Early autumn 1945, a scattering of balloons

Early autumn 1945, a scattering of balloons

Early autumn 1945, West Germany, the American sector: Hof an der Saale. Again there was no school. The reason for this – all Nazi propaganda had to be removed from…

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The Portrait

The Portrait

It was hanging in our front parlor, a huge picture showing a man in uniform.  His face had a stern faraway look, his dark hair was parted on the right…

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The meaning of catholic

The meaning of catholic

I think “catholic” means “all embracing.” But Unitarians are much more catholic than Catholics ever were. Native American children were sent to Catholic schools where they were forbidden to speak…

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Digital art

Digital art

Why should you be disappointed, or think less of a work of art, if it is created digitally or by a computer program? Does that make it somehow less “authentic”?…

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A poem is like a butterfly

A poem is like a butterfly

A poem is like a butterfly it flutters by. Pin it on a velvet pillow, study it and learn all its parts. Now don’t forget to praise yourself for you’ve…

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