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Just for the Palladiophobes

Here is a brief quote from Humberto Eco’s Prague Cemetery that might shiver some timbers, or not:

And I could tell you about the Knights Templar and Scottish Freemasonry, about the Rite of Herodom, the Rite of Swedenborg, the Rite of Memphis and Misraim (established by that scoundrel and charlatan Cagliostro), and then Weishaupt’s “Unknown Superiors,” the Satanists, Luciferians or Palladians as they are otherwise known – it’s all Greek to me.

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The satisfactions of Satie

Erik Satie is a French composer of whom I know little, but am very familiar with one of his pieces, the first of his three “Gnossiennes,” which I suspect most readers will recognize as well. 319 more words


Château de Léognan (a true beauty)

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Traver, California.

©Pat Casteen

This reminded me of the movie Office Space as the owner certainly takes his “Flair” seriously. 22 more words


Buncombe County Court House

From my camping trip last October(2014), I would like to share another photo. This was taken in Asheville, North Carolina during Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photowalk. What struck me most about this building is the fact that the shape resembles a judge’s chair. 125 more words