Tag Archives: Curious

First Principles: The Public Cannot Be Too Curious Concerning the Characters of Public Men

“The public cannot be too curious concerning the characters of public men.” -Samuel Adams (1775)

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In A Freeze of Time

A little something about taking other people’s photographs: In A Freeze of Time by Michael Doyle A still photograph freezes time Offering its momentary relationship sublime Lasting memories never to be taken back A single shot at stopping time in … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The More the World Shrinks Because of Electronic Communications, the More Limitless Becomes the Province of the Storytelling Entertainer

It is a curious thing that the more the world shrinks because of electronic communications, the more limitless becomes the province of the storytelling entertainer. – Walt Disney      

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Dragged Into the Streets

Thinking a lot on education and civilization and why and how there seems to be quite a bit of confusion as to how each is allegedly to work out.    Fairly serious stuff and yet how can a person not … Continue reading

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Sudden Comfort of Intimacy

There is a certain joy in a young girl’s heart whose imagination overflows into a comfort that is hard to define and amazing to experience. Sudden Comfort of Intimacy by Michael Doyle You cannot buy loyalty Set at the table … Continue reading

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Crawled From the Crypt

Does anyone remember a very old television show, Dark Shadows?  When I was a kid, they tell me I would cut through the woods after school let out instead of taking the bus and run some 3.5 miles to catch … Continue reading

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Tilting Mental Windmills

On bad days, I awake wondering if maybe Don Quixote wasn’t on to something in his belief of pursuing impossible dreams.  Other days, I dare to dream these. Tilting Mental Windmills by Michael Romani Captured frames from your window Map … Continue reading

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Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Truth, However Ugly In Itself, Is Always Curious And Beautiful To Seekers After It

“Understand this, I mean to arrive at the truth. The truth, however ugly in itself, is always curious and beautiful to seekers after it.” – Agatha Christie, author (15 Sep 1890-1976)    

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Nick of Time

Continuing in my promise to my oldest daughter, this is a poetic retelling of The Twilight Zone, Season 2, Episode 7): Nick of Time by Michael Romani Traveling somewhere without exact precision On the outskirts of the twilight dimension Where … Continue reading

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