Image of the day…

Apr 17, 2012 by

Vivian Maier, Two men...

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Poem of the day

Apr 17, 2012 by

In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.

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And the point is?

Apr 2, 2012 by

This idea of competition between groups and individuals within these groups is abhorrent to them. They are quirky, funny, odd, and often geniuses in disguise. Historians with photographic memories and the ability to synthesize that history, group the actors and weave a story that will have a bar room crowded a round a tiny table listening with rapt attention at the end of an evening, every once in a while exclaiming,"It doesn't get better than this - I'm not kidding you!" Musicians who stop playing and walk away when you ask them why they are not internationally known - you learn to cherish when they play for you - wise enough to know you are listening to beauty: the drawing of chord change, a note, the warm worn tone that can only be grown alone.

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