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Happy Birthday, Georges...

The French artist Seurat is remembered for having been born on this date in 1859.

Oh… and, um…
He also was known to dabble a bit in the field of painting, as well… 9 more words

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No birthdays today...

But we do remember the premier of two seminal musical works in the Romantic vein, even tough their respective premiers happened long after the Romantic era had been written off. 167 more words

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Flight...

Another shot from this past summer’s jaunt up to Maine…

Kinda been on my mind, lately…

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In memoriam...

Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives.

You can’t get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me. 109 more words

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A painful lesson...

Today is the anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
It’s one of the most famous speeches in American history, not only for brevity of its content, but for the emotion of that content. 475 more words

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Death of A Journalist

 

There is no connection between my career as a journalist and that of an accomplished and inspirational icon like Gwen Ifill except for this one personal anecdote. 255 more words

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Happy Birthday, day two...

Today is the day on which we remember the birth of Claude Monet.

As is my won’t on these occasions, I’ll let the artist speak for himself… 66 more words

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