I’ve been waiting for a good day to get out and paint some large size landscapes, and since the forecast was favourable this morning I drove out to McGill’s Macdonald Farm, car loaded with jugs of water, my French easel and some half sheets of watercolour paper. I managed to get two done in about four […]
The efficacy of flowers is an assurance and a lesson that living things have purpose and meaning by mere existence. How much mastery a seed or bulb contains before it settles deep into snug pockets of soil. It’s story is complete if secret, the conclusion well foregone. Does the flower ever know its fate? Does […]
Quest for quiet time, in the rose garden. Roses ….. gorgeously divine and all mine!
Fan artist Jenny Dolfen illustrates the new generation of Star Wars characters.
Science Friday is more than a weekly radio program dedicated to all things science — it’s “brain fun, for curious people.”
Maybe no one told you this often enough, but it is okay to be sad. It’s all right to feel things to a point that makes you want to clench your fists tight. It’s fine to be angry. We spend so much time trying to get over these emotions that we do not spend enough…
Tim MarshallThe world fails men. We fail everyone, but we fail men in particular. And that failure leads to a countless number of men—some incredibly smart, talented, strong, brave, and decent men—achieving positions of influence where they inevitably perpetuate the cycle of collectively failing men, and by proxy, all of the women and children in…
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“We abuse time, make it our enemy. We try to contain and control it, or, at the very least, outrun it. Your new-model, even faster phone; your finger on the “Close” button in the elevator; your same-day delivery.”
From here I can see only possibilities of eternal renewal that shatter all we insist seems true: the final ruination of beauty, brutish betrayals that extinguish love, relentless human industry absconding with more than can ever be given back. But we are the life we seek; we can awaken. There is a design moving deep […]