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  A Voice for the Moderates “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you,…

Nature

The Hawaiian Room Bear with me; this post does belong in Nature, I promise. Before going to visit my Aunt…

Public Square

An Illions Carousel I am not brave, especially when I am alone.  But as I have gotten older, I have…

Art

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

Action

  A Voice for the Moderates “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for sums up the Law and the Prophets.” ~ Matthew 7:12 ~ I am a middle child.  I do not think that is why I am a moderate, though I do fall in between two…

Nature

The Hawaiian Room Bear with me; this post does belong in Nature, I promise. Before going to visit my Aunt Helen, in Florida, I had not heard the term “Florida Room”.  It is another way of saying solarium, sun room or sun porch; the idea of an additional living space, which helps to bring the…

Public Square

An Illions Carousel I am not brave, especially when I am alone.  But as I have gotten older, I have occasionally become bolder; which is how I was able to photograph this Illions Carousel. I happened to be walking through Congress Park, when I spotted the carousel just as the workers were preparing to open…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Frankfurt Station  by John Moore   This is an oil on canvas, but to me it does not look like a painting; rather some sort of three dimensional art.  I am not entirely sure why…

Connected

Hut Six “We must not neglect the nonmilitary means by which an enemy may seek to undermine our national will.” ~ Gordon Welchman~ I am reading a very interesting book by Gordon Welchman called, The Hut Six Story: Breaking the Enigma Codes. Welchman was recruited to work at Bletchley Park, by Alastair Denniston. Denniston was…

From the Editor

My Fran Mrs. Frances Hines I thought that I was finished writing obituaries.  In the last ten years, I have lost too many people and had decided to stop writing about those losses; but this is different, Fran was different. Fran lived a very full life, and most people would say a long enough life,…

Holiday’s

Happy New Year My very lovely friend, Joan Williams, sent me a New Year’s Card, which contained the poem below. I thought I would share it with you, as a way to wish you a Happy New Year. Also, I know for most of us, bidding farewell to 2020 is quite welcomed; but I think…