Bess Myerson reposes at 90

I heard that she was a beauty queen.  Even in the 60's and 70's she was a fairly good looking woman (See the photos with da Mayor, Ed Koch).  I remember her best as the Consumer Affairs Commish.  She did a good job actually and was the first, that I know of, to push for … Continue reading Bess Myerson reposes at 90

Highway to Hell, or cutting your nose off in spite of your face.

adapted from Eric Maisel...You have your ideas about what to create, but there are many operatives in force to cause you to wonder about your choice because there are just so many choices out there today. The first operative is the Editor or self-censorship. Some never get beyond that. Watching an Ac/Dc interview on Highway … Continue reading Highway to Hell, or cutting your nose off in spite of your face.

We all the same 24 hours that Beyonce or Steve Jobs has…

i have the book...Creative Routines   Creative Routines"We all have the same 24 hours that Mick Jagger  has" View on Franz Kafka, frustrated with his living quarters and day job, wrote in a letter to Felice Bauer in 1912, “time is short, my strength is limited, the office is a horror, the apartment is noisy, and if a … Continue reading We all the same 24 hours that Beyonce or Steve Jobs has…

We walk by faith

ii Corinthians 5-8 So here is what we can always be certain about. As long as we are at home in our bodies, we are away from the Lord. 7 We live by believing, not by seeing.8 We are certain about that. We would rather be away from our bodies and at home with the Lord. 9 … Continue reading We walk by faith

Archaeology at Ramat Rahel, Israel

Scientists have re-created an ancient royal garden on a hilltop between Jerusalem and Bethlehem, at a site known as Ramat Rahel (see the attached picture)During the 8th century BC, a royal citadel was built here by one of the kings of Judah. More than a hundred seal impressions of lamelekh (Hebrew, to the King), stamped … Continue reading Archaeology at Ramat Rahel, Israel

Book Review: 2 Years & 4 Months in an Asylum

from the book...Two years and Four Months in an Asylum by Reverend Hiram Chase. It was originally reviewed on my wordpress account, back in 2012 but never got any notice there, and since I am slowly removing everything from there and migrating here, I thought that this was a good next transplant.I found the book … Continue reading Book Review: 2 Years & 4 Months in an Asylum

Spring Seeds

I btw, still have mountains of snow so the planting season is a bit delayed.  This little ditty, reminds me of the parable of the farmer scattering his seeds everywhere.  It is also called the Parable of the 4 Soils.  Jesus’ explanation of the Parable of the Sower highlights four different responses to the gospel. … Continue reading Spring Seeds

Matisse’s Church

y E.A. CARMEAN JR.Michel BARET/Gamma-Rapho via Getty ImagesThe chapel is arguably the greatest religious art and architecture project of the 20th century.Jesus' Parable of the Mustard Seed, with its imagery of a seed growing into a plant big enough for birds to perch in, is often seen as foretelling the growth of Christianity. Arguably the greatest … Continue reading Matisse’s Church

Playboy Bunny Yvette Vickers, get Mummified

June  2011I read this article on The Atlantic online, having missed the original "viral" story of Yvette Lola Vickers death.  I have to admit, it really hit home a long time fear of mine -- you or someone you know has died and no one knows.  I think that is because it has happened to … Continue reading Playboy Bunny Yvette Vickers, get Mummified