite, marble, or whatever local stone was available – and later concrete posts. They were widely used by Roman Empire road builders and were an important part of any Roman road network: the distance travelled per day was only a few miles in…

Public Square

The Globeat“The Daily News Building”     It was raining, we were staying next door, on 42nd Street, and I was on a mission to find a View From the Road, which I never located; but this moment is why I love the road. I was drawn to the exterior of the building, and chilly…

The Dialogue

My Father and Me In all fairness, I cannot imagine who will care about this post, but I cannot help myself. This is a piece of a newsletter from Puerto Rico, in the mid-1960’s, when we lived on the island. Honestly, I wish I had the entire article, posted on the flip side, which deals…

Change is GoodRight   Definition of ephemera:1 something of no lasting significance —usually used in plural2 ephemera plural: paper items (such as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectible ~ Merriam Webster ~ Perfect Post Cards – Picture and a Thousand Words is changing.…

Free This Month

National Park Week I cannot say enough about the National Parks, in the United States – the system covers everything from historical homes to national seashores, and a visit to any one of the parks will both entertain and enlighten. This month you can visit a park for free! On April 20, 2019, all National…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows Okay, I am never going to love winter, but I do love this painting by George Wesley Bellows, who was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. I…

Nature

Broken Beauty Can there be beauty in brokenness? I believe there can be and is; and I also believe that beauty is not just in the eye of the beholder. When I bought this orchid, the stem was not bent; though a bent stem would not have been enough of an issue to disqualify the…