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Buildings Lighted Green

Buildings around the world lighted in green. What does the ego that stomped the US out of the Paris Accords make of all the greening-up? Or Mr-Heartbeat-from-Being-President who says lefties are making a ruckus out of a molehill. There is such a vast territory of knowledge that this man has not a clue about, to […]

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Beauty of Tuesday – Liquid Light

I’ve been out of town for a week enjoying Florida wildlife and palmy views.  Today’s blog focuses on beauty rather than art — an article this month in Nature Magazine about nanolights has made my eyeballs grin. The nanolight revolution — virus-sized particles that fluoresce in every color  My first reaction is art material! but more practical types […]

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Architectural Message of Chartres Cathedral

Medieval accounts tell of riders passing amid long fields until at last they see the spires of Chartres Cathedral begin rising into view. On the brink of nowhere this apparition asserts itself in splendor.  As sublime a teaching as the architecture itself. A revelation. It’s not possible that the builders failed to anticipate this effect.  At least five […]

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Happy Winterfest Dear Humans!

[youtube][/youtube] It’s hard not to smile as three robo-reindeer prance smartly ahead of this sleigh.  A few fluffy antlers waggle, heads are proud and high. The delicate mechanizations of their legs mimic nimble antelopes more than legs of stodgy reindeer, but I’ll believe Prancer and Dancer and Vixen. Imagine the clatter of little hooves on the roof. I’m […]

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