Tag Archives: Art

A Writer’s Block

Writing stories is a particular craft.  There are numerous reasons that writers sometimes stop writing.  But, when they do…. A Writer’s Block by Michael Romani Writing a story with acuity Is like mental archeology There’s madness in the methodology And … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Mysterious Is the Source of All True Art and Science

“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.” – Albert Einstein    

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Taking Stock

The Summer of 1969 was a defining moment in the life of America.  The currents that led to it swept away many of the traditions of the past in that season of our discontent. Taking Stock by Michael Romani Bethel, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Art Is To Represent Not Outward Appearance, but, Inward Significance

“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.” – Aristotle    

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Carnegie

Across the United States, one man’s wealth is responsible for the building not hundreds but thousands of libraries. Carnegie by Michael Romani In the annals of American history Andrew Carnegie bequested his legacy As a force of Gilded Age philanthropy … Continue reading

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First Principles: Tact Is the Art of Making A Point Without Making An Enemy

“Tact is the art of making a point without making an enemy.” – Isaac Newton    

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Downsizing

I used to know someone who would tell me about tiny houses.  So, it was sort of an interesting surprise to see that Netflix has a series that premiered today about these.  It’s amazing how much it turns out can … Continue reading

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What Is Art?

I was sitting on a swing in a virtual world and thinking on how beautiful the build was that had been designed to evoke and memorialize my dead family members and close friends who had died before their time and … Continue reading

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Art and the Box Office

Is the art of Broadway or a movie measured by box office or by other standards? Art and the Box Office by Michael Romani It may seem a bit of artifice To say that art isn’t measured by the box … Continue reading

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In A Honeyed Land

Every biome or space in nature or land has a particular carrying capacity for what can be taken from it without removing the stability found there.  Also, for how much life and of what kinds it can support.  But, for … Continue reading

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