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Timeout Tuesday

Slowly breathe in the fragrance of nature, and experience the peace and tranquility of God’s blessings.


“The earth has music for those who listen.” 

- George Santayana

Faith And Spirituality

Quotes: Past & Present

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

George Santayana


NMC Recordings of Gwilym Simcock & City of London Sinfonia now available for digital download!

After a fantastic few months of performances, broadcasts and interviews across the country, we are delighted to announce that NMC’s recording of Gwilym Simcock’s On a Piece of Tapestry… 216 more words

Composer Focus

Writing As Aversion Therapy, Or Buddha Writer, Come Quick!

(from June ’09)

I am so discouraged with my writing right now that I’ve been wondering if writing isn’t a form of aversion therapy. 888 more words


A fanatic is a man that does what he thinks the Lord would do if He knew the facts of the case.
-Finley Peter Dunne… 62 more words


Civilization in Context

George Santayana, Spanish-American philosopher, gave us the memorable quote, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” This sentiment is bandied about in our political discourse to disparage one’s opponents as short sighted or unable to see the larger picture. 555 more words