Monthly Archives: April 2012

Sound and Silence

“The sound experience I prefer to all others is the experience of silence.” ~ John Cage “John Cage was an American composer, poet, philosopher and artist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music, electroacoustic music, and non-standard use of musical instruments, … Continue reading

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Ariadne’s Reverie

“The door of the labyrinth, so difficult, which none of those before could find again, by Ariadne’s aid was found by Theseus, the thread that traced the way rewound.” ~ Ovid, Metamorphoses (trans. Melville) The story of Ariadne and Theseus … Continue reading

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Dream Triptych

trip·tych (noun) :  1. an ancient Roman writing tablet with three waxed leaves hinged together 2a. a picture (as an altarpiece) or carving in three panels side by side b: something composed or presented in three parts or sections. I … Continue reading

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An Invitation to the Gathering

“Meanwhile I’m still going to the Cezanne room… I again spent two hours in front of a few pictures today; I sense this is somehow useful for me. ” ~Rilke, Letters On Cezanne It’s been a few months since I … Continue reading

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On Steps of Blue

The flood of September 2011 in Pennsylvania and neighboring states entered my childhood home uninvited and very unwelcomed. There was no loss of life, but it made quite a mess and disrupted the lives of people I love. Thirty years of hard work making a … Continue reading

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