I started reading a CNN sponsored article with the header saying that critics of the president’s tax-paid vacation had it wrong. I immediately assumed it would be about the president’s words captioned on CP24 stating the president during White house renovations would continue working at his N.J. golf club . The CNN sponsorship of this seemingly … More Rhetoric and Thinking
Thoughts central to Shakespeare’s sonnets are beauty, procreation, nature and time. Personal beauty overcomes the ravages of time by procreation, “Die single and thy image dies with thee.”(sonnet 3) “For never-resting time leads summer on/To hideous winter and confounds him there;”(Sonnet 5) In the twentieth century T.S. Elliot sees time as a static mental construct, … More Time & Timelessness
The spell that clears the mind Draws the dreamer back Earthward, sun-sprayed Defined by brick and leaf And the veil they make i’ the sun In the hush as grass waves; And all that’s disregarded returns From under the shadow of forgetfulness.
Pardon me: just fact checking. Homeland Security on AP’s National Guard: ‘Absolutely Incorrect’ An explosive report that Secretary Kelly wanted to use troops to “round up” undocumented immigrants gets serious pushback. Betsy Woodruff 02.17.17 11:42 AM ET The Department of Homeland Security is roundly condemning an Associated Press story that broke Friday morning about considering … More Where’s the evidence?
Reflecting things eternal. … More The Cave
Then Short gentleman with the booming voice You’d run up to the stage like a batter to the plate Beaming as though the whole world loved you Never complaining as they goosed you off the floor When you hit the “Oklahoma” chorus. After Hey! I haven’t seen you in ten or fifteen years. You … More Tiny Man with the Big Voice at the Derby
The Fragility of Human Perception