First Cycle Trip of 2020

I left home and soon cycling up 82 St. with the wind behind me. It was great to get out on the bike again, to feel the pressure on the peddles, the stretch of neglected leg muscles, and the fresh wind in my face. The city had done a preliminary road sweep earlier, so there... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Easter Sunday

For most of us outside of the church, and not intimate with the relationship between the tilt of the earth as it rotates around the sun, Easter is spring and chocolate bunnies. Reynolds, 1846. Royal Museums Greenwhich For those who care about facts, however, spring begins with the Vernal Equinox. In 2020, in my part... Continue Reading →

Onward and …downward?

Vanitas still life (cropped), by Stevers, 1630 - 1660. Rijksmuseum. I write now on the edge. I don't know if I will have the self-confidence to publish, and if I do, is it just another narcissistic venture adding to those already crowding the web? Looking at the title of this post and the blog name... Continue Reading →

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