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Mozart, music, architecture

I’m reading a biography of Mozart by Marcia Davenport, published in 1932. It is excellently written. Of course, Mozart is famous for writing the most enchanting music without crossing out notation on his manuscripts in the least. 582 altre parole

Architecture

Obamacare is on the Chopping Block

Obamacare is now on the chopping block.  The GOP’s promise the “repeal and replace” Obamacare is now up for a vote possibly even next week.  I almost wish they’d go ahead and get their wishes so they could get onto something else.  307 altre parole

Republican Party

Summer Grades, and the Drinking's Easy

At lunchtime squirting and stirring the purple energy concentrate into the ice water from breakfast, having woken up too early thanks to the housebroken though leaky diapered beagle pup (we suffer his rare condition despite the studies that say the surgery’s so expensive and unreliable you might as well put the dog down), I feel the first kick of that mindset so treasured among chronic graders of papers: the wired, heady resolve to blast through the payload–a mere near-week after the deadline–while knowing dead-certain this effort will last the weekend–and then, bless it, starts two weeks of summer camp for the littlun. 60 altre parole

Prose

A New Way to Read

Yesterday was a big day for me in a very small way. For the last months I’ve been clearing out the relics. All that remains of upward of 20 boxes in the garage are three bins of stuff and three boxes of books. 482 altre parole

Everything!!!

Becalmed -- Then and Now

Typing just key into the Search box makes it easy to browse WordPress blogs like this one.   Here, the button (atop the vertical black bar) reveals widgets like the Search box. 221 altre parole

Tanka

Quote of the Week #59

“I love those who yearn for the impossible.”

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Arcticles

Odd Writers #5: Schiller's Rotten Writing

German poet (later called ‘the pop-star of his time’), Schiller believed in the magical power of apples. AND, after he died, his mate kept his skull on his desk. 315 altre parole

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