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Thomas Wolfe House   “You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood … back home…

Holiday's

Columbus Day It is my understanding that this statue of Christopher Columbus, in Columbus, Ohio,  has been removed; I am…

Art

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

Poet's Corner

Possibilities There are so many ways This could go What it might become I have to wonder Which path will…

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Thomas Wolfe House   “You can’t go back home to your family, back home to your childhood … back home to a young man’s dreams of glory and of fame … back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed everlasting but which are…

Holiday’s

Columbus Day It is my understanding that this statue of Christopher Columbus, in Columbus, Ohio,  has been removed; I am so glad I took the time to photograph it, when I did.  The monument has fallen prey, like so many cultural elements in our history, to a mob rule, which seeks to rewrite the past,…

Art

To love a painting is to feel that this presence is… not an object but a voice. ~ Andre Malraux ~ Grey Weather, Morning with Figures, Eragny by Camille Pissarro I do not see the grey morning; rather I am drawn to the golden fields, bordered by wild flowers, and the harvest.  I see hope…

Poet’s Corner

Possibilities There are so many ways This could go What it might become I have to wonder Which path will be taken Either way I know There will be consequences You do not seem to mind Neither do I But I do not believe That all choices are equal I suppose We will know more…

Connected

The Anatomy of a Cybersecurity Attack I have felt lately like we, in the cyber security community, are failing at our posts.  Our clients are suffering from real day to day cybersecurity threats, turning off their computers at night, to wake up to the same scenario that they just left. We keep saying if you…

A View From the Road

Library Walk “Truth exists. Only falsehood has to be invented.” George Braque (1882-1963) – Le Jour et La Nuit Sometimes we must look down to see the view.  One of my favorite places in New York is the Public Library, on 5th Avenue and 42nd Street; you know where the two large marble lions, Patience…

From the Editor

Higginsville “It is not that we are old, we are just not young anymore.” The words are not mine, and I am afraid I may not have quoted them correctly.  I heard them, on the original Magnum P.I., spoken by Tom Selleck’s character, and thought about how true they rang. Magnum P.I., the original series,…

Film’s Recommended by Marcial

    This is a trading world and men, women and children, who cannot live on gravity alone, need something to satisfy their gayer, lighter moods and hours, and he who ministers to this want is in a business established by the Author of our nature.  If he worthily fulfills his mission and amuses without…