Monthly Archives: December 2012

And what are we going to do about it?

A cruel and vicious thing happens, something monstrous, something that radiates horror and pain, and people tell me nothing could have been done about its root cause.  Nor can anything be done. They marshal a host of arguments – one … Continue reading

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Is Michigan our future?

We are now back from yet another road trip that has hauled us back and forth across nearly 2,500 miles of Midwest over two weekends.  We got all sorts of weather during our travels – glorious sunshine, pouring rain, mean … Continue reading

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Panic Button Monday is about to have the very best hair day

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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9 thoughts about the Cleveland Museum of Art

1. This painting is The Tape, by Michael Borremans, painted in 2010. 2. Walking through a great, brilliantly curated art museum is like a walk through history.  You are always seeing signposts of the overthrow of an old order. 3. … Continue reading

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Panic Button Monday says it’s just a flesh wound

Every time I push the panic button, this shows up.

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For the benefit of all

There is something about a monumental space that makes one understand that big, grand things are attainable, and that one can be part of them.  This monumental space is the new Ames Atrium of the Cleveland Museum of Art. This … Continue reading

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Cleveland, overnight

On our cross-country dash, here we are in Cleveland, which to our absolute amazement is really bustling.  This is huge, historic Terminal Tower, part of downtown’s Town City Center, right now lit up to look like a gigantic holiday ornament, … Continue reading

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On the road again

Here we are on another road trip, tonight at about 1,200 miles in 36 hours.  This is a view from a rest stop along 90 in Pennsylvania late Saturday afternoon.  We were getting ready to head to the car when … Continue reading

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