Monthly Archives: October 2019

Toxic Masculinity of The Ten Duel Commandments

OK, I used the phrase Toxic Masculinity as click bait.  While I understand the point of that phrase, it is so misunderstood (in many cases willfully) that I don’t think it’s worth salvaging.  Instead, I prefer the descriptors “immature masculinity” … Continue reading

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Terpsichore Muse of Lyric Poetry by Antonio Canova

I love this statue.  The folds in the clothing feel soft and light.  I forget it’s made of marble.  Also, love the depiction of the muse.  Sing goddess!

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Why Don’t I Go To Movies Anymore?

I heard somewhere recently how, despite the Marvel Universe earning Scrooge McDuck level of money, overall the movie industry is doing very badly.  Fewer and fewer films are taking more and more money and more and more films are withering … Continue reading

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2019 World Championships Results — The Gymternet

Results from the 2019 World Championships, held from October 4 through October 13 in Stuttgart, Germany. via 2019 World Championships Results — The Gymternet

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Meditation on Irrational Thoughts Part 7

The idea that you will find it easier to avoid facing many of life’s difficulties and self-responsibilities than to undertake some rewarding forms of self-discipline. Ouch! I read this as I sit on the couch, instead of exercising.  And a … Continue reading

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart

I got to hear the Cleveland Orchestra play this!

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Kremlin Tower Clock, House of Faberge

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