Monthly Archives: February 2012

Time for a Little Creative Convergence

“The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said “This is mine,” and found people naïve enough to believe him, that man was the true founder of civil society. From how many crimes, wars, and murders, from … Continue reading

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Lingering over Valentine’s Day

I confess I’m not much for commercially promoted holidays, though I can hardly profess to ignore them either. I grew up in a family that still had the ghost of the Great Depression hanging over its collective head. So that … Continue reading

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Winter Blues Boogie a Cure-all for the January Blahs

“The blues ain’t nothin’ but a good man feelin’ bad.” —Leon Redbone Ironic, isn’t it? That a form of music based on “feelin’ bad” should make people feel so good? Nothing less than the redemptive power of art in action. … Continue reading

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