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Blow that Whistle

The story of Edward Snowden’s effective banishment and the imprisonment of Bradley Manning are just the two most recent examples of what happens to “whistle blowers” in our so-called age of information and freedom of speech. I was pleased to … Continue reading

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Music as a Pattern

Curmudgeon Bludgeon commented on yesterday’s blog, Dynamics of the Subway! I feel like I have just received a gift that I will return to over and over.  I hope my fiber artist friends discover these, too… the graphic art ideas … Continue reading

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Dynamics of the Subway

My husband and I attended a seniors’ meeting and luncheon this morning, a very nice group we attend together every month.  But the speaker was tedious and then we sang … The Happy Wanderer,   This Land is Your Land, … Continue reading

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Stick Your Neck Out

I finished my challenge piece on the Flammarion wood engraving just in time for the guild meeting this week. (See my last blog) I like the image of the wandering pilgrim/scholar who finally reached the horizon separating the flat earth … Continue reading

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Nicolaus Copernicus

For all his efforts, Nicolaus Copernicus is at the centre of the space-exploration universe. The astronomer, born 540 years ago today, has a crater on the moon and a NASA trajectory system. In 2009, German scientists honoured Copernicus with his … Continue reading

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High Flight

Tomorrow is a sad anniversary!  What do you remember about hearing the news and your reactions?  The tragic loss undermined my trust in progress and technology.  Optimism was replaced by doubt… even the bravest and most brilliant sometimes fail. Here … Continue reading

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Four Oh One

The weather forecast is extremely important to us in Ontario in winter. But often we can’t stay home, and sometimes we are trying to get home. It doesn’t take a lot of snow to create major driving hazards… just a … Continue reading

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