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Yeah for small victories! Allen Michaan, owner of the Grand Lake Theatre called me after receiving my letter urging him to pull Olympus Has Fallen from the movie line-up. He did pull it. He totally agrees that the movie is horrible crap (as he put it). He had not had a chance to view the movie yet … [Read More...]
More than 50 miles northeast of Beirut lies Baalbek, ruins of Canaanite and later, Roman architecture. Once called Heliopolis, City of the Sun, it houses multi-ton rocks whose cutting and moving predated the Christian era. The Temple of Jupiter, seen here, weighs 455-tons, according to archeologists.
Find articles or photos in the archive by searching for words by locations or topics such as "Azerbaijan", "Pt. Reyes," or "women in WWII." … [See Archives]
I now respond to lifelines, rather than deadlines. Lifelines connect me to my passions. The web of color designed by nature. The soul satisfaction of playing djembe in a circle of drummers. The outrage that almost every nation in the world is a … [Read More...]
We always think of texture as something you must touch to understand. But seeing texture evokes a response as well.