It’s midnight and 60 degrees outside. The air is pregnant, heavy, moist. The salt breezes linger heavily in my hair, but I am hundreds of miles from the ocean. The clouds have a Ruebenesque quality with the light of the moon backlighting them. Yet they hang motionless in the night sky like flats from chains […]
Digital Book World presents… When it comes to book discovery, things are going to get more complicated before they get simpler. Reader behavior is in flux and the ways in which people engage with and discover new content has grown exponentially, according to data from Bowker presented by the company’s vice president of publishing services […]
http://news.yahoo.com/enormous-roman-mosaic-found-under-farmers-field-191743498.html The first hint that something stunning lay underground in southern Turkey came in 2002, when Purdue University classics professor Nick Rauh walked through a freshly-plowed farmer’s field near the ancient city of Antiochia ad Cragum. The plow had churned up bits of mosaic tile, Hoff said. Rauh consulted other archaeologists, including experts at the […]
Tashlich, Hebrew “to cast,” refers to the casting away sins usually done on the first day of Rosh Hashanah. This commemoration of the self-sacrifice of Abraham is performed waterside with the reading of special verses. Upon concluding the verses, the corners of one’s clothes are shaken out. The concept of releasing sins and karma are empowerment of the […]
There are days even conspiracy theory doesn’t interest me. Days when gardening, watching the cat sleep and doing dishes are just part of life. Maybe the meaning of life is simply entertaining ourselves. In the meantime, the sun is giving us a view of his latest prominence.
Ah, yes, the mysteries of human evolution continue. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-19423147 The cro-magnum dominated the Neanderthal so there was no longer a distinct human race. However, the Denisovan DNA is still found mixed in modern human genomes. Where did that spike in human development originate?
Myth, Magic and Meditation A chalk line drawn in an empty lot Conscious man energizes the lines Dimensional shifts at every turn All journey to the center. Point, spiral, pattern Radiating through the foundation to the central core Where all pattern originates. Amar – to Ron Mangravite
We celebrate the day you came in and mourn the day you go out. Odd when one knows the transition is simple a change of state. The book draft is finished for now – after many memories, rehashing, and selective passages. No one book could tell the tales after all. At the very least it […]
I looked in temples, churches and mosques, but I found the Divine within my heart. ~Rumi♥
(CNN) — An Air Force instructor convicted of rape, aggravated sexual assault and other charges against 10 female recruits was handed a 20-year prison sentence Saturday in a military scandal that spurred investigators to examine the extent of the abuse. (July 2012) SAN JOSE, Calif. — Fire officials in California say at least 21 people were […]