Tag Archives: Discovery

Shadows On A Cavern Wall

Maybe Plato’s Republic still speaks to us today? Shadows On A Cavern Wall by Michael Romani Tantalizingly close to greatness The politicians cannot escape this That life has grown to seem pointless When truth is swept away and society.. … meets its … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Imagination

On the well washed shores of my imagination I find images feeling like technicolor saturation Always, since my early days of playing Robin Hood To today, taking photos and writing, I’ve understood That it’s in the structures of depths of … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Puzzled

With a lift of my glass, sometimes sipped sometimes guzzled I give you a look that tells you that I’m quietly puzzled The proposition is that it’s from the puzzles of the past That we find the answers that raise … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Philip Nichols – Sir Francis Drake Revived

For another post on the life and times of Sir Francis Drake relative to another author’s take on this historical figure, we have included a brief sketch.  It would be worth the while to review this material for a fuller … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Gorge

Sitting in my SUV in a semi-automatic scan while driving by I happened by chance that day to spy a blue heron in a fly by Watching as it disappeared down a beautiful gorge half hidden I found myself entranced … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery

“I am a most noteworthy sinner, but I have cried out to the Lord for grace and mercy, and they have covered me completely. I have found the sweetest consolation since I made it my whole purpose to enjoy His … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Discovery of Guiana – Walter Raleigh

Sir Walter Raleigh was imprisoned on July 19, 1603.  His crime?  He married a lady in waiting for Queen Elizabeth I.  With that in mind, perhaps it is not so unforgiveable that under the current circumstances of the emergent situation, … Continue reading

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Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: The Voyages to Vinland

The Norse Viking exploration of coastal North America is described in the Saga of Erik the Red.  Leif Erikson first landed in the area that is said to include what is now known as Newfoundland and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence … Continue reading

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Thought of the Day: Beauty Is In Discovery

There is a beauty in discovery. There is mathematics in music, a kinship of science and poetry in the description of nature, and exquisite form in a molecule. Attempts to place different disciplines in different camps are revealed as artificial … Continue reading

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