Monthly Archives: December 2019

Documentaries You Should See: An Introduction

I love documentary films. Cleveland loves documentary films.  At the Cleveland International Film Festival, documentaries frequently win the Roxanne T Mueller Audience Choice Award for best film. I’ve seen a lot of documentaries over the year. So, I am going … Continue reading

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Front Face of a Stela, Maya Style Guatemala

This stela is massive.  It is incredibly impressive.  I can’t remember if they translated the Mayan hieroglyphics on the notes at the museum. However, if you want to see the amazing story of how archaeologists cracked the Mayan written language, … Continue reading

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Get Rid of the Blockbuster: My 2020 Resolution

Now that we have started 2019, I have a wish for 2020.  I want a 20 year moratorium of the blockbuster. By this, I mean, that for 20 years, Hollywood shouldn’t make any films that cost more than $20 million. … Continue reading

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Meditation on Irrational Thoughts Part 9

The idea that people and things should turn out better than they do; and that you have to view it as awful and horrible if you do not quickly find good solutions to life’s hassles. I feel this one a … Continue reading

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Beethoven Piano Sonata 3 in C Major

The pianist is Lang Lang.  My mom is really impressed with his ability.  

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Church Bells Ringing, Rainy Winter Night by Charles Burchfield

I am very proud and excited to present a picture by Charles Burchfield.  Charles Burchfield grew up in Northeast Ohio and attended school at the Cleveland Institute of Art in University Circle. But more importantly for this blog, Charles Burchfield … Continue reading

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90’s Songs: The Sign by Ace of Bace

In a way, this is one of the first pop songs that I really remember.  OK, I have a few memories of New Kids on the Block, but I remember singing this song. Of course, I thought they were singing … Continue reading

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