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Artist Of The Day



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Art only gets better with time, as fine wine does….. Have a glass!
In an art world infatuated with the young and marketable, Joan Jonas is neither. At age 78, she is not yet a top-selling artist, and her multimedia work is challenging to collect and show. Yet the State Department has …Wall Street Journal · 4/17/2015

Joan Jonas (American, born 1936)

 Joan Jonas. Organic Honey's Visual Telepathy. 1972
  • Joan Jonas. Vertical Roll. 1972
  • Organic Honey’s Visual Telepathy 1972

  • video B+W


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Earth DAY!!!

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Take a walk in a forest, sit by a stream, take a sun bath at the shore- today is the day to enjoy the planet!!!


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Calif. Drought And The Pope Shows The Way Out!

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California has a water shortage .  It is pouring rain in Pennsylvania.

Green /solar jobs are the future of a strong economy.

So, why not design solar rail cars that can be used to transport water when it rains.  They open on the top to collect rain, ala rain barrels of yore, then when full they close and are sent to where most needed for agricultural water!! And guess what if they spill all the kids come out and play in the water!!!

It will be a huge project that will produce  many jobs- some to  create and the system others that will run the system!


Now on another subject, the Pope ( Francis that is) has it right, by sending letters to the US and Cuba offering to help resolve their disagreement he opened a window of peace that worked– where the two parties could find (and did) common ground!!

What we need are diplomatic swat teams !!

that go to countries and offer help at the first sign of trouble ie a militray conflict starting.


Pope Francis Considers Stop in Cuba as Part of U.S. TripWSJ
Pope Francis is considering a visit to Cuba as part of his trip to the U.S. in September. … The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. Biography Francis X. Rocca … That Pope Francis would consider a visit to Cuba as part of his trip to the U.S. typifies his readiness to step into highly …



World Peace- This Year


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Retort Of The Day

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On Thursday, White House spokesman Josh Earnest singled out Grassley, declaring comments he made about the Lynch vote “duplicitous.”

Asked how harsh words might help his cause, Earnest replied:

“Being nice has gotten us a 160-day delay. So maybe after they look up ‘duplicitous’ in the dictionary we’ll get a different result.”



The Times of Israel
Sunday, April 19, 2015 Nisan 30, 5775 9:53 pm IDT
Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP
White House resorting to attacks on individual lawmakers in attempt to discredit views of Republican party
By Jim Kuhnhenn April 18, 2015, 11:59 am


Duplicitous – Definition and More from the Free Merriam …
Definition of DUPLICITOUS : marked by duplicity : deceptive in words or action — du·plic·i·tous·ly adverb Improve your SCRABBLE® game with our official Word Finder Tool Word Finder Tool » Examples of DUPLICITOUS <warned her not to trust the duplicitous art dealer> First Known Use of …


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King Tut’s Museum Walk 1978

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I was there in NYC and it was jammed packed with people but you could get right up to the artifacts, there was a party atmosphere amongst the crowd. Truly a magnificent collection and a grand time had by all!  That was when you could drive into NY and park in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s parking lot for ten bucks-ALL DAY!!.




 The iconic burial mask of Tutankhamun was among the most popular pieces in the Treasures of Tutankhamun exhibition.

Mask on Tutankhamun's innermost coffin




My fav was below!!




Alabaster canopic Jars OOOO La La!


See below- for more items!

Alabaster Canopic Jar Lids – King Tut’s Stuff – Egypt and Art
The alabaster canopic jars are where King Tutankhamun’s internal organs where placed for their journey into the afterlife. Canopic jars


Think egyptomania and have a nile river kinda night!


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James Baker Commends Sec. Of State John Kerry’s Negotiations So Far, On Iran Deal!

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including James Baker, Brent Scowcroft and Henry Kissinger said similar things. The United States needed to improve its foreign policy results by investing more heavily in negotiations and compromise with powerful …The Daily Texan · 4/9/2015


James Baker: Iran Deal is Weak, ‘Needs Work

by John Sexton17 Apr 20157
Former Secretary of State James Baker weighed in on the Iran deal Thursday night. In a piece published by the Wall Street Journal, Baker concludes the deal is weak and badly in need of work.

Baker’s piece praises Secretary Kerry for the “herculean task” of getting the negotiations this far. Nevertheless, he says Iran’s “waffling and re-trading” in four significant areas leave the deal weak.

There remain serious questions about more than the phasing out of sanctions. These include verification mechanisms (including access to Iran’s military bases for inspections); the “snapback” provisions for reapplying sanctions; and Iran’s refusal so far to provide historical information about its nuclear-enrichment program so that there is a baseline against which to measure any future enrichment.

Baker believes the deal can be saved by rallying the P5+1 to “to support non-negotiable positions on the four outstanding questions.” In other words, the U.S. should make clear there is no wiggle room on any of these points and pressure allies to back them up.


The point is negotiations can work and peace between Iran and the US can be our future.



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Signs Of Thawing Peace!

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Bravo to Israel and congrats to Palestinians!


Israel said on Saturday it would transfer $470 million of withheld tax revenues to the Palestinian Authority after PAlestinian President Mahmoud Abbas initially refused … undermined prospects for a negotiated peaceYNET News · 17 hours ago






Americans For Peace  Now  (In the Middle East!)


Every step to peace matters.



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