Tag Archives: Past

Dead Letter

Some folks like to call history a dead letter.   I really don’t understand this. Dead Letter by Michael Romani The past is never a dead letter But something we should study together Every generation rewrites the past And from … Continue reading

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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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God From Machine

We live in interestingly troubled times. God From Machine by Michael Doyle In the spiraled stairs leading to the future Is a universal fate we must embrace and nurture Asking who is worthy to be given and receive The truth … Continue reading

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In Dedication To You

One day I met a really wonderful elf.  As blessings would have it, the person behind that elf was even more wonderfully magical.  Our first conversation started simply.  We discussed the use of wind-lights in SL photography and one thing … Continue reading

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Things Learned In Harvest

Winter comes seeming like and end… Things Learned In Harvest by Michael Romani I’m never one for seeming alarmist But I have learned this about harvest The lessons learned from the garden I tend Is that Winter only seems like … Continue reading

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Bricks Into the Future

We live in an interesting time of transition.  Into what exactly is yet to be seen.  It’s both exciting and scary to watch and more to be part of this transformation.  Greater degrees of uniqueness have somehow merged into a … Continue reading

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Standing On the Ledge

Today, dear readers, is New Year’s Eve.  I do hope each and every one of you has a truly beautiful, safe and wonderful New Year’s Eve! May your night and new morn be filled with the 20/20 of recalling nothing … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Stacks of Books From the Past Provide Guidance and Perspective When Viewing the Present World

“The walls of books around me, dense with the past, formed a kind of insulation against the present world and its disasters.”  – Ross Macdonald, novelist (13 Dec 1915-1983)      

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Grateful For A Quest Completed

A poem of gratitude #25: Grateful For A Quest Completed by Michael Romani Life has at best One most important quest It begins at the start By the opening of one’s heart There in a box filled With the best … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: The Reading of All Good Books Is Like A Conversation With the Finest Minds of Past Centuries

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.” – Rene Descartes    

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