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Perspectives on Guilt Part 2

So, a quick recap:
Yesterday, my husband and I enjoyed the EAst Village International Food and Dessert Tour, then went to Citi Field for a Mets game; we are season ticket holders for several years. 1,184 more words

Social Commentary

Blaise Pascal's "Roseau pensant"

Léon Brunschvicg, Fragments 348 and 397
Louis Lafuma, Fragments 113 and 114
English translation:
Project Gutenberg [EBook #18269]
Introduction by T. S. 683 more words
French Literature

Easter 2014


I have prepared a reflection in the form of a critique of William Duncan’s play “HolyHolyHoly” which is scheduled for live performance May 2, 3, 4, 2014 at the The Sullivan County (NY, USA) Dramatic Workshop (details below). 331 more words


Before Picasso

These are my digital paintings inspired by the 30000 year old drawings at Chauvet, discovered only last century and now under wraps to maintain them.  Other paintings at Lascaux were disfigured by fungi once the caves were opened. 217 more words


Freaking out is a human condition. I have yet to see my cat wringing her paws over the mouse that got away. She just shrugs, stretches her hind legs as if shaking the dust off her feet, saying, “Alright then- Another time.” And if the dog’s bowl is empty, he just KNOWS it will be full- Yes! 276 more words

Life 101

Le Mal du siècle, 19th-Century France

“This well-known and especially Romantic masterpiece was described by the historian John Lewis Gaddis as leaving a contradictory impression, ‘suggesting at once mastery over a landscape and the insignificance of the individual within it. 2,041 more words