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Aljafería Palace (Qasr al-Jaʿfariya)

Aljaferia Palace is one of the most beautiful Islamic palaces which can be visited in Spain. It was built in the second half of the 11th century in the Moorish taifa os Saraqusta (present day Zaragoza) by the King al-Muqtâdir Bânû Hûd. 418 more words


Constructing A Heptadecagon

Note: The Healing Garden gardener’s pledge to a Healing Garden portrait each day was always intended to include a watercoloring. On our present quest for practice of our brushwork we have been reading three books. 582 more words

The great outdoors

There are many things I could say, many thoughts and impressions that come to mind when I think of the spectacular phenomenon that is people from Syracuse and Rochester flooding out of their homes on the first days of Spring. 490 more words


Carlos' Garden

Note: A few weeks ago, Carlos and his Mom approached me and asked if I would help Carlos with his vegetable plot. We have been working together each Sunday for an hour or two. 790 more words


Imagine the moon
The circle the line the point
Time hides in motion

Above, South Healing Garden, upper terrace: Spider web Houseleeks

Constructing A Heptadecagon

Note: From the Healing Garden we have been following with interest the experiments of Jack , in making the invisible visible. He is using the recipes of artist Paul Klee. 273 more words

Week 5: Greek Philosophy, Science, and the Decline of the Polis

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance.” – Socrates

Topics: How did those four attributes of the polis influence arguably the most famous of Greek cultural forms, moral and political philosophy?  425 more words