Tag Archives: Circumstance

On the Importance of True History

How did an intellectual fraud like Howard Zinn become the go to guy for American history in our public schools?   It’s sort of outrageous.   I remember when I was of a different mindset and more open to his … Continue reading

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Connections Made

In looking out toward what others do and say, sometimes I have moments of introspection.  Lately, this has centered and focused on the connections made between a lady I spend hours talking with and feeling so deep.  Not that past … Continue reading

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Finished Ideas

To design for toying or for play allows the imagination to stray.  Does it not? Finished Ideas by Michael Romani Finished ideas Have no place In the imagination All idylls To embrace With our fascination The only limitation Is that … Continue reading

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First Principles: Give Up the Earth and All It Contains Rather Than Do An Immoral Act

“Give up money, give up fame, give up science, give the earth itself and all it contains rather than do an immoral act.” – Thomas Jefferson (1785)      

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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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Destructive Good Fortune

Our planet began from the cosmic storm that stirred the soup that makes up the fundamental building materials that became all we know.  Of course it was all by accident… Destructive Good Fortune by Michael Romani To watch through the … Continue reading

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What Is the Enough?

Of some things, we can never have enough. What Is the Enough? by Michael Romani Of nature, art and poetry All of these things dear to me There is never enough to be enough Nothing in the world can ever … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Believe In the Immeasurable Power of Love

“I believe in the immeasurable power of love; that true love can endure any circumstance and reach across any distance.”  – Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience    

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To Live and Die American

Flickr has broken my Flickr account.  Not sure what I will do for photographs now or if I’ll ever be able to retrieve them.  Meanwhile as I wait for their next response on the destruction they’ve done, I guess I’ll … Continue reading

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First Principles: Happiness and Misery Depend On Disposition More Than Circumstance

“The greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions, and not upon our circumstances” – Martha Washington      

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